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When the late H N Bahuguna was minister for petroleum in the late 1970s, he had set up a committee to go into the entire gamut of issues associated with the production of ethanol as a fuel from sugarcane.

Do corporates have a role to play in community initiatives? How compatible are money-making and social responsibility? To find out, TERI-Europe, the London affiliate of the The Energy and Resources Institute, conducted a poll among over 1,200 workers, company executives and the general public in Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Tirupur on...

As this issue goes to press, the knowledge capital of India, Bangalore, has witnessed the completion and formal opening of a new building, which proclaims in a practical manner the importance of eco-riendly building design and construction. The Hon'le Chief Minister of Karnataka, Mr S M Krishna inaugurated the new building complex of TERI'...

The infrastructure sectors in the South Asian countries are undergoing reforms and restructuring. The micro objectives could differ from country to country but the overall goals of such economic reforms have been to create a stable economy, and to make conditions conducive to private sector participation in various spheres of economic activity,...

The global recession currently gripping the major economies of the world appears to be deepening; most predictions now indicate that a turnaround may be as many as six months away. The Indian economy, too, has been influenced by these global trends but the sheer size of the Indian market and the relatively low dependence on exports insulates the...