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Thursday, 17 June 2004

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NATION & STATES
Smart intelligence smashed top 
terror leadership

Alert security forces, aided by luck, have succeeded in destroying the top leadership of the Jaish-e-Mohammad. Work on the Bangalore international airport will begin in September. An express train hit a boulder and jumped tracks, killing 14 and injuring 62... 

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

Oxford technocrat takes office as Planning Commission deputy chief
Prime minister Manmohan Singh has brought Montek Singh Ahluwalia from Washington to take over as deputy chairman of the Planning Commission 

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Frontline

Pollsters versus voters 
THE verdict thrown up by the Indian electorate in the elections to the 14th Lok Sabha is the most dramatic since that of the 1977 parliamentary elections, which threw out the party that declared an internal Emergency and severely abrogated civil and democratic rights. 

The New Statesman
A very good monarch
Observations on Ronald Reagan by Robert Chesshyre.

The New Statesman
Muslim civilisation set on a fixed 
course to decline?

Wahhabism, the Saudis' brand of Islam, negates the very idea of evolution in human thought and morality. Ziauddin Sardar recalls his own experiences of a faith that shuns unbelievers

 TOP PICKS

OPINION
'An action plan against a global evil
Why only 7 of the G-8 took off their ties
Grasshopper and the ant
Turmoil of Himalayan proportions
Mobs as censors





 What Is India ABSTRACTS
Educating the girl child 
The world hopes to be fully literate by 2115, but India may miss the bus..
 

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From edits and opinion pieces published across newspapers in India)

 BUSINESS HEADLINES
Govt to okay new pension scheme
India seeks common ground in WTO talks
Rs 15,000 cr package likely for co-op banks
Tax breaks for greenfield FDI
Malaysian banks pulse with deals
CORPORATE HEADLINES
Post- and pre-paid in one card
Air Deccan pegs fares 50% lower
Ford embarks on dealership expansion
Bhel bags Rs 80 cr order from Oman
No structural changes, says Coke
e-cinema to fight film piracy
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