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TEXT: President Patil's last address to Parliament

President Pratibha Patil on Monday addressed Parliament for the last time as President when she flagged off the Budget session. Here's the text of her speechHonourable Members I welcome you to this......

Killing the Brahmaputra in installments

It is high time India and China did a joint study to protect the river instead of competing to exploit and mutilate it in phases, says environmental activist Gopal Krishna.In the aftermath of the......

President's address to the Parliament

Following is the trascriptof President Pratibha Patil's address to the joint sittingof Parliament on Thursday.Honourable Members, I convey my good wishes to you and to all our people. On behalf of......

Niko can increase stake in 3 RIL blocks

A day after Reliance Industries Ltd announced sale of 30 per cent interest in its 23 oil and gas blocks, Canada-based Niko Resources, RIL's partner in three fields - D6, NEC 25 and D4 - on Tuesday......

ONGC discovers gas in Tripura

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation on Friday reported a gas discovery in Tripura. The discovery was made in the west Tripura block in the Assam and Assam Arakan basin, the company said. Exploratory......

Chidambaram's Budget speech

Speech of P. Chidambaram Minister of Finance PART A Mr. Speaker, Sir, I rise to present the Budget for the year 2005-06. 2. Last year, while presenting the Budget, I had suggested that the vote in......

ONGC strikes oil in Assam

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation has discovered new reserves of oil in Assam, Subir Raha, chairman and managing director of the company, said on Wednesday."New oil bearing zone has been discovered......

  People speak for upper assam basin

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Q. The Thar desert in its underbelly contains millions of tonnes of oil and natural gas and in a few years from now, the desert region is expected to witness a boom with a lot of economic activities taking place. Thar desert in western Rajasthan is emerging as the next energy hub of country. The region has rich deposits of oil, gas, lignite coal, coal bed methane and to top it all, solar and wind energy. . Shall we expect our country prosper with this ?
:  A. Rajasthan is pre-eminent in quarrying and mining in India. The Taj Mahal was built from the white marble which was mined from a town called Makrana...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-thar-desert-in-its-underbelly-contains-millions-of-tonne//answers/16850633

  Web results for Upper Assam Basin
Death, disruption in north, eastern India

Villagers carry an autorickshaw in a country boat through flood waters in Assam's Morigaon district on Sunday. Photo: Ritu Raj Konwar TOPICS... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/death-disruption-in-north-eastern-india/article6326658.ece
Mishandling of anti-erosion projects alleged

DIBRUGARH, Aug 4 - The Flood and Erosion Resistance Struggle Forum, a united body of the flood and erosion affected people of the Brahmaputra basin... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=aug0514/state053
Why subsea oil gas could be the next big thing for India

Elephants and oil have little and almost nothing in common; yet there is one anecdotal legend that links both together. Sometime in late 1880s, a... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/ge/why-subsea-oilgas-could-benext-big-thing-for-india_1125150.html

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