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- India Plans Road All Along Nepal, Bhutan Border (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
After embarking on better road links to the Chinese border, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has turned its attention to Nepal with an ambitious plan for a road running right along the border to strengthen border surveillance.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 27, 2007)
It often happens that the enormity of a tragedy shows up the national character, and the great divide in the US of A stands exposed again. Two years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the relatively poor and predominantly black . . . . .
- Bonds Of Marriage (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 27, 2007)
The Supreme Court's directive to all States and Union Territories to enact suitable legislation that will make the registration of all marriages, irrespective of the religion of the couples, compulsory, is a welcome move in the right direction.
- Register All Marriages: Sc (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Thursday directed all the states and union territories to make provisions in three months for compulsory registration of marriages, irrespective of his or her religious affiliations.
- Ulfa Shifting Cadres To Myanmar Base: Army (Tribune, Bijay Sankar Bora, Oct 26, 2007)
Finding itself in the line of fire of the Army that has mounted tremendous pressure, the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has shifted some camps deep inside Myanmar from thickly forested area of Arunachal Pradesh bordering. . .
- Fresh Start (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Oct 26, 2007)
Mass surrenders by militants are not new in the Northeast. Neither the army nor the Assam government would really expect the surrender of thirty-odd members of the United Liberation Front of Asom to signal the collapse of the rebellion.
- Sc: Register All Marriages (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
The Supreme Court today gave three months’ final deadline to the states and Union Territories to frame laws to make the registration of marriages compulsory, as a majority of them have failed to comply with its earlier order of February 2006. . .
- Register Marriages In All Religions: Sc (Pioneer, Abraham Thomas, Oct 26, 2007)
It is now official. Marriages under all religions will be registered.
- A Distraught Group (Pioneer, Kalyani Shankar, Oct 26, 2007)
Not only is history against any kind of Third Front, but its future also is bleak.
- Superstition Bytes (Pioneer, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 26, 2007)
Television channels have been overdoing programmes with superstition and occult as themes so much that the Information and Broadcasting Ministry will soon issue a warning to them for promoting such practices.
- Ulfa Keeps Key Men In Burma Camps (Asian Age, Manoj Anand, Oct 25, 2007)
With exit of a number of key operatives, the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom has started shifting its senior leaders to camps in Burma.
- Sc Orders Release Of Mentally Challenged Undertrials (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Taking note of a large number of mentally retarded undertrials languishing in jails or referred to mental asylums across the country, the Supreme Court today ordered the closure of cases against all those who had remained in judicial custody . . . . .
- Grain Of Truth (Telegraph, ABHIRUP SARKAR, Oct 25, 2007)
Ration shops are burning all over West Bengal. They are being attacked, looted and put on fire by groups of angry, disgruntled citizens, who seem to have decided that they have had enough.
- Karnataka’S Thriving Tibetan Settlement (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
With heavy maroon robes flapping in the wind, auto-rickshaws speeding down an empty road, seated inside are three bald novices, Buddhist monks on their way to Kushalnagar to watch a film.
- Indian Elephants 'Electrocuted' (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Six elephants have been electrocuted in the north-eastern Indian state of Meghalaya, officials say.
- Elephants Electrocuted After Beer-Fuelled Rampage (Guardian (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Six Asiatic wild elephants were electrocuted as they went berserk after drinking rice beer in India's remote north-east.
- Spirit Of Unity (Frontline, Bhaskar Ghose, Oct 25, 2007)
The systems of governance prevail and are seen as enduring, to be looked up to for redress in times of chaos in the country.
- 33 Ulfa Men Give Up Arms (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
The proscribed United Liberation of Asom (ULFA) received a jolt as 31 cadres of the outfit surrendered before security forces at Tamulpur in western Assam on Tuesday.
- Tamil Nadu, Monsanto Ink Deal To Develop Gm Papaya Seed (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University on Tuesday signed an agreement with global seed major Monsanto for developing a GM papaya seed, resistant to Ring Spot Virus (RSV).
- Demoralised Rebels Quit (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
After 18 years as an Ulfa militant, Nagen Rabha today traded his gun and the power to kill, abduct and extort for a humble government stipend of Rs 2,000 per month and a Rs 1.5-lakh fixed deposit account.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 24, 2007)
High-voltage talks are on this week to counter terrorism in the subcontinent, and it may just be coincidental that the move comes in the wake of explosions in Ajmer, Ludhiana and Karachi.
- Karat Meets Unpa Leaders (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
The United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA), the Third Front grouping, has demanded that the Indo-US nuclear deal should not be operationalised unless it gets Parliament’s nod.
- Cloud Of Mystery (Frontline, R. Ramachandran, Oct 24, 2007)
Yet another monsoon is over and, with that, yet another test for the prediction skill of the statistical long-range forecast (LRF) model of the India Meteorological Department (IMD); this time it was a new model with a new methodology (Frontline, June 1).
- Quality Of Growth (Business Line, Ranabir Ray Choudhury , Oct 24, 2007)
Two reports appearing in Tuesday’s newspapers show clearly that the quality of development in India is perhaps as satisfactory as the quantitative performance.
- Scotland Of The East! (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 22, 2007)
It’s such an unassuming place that you will feel humbled being there. Meghalaya has innumerable ‘heavens on earth’ yet it doesn’t go bragging. You wonder why this State doesn’t get its deserved attention, while places no t half-as-stunning find admirers.
- Look Northeast Policy (Indian Express, Pamela Philipose, Oct 22, 2007)
Amidst the Incredible India@60 blitzkrieg in New York was an event that didn’t attract the attention it should have.
- Now, Sena Finds Fault With N-Deal, Upa’S Us Tilt (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 22, 2007)
Backtracking from his earlier stance in support of the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal, Shiv Sena Supremo Bal Thackeray on Sunday voiced his opposition to the deal and came down heavily on the UPA Government for its pro- America stance.
- Item Number (Asian Age, M.J. Akbar, Oct 22, 2007)
Trust a Calcuttan to come up with the perfect political metaphor. We were chatting about the political mood of Muslims over tea and savouries on Id, and the conversation turned inevitably to the fate of Rizwan ur Rehman, the young man whose . . . . .
- India Whining (Pioneer, Hiranmay Karlekar, Oct 18, 2007)
Terrorism of the kind witnessed in the Ajmer bombings, followed by a theatre of the absurd, is a familiar story in the country
- The Nowhere People (Hindustan Times, HARSH MANDER, Oct 17, 2007)
Forgotten by their governments and their people, tens of thousands of people who were uprooted from their homes and villages by waves of ethnic violence are living hopeless lives in makeshift camps in Assam for more than a decade.
- Ulfa Banks On Pm To Revive Talks (Indian Express, Samudra Gupta Kashyap, Oct 17, 2007)
The outlawed United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) has not given up hopes of reopening the peace negotiations with the Government, and it is particularly waiting for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to respond.
- India May Use Trade To Make Bangla Act On Terror (Indian Express, VIKAS DHOOT, Oct 17, 2007)
Annoyed with Bangladesh’s failure to take action against terror groups acting out of its soil, the Government is seriously considering the use of trade-related measures to extract some deliverables from the current regime in Dhaka.
- Suppressed Turns Oppressor (Pioneer, JS Rajput, Oct 17, 2007)
A shocked group of young cricket fans watches Bangladesh defeat India in the 2007 World Cup in South Africa.
- Bcpl Signs Gas Supply Pact With Ongc (Hindu, Sujay Mehdudia, Oct 17, 2007)
Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL) has signed an agreement with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation for supply of 1.35 mscmd gas to the Rs. 5,460-crore Assam Gas Cracker Project foundation for which was laid by the Prime Minister . . . . . . .
- Army Scores Propaganda Points Against Ulfa (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 17, 2007)
The Army has repelled an ULFA strike in Assam, not in a battle of bullets or bombs, but in a war of propaganda.
A woman, who accused a soldier of molesting her, has now agreed to withdraw the complaint she lodged in the local police station.
- Upa Shrewd On Suu Kyi (Pioneer, Sandhya Jain, Oct 16, 2007)
After hectic advocacy by Christian Solidarity Worldwide and Burma Campaign, UK, British MPs John Bercow and Baroness Caroline Cox met a Chin group on the India-Myanmar border last month, while Prime Minister Gordon Brown urged an emergenc. . .
- Eastward Ho For Airline (Telegraph, K.P. NAYAR , Oct 15, 2007)
Air India is lending its wings to a major initiative by the Centre to spread the benefits of its Look East policy across the eastern region.
- Protecting Wildlife (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
The wildlife week is behind us. But what lies ahead is the big question of whether we really care about our wildlife.
- The Scotland Of The East! (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
It’s such an unassuming place that you will feel humbled being there. Meghalaya has innumerable ‘heavens on earth’ yet it doesn’t go bragging. You wonder why this State doesn’t get its deserved attention, while places no t half as stunning find admirers.
- Hc Orders Release Of 'Mutinous' Soldier (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
The Gauhati High Court has ordered the paramilitary Assam Rifles (AR) to immediately release Ali, who has been in detention under the Army Act since January 16 last.
- 2 Sps Among 13 Held (Tribune, Bijay Sankar Bora, Oct 15, 2007)
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Assam police has arrested two senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officials serving at the rank of superintendent of police in Assam and eleven other police department staff in connection with . . . .
- India Has Compulsions Galore (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 13, 2007)
There is little doubt that Burma is a failed state with whom the Indian policy of engagement has reached a dead end. Yet, India has an underbelly too -- its troubled North-East and energy scarcity
- Rebel Gets Life For Neog Ambush (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 13, 2007)
An 11-year wait for justice ended for the families of slain Assam minister Nagen Neog and eight other victims in an Ulfa ambush when a sessions court today sentenced the militant who led the attack to life imprisonment.
- Bjp Prepared, Says Rudy (Tribune, Bijay Sankar Bora, Oct 12, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) expects mid-term election in the country anytime and is prepared for it.
- Grim Picture (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Oct 12, 2007)
Even governments have no option sometimes but to give away the truth or part of it.
- Unholy Commerce (Pioneer, Anuradha Dutt, Oct 12, 2007)
The very thought of marketing prasad through a State consumer federation is sacrilegious
- Lone Gainer? (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Oct 12, 2007)
A colleague recently met a Congress heavy weight and without asking got a low down on the current political situation. From the Congress perspective, that party is said to be the only one to gain from the current political uncertainty and possible . . . .
- Failing The Foreign Policy Test (Frontline, Praful Bidwai, Oct 12, 2007)
IF the real test of the short-term success of a nation’s foreign policy lies in its neighbourhood, rather than in distant lands or remote or rarefied international fora, then India’s policy has been something of a failure in recent years . . . .
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 11, 2007)
Governance has gone haywire, and the loss of face is irretrievable. A food crisis, such as the one that has gripped a vast swathe of south Bengal, would have shaken any responsible government to its foundations.
- Importance Of Politics (Pioneer, Hiranmay Karlekar, Oct 11, 2007)
The Indian economy," a voice boomed in the departure lounge of Goa airport, "can now move ahead on its own. It will continue to grow irrespective of what politicians do.
- Ulfa Militant Killed (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
A senior leader of ULFA's 28th Battalion has perished and a senior woman cadre of the outfit arrested by a joint team of the Army and the Assam Police in Charaideo subdivision of Sivasagar district in Upper Assam.
- Torrent Of Sorrow In Assam (Frontline, Sushanta Talukdar, Oct 10, 2007)
Assam has been battling devastating floods since May. Three waves of floods, caused by the rivers Brahmaputra and Barak and their tributaries, have affected life in 26 of its 27 districts.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 10, 2007)
Given their notorious lack of success, there would be little of a non-technical nature in the US/NATO operations in Iraq and Afghanistan worthy of emulation by Indian security forces.
- Pranab Goofs Up, Repeats Speech (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 09, 2007)
Industry captains and journalists in the northeast were numbed into silence on Sunday when External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee read out almost verbatim a written speech on Indias "Look East" policy that he delivered four months ago.
- Security Adviser For Ibobi After Pm Rap (Telegraph, Nishit Dholabhai, Oct 09, 2007)
A bit of plainspeak by the Prime Minister on the breakdown of law and order in Manipur appears to have paved the way for radical strategy changes, including the entry of a security adviser to do the thinking for the state government.
- Army Kills Ulfa Rebel In Sivasagar (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 09, 2007)
The banned Ulfa suffered yet another setback today, with the army gunning down a listed Ulfa leader and apprehending a woman militant.
- 15 Killed, 36 Injured In Bus Accident In Nagaland (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 09, 2007)
At least 15 people were killed and 36 others injured, some of them critical, when the bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road and fell into a rivulet in Nagaland's Mokokchung district, police said on Tuesday.
- Pranab Goofs Up, Repeats Speech (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
Industry captains and journalists in the northeast were numbed into silence on Sunday when External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee read out almost verbatim a written speech on Indias "Look East" policy that he delivered four months ago.
- Indian-Americans Keen To Invest In Assam (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
The Indian diaspora in the US has shown interest in investing in Assam with proposals ranging from producing bio-diesel to operating small aircraft for regional connectivity, says Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.
- Ulfa Trains New Cadres In Bhutan Border Area (Asian Age, Manoj Anand, Oct 05, 2007)
The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom is using the border areas of Bhutan to train its new recruits in Western Assamâ€™s Nalbari and Baska districts.
- Bsnl Gets Spectrum, Private Telcos Cry Foul (Business Standard, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 05, 2007)
Tensions between private telecom players and the government ratcheted up a notch after it was discovered that state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) was given additional spectrum of up to 10 MHz for GSM . . . .
- Internal Security Cause For Concern: Pm (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 05, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called upon the police to reach out to citizens and address their needs and expectations.
- Intelligence Agencies Unfit To Fight Terror: Patil (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 04, 2007)
Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil on Wednesday said intelligence agencies of states were not strong and adequate enough to meet the challenges of terrorism.
- Morality Matters (Pioneer, Hiranmay Karlekar, Oct 04, 2007)
An argument one frequently hears in defence of the Government's failure to condemn the savage violence Burma's ruling junta has unleashed on the country's completely peaceful movement for democracy, is that concern for morality must yield to . . . .
- High Road To Prosperity (Telegraph, K.P. NAYAR , Oct 03, 2007)
The Northeast was last week inadvertently thrust onto the crossroads of international diplomacy.
- Six Killed In Assam Serial Blasts (Hindu, Sushanta Talukdar, Oct 01, 2007)
Six persons were killed and over 40 injured and a pipeline was blown up in three serial blasts suspected to have been triggered by the United Liberation Front of Asom in Tinsukia and Dibrugarh districts on Sunday night.
- Five Dead, 52 Wounded In Indian Blasts (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
Five people were killed and 52 wounded on Sunday in two separate explosions while a third blast ripped apart a natural gas pipeline in the Indian state of Assam, officials said.
- Congress Loses Nuclear Edge (Pioneer, Arun Nehru, Oct 01, 2007)
Political 'accidents' cannot be predicted. When such accidents take place, these are difficult to control. I have been writing about this for the past four weeks.
- Ulfa Ultra Suspecteed Killed In Terror Strike (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
While 21 people were injured in the blast in Tinsukia, the explosion at Doomdooma killed one and left seven hurt.ADGP Pathak said the man killed in the blast at Doomdooma is suspected to be an ULFA militant who was ...
- Serial Blasts Kill Five In Assam (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
Blasts at four places in Assam killed five persons this evening.
- Blasts Pierce Assam Calm (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
A few weeks of relative calm in Assam and the army’s boast about Ulfa being a spent force were shattered this evening by back-to-back blasts at three places and five casualties.
- 6 Die, 49 Injured In Assam Violence (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
Six persons were killed and 49 injured and a gas pipeline of Assam Gas Company Limited was blown off in separate incidents of violence including three blasts in eastern Assam today.
- What Upa Won’T Tell You (Indian Express, Bibek Debroy, Oct 01, 2007)
Inequality is an important issue for the UPA government. The Approach Paper to the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-12) adopted in December 2006, mentions “inclusive growth” in the title itself.
- Revisiting Punjab’S Secret Search For Peace (Hindu, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Oct 01, 2007)
New facts emerge on the Chandra Shekhar government’s covert peace negotiations with Khalistan terror groups.
- 6 Killed, 29 Hurt In Assam Blasts (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
ULFA militants on Sunday stepped up violence in upper Assam by exploding three powerful bombs in three places killing six persons and injuring at least 29 others.
- Salute To The Coffee House (Telegraph, RAMACHANDRA GUHA , Sep 29, 2007)
Surfing the internet, I came across an essay by a Swedish writer on the social significance of my favourite stimulant.
- Discontent Within, Ulfa Heading For Split: Army (Indian Express, Samudra Gupta Kashyap, Sep 27, 2007)
The Army on Wednesday said there was “terrible turbulence” within the ULFA and that a vertical split of the outfit is possible in the near future.
- Call It The Big Bluff (Telegraph, Sumanta Sen, Sep 27, 2007)
Judging by reports, New Delhi seems determined to go ahead with its efforts to develop the Northeast. Earlier too such noises had been made, particularly after major incidents of violence.
- Third Front In Poll Mode, Hammers Govt Over Setu (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 27, 2007)
The United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) has begun to prepare for possible mid-term polls by intensifying its attack on the Congress-led UPA on the Sethusamudram project and the government’s economic policies.
- “Upa Regime Creating Row Over Ramar Sethu” (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
Several Opposition leaders, including former Chief Ministers, on Tuesday charged the United Progressive Alliance government with unnecessarily creating a controversy over Ramar Sethu.
- Moily, The Star On Congress Firmament (Deccan Herald, B S Arun, Sep 25, 2007)
As the party revamp has been made with an eye on the possible mid-term poll, Moily's task as chairman of the DEPCO becomes important from this point of view.
- Assam Clears Nrc Hurdle (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
The Tarun Gogoi government today cleared the first hurdle for updating the National Register of Citizens with the group of ministers constituted for the purpose finalising the modalities for the process.
- Digvijay For U.P., Arunkumar For Tamil Nadu (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
On the reconstituted All-India Congress Committee, Andhra Pradesh leader Arun Kumar has been appointed general secretary in charge of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Motilal Vora will remain treasurer with additional charge of Administration.
- Rare Manuscript, Textile From Northeast Holed Up In Museums Abroad (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
A number of objects from Northeast India, much more ancient than Mahatma Gandhi's handwritten letter recently recovered from a British auction, are preserved in museums and private possessions in Europe and Southeast Asian countries . . . .. .
- Rahul Is Gen Secy In Major Congress Reshuffle (Asian Age, Venkatesh Kesari , Sep 25, 2007)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday inducted her son and Lok Sabha member Rahul Gandhi as a general secretary of the party.
- Moily Is New Aicc In-Charge Of Andhra (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
Senior Congress leader and former chief minister of Karnataka M. Veerappa Moily has been appointed AICC in-charge of Andhra Pradesh affairs, replacing AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh. Mr Moily is a Congress . . . .
- Unveiling The Beauty Of Manas (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
"Somebody once said of Manas that the Earth must have looked like it before man set his foot on the planet." This sentence sets the mood of the book at the very beginning as it takes the reader through a journey of the national park.
- People's War Against Terror (Pioneer, Joginder Singh, Sep 24, 2007)
In a unique effort of its kind, the first European "terrorism survival course" for the common man has been planned in the UK. It's a day-long course, which is not free.
- Weaving History Of Indian Textiles (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
It must be stated at the outset that the book under review is related to the enormously meaningful work that the noted organisation Dastkar has been doing in the Indian crafts world in general and in the arena of textiles in particular.
- An Organisation Shaped Hole (Indian Express, Varghese K George, Sep 22, 2007)
Let us not be complacent. Our party organisation has to be infused with new energy and drive... There is now a momentum generated by our revival — let us not squander it.
- Bjp To Upa: Drop Dmk Ministers (Tribune, S Satyanarayanan, Sep 22, 2007)
With the possibility of snap poll looming large, the BJP today went ballistic on the Ram Setu issue seeking immediate dismissal of all DMK ministers at the Centre, if Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi failed to withdraw "blasphemous" remarks . . . .
- Top Maoist Leader Held (Hindu, K. Srinivas Reddy, Sep 22, 2007)
Security forces dealt a blow to the Maoist movement in eastern India with the arrest of top ranking Maoist leader Misir Besra in the newly formed Khunti district in Jharkhand on Friday.
- India Gears Up To Win Back Russian Tea Market (Hindu, Vladimir Radyuhin , Sep 22, 2007)
Tea Board signs MoU with the association of Russian tea and coffee companies
Targets growing market of high-quality tea
To promote premium teas under Assam, Darjeeling and Nilgiri brands
- Us Think Tank Believes Ulfa Outsourcing Suicide Attacks (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 20, 2007)
The ULFA has been showing a growing propensity to work with Islamist militant groups like the HuJI in the Northeast and has begun to outsource operations, including suicide attacks, a leading US think tank has said.
- Ulfa Outsourcing Suicide Attacks: Us Think Tank (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 20, 2007)
ULFA has been showing a growing propensity to work with Islamist militant groups like HuJI in the northeast and has begun to outsource operations, including suicide attacks, a leading US think tank has said.
- Gail Signs Fuel Supply Pact For Assam Gas Cracker Project (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 20, 2007)
GAIL India Ltd on Wednesday signed a feedstock supply agreement for the Rs 5,460 crore gas cracker project being set up at Lepetkata in Dibrugarh district of Assam.
- Flood Preparedness, A Necessity (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Sep 19, 2007)
It has been a grim monsoon, with floods ravaging vast areas of the country and leaving behind crops destroyed and lives shattered. In June, the very first month of the monsoon, torrential downpour hit Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Maharashtra.
- Ulfa Outsourcing Suicide Attacks: Report (Rediff on the Net, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
United Liberation Front of Asom has been showing a growing propensity to work with Islamist militant groups like Harkat-ul-Jihadi Islami in the north-east and has begun to outsource operations, including suicide attacks, a leading US think tank has said.
- Haryana Hurricane (Indian Express, ILA PATNAIK, Sep 19, 2007)
The regional distribution of investment in states offers some surprises and reinforces some stereotypes. Haryana and Orissa are witnessing big gains in investment, while Rajasthan, UP and Bihar remain BIMARU.
- Muslims Taken For A Ride (Pioneer, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 18, 2007)
The Allahabad High Court's ruling that declared the appointment of Urdu teachers (BTC) by the previous Samajwadi Party Government in Uttar Pradesh "illegal" shows the kind of governance provided by the previous regime in the State.
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