Monthly Archives: February 2008

Putting India on World Petroleum Map

India is well-known for its historical civilization, diverse religions, enormous population, spicy food and tasty tea. But discoveries of significant oil and gas resources in recent years have placed the country in the spotlight of the petroleum industry — music … Continue reading

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A volcano is an opening, or rupture, in a planet’s surface or crust, which allows hot, molten rock, ash, and gases to escape from below the surface. Volcanic activity involving the extrusion of rock tends to form mountains or features … Continue reading

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A New Urban Order in the Making

 A new global urban order is being shaped by the growth of teletechnology. This process encompasses the development of telecommunities as a leading-edge phenomenon, the technological connection of regional and global urban interests, and the mutual reinforcement of technological and … Continue reading

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Urban Development in India

The three main regions of India have followed essentially different pathways towards urbanism, conditioned both by technological innovations and ecological constraints. In the Indus and the Sarasvati valleys, the fertile alluvial tracts, perennial rivers, gallery forests, rich copper mineral belts, … Continue reading

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