Presidential Elections: Support Dr.Meira Kumar
Bihar and Jharkhand governments have no choice but to support Dr.Meira Kumar. As defeat of "Bihar ki Beti" will invariably bring Shame to the Biharis and Jharkhandis (or erstwhile unified Bihar). Do you think that, people of Bihar will leave Nitish Kumar Scott - free, if Dr.Meira Kumar loses ? So, Nitish Kumar has very little option left but to support, Dr.Meira Kumar.
Moreover, if Nitish Kumar wants to fall in the BJP's well calculated electoral TRAP no one can save him in the next election.
Also, I am surprised to see Mr.Navin Pattanayak, so easily chewing the RSS bait. Orissa is a state, where there is large chunk of Tribal Christian voters loyal to the BJD (Biju Janata Dal). I am still to fathom, BJD's sudden electoral gamble of siding with the RSS and the BJP; when Mr.Pattanayak has been maintaining distance from them since some time.
Besides, the election of Dr.Meira Kumar, who is educated, experienced and very sober, might also correct some of the historical mistakes of not making her father, the Prime Minister of India.
Also, I don't think all the Muslim and Christian MPs and MLAs from the TDP and TRS will ever support a RSS backed Candidate, who acted against Dalit Christian and Muslin reservations. Therefore, invariably cross voting will take place, which might give the underdog, Ms.Kumar, a win. Support Dr.Meira Kumar, give a conscience vote and make her the 2nd Female President of India.
All the best to Dr.Meira Kumar.....👍✌
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Clean coal power capacity may rise 103 GW by 2025
NEW DELHI, MARCH 4: India’s power generation capacity from cleaner coal is expected to increase by 103 gigawatts (GW) between 2016 and 2025, according to research and consulting firm, GlobalData.
“While India’s clean coal installations are in a nascent stage, many ultra mega power projects have adopted the supercritical technology and future supercritical and ultra-supercritical installations will drive capacity additions over the forecast period,” the firm said in a report.
Supercritical and ultra-supercritical power plants operate at temperatures and pressures above the temperature and pressure at which the liquid and gas phases of water coexist.
“India’s increasing population and industrialisation, improved standard of living, and robust economic growth are all pushing up its demand for electricity. Between 2013 and 2014, India experienced a deficit of 4.5 per cent in terms of the electricity supply available to fulfill peak demand. India urgently requires many new installations, with coal a significant contributor,” said Sowmyavadhana Srinivasan, Senior Analyst at GlobalData.
However, Srinivasan warns that growth in India’s clean coal market could be limited by fluctuations in the international coal market and the Government’s increased emphasis on the use of cleaner fuels for power generation.
“India has a policy that most mega power plants have to secure coal imports internationally. This means that if there is a shift in the international coal community, it will affect the coal power plants in India, which adds to the risks involved with setting them up,” Srinivasan added.
Courtesy: The Hindu Business Line