Once upon a planet, there were, approximately, two kinds of folk. The first cannot be separated from home and hearth for all the goodies in the world, and the second could not be kept off the road, for whatever reason. (Yes, some there were – like me – who oscillated like pendulums between these two ends – but that is another story!)
South Asia’s largest ICT event is scheduled to take place during 18-20 March 2009 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Convergence India, an annual exhibition & conference is in its 17th year and enjoys patronage of regular clients. The success of the show not only lies in getting as many exhibitors to showcase their products but to ensure these exhibitors get to meet their potential customers under one roof. The way Convergence India event has succeeded in featuring in the annual marketing spends of these companies year after year speaks volume of its superiority.
New Delhi without winters, a ferry ride to the Gateway of India, an island within Chennai, drought in Cherrapunji are few of the scenarios we can expect to witness if global warming is not arrested or slowed down soon.
Disappearing grassland, perishing cattle and wild life, infertile lands, low agricultural produce, floods, droughts and earthquakes will become the order of the day.
It is said that 2035 is said to be the year when the Himalayan glaciers would totally melt and vanish causing catastrophic disruptions. Vector borne diseases, like dengue and malaria, are expected to rise sharply across India as changes in temperature makes it conducive for mosquitoes to thrive. Heat stress would cause deaths. In the past 150 years, the 11 hottest years were witnessed since 1995.