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Recent estimates on the rate of economic growth have proved to be better than expected. The growth rate for 1999/2000, for instance, based on current estimates, appears to be in excess of 6.5% as against the expectation of a little over 6%. Overall, the Indian economy shows some positive features that provide a basis for optimism. Industrial...

On 15 and 16 June, the German Foreign Ministry held a conference on 'Environment and Security: Crisis Prevention through Cooperation' at Berlin, which was attended by very senior officials from the German government, including Dr Ludger Volmer, State Minister in the Foreign Office. I was one of the three or four participants from overseas and the...

Fly Ash is an environmental hazard in Delhi which has somehow escaped the attention of the environmentalists. The media too has focused rather inadequately on it. Fly ash, which consists of silica, alumina and oxides of iron, calcium and magnesium, is the waste generated by thermal power plants. It is the most undesirable part of coal, which...