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The evolution of India as a superpower in 2020 presupposes rapid economic growth in the intervening period. If the nation has to reach that status, then the rate of growth would necessarily have to be 8-10 per cent per annum. The record of the developed countries shows that the growth of consumption of energy has been higher than the rate of...

Spectrum is a fundamental resource that's employed in a wireless communication service. It is scarce and is allotted by the government among its users. Its management was not an issue until few years ago, as there were few wireless-based applications. Then it had been liberally allocated to departments such as defence, home and railways; but now...

Cherrapunji, a small town in North Bengal, India, has been famous the world over as the wettest place on Earth. It receives an average of more than 11,000 mms of rainfall per annum. Today, Cherrapunji is facing a severe water crisis. During the monsoon it rains continuously for days, even weeks sometimes. But the water runs off taking with it...