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What is India DAILY ROUND-UP

Monday, 02 August 2004, 1700 hrs

NATION & STATES
European Union, US agree to cut 
farm subsidies 

Developing countries, led by India and Brazil, gained a marginal victory at the WTO when the EU, the US and other developed countries agreed to slash billions of dollars in farm subsidies. A date has yet to be fixed though...

ECONOMY & BUSINESS
Taxmen target exporters

With Finance Minister P Chidambaram having raised the bar on tax collection, taxmen will now breathe down the neck of exporters... 

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Asia Times
India playing with Maoist fire
The lifting of a nine-year-old ban on Maoist rebels in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh prior to holding talks to end an insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives is, on the face of it, a step in the right direction - provided both the government and rebel sides keep to their word. By SULTAN SHAHIN 


Tribune

Cutting our nosesÖ
The early years of Indian Independence gave us the priceless gift of federalism, without which "India" might have remained a dream. The assurance that India would be a federation of territories persuaded many to come in who might otherwise have chosen to break away, as Pakistan had already done, writes PRAN CHOPRA

Indian Express
D
ocís dilemma: breaking bad news 
It is always a matter of concern to medical professionals from the West participating in workshops associated with life threatening diseases in India to learn that a significant number of patients here are not told their diagnosis or prognosis by their doctors. 

Asia Times
Rifts open in India's 'Silicon Valley'
Exasperation with Bangalore's crumbling infrastructure and poor governance leads many top information technology firms to consider moving elsewhere. That includes software giant Wipro, warning that the city's days as an IT haven may be ending. By SUDHA RAMACHANDRAN

 TOP PICKS


OPINION
Reservation Controversy (Hindu)
A government settles in (Hindu)
Kashmir- Musharraf's deadline (Hindu)
Not an 'Arab-African' conflict (Hindu)
Narimanís Bill  (Tribune)
Security hazard  (Pioneer)
Diplomacy, stupid! (Pioneer)



 What is India ABSTRACTS
COMING SOON!

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

 BUSINESS HEADLINES
Tax jolt for exporters
Broking biz in consolidation mode
Rs 5,000 cr for Delhi airport plan
Net profit of 499 firms at 180%
India as the regional trade hub
Victory for India in trade talks
Oil firms ask govt to slash tariffs
4 metro airports to be privatised
UPA panel yet to take shape
Sensex up 7 points in early deals
Tax collection surges by 27%

Fiscal deficit up 8 per cent in Q1
Software, ITeS exports soar
Ad panels to use solar power

 CORPORATE HEADLINES
Hind Lever bets big on water
Bharti, Reliance calls on minister
Return on shareholder funds rise
Ro-ro to become KRCL monopoly
Infosys bags Pepsi contract
i-flex lines up expansion plan
Plan to protect interests,GTB
Wooing with style
ITES exports up 31% in 03-04
Skilled manpower required in IT

 WORLD HEADLINES
Qaeda may now target NY firms
US film starring NRI hailed
Car bombs target churches
Indo-Pak dialogue to gather pace
Kuwait bans Fahrenheit 9/11
PLA stages parade in Hong Kong

UK far-right party joins the race!
Trade deal offers hope for poor
500,000 face struggle to survive


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 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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