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What is India DAILY ROUND-UP

Friday, 30 July 2004, 2200 hrs

NATION & STATES
India says it is keen on creation
of a pan-Asian community 

New Delhi wants to be included in the dialogue Asean has been holding with leading Asian nations like Japan... 

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

Unprecedented gains for
India at WTO taks 

Commerce minister Kamal Nath threatened to walk out if India's concerns on subsistence farmers were not addressed, and the WTO agreed to allow some protected areas...
 

FEATURED STORIES


India Together
Muslim women: new aspirations
Begum Hamid Ali said in 1940 that "now the time has come that we, women, should resort to satyagraha for securing our equal rights ..." RAMACHANDRA GUHA thinks that educational aspirations - especially for Muslim girls - that have long been deferred may finally be nearer to reality.

Bangladesh Web
Good boy to rich nations
Bangladesh once again seems to be reneging on its pro-poor position at the ongoing World Trade Organisation talks in Geneva, writes TANIM AHMED

Times of India
Flight of the ghost jehadis
The paranoid press is full of accounts of how Mideast men are staking out airports, making probing dry runs
, although common sense suggests they will not try the same methods again. By CHIDANANDA RAJGHATTA

Asia Times
Pakistan's king-maker drops a bombshell
The defection of Pir Pagara, Pakistan's leading king-maker, from the ruling party has caught many people unawares, and sends a warning to President Musharraf that he can't have everything his way. SYED SALEEM SHAHZAD tracks down the influential spiritual leader.

The Independent
Disaster that's as a global warning
All species of bird which inhabit the Shetland and Orkney islands have registered one of their worst breeding seasons in living memory

Japan Times
Drawing the line with China
India and China have held regular border negotiations since 1981 in the longest such process between two nations since the end of World War II. Yet, after 23 years of negotiations, the two Asian giants have not achieved a mutually defined line of control separating them.
By BRAHMA CHELLANEY

Times of India
Kashmir roadmap: Congress losing way?
The Congress-led UPA government has certain advantages over its political predecessor in dealing with the Kashmir situation, but is it going in the right direction, wonders BALRAJ PURI.

 TOP PICKS


OPINION

Kashmir: End of a lull (Hindu)
Monsoon anxieties (Hindu)
Karzai's gambit  (Hindu)
Uttaranchal: Educating government (TOI)
Legislators Inc (Hindustan Times)



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

 BUSINESS HEADLINES
Thai trade talks get a move on
Plan review to focus on CMP
AP's mounting fiscal liabilities
Knowledge centres
World class power plants by GBC
NTPC opts CWC as consultant
GTB moratorium in AP: SSIs hit
DTH:DD invites private channels 
Developers prefer small cities
India wins farm deal at WTO
Teledensity rises by 7.02%
Corporates accept logic
Rupee sheds 15 paise
Sensex up 63 pts

 CORPORATE HEADLINES
IDBI Bank to merge with IDBI
BPCL to expand Mumbai refinery
Crude prices at new high
UTI plans offshore fund
Satyam partners OATSystems
RBI to issue new Rs.20 notes
AI fleet acquisition plan okayed
A-I to expand
LG gets BSI certification
Price cuts, export dip hit HLL
Leyland to tap foreign defence
GTB,withdrawal limit to be raised

 WORLD HEADLINES
Kerry will look to Blair
Poll shows decline for Tories
Kerry gets tough with Bush
Hashimoto accountant grilled
Leader calls for Muslim unity 
Pak arrests top Al Qaida man
Qaeda threatens Europe with war

 EXCHANGE
Dollar: 46.80
Pound: 86.35
Euro: 56.90
Yen: (100) 43.90 
 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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Indian Express
Hindustan Times
The Hindu
Pioneer
Economic Times
Times of India
Statesman
Tribune
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