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- Nuclear Expert To Explain Deal With U.S. To Switzerland (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Switzerland is a member of IAEA, Nuclear Suppliers’ Group
- Draft A Plan Of Action (Pioneer, Hiranmay Karlekar, Nov 08, 2007)
From India's point of view, what can be the worst case scenario in Pakistan? It is the replacement of President Pervez Musharraf by a coalition of the Jamaat-e-Islami (Jamaat) and its allies, the Taliban-Al Qaeda combine and the fundamentalist . . .
- N-Deal With Russia (Pioneer, Dmitri Kosyrev, Nov 08, 2007)
Manmohan, Putin will discuss how to increase civil nuclear cooperation
- Making Of A Strong India (Pioneer, Vinayshil Gautam, Nov 08, 2007)
The flavour of the times seems to be China and India. Comparisons between the two are commonplace.
- Out Of The Woods (Frontline, Oommen A. Ninan , Nov 08, 2007)
THIS is the second year of the four-year fiscal correction path adopted by the Maharashtra State Legislature with the enactment of the Maharashtra Fiscal Responsibility and Budgetary Management Act, 2005 (MFRBM Act).
- Mumbai Makeover (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
There are big infrastructure expansion plans to transform Mumbai into a world-class city.
- India Inc Makes Big Bucks From Carbon Trading (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Indian companies are making a killing by controlling their carbon emissions and trading the credit points accrued in the process to global business giants who have an obligation under the Kyoto protocol to bring down their carbon emission targets . . . .
- Other Voices - Pusto Press (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 08, 2007)
ONGOING political turmoil and deteriorating security have purportedly touched off the proclamation of emergency rule in Pakistan.
- Back To The Drawing Board (Dawn, Syed Shahabuddin, Nov 08, 2007)
THE imposition of emergency rule throughout Pakistan on Nov 3 is a clear indication of the failure of the policies pursued by General Musharraf both as president and the patron saint of the ruling PML-Q which forms the rubberstamp government . . . .
- Emergency Or Martial Law? (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 08, 2007)
GEORGE Orwell understood both tyranny and language very well. One of his many insights in this context is that tyrannical governments change the meaning of words.
- Climate Of Peace (Frontline, R. Ramachandran, Nov 08, 2007)
THE selection for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize has indeed come as a surprise. The Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC), a United Nations body, and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr., the former Vice-President of the United States . . . .
- Surface Of The Matter (Frontline, R. Ramachandran, Nov 08, 2007)
This year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to the German scientist Gerhard Ertl for his work on surface chemistry.
- No Trace Of Progress (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 08, 2007)
A REPORT by the Asian Development Bank on Pakistan’s socio-economic status belies the claims of progress that the government often makes in connection with health, education and other human development indicators.
- No Karnataka, N-Deal At Cwc (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
The Congress Working Committee on Wednesday night decided to amend the Congress constitution to about a single category of membership.
- Pm Envoy To Lobby The Swiss (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
India will send an expert to Switzerland to explain the details of the proposed Indo-US civil nuclear cooperation agreement, visiting Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey said.
- Biman Salvo At Home Secy (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
The CPI-M and the state government were put in a spot today by the home secretary, Mr Prasad Ranjan Ray’s statement that he cannot “lie” about the situation in Nandigram even as the CPI-M state secretary, Mr Biman Bose accused the home secretary of . . .
- Microcredit Is Effective For Women In Self-Employment (Business Line, D. Murali , Nov 08, 2007)
Microfinance is simply about bringing banking services in smaller amounts to people who have never had access to any kind of financial services.
- America’S Choice (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Nov 08, 2007)
President Musharraf’s declaration of a state of emergency against his own government on November 3, followed by large-scale arrests of his opponents, was a slap in the face of Washington and the Bush Administration.
- World's No. 1 Guru Is An Indian (Times of India, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 08, 2007)
India gave the world the word “guru”. And now, an Indian has been declared the world’s foremost management guru.
- Indian Maoists: Changing Tactics (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 08, 2007)
Maoists are exploring newer ways to intensify the people's war by increasing their mass base across the country.
- A Millionaire Boom In Ap (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Andhra Pradesh (AP) has more millionaires now, according to statistics with the Income Tax Department.
- Revving Up Growth (Frontline, Amit Mitra, Nov 08, 2007)
The Vilasrao Deshmukh government’s new industrial policy has made a host of multinational companies rush to invest in the State.
- American Pressure (Frontline, Venkitesh Ramakrishnan, Nov 08, 2007)
“TOO much thinking does not produce clarity but only confusion. Our contemplative Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, seems to be thinking so much and so hard about the Indo-U.S. nuclear deal that he and his government have become the epitome of . . . .
- Art Of Sinking (Frontline, Bhaskar Ghose, Nov 08, 2007)
SOME 60 years ago Time magazine carried a perceptive story on the then Prime Minister of France Robert Schuman.
- Policemen Nonpareil (Frontline, R.K. Raghavan, Nov 08, 2007)
The life and times of two exceptional members of the U.K. police force.
- March For Land (Frontline, Jayati Ghosh, Nov 08, 2007)
The Janadesh Yatra has given the movement for land rights fresh momentum and also captured the popular imagination.
- Defiantly Amiable (Frontline, Shelley Walia, Nov 08, 2007)
MARIO VARGAS LLOSA is loved by millions around the world, especially in his country, Peru. Like Jorge Luis Borges, Llosa’s aesthetic pursuit coincides with his political concern, though it is often alleged that his writings are not candidly devoted . . .
- 60m Indians Still Without Power By 2030: Iea (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
By 2030 around 60 million Indians could still be without power as the nations’ electrification drive lags its economic development, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday.
- The Challenge Of Swat (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Nov 08, 2007)
Warlord Fazlullah has taken another town in Swat, and the local police have surrendered in routine, its personnel promising never to fight against him again.
- Market Storms That Lash The Energy Engine (Business Line, D. Murali , Nov 08, 2007)
Chilling apprehensions about oil, which is on a relentless runaway rise, threaten to make this winter colder, even as oil jumps to $98 a barrel, on fears of a harsher winter.
- Inclusive Growth Runs Into An Oil Slick (Business Line, G. Srinivasan , Nov 08, 2007)
OECD’s World Energy Outlook predicts a bleak global energy scenario. The global demand for oil is projected to reach 116 million barrels per day by 2030. Even as oil prices rise to unprecedented levels, the Government is reluctant to take the . . . .
- Camel In A Cage (Business Line, S. Murlidharan , Nov 08, 2007)
The acronym CAMEL (company, assets, management, earnings and liquidity) is an excellent prod to a financial analyst’s memory, serving as it does to picturesquely remind him of the five central aspects of the company he seeks to analyse.
- Funding Infrastructure (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 08, 2007)
Given the capacity of the economy to raise funds, using forex reserves and adding to the money supply that the RBI wants to curtail appears strange.
- Indo-Nigerian Ties: Strategic For Energy Security (Business Line, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 08, 2007)
If India wants to see real gains from the recent visit of the Prime Minister to Nigeria in terms of energy security, it has to be more pro-active in its approach, backed by hard bargaining, and offer something more than a mere $900-million aid package.
- Higher Growth, Higher Inflation (Dawn, Sultan Ahmed, Nov 08, 2007)
“PAKISTAN’S economy recorded one of the fastest growth rates in Asia during fiscal year 2006-07. The real GDP growth accelerated to seven per cent that was surpassed only by China and India”.
- A Dishonest Judgment (Frontline, A.G. NOORANI, Nov 07, 2007)
THE 25 accused in the Tokyo War Crimes Trial were charged with crimes against peace: the planning, preparation, initiation, or waging of a declared or undeclared war of aggression, or a war in violation of international law, treaties.
- Clots Are A Hazard Of Long Business Flights (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 07, 2007)
Obesity, a person’s stature, hormone replacement therapy and inherited blood clotting disorders increase risk.
- North Biofuel Appetite Causing South Starvation (Hindu, George Monbiot, Nov 07, 2007)
Developing nations are being pushed to grow crops for ethanol, rather than food, all thanks to political expediency.
Using food to produce biofuels might strain supplies of arable land: IMF
The cost of rice has risen by 20% over the past year, maiz
- A Clean-Up In The Uae (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 07, 2007)
An amnesty and regularisation scheme the United Arab Emirates launched in June to address the problem of an unacceptably high number of expatriate workers staying on in violation of its residency laws was a salutary initiative.
- An Alternative Source Of Funds (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 07, 2007)
The corporate bond market, or the private debt market as it is sometimes called, continues to languish in India.
- Us Needs Deal More Than Us (Pioneer, Rajeev Srinivasan, Nov 07, 2007)
It appears it is the Americans who most fear that the proposed civil nuclear cooperation deal will collapse, if you look at their recent actions.
- In A Flat World (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
“He is like the 24x7 broadband Internet connection,” Nandan M. Nilekani, Co-Chairman of Infosys Technologies, introduced him.
- Diwali Celebrated In Israel (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The festival of Diwali has been celebrated in the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) for the first time in appreciation of the Indian diamond community's contribution in making Israel one of the major centres of world diamond trade.
- Divide And Rule (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 07, 2007)
Inaugurating a federalism conference in New Delhi on Monday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh complained that regional parties and those with narrow, "regional and sectional loyalties" tended to distort the "national vision".
- General's Last Gambit (Pioneer, Wilson John, Nov 07, 2007)
Pervez Musharraf's decision to impose Emergency in Pakistan looks like his last desperate effort to restore a semblance of order in a nuclear-armed, jihad-supporting nation propped up by an imagined identity and foreign aid
- Strategic Aspect Of N-Deal (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 07, 2007)
When India blasted its way out of nuclear ambiguity on May 11-13, 1998, and caused a major setback to the US non-proliferation policies, the US reaction was immediate and severe.
- 90 Killed In Afghanistan Bombing (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
A suicide bomber killed some 90 people and wounded 50 on Tuesday in an attack on a group of visiting Afghan parliamentarians in northern Afghanistan, the director of the local hospital said.
- Is It All Ok? Iraq Pm Goes On A Walk (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Iraqi PM Nuri al-Maliki has gone on a rare walkabout in central Baghdad in the latest sign of the improving security situation in the war-ravaged Iraqi capital.
- Maoists Under Fire After Owning Up Killing Scribe (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Journalists went on the war path for the second time in Nepal on Tuesday over a peer missing for over a month now with the Maoist rebels finally admitting that three of their men had killed him and buried the body in a forest.
- Constrained Hegemon (Tribune, K. Subrahmanyam, Nov 07, 2007)
The US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice dissuaded General Musharraf from imposing an Emergency a few weeks ago.
- Dalai Diplomacy (Indian Express, C. Raja Mohan, Nov 07, 2007)
If China thought it had effectively marginalised the Dalai Lama in recent years, it is being forced to think again. In the last few months, the Dalai Lama has once again shot back to international prominence.
- India For Ties With Energy-Rich African Nations (Hindu, Sujay Mehdudia, Nov 07, 2007)
India on Tuesday said the unprecedented rise in international oil prices posed a danger of economic dislocation to developing countries and could have a cascading effect on both oil producing and consuming nations.
- 50 Killed In Worst Afghan Bombing (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
A suicide attack on a parliamentary delegation killed at least 50 people in northern Afghanistan today, a provincial official said, in the worst such blast in the country's history.
- Land Is The Issue, Say Farmers At Public Hearing On Sezs (Hindu, GARGI PARSAI, Nov 07, 2007)
“Land is the issue,” was the unanimous conclusion of a public hearing here on Monday on “Special Economic Zones and Land Rights” by Navdanya.
- Canada Seeks Skilled Indians (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Recognising India as a “key source country” for skilled workers, Canada on Tuesday announced opening of a “referral office” here to scout for talented people who could contribute to its economic growth.
- Warmongering Against Iran (Frontline, JOHN CHERIAN, Nov 07, 2007)
The U.S. imposes draconian sanctions on Iran while preparing the ground for a military attack on the Islamic republic.
- Black Smoke... Lots Of People Lying Dead (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
A bomb attack targeted a group of lawmakers in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 28 people, including five parliamentarians, officials said.
- Pak Trade Delegation Cancels India Visit (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The imposition of Emergency in Pakistan has dealt a severe blow to its economic relations with India as businessmen from the two countries have stopped booking fresh orders.
- Reservation For Minorities (Frontline, S. Viswanathan, Nov 07, 2007)
Tamil Nadu enacts a law granting separate reservation for Muslims and Christians in the Backward Classes quota.
- Friendly Advice (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 07, 2007)
SUPPORT for Gen Musharraf in western capitals, especially Washington, and which many Pakistanis begrudged him, is fast withering.
- Rallying Forces For Land (Frontline, Purnima S. Tripathi, Nov 07, 2007)
“WORK for every hand, bread for every stomach, land for the landless, protection for small farmers and traders, change in the present economic policies.”
- Tail Wagging The Dog (Frontline, V. Sridhar, Nov 07, 2007)
Recent events in the markets confirm the suspicion that the stock market tail is wagging the economy dog as never before.
- Resting On Laurels (Frontline, B. MURALIDHAR REDDY, Nov 07, 2007)
At the end of two years in office, President Mahinda Rajapaksa remains far from meeting his promise of solving the ethnic conflict.
- The Chinese Dream (Frontline, P. S. SURYANARAYANA, Nov 07, 2007)
The 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China re-elects Hu Jintao as general secretary and amends the party constitution.
- Friend In Need (Frontline, Vladimir Radyuhin , Nov 07, 2007)
PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin, when he travelled to Teheran last month, became the first Russian leader after Josef Stalin to visit Iran.
- Fanning The Flames In Nandigram (Frontline, SUHRID SANKAR CHATTOPADHYAY, Nov 07, 2007)
What started off as a violent agitation against a rumour of land acquisition in Nandigram block in West Bengal’s East Midnapore (Purba Medinipur) district 10 months ago has, in fact, taken the form of a struggle for turf control between the . . . .
- Importing Workers No Cure (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 07, 2007)
India’s skills shortage has spread from engineering to blue-collar skills. DLF Laing-O’Rourke, a joint venture building infrastructure for DLF in India, wants to bring home a whopping 20,000 Indian skilled workers currently employed in West Asia.
- Nandigram Turns War Zone, 3 Die (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The proposed special economic zone belt at Nandigram on Tuesday once again turned into a battlefield as two rival groups stepped up violence in their desperate attempt to "capture" as much land as possible before the deployment of the . . . . .
- Usa Rider To Take N Korea Off Terror List (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The USA has told North Korea it must come clean on all its suspected nuclear programmes to secure removal from Washington’s list of state sponsors of terrorism, a report said today.
- Are Indian Oil Companies ‘Bidding On The Riskiest Properties’ Overseas? (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 07, 2007)
Oil price hit $84 a barrel a few days ago, amidst fears that the Kurdish rebel problem would lead to the snapping of Iraq’s supplies.
- Only One Way Out For General Musharraf (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Whatever the provocations that led to this state of affairs, we categorically reject General Pervez Musharraf’s November 3 decision to impose a Provisional Constitutional Order and Proclamation of Emergency in the country. . . . . .
- Better Times Ahead (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Nov 07, 2007)
The world’s poorest people are not seeing the benefits of a global poverty rate decline driven by Asia’s economic growth in the past two decades, a report said today.
- Plight Of Women And Children (Frontline, T.K. RAJALAKSHMI, Nov 07, 2007)
The report of the third National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3), released in the second week of October, has immense significance for policymakers in health, nutrition, education and gender issues.
- Young Voters May Get Scoop (Deccan Herald, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 07, 2007)
The use of social networking sites, including Facebook and MySpace, have also been embraced by younger voters in campaigning.
- Us Aid Review To Pak Relief For India (Times of India, Chidanand Rajghatta, Nov 07, 2007)
India, for long a victim of American arming of Pakistan with lethal weapons, may finally find some relief if Washington is serious about its decision to review its aid to Islamabad and does a fair job of it.
- Getting Sabash From A Short-Tempered Scientist (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 07, 2007)
Before proceeding to south India on a major documentary assignment as cameraman with my boss N V K Murthy, the producer (Newsreel) told me a month before February 1968, to arrange an exclusive interview coverage on Sir C V Raman during our stay . . . .
- Bid To Remove Oil From Den Den On (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The salvage experts from Svitzer Wijsmuller Salvage Company continued their operations in a bid to remove oil from the sunken ship M V Den Den at Thannirbavi on Tuesday.
- Domestic Spats More Intractable Than Ties With Neighbours: Singh (Dawn, Jawed Naqvi, Nov 07, 2007)
Domestic spats between quarrelling Indian states are often more intractable than maintaining good relations with neighbouring countries, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Tuesday.
- Oil Wars Have Already Started (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 07, 2007)
IS the war in Iraq and Afghanistan really a fight for the last traces of oil and gas left on earth? After Alan Greenspan’s (former chairman of the US Federal Reserve) outburst comes the report of the Germany-based Energy Watch Group to . . . . .
- Development: Expansion Of Freedoms (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 07, 2007)
THE conventional wisdom on development is premised on growth theories. According to traditional dogmas, the basic function of economic theory is to create such conditions that help the business elite to accumulate profits at the highest possible rates.
- All About Participatory Notes (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
PARTICIPATORY Notes (PNs) are instruments held by entities that are otherwise not allowed to invest in Indian markets by the market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
- The Bellary Billionaires (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
“Horse-Trading” has been an allegation that rival political parties have levelled against each other in the current crisis. Although direct evidence of monetary pay-offs to legislators is virtually impossible to marshal, such pay-offs . . . . . . .
- Polls In Air, Upa Fast-Tracks Houses For Poor: Won’T Build, Will Give 5% Interest Subsidy (Indian Express, Amitav Ranjan, Nov 07, 2007)
With the spectre of an early election not ruled out yet, the UPA government is rushing through with a truncated housing scheme for the urban poor so that it gets rolling from January next year.
- Canada Wants Skilled Workers From India (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Recognising India as a "key source country" for skilled workers, Canada, on Tuesday, announced the opening of a "referral office" here to scout for talented people who could contribute to its economic growth.
- Suicide Bomber Kills 50 In North Afghanistan (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
A suicide attack on a parliamentary delegation killed at least 50 people in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, a provincial official said, in the worst such blast in the country’s history.
- Haircuts For Camels (Telegraph, Ashok V. Desai, Nov 06, 2007)
An event occurred unnoticed on January 31, 2006. Since it will continue to affect every aspect of our economic life for years, I have thought it appropriate to take note of it even so late.
- Narrow Considerations Can Distort National Vision: Pm (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
In a veiled reference to the Left parties pressure on the Indo-US nuclear deal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said narrow political considerations could distort the national vision and sense of collective purpose.
- Continued Instability In West Asia (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 06, 2007)
The Iraq War and subsequent events in the region, including the war in Lebanon and the continuing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, have significantly altered the distribution of power and calculations of governments in the region.
- Spinning Out Of Control (Telegraph, Malvika Singh, Nov 06, 2007)
The situation in Pakistan is ominous, and reads much like a chapter from the pages of the last century.
- Pm Lays Bare Coalition Cuffs (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Can coalitions provide the unity of purpose that nation-states need, Manmohan Singh asked today.
- Dealing With Migration (Times of India, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 06, 2007)
The migration debate in Britain only gets shriller. That's unfortunate. Because, migration is a complex issue which involves us all and rhetoric does little to help us come to terms with its implications.
- North And South Korea Join Hands To Alleviate Food Shortage (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
North Korea and South Korea have decided to establish a jointly operated hog farm in the North's capital as part of an attempt to alleviate the communist nation's chronic food shortages, a South Korean official said on Tuesday.
- Religion Through The Ages (Hindu, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
Collection of articles on the role of religion in Indian history
- Gowda Takes Exception To Parade Plan (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Gowda, according to sources, has taken strong exception to his son-former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy's decision to parade his MLAs along with the BJPs, before the President.
- Beyond Gdp And Progress (Deccan Herald, HAZEL HENDERSON, Nov 06, 2007)
The welfare of a nation can scarcely be inferred from a measurement of national income.
- New Arrivals (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Dr. Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi — Portrait of a Multi-Faceted Legend of Dravidians: His Life and Times: K.S.R. Publications, No. 5, 3rd Avenue, Indira Nagar, Chennai-600020. Rs. 350. Management Guru Professor Laloo’s Rail: Sunil Jogi . . .
- Cinema As A Participant In Politics (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The bulk of studies conducted on Indian cinema focuses on India after 1947, and examines the relationship between the film medium and India as a nation-state.
- Environment And The Poor (Hindu, Mihir Shah, Nov 06, 2007)
Samuel Bowles is co-author of the best textbook on economics (Understanding Capitalism) I have read in nearly 40 years as a student of the subject.
- We Need Young Politicians (Times of India, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
The Indian economic renaissance has been shaped by the youthful character of its workforce.
- Surge And The Rupee (Indian Express, ILA PATNAIK, Nov 06, 2007)
The US Federal Reserve decided to cut interest rates once again in its meeting this week.
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