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on fresh alert The government has received
fresh intelligence reports about militants planning to hijack an Indian plane
ECONOMY & BUSINESS Investment
Commission okayed The cabinet approved the setting up of a panel to increase investment,
both foreign and domestic
Pioneer Resolving Kashmir with Musharraf model
Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf's proposed Kashmir plan is receiving a lot of attention on both sides of the contentious Line of Control, including from worried Indians. Not only has Musharraf earned some brownie points in the international community, but he has forced New Delhi to do some thinking "outside the
box", writes SULTAN SHAHIN
Stereotypes can't confine her anymore as the urban woman redefines her place in the family,
says SOMA WADHWA
Asia Times Blowing back the smoke
Reducing tobacco consumption is a complex challenge. A broad range of efforts must be aimed at both consumers and producers, and issues relating to advertisements, promotion, and information must all be considered.
VARUPI JAIN reports on an organisation that is lending its voice to this
Indian Express The idea of Pakistan
The number of jehadis is growing. Attacks on mosques are common. Terrorism, once encouraged by the state, is now threatening the civil and military establishment, writes KULDIP NAYYAR
Together Citizen Lakshmi
She lives in a six feet by eight feet hut in Mumbai and pays a whopping Rs.400 per month to light one bulb and a table fan. She is a leader of her community, and yet some better off want her disenfranchised.
KALPANA SHARMA rebuts a new divisive cry in Mumbai.