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4 record(s) found in 'July 2006'

  • The Times of India, 31 July 2006

The recent issue of The Economist carried an advertisement seeking expression of interest in a 2400 MWe nuclear power station in India. The information carried explains that the company concerned intends to award a contract to construct a 2400 MWe nuclear power station on build, operate and maintain basis. Such an ad wasn't likely to have been...

  • Hindustan Times, 20 July 2006

There is a growing consensus in the international energy business that oil will reach $100 a barrel, plus or minus $5, by December. Economies, which will best handle the oil price spike that is expected to rebalance the energy markets, are those that have been most honest about oil prices. In other words, they have not disguised how high global...

  • The Financial Express, 17 July 2006

It is very difficult to generalise on this as well as any other such issue in India. Whether the environment is conducive or otherwise for Indian scientists and researchers to undertake world-class research is something on which a uniform opinion would not be valid. We do have pockets of excellence where outstanding work is being done, in several...

A widely held view, spanning various network-based sectors such as electricity, water and now natural gas, is that distribution of these services is a natural monopoly. However, this view needs to be examined in the context of the maturity of the existing distribution systems, their coverage and age. The telecom sector is an outstanding example of...