Monthly Archives: September 2007
Twenty20 Cricket @ it’s very best – India WINS !!
Ind 157/5(20) Pak 152/10(19.3) Ind won by 5 runs. Man of the match: IK Pathan, Man of the series: Shahid Afridi Last 2 overs : 1 1B . 1Lb . W 4 1Wd . 6 . W
The Rise of Wind Power in India
While Wind energy is still somewhat of a novelty in the west, it is quickly emerging as a serious alternative in fast-growing countries like India and China that are avidly seeking new energy sources. Roughly 70 percent of the demand for wind turbines in India comes from industrial users seeking alternatives to relying on the grid.
As wind farms reach a critical volume, wind energy is becoming a more mainstream solution and becomes more competitive on price with other more polluting forms of energy generation.
Sheep invade Madrid ..
Every year Spanish herdsmen lead flocks of sheep through downtown Madrid’s exclusive, tree-lined boulevards and luxury store-filled avenues to protest the loss of ancient grazing routes threatened by urban sprawl and manmade frontiers. This year they were joined by 1,200 sheep and a number of colorfully attired shepherds from 32 countries who had been taking part in a world gathering of nomad and transhumance shepherds.
Around the world, grazing rights are increasingly endangered by modern development. In Spain ancient routes are protected by law, however modern life including housing developments, highways and railways have eroded time-honored paths.