Global Currency and Gold

By Mike Hewitt and Dr. Krassimir Petrov 1. Introduction In this essay we attempt to estimate global money supply and relate it to global supply of gold. For the global money supply, we use money supply figures for currency in…

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Light Rail Transit for Kolkata

Chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya inaugurated the Light Rail Transit (LRT) on 18th February, which is to be completed in five years according to the claims of the state government. The LRT will connect Joka in the south with Barrackpore in…

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Why the Dollar Bubble is about to Burst

Steve Masterson, London – 24 May, 2006 The Scottish Socialist Voice (issue 264 – 11th May) ran an article beginning, “Iran has really gone and done it now. No, they haven’t sent their first nuclear sub into the Persian Gulf.…

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Kolkata to get its second Metro

At last Delhi cleared the way for Kolkata’s second Metro corridor. The Rs 4,680-crore East-West Metro project, a 13.77-km stretch of underground and elevated tracks from Salt Lake to Howrah, will be implemented by a company modelled on the Delhi…

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Vehicles contribute most to global warming

In the first ever analysis of the effect of the transport sector on climate, it has been established that road traffic contributes the most to global warming, aviation sector has the second largest warming effect, and shipping has a net…

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Pollution may trigger diabetes

Environmental pollution may trigger diabetes, scientists suspect in the US. In the commentary published in the recent edition of the Lancet, Cambridge scientists Oliver Jones and Julian Griffin highlight the need to research the possible link between certain pollutants and…

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Best gastric cancer treatment option in Kolkata

My father lives near Kolkata and has been recently diagnosed with gastric adeno-carcinoma. He will require a gastrectomy urgently. He had undergone triple bypass several years ago, and has recovered fairly well. We are considering the following centers: 1. RTIICS…

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Climate change in West Bengal

© Despair (1999) – Kushal Gangopadhyay – Piali Village, West Bengal, India UNCCD Photo The nature of West Bengal’s weather is changing. Monsoon doesn’t come as scheduled any more. Duration of Summer became longer, Winter comes late, without its normal…

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