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What is India DAILY ROUND-UP

Saturday, 12 February 2005, 2000 hrs

TOP STORIES
Supreme Court orders 117 private varsities closed
It struck down a Chattisgarh law which had allowed several private universities to thrive all over India. A petition by a distinguished professor had said the
universities were commercialising higher education and violating UGC guidelines
 

BUSINESS & ECONOMY
Fingerprinting a must for
stock market investors
Large investors in the primary and secondary markets will be fingerprinted by agents of the Securities Exchange Board of India (Sebi) to obtain a unique identification number which has been made mandatory for the purchase of stocks worth more than Rs 1 lakh 

FEATURE PICKS


Indian Express
Hereís to Budget 2005
The last time, when Chidambaram was faced with the difficult issue of removing exemptions, he chose to cut rates but let exemptions stay. This time he canít afford to do that. By ILA PATNAIK


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Outlook
The mob on my back
Your secrets are public, you're accosted by a host of unsolicited calls, even medical records are open. Is legislation the answer? By SANGHAMITRA CHAKRABORTY

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Asia Times

Here's $20 million, just don't 
make me cook Indian curry

With their lifestyle undergoing a sea change, more and more urban Indians are shifting to ready-to-eat packed food. This market is now worth US$20 million and is projected to touch $50 million in three years. Multinationals with the wherewithal to tap the vast rural market could easily add a couple of zeroes to that, says INDRAJIT BASU

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Tribune
Bollywood caters to urban middle class
IN a country as diverse as India, Bollywood films seem to have a universal appeal and following. However, in researching how audiences view recent Bollywood hits, SHAKUNTALA RAO has discovered that the Indian audience was splintered and disconnected, and Hindi films promote an upper-class lifestyle

 EDITORIAL PICKS

Growth zones (Tribune)
Breach of trust (Tribune)
Tsunami discoveries
(Tribune)
Making a difference (Outlook)
Nuclear north (Pioneer)
Resurrection in education (Pioneer)



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What is India Exclusives
US Senate asks CIA to report on Pakistan efforts to curb terror, weapons of mass destruction
The US Senate wants the CIA to keep track of what is happening in Pakistan on the terrorism and arms front
 
Nepal coup shows US hypocrisy
Indian style democracy in Iraq
Death from stampede avoidable

Tsunami: Tad Murthy speaks
India's Look East Policy
NRI donates $10 m for college 
Resurgent violence in J&K
What does it mean to be a Hindu in India?
Indian Elections: Verdict 2004
Meritocracy in the private sector

War on the people
United protest in New York 
Appeal from an urban middle class devotee
Pillar of Hinduism
Nov 11 turned out like Sept 11
'Nobody is above the law'
'SP has no regard for law'
Brihadiswara temple: Perfect, stately and tall
US leaders oppose F-16 sale

ACADEMIC PAPERS

What is India Exclusives
Health education in India
Governments, media, academic institutions and NGOs, have to work in close collaboration to give India an effective health education  system, write
 Dr B P MAHESH CHANDRA GURU, SAPNA M S and
 MADHURA VEENA M L

INSCRIPTIONS

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South Indian Inscriptions 

Original texts from four states, transcribed from a definitive work published by the Archaeological Survey of India

Volume 8
Chola Inscriptions

Volume 10
Telugu Inscriptions
from Andhra Pradesh

Volume 12

Pallava Inscriptions

Volume 14

Pandya Inscriptions

Volume 16
Telugu Inscriptions
of the Vijayanagara Dynasty

Volume 17

Inscriptions Collected
 During 1903-1904

 BUSINESS HEADLINES

India warned of fiscal deficit 
States ignore Centre’s query 
India ‘mostly unfree’

 CORPORATE HEADLINES

Booklet on tax released
Rate revision welcomed
IVRCL bags new orders
Phillips Carbon gets stamp




WORLD HEADLINES

Rice sees tough time ahead
'Columnists paid to back Bush'
Iraq votes, makes history
Annan hails historic day 
Troops pullout soon: Israel 
Alawi calls for unity 
RAF plane 'shot down'



Interesting links

Southern Asia Collection
 at the University of
Chicago Library
Photographs, digital resources, exhibitions, bibliographies, links

US-India Friendship
Online resource for friends
of India