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- ‘Bandh’ Panic Strikes Trains (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
A “goof-up” by the Mugalsarai division of East Central Railway about a “Maoist bandh” in Bihar-Jharkhand today led the authorities to cancel and divert several trains plying along the Dhanbad division.
- Spell Your Name Differently! (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
The story goes that what Jayalalitha could not achieve, Jayalalithaa managed to accomplish in the summer of 2001 by regaining power in Tamil Nadu. That the mere addition of the letter a at the end of her name on the advice of a numerologist did the trick.
- In Modi’S Best Interests (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Oct 29, 2007)
On the face of it, the latest sting operation by Tehelka, also being telecast on TV, appears to expose those responsible for the post-Godhra riots in Gujarat in February 2002.
- Lalu Flexes His Muscles (Deccan Herald, Abhay Kumar, Oct 29, 2007)
Railway Minister Lalu Prasad on Sunday said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi should be immediately booked under Section 302 of IPC (murder), as he had been unmasked through the Tehelka expose for his role in the Godhra riots.
- Pakistan Blasts Remain A Whodunit (Hindustan Times, KAMAL SIDDIQI, Oct 26, 2007)
As investigations into the horrific bomb blasts that greeted the homecoming of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto still make little headway, many uncomfortable questions are being asked.
- Official Heading Karachi Blast Probe Quits (Hindu, Nirupama Subramanian , Oct 25, 2007)
A police official heading the investigations into the October 19 attack on Benazir Bhutto’s homecoming procession in Karachi has stepped down from the probe days after the former Prime Minister said she had no trust in him.
- The Right Track (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Oct 24, 2007)
Expenditure on the rail freight corridor, especially with Japanese co-operation, would be well worth it as the project would bolster economic growth.
- Azad Urges Media To Highlight Development (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 18, 2007)
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad here today sought media’s cooperation in reaching out to people across the country and lamented that news about the negative aspects of society overshadowed developmental issues.
- Speculation Rife Over Benazir’S Return (Hindu, Nirupama Subramanian , Oct 16, 2007)
Three days before the expected homecoming of Pakistan People’s Party leader and former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto after an eight-long years self-imposed exile, rumours are swirling that she may not return.
- Bangalore-Mangalore Train Service Likely From November (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 16, 2007)
The much-awaited passenger train service to Bangalore on the Mangalore-Hassan-Bangalore broad gauge route in all likelihood would commence next month, if the assurance given by V.N. Mathur, Member, Railway Board, is anything to go . . . . .
- Preventing Iran From Going The Iraq Way (Hindu, Vladimir Radyuhin , Oct 16, 2007)
The prime goal of Vladimir Putin’s visit to Iran, the first by a Russian President in over 60 years, is to deny the U.S. any pretext for attacking Iran. For that, he needs to get Iran to cooperate with the IAEA.
- Polls’ Fairness Is Crucial (Dawn, Kunwar Idris, Oct 16, 2007)
WHILE to all appearances the fate of the country hangs in the balance, for the chief of Pakistan’s ruling party, Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, it is time for banter and bluff.
- So What If The Train Stinks (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
The Indian Railways (IR) finally appears to have found a unique solution to the problem of crowded trains and stinking toilets.
- Polls’ Fairness Is Crucial (Dawn, Kunwar Idris, Oct 15, 2007)
While to all appearances the fate of the country hangs in the balance, for the chief of Pakistan’s ruling party, Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, it is time for banter and bluff.
- Energy Tops Manmohan’S Agenda (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Oct 15, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here on Sunday to provide a fresh impetus to diversify India’s source of energy.
- In Myanmar, Missing The Big Picture (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 15, 2007)
For India, Myanmar represents an inconvenient truth. India is today grappling with the contradictions of an ‘internal matter’ having obvious ripple effects for the region.
- 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.
- Railway Plans To Develop Commercial Complexes (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 13, 2007)
The report of the feasibility study for commercial development of the 10 sites, spread over 265 acres of land, has been submitted to the Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA)...
- Lolly A Day Wets Poll Lips (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
Land and Lalu have scored in the season of lollipops, shovelling fresh fuel into the embers of early polls.
- Government Disservice (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 12, 2007)
When the pay scales of government employees trail the cost of living, government in major economies simply mark it up. India has however set up six elaborate pay commissions to do that job.
- India 'Close To Burma Port Deal' (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 11, 2007)
India is close to signing an agreement with the Burmese military junta to develop the port of Sittwe, officials in Delhi have said.
- 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.
- India Nuclear Talks Are Deferred (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 11, 2007)
India's government and its communist allies have agreed to hold more talks on a nuclear deal which is threatening the future of the coalition.
- Indian Fm Repeats Old Speech: Myanmar Turmoil (Dawn, Simon Denyer, Oct 10, 2007)
By failing to freshen up his speech, critics said Pranab Mukherjee appeared to ignore widespread pro-democracy protests in Myanmar and a deadly military crackdown.
- Indo-Bangla Talks To Take Up Moitree Express Schedule (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 09, 2007)
The inter-governmental railway meeting between India and Bangladesh which began here today took up various issues on streamlining the freight-train operations between the two countries.
- Project To Link North-East And South-East Asia (Hindu, Sushanta Talukdar, Oct 08, 2007)
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited had started working on an optical fibre project to establish telecommunication network between India’s north-east region and south-east Asia.
- Tokenism: Politicisation Of The Ramzan Iftar (Deccan Herald, Firoz Bakht Ahmed, Oct 08, 2007)
Most political parties conduct Iftar 'religiously' to impress Muslims that they are the ones who really care for them.
- Terrorists Train Guns On J&k Tracks (Statesman, Kavita Suri, Oct 08, 2007)
Even though it will take one more year for the first train to Kashmir to chug out, terrorists have already devised plans to blow it up.
- Rly Land Reforms (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 06, 2007)
It’s taken a long time coming. But the railways’ decision to commercially utilise its surplus land is still paradigm shifting, provided it catches on everywhere in the government.
- Sc Gives States 2 Months’ Time (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 06, 2007)
The states which have not implemented the law preventing manual scavenging were today directed by the Supreme Court to notify the central Act passed in 1993 and were given two months to complete the formality.
- Govt. Gears Up For ‘Bijli’ Rally (Hindu, Rajesh Ahuja, Oct 06, 2007)
Hectic preparations are underway for the visit of Congress president Sonia Gandhi to Haryana this Sunday.
- Stampede At Mughalsarai (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 05, 2007)
Although one will have to wait for an inquiry to establish the exact number of casualties and what caused the stampede at Mughalsarai, the country’s biggest railway junction, initial reports say the mishap happened due to the last-minute change. . .
- Health Insurance For A.P. Construction Workers Soon (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 05, 2007)
The Andhra Pradesh Government has finally decided to collect cess from contractors at one per cent on the value of the constructions such as buildings, dams and other structures executed by them, to provide proper healthcare to construction . . . .
- Mush, Benazir Edge Closer To Power Deal (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 05, 2007)
Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, who is close to Mr Musharraf, said an announcement of an agreement - expected to include the dropping of corruption charges against Ms Bhutto - would come within the house.
- Encourage Better Usage Of Urban Land (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Oct 05, 2007)
The Indian Railways’ (IR) decision to develop its major stations in Mumbai is very timely.
- Pak Power Talks Pick Up Speed (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 05, 2007)
A breakthrough in power-sharing talks between General Pervez Musharraf and former Prime Minister Ms Benazir Bhutto appeared imminent today, both sides said.
- A Bad Hair Day For Railways (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 04, 2007)
A stampede at Mughalsarai railway station on Wednesday afternoon resulted in 15 elderly women being trampled to death and severely injuring several others.
- Normality Was Ensured On Bandh Day: Karunanidhi (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 04, 2007)
Normality was ensured in the State on the bandh day though the Supreme Court’s orders staying the October 1 bandh were received late the previous night, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi said on Wednesday.
- Bhutto Granted Amnesty (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 04, 2007)
Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad, who attended a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz that discussed the issue, said ministers and top officials had agreed "in principle" to quash old cases against Bhutto.
- Moral Ambiguity Of “Deal” Making (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Oct 04, 2007)
According to Sheikh Rashid, the railways minister, President General Pervez Musharraf’s government has decided to withdraw the corruption and misuse of power cases against “all those in public life” who have neither been tried nor convicted by the courts.
- Lhc Orders Release Of Indian Sugar (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 04, 2007)
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday ordered the release of tonnes of imported Indian sugar, declaring it non-injurious for human consumption.
- Benazir Cases (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 03, 2007)
Top Pakistani government officials today agreed to grant exiled former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto an amnesty from prosecution in corruption cases pending against her, a cabinet minister said.
- 85 Pakistan Parliamentarians Quit In Protest (Hindu, Nirupama Subramanian , Oct 03, 2007)
Opposition members of Parliament and three Provincial Assemblies affiliated to the All-Parties Democracy Movement resigned en masse on Tuesday in protest against the October 6 Presidential election, in which President Pervez Musharraf will seek . . . .
- Ram Setu: Buses Off The Roads, Shops Closed In Tn (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
Though the Supreme Court had stayed the Tamil Nadu bandh called on Monday by the ruling DMK and its allies on the Sethusamudram project issue, buses in most parts of the state were off the roads and shops in main thoroughfares remained closed.
- Buses Off The Roads, Shops Closed In Tn (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
Though the Supreme Court had stayed the Tamil Nadu bandh called on Monday by the ruling DMK and its allies on the Sethusamudram project issue, buses in most parts of the state were off the roads and shops in main thoroughfares remained closed.
- Trapped By Birth, Liberated By Death (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
Poignant tales of young British Asian women committing suicide have cast a sad reflection on the state of the Asian, in particular, UK's Indian community.
- A Feast After A Fast: Ramzan In Dhaka (Asian Age, Editorial, The Asian Age, Oct 01, 2007)
My first trip to Dhaka was in the middle of Ramzan during May in the early Nineties. I had to leave in a hurry with a business associate, a pure vegetarian, to finalise a tender bid with my friend Iqbalâ€™s company and brush up some more contacts.
- Industrial Leap (Frontline, Ravi Sharma , Sep 29, 2007)
SPEARHEADING the drive to make Karnataka an industrial powerhouse, the Directorate of Industries and Commerce has been wooing industrialists, facilitating investments, planning roadshows, offering easy access to government departments . . . .
- Musharraf Can Seek Re-Election As President In Uniform:sc (OutLook, K J M Varma, Sep 29, 2007)
In a major legal victory for embattled military ruler Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan Supreme Court today cleared obstacles for the General to seek re-election as President in uniform dealing a big blow to the Opposition.
- Berthright (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Sep 29, 2007)
THE Railway Ministry’s proposal to provide additional berths in between the two rows of berths in the passage of sleeper class and air-conditioned three-tier coaches is flawed.
- In Public Interest (Frontline, Ravi Sharma , Sep 29, 2007)
PUBLIC sector utilities such as the Postal Department, the Department of Telecommunications and the Railways have been playing a key role in propelling Karnataka forward.
- Explaining India’S Silence Over Burma (Daily Times, Subir Bhaumik, Sep 29, 2007)
India has been slow to break its silence over street protests across Burma this month even though it has strong geographical, political and strategic links with its eastern neighbour
- Explaining India's Silence Over Burma (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 28, 2007)
India has been slow to break its silence over street protests across Burma this month even though it has strong geographical, political and strategic links with its eastern neighbour.
- Bhutto Says She Secretly Met Musharraf (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 28, 2007)
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has acknowledged that she has met secretly with President General Pervez Musharraf but said she was increasingly pessimistic about reaching a power-sharing deal with the leader.
- Bhutto Acknowledges Secret Meeting With Mush (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 28, 2007)
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto said on Thursday that she has met secretly with President Gen Pervez Musharraf but said she was increasingly pessimistic about reaching a power-sharing deal with the leader.
- Mush Files Nomination Papers For Prez Polls (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 27, 2007)
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf filed his nomination papers on Thursday to contest October 6 presidential elections, a minister said.
- No Iaea Access To Dr A Q Khan: Fo Shujaat, Other Leaders Resent Bb’S Statement (Pakistan Observer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 27, 2007)
The government on Wednesday rejected former premier Benazir Bhutto’s proposal to let the United Nations question Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan, the father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb.
- Revival Of Kcr (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Sep 25, 2007)
About two years ago this time, Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad issued directives asking officials to expedite work on the Karachi Circular Railway.
- Jobs For Locals Sought In Railway Work (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
Various organisations have threatened a stir if local youths were not given due share of jobs in the on-going construction work of the Railways.
- Neglected Instruments (Telegraph, Ashok V. Desai, Sep 25, 2007)
In my last column I took the communists’ critique of the prime minister’s foreign policy tilt seriously, and discussed how it could be made to make sense.
- Filthy, Crowded And Dangerous (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 24, 2007)
The once efficient railways have deteriorated to the point that derailments and brake failures are regular occurrences.
- Violence During Cpi (Maoist) Bandh (Hindu, K. BALCHAND, Sep 24, 2007)
At least two persons, including a policeman, were killed during a bandh sponsored by the Communist Party of India (Maoist) in Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh on Sunday protesting against the arrest of its activists.
- Cyber-City Lives In Fear Of Terror Attacks (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
A series of deadly bombings have left this southern showcase of India's hi-tech success haunted by fears of new attacks that could ruin Hindu-Muslim harmony and the city's growing prosperity.
- A Comparative Failure (Asia Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
HUA HIN, Thailand - There's a tongue-in-cheek rule of headline writing on the Asia Times Online newsdesk that if an article is deathly dull, an editor shouldn't try to sex it up by writing a headline that's more interesting than the article, thereby
- Hot And Over-Hot (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Sep 24, 2007)
The half a percentage point cut in interest rates by the US Federal Reserve has triggered an avalanche in the Indian stock markets.
- On October 6 (Indian Express, Mini Kapoor, Sep 22, 2007)
A date at last,” began The News in its editorial (September 21) after Pakistan’s Election Commission announced that the presidential election would be conducted on October 6. It took stock of the calendar of events so far:
- Unorganised Sector Evading Vat (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Sep 22, 2007)
Despite booming consumerism and good purchasing power of the people, poor VAT collection in the state is a worrying situation for the state Finance Minister.
- Woman On The Move (Telegraph, Malavika Karlekar, Sep 20, 2007)
Indians have been peripatetic for centuries, travelling both within the country and abroad, and with British rule, employment-related middle-class migration picked up.
- Mush To Stay Army Chief If Not Elected: Attorney-Gen (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Sep 20, 2007)
President Gen Pervez Musharraf has reaffirmed that he would fulfill his pledge made to the Supreme Court that he would quit army post if elected for another term.
- Vladimir Putin And The Succession Questions (Hindu, Vladimir Radyuhin , Sep 20, 2007)
In retaining the freedom to manoeuvre the handover of power to his chosen successor, the Russian President has made sure that he will continue to be in control after retirement.
- Indian Rlys To Open 6,344 Atvms Across India (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 20, 2007)
The serpentine queue in front of railway ticket counters may be a thing of the past if a plan by the Indian Railways to set up 6,344 automatic ticket vending machines (ATVM) at stations across the country materialises.
- Mush To Slough Off Uniform (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
Relenting to mounting pressure to give up the uniform, Pakistans embattled military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that he will quit the post of army chief after he is re-elected as President.
- Anti-Collision Devices To Be In Place: Rly (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 18, 2007)
Indian Railways has proposed to install about 57,000 anti-collision devices (ACDs) over its entire broad gauge (BG) network by 2013-14.
- Exporters Get Service Tax Relief (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 18, 2007)
Providing relief to exporters hit by the rise in rupee value, the centre, on Monday, announced they would be exempted from tax on services rendered by ports, road transport and railways.
- The Tug Of Roots (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 18, 2007)
Railway ministers are famed for playing favourites when it comes to starting new trains, opening new divisions and so on.
- A Bridge Too Far (Indian Express, Tavleen Singh, Sep 17, 2007)
If you viewed as I did last week the hysterics over Ram’s bridge from the perspective of a remote island in the Atlantic that has better airports and roads than India, it is not just disheartening but absurd.
- 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.
- Pakistan Rlys On Same Track As Lalu (Indian Express, Raghvendra Rao, Sep 17, 2007)
The winds of change sweeping the Indian Railways over the past few months have had a resonance on the other side of the border as well. In a remarkable coincidence Pakistan Railways seems to have chosen to tread similar lines as its Indian . . . .
- Crucial Years For The Bpo Industry (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Sep 14, 2007)
The next three years will witness significant global integration and consolidation in the BPO space. Having established a brand that connotes quality and lower cost, the Indian BPO industry has emerged as a dominant global player and is poised to . . . .
- “Raw Deal For Railway Projects In Karnataka” (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 14, 2007)
Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday took a harsh line against the Union Government, particularly the Ministry of Railways, on what he termed the “step-motherly attitude” towards Karnataka while sanctioning projects.
- Ap Bungles In Disaster Management (Deccan Herald, R Akhileshwari , Sep 12, 2007)
The series of disasters that struck Hyderabad in the last two weeks shows that it is woefully lacking in preparedness to meet any form of disaster.
- ‘Financial Sector Is In Need Of An Agenda’ (Business Line, G. Srinivasan , Sep 12, 2007)
We are looking to the Raghuram Rajan Committee for a broad-based view of the financial sector by scanning the whole structure to lay out an agenda.
- Shahbaz: It’S A Slap On Face Of Judiciary (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
Shahbaz Sharif, the younger brother of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on Monday said the deportation of Mr Sharif is a slap on the face of the judiciary by the military-led government.
- Pakistan On Edge, Awaits Nawaz Sharif (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s departure from London for Islamabad on Sunday night had all the suspense and excitement of a gripping thriller.
- State Has Dithered Away (Indian Express, Bibek Debroy, Sep 10, 2007)
That government is best which governs least. We don’t know who said this — Henry David Thoreau, Thomas Jefferson or Thomas Paine. But we do know this government is characterised by pervasive policy paralysis (PPP), the Indian version of PPP.
- Saudi Arabia Offers To Keep Sharif Brothers (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
Saudi Arabia is for all our brothers and sisters all over the Muslim world, Saudi Prince and intelligence chief Aziz reportedly said when asked whether Sharif brothers could be deported again.
- Defending Grazing Routes (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
Shepherds from across the world joined their Spanish colleagues to lead flocks of sheep through the streets of downtown Madrid on Sunday in defence of ancient grazing routes threatened by urban sprawl and man-made frontiers.
- 2 Killed, Many Injured As Fly-Over Scaffolding Crashes In Hyderabad (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
Two persons were killed and scores injured as the scaffolding of a fly-over under construction caved in near Panjagutta cross roads on Sunday evening, even as heavy rain lashed the twin cities disrupting normal life.
- Nobody’S People (Asian Age, Editorial, The Asian Age, Sep 10, 2007)
The tragedy of athlete Santhi Soundarajan is that her failed attempt at committing suicide brings back the spotlight on her for the wrong reasons.
- Panel Raps Rlys For Slow Pace Of Expansion (Business Line, Mamuni Das , Sep 10, 2007)
Even as Indian Railways recorded a cash surplus before dividend of Rs 20,153.49 crore for fiscal 2006-07, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Railways has pulled up the Ministry for not expanding the physical railway network at an equally . . . .
- No Help For Naked, Unconscious Lady On Mumbai Local (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
In a shocking incident that points to the abysmal level of policing in Mumbai, a woman in her mid-30s was found naked and unconscious on a CST-Titwala train's first class ladies compartment on Saturday night.
- A Bridge Collapses (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Sep 10, 2007)
SEPTEMBER ONE was a fateful day marked by a tragedy that should not have happened. The collapse of the Shershah bridge of the Northern Bypass in Karachi has had a ripple effect.
- Rail Tunnel Collapses (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 08, 2007)
Work on the Udhampur-Kashmir valley rail line suffered a serious setback due to the collapse of a portion of the 3-km-long tunnel near Udhampur and seepage in three other tunnels beyond Katra.
- Competition Commission Coming (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Sep 08, 2007)
On Thursday, the Lok Sabha cleared the Competition (Amendment) Bill 2007. Admittedly without discussion, but given the mood in Parliament and the fact that the Bill has already been scrutinised by the Standing Committee, that is a matter of detail.
- Govt-Bb Talks Resume Today (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 04, 2007)
The stalled talks between aides to President General Pervez Musharraf and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairwoman Benazir Bhutto on a power-sharing deal will resume in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today (Tuesday).
- Pervez To Make Final Bid For Deal: Aide (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 04, 2007)
President Pervez Musharraf will make a final attempt to seal a deal with exiled former Premier Benazir Bhutto that could keep the general in power, a senior official said today.
- Final Round Of Talks Imminent (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 04, 2007)
President General Pervez Musharraf will make a final attempt to seal a deal with exiled former premier Ms Benazir Bhutto that could keep the general in power, a senior official said today.
- The Bottlenecks (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Sep 03, 2007)
THE economy seems to be doing fine at one level, despite myriad problems like the global financial crisis, domestic unrest and growing Naxalite and terrorist attacks.
- Getting Back Into Building Mode (Business Line, S. Venkitaramanan , Sep 03, 2007)
One of the defining moments in India’s economic reform occurred in the time of P.V. Narasimha Rao, the Prime Minister rightly remembered as the sponsor of Indian economic reform.
- Waiting For Nawaz Sharif? (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Sep 01, 2007)
Nawaz Sharif says he will be back in Pakistan on September 10 after a seven-year exile.
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