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Wednesday, 18  August 2004, 1700 hrs

NATION & STATES
Pakistan restarting terror camps,
minister tells Lower House
 
The Pakistani regime has not taken any steps to dismantle its terrorist infrastructure and recent reports indicate efforts to revive some militant training camps, Minister of State for External Affairs E Ahamed said on Wednesday... 

BUSINESS & ECONOMY

Left attacks government over
cut in provident fund interest

The government came under attack from its allies for reducing the EPF interest rate to 8.5 per cent ... 

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Deccan Herald
Punishment against the tide
Except perhaps for a few years during Asokaís adherence to the Buddhist principle of harmlessness towards all life, India never in its long history seems to have been disturbed by execution of prisoners. But public opinion may now lead to a de facto abolition of capital punishment, writes PUNYAPRIYA DASGUPTA

Hindustan Times
Merry dance
KARAN THAPAR canít get over an order circulated by the Maharashtra Home Department instructing dancers and customers in Bombay bars how to conduct themselves 

India Together
Revamping municipal delivery systems

Bangalore-based eGovernments Foundation is expanding its operations to Delhi. Managing Trustee Srikanth Nadhamuni talks to SUBRAMANIAM VINCENT 

Dawn
The Shaukat mirage 
Pakistan's poorest and least developed district braces itself to send a billionaire banker to the PM's office

The Pioneer
Go Arjun, go
The RSS-Arjun Singh battle should embolden the liberal community to rediscover its voice and its faith in Nehruvian values, writes HARISH KHARE

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OPINION
Conferences and concrete action (DH)
Need for farmer-oriented marketing (Hindu) 
Cowardly Attack (Hindu)
Presenting the 'softer face' (Dawn)
India-Japan ties (Hindu)
J&K militancy in business (Statesman)
Notes from nuclear underground (Pioneer)
Spillover effect (Pioneer)
J&K militancy in business (Statesman)



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 BUSINESS HEADLINES

Oil imports up 62% in April July
Birlas file for probate of 1982 will
Left smells scam in EPF interest  
Hindustan Motors sales up 34.6 pc
Chopra ace in construction, cars
A-I to take planes on lease
Banks ignoring RBI terms- panel
Human face of reforms a mask
LPG backlog to go
Livestock import banned
FM  to review farm loans
GTB merger, VRS ruled out
Clones costly for FMCG sector
Call to curb software piracy
South leads in IT exports
Sensex down 39pts


 CORPORATE HEADLINES

VSNL to get Rs 786cr from sale
Tata plans high-powered CVs 
SBI's ATM on wheels in Goa
World Phone, Rediff tie up

Reliance eye construction sector
Maruti to hike capacity for Alto
GAIL acquires stake in Natgas
IOC forays into petrochemicals
TCS: Global training hub in Kerala
MUL, Skoda, Fiat Top JD Study
Motorola to make India R&D hub

WORLD HEADLINES

Turnabout on US troops abroad
Iraq prepares assault on Najaf 

Americans may flee coasts
Briton renders Quran in English
Mosque case: doubtful evidence 
Annan ready to negotiate in Najaf
Sadr gains stature with masses
Mortar attack kills four in Iraq

EXCHANGE

Dollar: 46.95
Pound: 86.50
Euro: 58.10
Yen: (100) 43.80

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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