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urges UN to lead fight against terror Manmohan Singh called for a consensus-based international security order and urged the United Nations to mobilise the
global community to resolve conflict...
ECONOMY & BUSINESS VAT
introduction prospects bright With the Centre promising to compensate
states fully for any revenue loss in the first year after switchover, the Value Added Tax system is likely to be introduced as scheduled from April
The Hindu The women of the Sangh
The Sangh relentlessly argues for the liberation, enlightenment, education and employment of Muslim women, something that it rejects in its notion of the ideal Hindu
woman, JYOTIRMAYA SHARMA
Deccan Herald No right to clean water
Dirty water is the second largest cause of death in India. The public health implications of unclean water are enormous. On the one hand, water scarcity is growing; on the other, water is getting increasingly polluted, which hikes up its cost of treatment or leads to more deaths and illnesses.
From a paper prepared by the CENTRE FOR SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT
Pioneer His power and her glory?
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh can't seem to get his way with his own party
luminaries even on junking feudal pomp and pageantry during his travel-related trysts with airports!
By RUPA SENGUPTA