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What is India DAILY ROUND-UP

Friday, 23 July 2004, 1400 hrs

NATION & STATES
India and Pakistan, renew pledge
to settle Kashmir peacefully 

The Saarc conclave ended on a positive note, with the nuclear neighbours reiterating their resolve to find a solution to Kashmir

BUSINESS & ECONOMY

Debate raging over Foreign Direct Investment in insurance sector 
The proposal to hike the FDI cap in the insurance sector could be the first casualty in the ongoing political battle...

FEATURED STORIES



Asia Times
No bureaucratic solutions

Official solutions won't fix US intelligence, and for that and other reasons, the 9-11 Commission's report, like the Senate report on pre-Iraq intelligence, is ultimately useless, writes MARC ERIKSON

Financial Express

Why mobiles have buyers but PCs don't
A Manufacturers Association of Information Technology report says the sales of personal computers in India have crossed a historic mark. But why are PCs are nowhere near , wonders S SADAGOPAN

The Independent
Morality, science and a lifeline
Ever since Aldous Huxley portrayed a future where human embryos are made to order, there has been an irrational fear of so-called "designer babies". Whatever the merits or demerits of the decision by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to relax its rules on the selection of embryos for the sake of their seriously sick siblings, it does not bring Huxley's nightmare vision any nearer

The Guardian

The three ages of Gates
Economic dispatch: Microsoft's charity should not begin at home, writes VICTOR KEEGAN

Asia Times
Huge US exercises send China a message
The United States is conducting huge, virtually unprecedented naval exercises in the Western Pacific, sending a message, apart from showing off its strength, that it can protect the island of Taiwan and deter a Chinese attack, observes MaC WILLIAM BISHOP

 TOP PICKS


OPINION

Ex gratia justice (Hindu)
Through their eyes and ears (IE) 
Slow is good (Pioneer)
BJP looks into causes of defeat (Dawn)
Seize the opportunity (Hindu)
Rewards of enterprise (Business Standard)




 What is India ABSTRACTS
COMING SOON!

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

 BUSINESS HEADLINES
ONGC, Reliance in BW list
Infrastructure perks up
New stock option norms
Priority sector advances okayed
Adi festival loan campaign
StanChart MF's floating rate fund
Rainfall deficiency rises to 12%
Labour reforms key to growth
Non-coal royalty may rise
Sebi tightens Esop, guidelines
Markets swallow tax pill
Infrastructure grows by 5.4%
Law firm questions Birla will
Sensex down by 14 points

 CORPORATE HEADLINES
Race to buy Tyco heating up
Jet Air announces cheaper fares
Tata Steel net profit zooms
Delta offers additional service
Arun N to head EU Chambers
HLL beefs up corporate relations
Hyundai foresees growth
Federal Bank ties up with SBI MF
AT&T to focus on services
Oracle to ramp up

 WORLD HEADLINES
Fire wrecks supermarket in Doha
Court to examine Russians
Militant-police clash in Riyadh
Palestinian PM agrees to stay on
Video shows 9/11 hijackers
Identity theft case largest yet
Hawking revamps theory

 EXCHANGE
Dollar: Rs 46.65
Pound: Rs 85.95
Euro: Rs 57.35
Yen:  (100) Rs 43.90
 INSCRIPTIONS
From South India 
Original texts from four states, transcribed from a definitive volume  published by the Archaeological Survey of India
ONLY ON WHAT IS INDIA
 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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