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What is India DAILY ROUND-UP

Monday, 28 June 2004, 1700 hrs

NATION & STATES
Foreign secretaries strike a positive note, agree to strengthen embassies
Peace prospects in the subcontinent looked brighter as foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan met in Delhi and discussed a wide range of subjects, including terrorism and troop reduction....

BUSINESS & ECONOMY

Primary education: cess on central taxes likely

The Manmohan Singh government is considering a cess to fund an ambitious primary education initiative

FEATURED STORIES


The New Statesman
The philosopher as dangerous liar
Michel Foucault taught that might is right, truth is relative, and history just an interesting narrative. Why do we still lionise the French philosopher, asks Patrick West ...

Financial Express

Art: Fakes can bring market down
We have to live with the fact that art does sell in the market. ...

The Indian Express
A hotline to Burkina Faso

Those (in the Left and sections in the Congress) who accuse the NDA of being pusillanimous over the US invasion of Iraq forget Indira Gandhi’s record when we didn’t even whimper over the Soviet rape of Afghanistan... 

Deccan Herald

To hang or not to hang?

That is the dilemma agitating social activists,
jurists, politicians and the intelligentsia of this
sub-continent. Justice M F Saldahna examines the pros and cons of putting convicts to death. 

The New Statesman
Blow, blow thou winter wind
The planet can no longer sustain our oil addiction. Renewable energies, meanwhile, hold the key to ending poverty. Andrew Simms wonders why are we so slow on the uptake... 

 TOP PICKS


OPINION

A plot retold, with twists (The Hindu)
No excuse against the West (Indian Express)
India's changing Afghan policy (The Hindu)
Work together for Iraq's future (Guardian)
Why do you need nukes? (The Telegraph)



 What is India ABSTRACTS
COMING SOON!

This column will feature annotated abstracts of editorials and opinions published in newspapers across India

 BUSINESS HEADLINES
Andhra CM shrugs off WB diktat
RBI norms for bank chiefs 
Security worry foreign investors
Industry seeks support
Relax rules to promote trade
Caution marks trading in stocks
 CORPORATE HEADLINES
Norwest eyeing Indian firms
RBI governor takes a call
Budget - relief to salaried class
Forex reserves rise
Will Indian roads be powered
 EXCHANGE
Dollar: Rs 45.75
Pound: Rs 83.34
Euro: Rs 55.24
Yen:  0.4198
 INSCRIPTIONS
From South India 
Original texts from four states, transcribed from a definitive volume  published by the Archaeological Survey of India
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 SOURCES
Deccan Herald
Indian Express
Hindustan Times
The Hindu
Pioneer
Economic Times
Times of India
Statesman
Tribune
Business Standard
Business Line

 

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