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Business and Economy
  • Jute Exports Increase 
    The Textiles Ministry reported increased jute exports valued at USD 266 million even as exporters complained of sparse Government support while Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) said India’s export actually dropped from 34% to 26% from 2003 to 2004.

  • Mega LNG Deal with Iran is dead 
    Visiting Iran’s Deputy Oil Minister Hadi Nejad Hosseinian informed stunned Government officials that the much-publicized and anticipated USD 22 billion-mega deal to bring Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Iran is dead.

Democracy, Politics and Judiciary

  • Anti-Reservation Protests Spread 
    More students from medical, engineering, and non-professional colleges marched in many parts of the country protesting purported moves by the Federal Government to double reservation in all colleges—even backward classes students joined these protests.<More>

Environment, Health and Education

  • India’s Malnourished Children 
    Dampening the euphoria on economic growth, stock market performance, and increased foreign direct investment, a United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) report on nutrition said India has the most number of malnourished under-five children in the world.<More>

Terrorism, Defense, Security and Science & Technology
  • Army Worried about Siachen Demilitarization 
    With India and Pakistan almost on the verge of agreement to demilitarize the 75 km Siachen glacier, the Army has asked for clear delineation of the Actual Ground Position Line (AGPL) using satellite photos that would enable “iron clad” guarantees.


  • Pak Test Fires Long Range Missile 
    A Pakistan Inter-Services Public Relations note claimed that Pakistan has successfully test-fired “its long-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile Hatf VI (Shaheen II)” that is a two-staged solid fuel accurate nuclear capable missile with a range of 2000 kilometers.

  • Lanka Teeters on the Brink of Civil War 
    Sri Lanka appeared slowly drifting towards civil war even as last ditch attempts by Norway to negotiate a seaplane transport arrangement for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) negotiators to go to Geneva for the peace talks.

  • Pak in Top 10 Failed State List
    A Foreign Policy report that annually rates 146 countries on their effectiveness in maintaining control of its territories, running a Government, and providing basic public services rated Pakistan 9th most likely to fail ahead of Afghanistan, Nepal, and Lanka.<More>


Hot Topics
Featured Analyses
National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme : Making Panchayat Raj Institutions Effective
The Bill on National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme seeks to provide guaranteed employment to one member of every rural household for at least 100 days a year for a minimum wage of Rs.60 per day. Out of 260 million poor people in the country, about 200 million poor people are in rural areas. People in 45% rural India do not get work for six months in a year. 
The Saga of the Jemaah Islamiah
Will Kashmir go the way of Aceh?
A Cry for Help
Watch the Dragon
Cage This "Tiger"
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Featured Edits
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South Indian Inscriptions
Ancient Indian dynasties documented their administration, significant developments, grants, and milestones as inscriptions in temples. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has documented these inscriptions from 1886. These pages contain inscriptions from Pallava, Chola, Pandya, Western Chalukya, Eastern Chalukya, Rashtrakuta, Hoyasala, Vijayanagara, Vishnukundin, Kakatiya, Reddi, Vaidumba, Chinda, Eastern Ganga, Gajapathi, Kalchurya, Qutb-Shahi of Golkonda, and Moghul,  dynasties.

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