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Daily Round-Up

Monday, May 09 2005, 1530 hrs

PM Visits Russia
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is visiting Russia on a three day trip where he will hold bilateral meetings with several world leaders. Top European Union leaders, the US President, and Chinese President are also visiting Moscow.

Large-Cap Stocks most attractive for FIIs
Foreign Institutional Investors seem to prefer large-cap stocks. The proportion of such holdings in FII portfolios has nearly doubled since 2003.

NEWS ANALYSIS (more)

Capture of al Qaeda's No 3

 

Selected Features


It's already a world heritage
 
THE Harmandir Sahib at Amritsar is already a world heritage and priceless treasure. It needs no certificate from any agency, much less the UNESCO says Maj-Gen Himmat Singh Gill (retd).

Who's afraid of Dawood Ibrahim?
Once he held the underworld in his sway. Today, minus a number of his key henchmen, and with recruitment to his ranks slowing down, the snake, Mumbai police believe, has been defanged say Sudipta Basu and Satish Nandgaonkar.

Al-Qaeda witch-hunt in Pakistan's army
Following his apprehension in Pakistan, al-Qaeda's Abu Faraj al-Libbi will soon be placed in the hands of US interrogators, who will be particularly keen to grill him on his connections with al-Qaeda's North African and British cells. But it's the Pakistan army that will be shaking in its boots says Syed Saleem Shahzad.

Organizing Trade
A recent presentation of an ongoing study on China by Jean-Francois Huchet, professor, University of Rennes in France, brought out some less-known facts about the Chinese economy. China today is more open in sharing data, there is more private collection and dissemination of data and many Chinese economists share the suspicion of government data.


Op-Ed (more)

Cutting down a heritage

Usha Kris brings back hard evidence to show that full-grown trees are being cut at the Kanha national park while the authorities make themselves scarce.
 

ACADEMIC PAPERS (more)

Impact of Karnataka government advertisements

A study spread over several districts revealed a surprising variety in media taste and advertisement impact, says
Dr B P Mahesh Chandra Guru
 

Inscriptions


Inscriptions from South Indian Temples published by the Archaeological Survey of India.
 

Editorial Picks


Sticking taint (Tainted Ministers in the Cabinet) (Pioneer)
Unreal exercise (NPT Review) (Business Standard)
Table 84 riots report (Sikh Riots of 1984) (The Indian Express)
Right to information

(Right to Information Bill) (The Tribune)

Interesting Links

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

US-India Friendship
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