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- India Test Fires Nuclear-Capable Agni Missile (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
India on Wednesday test fired its nuclear-capable Agni-1 ballistic missile for the second time in less than a month and said the latest experiment was a “major success.”
- New Delhi Test-Fires N-Capable Missile (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
India on Wednesday test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-1 ballistic missile for a second time in less than a month and said the latest experiment was a ‘major success.’
- Indian Aid Money 'Goes Missing' (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
More than $3m donated to the Indian prime minister's fund for victims of the tsunami and the Kashmir earthquake have gone missing, court papers say.
- 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).
- Jharkhand Naxals Make Rs 320 Cr A Year (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Naxalites in Jharkhand earn Rs 320 crore levy annually, almost 10 per cent of the state's total revenue in a year. The latest edition of the Indian Defence Yearbook, quoting Union Home Ministry sources, provides a detailed account of the movement . . . .
- 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).
- Posco's Exit To Harm India's Image (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Oct 24, 2007)
Make no mistake about it, if South Korean steel major POSCO pulls out of Orissa the bigger loser will not just be the company but the state, one of the poorest in the country, and its people.
- Andhra Pradesh Struggles With ‘Elephantine’ Problem (Hindu, Ravi Reddy, Oct 23, 2007)
Andhra Pradesh has sought the assistance of neighbouring Orissa and Karnataka forest officials to tackle the elephant menace causing untold misery to the people of Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts for the past few weeks.
- Pm Relief Funds Lie In Coal Pit (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
India’s largest public sector coal company illegally held back for a decade over Rs 10 crore raised from its employees’ salaries for the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund, an inquiry by the PMO has found.
- Pm Urged To Take Action Against Non-Deposition Of Funds By Cil (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
Following a report by The Pioneer on non-deposition of crores of rupees by the Coal India Limited (CIL) in the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) and National Defence Fund (NDF), eminent citizens and Right to Information (RTI) . . . . . . .
- Keep Trying (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Oct 23, 2007)
Unlike economists, politicians, especially in a democracy, have no choice but to deal with the people.
- Food Security (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 22, 2007)
FOOD, clothing and shelter are the three basic needs of mankind. Among the three, it is food which is the most important need…However, it’s an irony that this basic need…is not easily available…
- State Of Complicity (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 19, 2007)
Why is it that, for a country which is experiencing record-breaking economic growth with nascent super power aspirations, we have been so unsuccessful in tackling corruption?
- Vow To Prosper In United House (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 18, 2007)
The usual din of House was pleasantly missing today even as legislators met in a special session at its earlier precinct — Sardar Patel Hall.
- Increased Military Spending Keeps South Asia On The Boil (Deccan Herald, Gobind Thukral, Oct 18, 2007)
Rising defence spending will not only aggravate South Asias internal and external disputes, but also exacerbate human security.
- Cpi Demands Notification Of Forest Act (Hindu, VINAY KUMAR, Oct 18, 2007)
The Communist Party of India (CPI) has demanded that the Government notify Scheduled Tribes and other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act immediately.
- Growth Pangs (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Oct 17, 2007)
The Government should have learnt from recent history that any structural shift in the distribution of resources (or costs) for development creates insecurities that need to be addressed.
- Extracting Gains From Mining (Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 17, 2007)
In the light of the recent happenings in mineral-rich States of Orissa, Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh , the transformation of mineral deposits into sustainable development gains would be a daunting task if the interests of all the stakehol . . . . .
- Nrega: Action Against Corruption In Orissa (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 16, 2007)
Fake muster roll found in Badhigam Gram Panchayat
Enquiry initiated by the Vigilance Department
- Let’S Not Be The Submissive Spouse (Indian Express, V.R. Krishna Iyer, Oct 16, 2007)
The Indo-US nuclear agreement — 123 — is a major energy refuge for India, says the prime minister. But it is of alarmingly adverse national interest according to many informed critics, and so the subject desiderates public debate.
- Instil Confidence In The Nations Food Producers (Deccan Herald, PANDURANG HEGDE, Oct 16, 2007)
A drastic shift in policy in favour of commercial and export-oriented crops is denying the countrys small farmers access to growing food crops, threatening food security.
- Facing Reality (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 16, 2007)
The proposed national policy on rehabilitation and resettlement and a related proposal to amend the existing Land Acquisition Act represent a serious effort on the UPA government’s part to address the raging controversies over land acquisition . . . .
- Centre Firm On Implementing Sethu Project: Fm (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 16, 2007)
The Centre was firm on implementation of the Sethusamudram Ship Channel project but wanted to avoid any controversy, Union Finance Minister P Chidambarm has said.
- Centre's Populist Announcements Against Model Code: Bjp Tells Ec (Pioneer, KUMAR UTTAM, Oct 13, 2007)
The BJP on Friday moved the Election Commission accusing the Union Cabinet of violating the model code of conduct by making populist announcements just a day after the announcement of dates for Assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.
- Middle Income Upper Castes And Obcs On A Par Economically, Says Survey (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
The middle income groups among the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and ‘others’ (loosely referred to as upper castes) are almost on a par economically.
- Stampedes Mean Poor Policing (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 12, 2007)
The stampede at Mughalsarai railway station on October 3, in which 15 women and children were killed, should never have happened.
- Think Small (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
The UP chief minister has turned out to be a surprise, but nonetheless welcome, votary of small states.
- Ajmer Dargah Blast; Bangladeshi Pilgrims Being Questioned (OutLook, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
Rajasthan police is interrogating some suspects, including pilgrims of Bangladeshi origin, in connection with the blast at the revered Sufi shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti here where Friday prayers will go ahead as scheduled today.
- The Distant Thunder (Pioneer, Kanchan Gupta, Oct 12, 2007)
In Ashani Sanket (Distant Thunder) Satyajit Ray brought alive, with great sensitivity, the misery inflicted by the Bengal famine of 1943.
- Ajmer Blast: B'desh Suspected (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
Rajasthan police is interrogating some suspects, including pilgrims of Bangladeshi origin, in connection with the blast at the revered Sufi shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti here where Friday prayers will go ahead as scheduled.
- Hostage To Bandh (Tribune, V. Eshwar Anand, Oct 11, 2007)
The Supreme Court has rightly taken the Karunanidhi government to task for organising a bandh in Tamil Nadu on October 1 despite its strong warning against holding it.
- Indian Children Work Despite Ban (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 11, 2007)
A year after India banned children under 14 from working as domestic servants or in food stalls, millions continue to be employed, a study says.
- People’S Bandh, Not Politics (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
The first-ever non-political bandh to raise awareness on child labour issues evoked widespread response across Orissa today.
- Nayagarh’S Wells Tell You About Orissa (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
A common abuse for women who step out of line from the strict control of patriarchal communities was to ask them to drown themselves in the well: kuen mein dub mar (Hindi) or kua re budi mara (Oriya) — go drown yourself in the well.
- Agni-1 Launch Successful (Hindu, T.S. Subramanian, Oct 06, 2007)
Surface-to-surface missile Agni-1 was launched successfully from the Outer Wheeler Island, off the Orissa coast, on Friday morning. The single-stage missile, powered by solid propellants, reached its range of 700 km.
- Indian Missile Passes ‘User Trial’ (Dawn, Jawed Naqvi, Oct 06, 2007)
India’s nuclear-capable Agni-I missile, which can strike deep inside Pakistan, passed a final “user trial” on Friday by specially-trained personnel who will handle it for the armed forces, the Press Trust of India said.
- Agni-I Successfully Test-Fired (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 06, 2007)
India successfully test-fired an upgraded version of the nuclear capable surface- to-surface short range missile Agni-I on Friday. For the first time, elite military personnel took part in the operation.
- Cpi (Maoist) To Hit Back At Police (Hindu, G. Narasimha Rao, Oct 05, 2007)
Concerned over the loss of some of its top leaders and cadre either in encounters or through surrenders, the banned CPI (Maoist) is reportedly making major efforts to strike back at the police and thereby instil confidence in its cadre . . . .
- Nrega And Rural Employment: In Orissa, Corruption Robs The Poor (Business Line, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 05, 2007)
In reality, the Rural Employment Scheme has made virtually no impact on the livelihood security of Orissa’s rural poor. Unless transparency safeguards incorporated in the NREGS are implemented in letter and spirit, the scheme may just sound radical. . .
- Reliance Further Cuts Its Troubled Retail Plans (The Financial Express, C B P Srivastava, Oct 04, 2007)
Reliance Industries Ltd has ended the services of about 400 franchisees for its planned retail operations in West Bengal and has shelved a rollout in Orissa because of protests from small traders.
- Irrational Campaign (Business Standard, Editorial, Business Standard, Oct 04, 2007)
A sector that was to have created millions of new jobs in the country is reporting job losses before it even gets under way. Organised retail is still in its infancy — less than 4 per cent of the total shop space is accounted for by organised . . . .
- Cbi, Did You Say? (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Oct 03, 2007)
Lord Digby Jones, minister for trade and investment in the UK and former head of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the equivalent of our industry chambers, is no stranger to India.
- Five Maoist ‘Action Team’ Members Held (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
Members of an ‘action team’ were among the five naxalites of the CPI (Maoist) arrested by the police in Vepalagadda forests of Yellandu sub-division on Sunday.
- Panchayat Kitchens, In Lieu Of Pds (Business Line, P. V. Indiresan , Oct 01, 2007)
According to the Times of India (September 17, 2007), an estimated Rs 31,500 crore worth of grain has been siphoned out of the Public Distribution System in the past three years, with UP and West Bengal being the worst culprits.
- 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.
- Contempt Power And Some Questions (Hindu, V.R. Krishna Iyer, Oct 01, 2007)
Contempt power is a case of survival after death; a vague, vagarious and jejune branch of jurisprudence, which is of ancient British vintage.
- Fresh Print (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
Sarat Chandra Mishra’s Public Affairs, Governance and Management is a book that recommends itself to us with its simple and clear exposition and effective style of expression.
- Ril Retail Sacks 400 In Wb (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
After facing resistance in Uttar Pradesh and Orissa, the Mukesh Ambani group firm Reliance Retail has sacked 400 employees, or half its work force, in West Bengal.
- Rights Activists: Persecution And Resistance (Hindu, MUKUL SHARMA, Sep 29, 2007)
Harassment of human rights activists is so often part of their daily life that it goes unreported. Detention or abduction, disappearances and politically motivated imprisonment are used to intimidate them.
- Supermarkets Halted After Shopkeepers Take To Streets (Guardian (UK), RANDEEP RAMESH, Sep 28, 2007)
Reliance Industries, India's biggest private company, announced it will sack 1,000 workers and put on hold plans to open supermarkets in the north and east of the country after mounting protests from small traders.
- Mittal Plants Ready For 2008 Takeoff (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 28, 2007)
ArcelorMittal is expected to go ahead with its greenfield steel projects both in Orissa and Jharkhand, with the Orissa project to begin from next year.
- Mittal’S Projects To Start By ’08 (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 28, 2007)
Arcelor-Mittal's two 12-million-tonne each greenfield steel projects - one in Jharkhand and another in Orissa - will come up as scheduled and construction work for both the plants would begin by October, next year.
- Grandeur In Caves (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 27, 2007)
IN western India, the 2nd century B.C. ushered in one of the greatest periods of the art of India and the entire art of Buddhism.
- 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.
- Culture Policing In Schools (Frontline, T.K. RAJALAKSHMI, Sep 27, 2007)
The nationwide Adolescence Education Programme (AEP), conceived by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development and the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), is under review following protests from some State governments.
- A Bridge Too Far (Frontline, T.S. Subramanian, Sep 26, 2007)
THE Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project (SSCP) has seen several twists and turns in its 147-year history, but the latest twist has a touch of irony as well.
- Mittal Pouring Billions Into Indian Plants (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
The company's main owner said the spending plans, which focused on adding steel capacity in India, were justified by strong demand for steel in most countries.
- Growing Olives In The Desert With Some Help From Israel (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
Rajasthan will very soon diversify its vegetable oil portfolio by taking up production of olives with active help from Israel, pioneers in the use of drip irrigation.
- Andhra Gets Sc Notice On 4 Pc Muslim Quota (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
The andhra pradesh government will have to do a lot of explaining before the Supreme Court which has issued a notice to the state for its ordinance providing 4 per cent reservation for Muslims in professional colleges.
- Six Districts Face Flood Fury (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
Kendrapara turns out to be worst hit
Road communication hit, crops on vast areas damaged
Jamankira in Deogarh has highest rainfall of 19.2 cm
- Rahul Gets His Place Under Congress Sun (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
Mr Gandhi will also be a part of the "Group to Look Into the Future", a new mechanism devised to formulate the party's programmes in tune with the needs of the coming times.
- Congress Basks In Son-Shine (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi named her son Rahul one of the general secretaries of her party in a move seen as mixing youth with experience ahead of the general elections widely expected to be held before schedule.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Heavy Rain Lashes Kolkata, 7 Killed (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
At least seven persons were killed as torrential rains lashed the metropolis and adjoining districts today, with the weatherman-forecasting heavy showers till tomorrow.
- Life Term For Dara Singh, 3 Others For Murdering Priest (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 22, 2007)
Eight years after the murder of a Catholic priest, a local court on Saturday sentenced to life imprisonment four persons, including Dara Singh, convicted for killing Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two minor sons.
- “No Reservation Over Nuclear Deal” (Hindu, P.S. Suryanarayana, Sep 22, 2007)
Song Min-soon, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea, outlines his country’s emerging equation with India in the context of its move for securing the support of the Nuclear Suppliers Group. Excerpts from an exclusive interview in Seoul:
- Cong Hits Poll Button (Deccan Herald, K Subrahmanya, Sep 20, 2007)
A snap Lok Sabha poll may truly be round the corner. Pointers in that direction are getting clearer as the UPA-Left nuclear deal gulf appears unbridgeable.
- Cabinet Secy To Visit Naxal-Hit Areas (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 20, 2007)
With Left-wing extremists increasingly targeting mining facilities as well as power transmission and communication lines in states like Jharkhand, Chattisgarh and Orissa, the Centre has now fielded its senior-most bureaucrat . . . .
- India Launches University Course In Missile Sciences (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
India’s secretive defence research agency has helped launch a university course in missile sciences and opened its labs to students, hoping to infuse young talent into a stagnating technology programme.
- 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.
- 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.
- Minister Admits To Rural Job Mistakes (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 18, 2007)
Union rural development minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh today admitted that allegations of irregularities in the implementation of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme have been received almost from all states.
- Oriya Lit's Forgotten Patriarch (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 17, 2007)
He is the man credited with fanning the resurgence that led to the formation of India's first linguistic state, the man fêted as the father of modern Oriya literature. Yet, Fakir Mohan Senapati's home here lies neglected, and the garden he so . . . .
- Eternal Vigilance (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 17, 2007)
Union Minister of State for Railways R Velu told Parliament recently that the railway security systems were being streamlined in sensitive railway stations across the country.
- Hunt For Profit (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 14, 2007)
As a hugely profitable business the world over, illegal trade in wildlife is growing while the rate of conviction for the crime remains low.
- Street Justice (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 14, 2007)
There have been several instances of mobs taking the law into their hands in recent months, signalling a worrying decline in public confidence in the country’s justice system.
- Indian Alert Withdrawn (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 13, 2007)
India tonight withdrew the tsunami alert it had issued for coastal states and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the wake of a strong undersea earthquake near Sumatra in Indonesia.
- Where Are The Ngos? (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 13, 2007)
THE question that hit the mind as one went round government health centres and cholera-affected villages in the two backward blocks of Kashipur and Dasmantpur in Orissa was: Where are the NGO leaders?
- Pranab To Visit Thailand, South Korea To Strengthen ‘Look East’ Policy (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Sep 12, 2007)
An envoy reportedly said India could set a bad precedent for Pyongyang
- Sc Wants Squatting To Be Made Criminal Offence (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 12, 2007)
The supreme court on Tuesday asked the Centre to examine suitable amendments to the Indian Penal Code for making unauthorised occupation of government accommodation a criminal and non-bailable offence.
- Down But Not Out (Frontline, N. Rahul, Sep 12, 2007)
NAXALITES in Andhra Pradesh are down but not out. The police offensive in 2005 following the failure of the peace talks in late 2004 has diminished their number considerably but not their capacity to strike.
- ‘All Parties Pursue Our Agenda’ (Frontline, N. Rahul, Sep 12, 2007)
Varavara Rao has been the face of the Marxist-Leninist movement and the revolutionary writers in Andhra Pradesh for nearly four decades.
- Strategy Gone Awry (Frontline, Purnima S. Tripathi, Sep 12, 2007)
Salwa Judum, or the “people’s peace movement” against naxalites, has turned out to be a case of a cure that is worse than the disease.
- A Flawed Concept (Frontline, V. VENKATESAN, Sep 12, 2007)
IN 2003, when the Government of India identified 55 districts affected by left-wing extremism (naxalism) across nine States to address the issue of backwardness, its decision stemmed from the realisation that people were drawn into naxalism . . . .
- Deathly Inaction (Frontline, PRAFULLA DAS, Sep 12, 2007)
Young Ruai Majhi, a resident of Kucheipadar village in Kashipur block of Orissa’s Rayagada district, was eight months pregnant when her dreams of motherhood came tumbling down.
- Naxal Terror (Frontline, Venkitesh Ramakrishnan, Sep 12, 2007)
“THIS is essentially to create a shock effect on the government and its agencies. More concrete and substantial political and organisational work of the Maoists is taking place at the grass roots in a number of States including Jharkhand . . . .
- India Short Of Nurses Due To Exodus (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 12, 2007)
India is facing an acute shortage of trained nurses, thanks to a mass exodus of qualified nurses to Europe for better pay, shortage of teachers in nursing colleges and low interest and knowledge about nursing as a profession among high school students.
- Progress: Clean Delivery System (Deccan Herald, S T BEURIA, Sep 12, 2007)
The government should ensure that the funds reach the poor.
- Bane Of Fundamentalism (Hindu, K. N. Panikkar, Sep 11, 2007)
The main purpose of this book “is to bring to the attention of people generally a complex and chilling case of religious violence (Gujarat 2002) that does not fit some common stereotypes about the sources of violence in today’s world.
- See No Evil (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
The bomb blasts at Hyderabad were another reminder that the Indian State, indeed India’s future, is becoming steadily more endangered.
- 'Education' Or Cultural Assault? (Pioneer, Rami Chhabra, Sep 08, 2007)
The plan to make sex education 'interesting' to Indian students by using Western teaching modules has bombed - now how about using desi values to combat the scourge of HIV-AIDS?
- Cabinet Bid To Expedite Issue Of Passports (Hindu, P. Sunderarajan , Sep 08, 2007)
In a bid to speed up the issue of passports, the Union Cabinet on Thursday decided to outsource the front end activities of passport issuance through open bidding to service providers and the work of dispatch of the passports to India Post.
- Cholera-Hit Indians 'Face Hunger' (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 08, 2007)
Villagers are facing starvation in a tribal area of eastern India where an outbreak of cholera has killed scores of people in recent weeks.
- Rich Or Poor, Indians In Bad Shape (Times of India, Chidanand Rajghatta, Sep 08, 2007)
On the matter of weight, there are two schools of thought in developed countries among those exercised about the issue. One believes that outside every thin person there is a fat one closing in.
- In Merc, Ex-Cm Speeds Past Death (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 08, 2007)
N. Janardhan Reddy’s snow-white Mercedes today raced past death by a whisker, a bucket landmine hidden by suspected Maoists catching a trailing Ford Fiesta and blowing to bits three members of his convoy.
- Tata Steel To Adopt Corus Technology For New Units (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 08, 2007)
Tata Steel is working on a strategy roadmap entitled ‘Vision 2015’ to chalk out plan to emerge as a top league player in the global steel industry.
- India And The Deal: Partner Or Pawn? (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Sep 07, 2007)
The establishment’s claim that the nuclear deal is “symmetric and reciprocal” turns a blind eye to the overwhelming power of the U.S. vis-À-vis India.
- Special Article (Statesman, DEBAKI NANDAN MANDAL, Sep 06, 2007)
The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), launched on 2 February 2006 in 200 districts, has been a subject of controversy and debate since the days when experts of the National Advisory Council prepared its blueprint.
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