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What is India DAILY ROUND-UP

Friday, 16 July 2004, 1500 hrs

NATION & STATES
Centre will repeal terrorism act, but
transfer sting to another law 
In keeping with its election promise, the Congress-led government is scrapping POTA. Simultaneously, it is extending the ambit of another law to cover terrorism and funding for terrorism ...

Asian skies may open up soon
for private Indian carriers 
Bilateral agreements coupled with denationalisation could clear sky routes for private Indian airlines to service Asian hubs such as Singpore...


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Asia Times
Iraq post for Pakistani has India in tizz
The appointment of a Pakistani as the new United Nations envoy to Iraq - ahead of the more fancied candidate from India - has riled Delhi on several levels, the most serious of which is potential damage to the peace process with Islamabad, writes SIDDHARTH SRIVASTAVA 


Japan Times

North Korea's likely arsenal
To America's hard men of the right, North Korea harbors a full and fearsome array of weapons of mass destruction, or WMD, and the willingness to sell them to any passing "ne're do well" terrorist. A book now sets the record straight on that country's likely arsenal. A review by GLYN FORD

Financial Express
Ignored fifth factor of production

Erratic progress of the monsoon and the prospect of a drought has once again cast a shadow on the livelihood of millions of Indians and the health of the economy, says VIVEK BHARTI

Asia Times

Saudi Arabia: A nation in turmoil

Saudi Arabia has had some success against al-Qaeda. The problem, though, is not just the growing menace of terrorism, but a system that is in urgent need of reform, coupled with a power struggle in the ruling elite that is spawning many new Osama bin Ladens, says SWATI PARASHAR

 TOP PICKS


OPINION

Sense Of deja vu on credit (FE)
Bangladesh, India: breaking the logjam (FE) 
Population day: curbing numbers (Pioneer)
Muslim quota: Hyderabad blues (Pioneer)
Iraq: intelligence failure (DH)
Godhra, the truth please (HT)
Monsoon crisis: the dry point (HT)


 What is India ABSTRACTS
COMING SOON!

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

 BUSINESS HEADLINES
Inflation rises to 6.16%
Engineering jobs move East
India at 127th position in HDI
Pvt players shine in non-life
West Bengal leaps backwards
Exporters may get cess rebate
National ID cards by Dec-end
Wider bank ombudsman likely
Monsoon eludes half of India
 CORPORATE HEADLINES
TCS offer opens on July 29
Nokia warns on Q3 sales
DD acquires Olympics rights
Scorpio launched in Kuwait
Biocon to pay 20%
Warwick honours TVS chief
Tulip agrees to clear VRS dues GAIL may pick 26% in Ennore
Coromandel Fertiliser to expand
Reliance plans power unit 
FIR against shoe firm directors
 EXCHANGE
Dollar: Rs 46.35
Pound: Rs 86.20
Euro: Rs 57.40
Yen:  (100) Rs 43.95

 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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