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- Korea Calling (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
When a work assignment led me to Korea, I was quick to do my research.
- Pawar For Ncp-Congress Tieup (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Union agriculture minister and NCP leader Sharad Pawar on Sunday expressed a desire to forge an all-India alliance with the Congress party during the next parliamentary general elections, whenever they are held.
- A Day In The Prison (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
It was our third visit to San Francisco. I was determined not to miss the visit to Alcatraz, which had somehow eluded us the first two times.
- Infy, Wipro Hunt For Land In West Bengal (Deccan Herald, KALYAN RAY, Oct 29, 2007)
Two of India's biggest IT companies, Infosys and Wipro, are looking for vast expanse of land in West Bengal to expand their operations.
- Maoists Kill Five Villagers In India (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Five villagers have been shot dead by suspected Maoists in eastern India, a day after the left-wing rebels killed 18 people, including a former minister’s son, in an ambush, police said Sunday.
- India’S Poorest March On Capital For Land Rights (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
THOUSANDS of poor farmers, landless workers and indigenous people reached the Indian capital Sunday after a month-long protest march to highlight the plight of those marginalised by India’s economic boom.
- India’S Poor March For Land Rights (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Thousands of poor farmers, landless workers and indigenous people reached the Indian capital Sunday after a month-long protest march to highlight the plight of those marginalised by India’s economic boom.
- Do Or Die (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 29, 2007)
WE are living beyond our means and courting environmental, economic and human disaster.
- Nine Killed In Fresh Nandigram Violence (Tribune, Subhrangshu Gupta, Oct 29, 2007)
Three gunshots were fired at Mamata Banerjee’s vehicle while she was proceeding to Nandigram village around 3 pm today.
- Portrait Of Dalip Singh Saund To Be Unveiled In Us Congress (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
A portrait of Dalip Singh Saund, the first Indian American Congressman, will be unveiled in the US Congress at an official ceremony next month.
- Food Security Concerns (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 29, 2007)
“The power of population is so superior to the power of the earth to produce subsistence for man that premature death must in some shape or other visit the human race…levelling the population with the food of the world.”
- Carbon Blueprint (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 29, 2007)
Having given up on the nuclear deal and with elections in the not-to-distant future, the Congress (in particular the prime minister) has turned its attention to economic reform and governance, which should have been priorities at the beginning of . . . .
- Before His Day (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Oct 27, 2007)
Despite the advances of modern science, a large part of the lives of human beings is still determined by sunlight. Human beings tend to take sunlight for granted and therefore underestimate its importance.
- The Malnad Experience (Hindu, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 27, 2007)
Heritage Not just a house with a view, but also some great food
- Extension Of Nabard Funds Sought (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
The State government has approached National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to extend its funding programme for provision of additional infrastructure to schools.
- The Focus On Agriculture (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Oct 27, 2007)
In its latest World Development Report (WDR), the World Bank has made out a strong case for making agriculture the centrepiece of development strategies being pursued by developing countries.
- Transplanting Life (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 27, 2007)
THE newly promulgated Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Ordinance 2007 is being hailed by doctors and the civil society as a promising step to give hope of life to end-stage kidney-failure patients.
- Humans Put Humanity In Grave Danger (Telegraph, G.S. Mudur, Oct 27, 2007)
Humans are devouring the Earth’s natural resources in a manner that threatens humanity’s very survival, a UN report said today, predicting land and water shortages, deaths from pollution and disease, and extinction of species.
- Special (Statesman, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 27, 2007)
The season of film festivals is upon us once again.
- Congress Banks On Bjp Rebels (Asian Age, Venkatesh Kesari , Oct 27, 2007)
The Congress is banking on BJP dissidents, the disenchanted Patel community and the "passive" Sangh Parivar in the electoral battle against chief minister Narendra Modi in the December Gujarat Assembly polls.
- Bird Flu Hits Vietnam Village Near Chinese Border (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Bird flu has killed poultry in a Vietnamese village on the Chinese border, the third outbreak of the highly infectious virus in the country this month, Hanoi's Aninal Health Department said.
- Rs. 5 Crore Allocated For Horticulture (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Financial assistance will be provided to 2,334 farmers
The Government has approved action plan to promote growing of fruit
Construction of community ponds to be encouraged
- Is Bjp Alienating Another Ally? (Hindu, Sarabjit Pandher, Oct 26, 2007)
If murmurs of protest from the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal leadership in Punjab are any indicator, the BJP appears to be following a plan through which it is all set to alienate yet another partner from its much depleted National Democratic . . . .
- Left Parties, Unpa Iron Out New Deal (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
The contours of the new political realignment with the Left moving closer to the UNPA camp became clear on Thursday as the crucial outside supporters of the UPA government announced that they hold the same platform with the “Third Front. . .
- Unpa, Left To Coordinate Against Upa (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
The Left dropped hints of its intention to stitch a non- Congress and non-BJP alliance after UNPA Chairperson Mulayam Singh met CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat and his CPI counterpart A B Bardhan.
- Us Asks India To Open Markets For Progress (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
The US asked India to show flexibility and allow more access to its markets especially for non-agricultural products for reviving the stalled Doha Round of trade talks.
- Merkel To Give Away Deutsche Bank Award (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Deutsche Bank will present the first Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award, worth $ 1,00,000 (Rs. 40 lakh), to a project based in the Mumbai metropolitan area and it will be presented by the Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. . .
- Left, Unpa To Deepen Cooperation (Hindu, Anita Joshua, Oct 26, 2007)
The Left parties and the United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) on Thursday decided to extend their cooperation beyond the nuclear deal to issues such as price rise and farmers’ problems.
- The Mafia Is The Biggest Business In Italy (Tribune, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 26, 2007)
The mafia is now the biggest business in Italy, with organised crime netting mob bosses more than Ł 63 billion a year, or 7 per cent of the country’s gross domestic product, from drugs, extortion and prostitution.
- N-Deal Cements New Third Front (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Oct 26, 2007)
The glimmerings of a new alternative could be seen on Wednesday when Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav met Left leaders Prakash Karat and A.B. Bardhan and agreed to cooperate in Parliament on the Indo-US nuclear deal issue.
- Pm To Discuss Upa's Flagship Schemes (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
With the political crisis paralysing the functioning of the Government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will preside over a high level meeting of the officials to finalise a strategy for expediting implementation of the UPA's flagship schemes within. . .
- A Feminist Mart- Women's Empowerment (Hindu, Devaki Jain , Oct 26, 2007)
The women's market in Manipur shows that the need and search for livelihood is not only for the income.
- Indexing Inhumanity, Indian Style (Hindu, P. SAINATH, Oct 26, 2007)
It took minutes for the top guns to swing into action when the Sensex fell by several hundred points. But no Minister came forward to calm the nation when India hit the 94th rank in the Global Hunger Index.
- Fresh Proposals Keep Doha Round Alive (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Oct 26, 2007)
India's latest offer to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has the merit of keeping hopes alive but apart from that is unlikely to make much difference to the rather bleak prospects for a successful conclusion of the Doha Round of talks.
- Left Firms Up Anti-Cong Stance (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Giving in to the Left's bullying on the India-US nuclear deal is unlikely to remove hurdles in the path of the UPA Government as the comrades are all set to broadbase their opposition on several other key policy issues.
- ‘Given The Nature Of Competitive Politics And Fractured Mandates... Difficult For Us To Do What Is Manifestly Obvious’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 25, 2007)
Never before has the Indian economy sustained close to 9 per cent growth year after year for so long. Most projections suggest that we should be able to sustain this rate into the medium term.
- Congress Defends Pm On Deal (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The Congress on Wednesday came out in defence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against the BJPâ€™s campaign that he is a "weak Prime Minister". It attacked BJP stalwarts Atal Behari Vajpayee and L.K. Advani and described Dr Singh as . . . .
- Food Inflation On The Rise (Dawn, Sultan Ahmed, Oct 25, 2007)
THE holy month of Ramazan was conspicuous for accelerating the rate of inflation, particularly food inflation in the country. In fact, the inflation rate was the highest in this month during the last five years.
- Cong Defends Pm, Blasts Bjp (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Acting on the directions of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, the party came out in strong defence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today while lashing out at the BJP for mounting a personal attack against him.
- Split In Janata Dal (Secular) Averted (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
A split in the Janata Dal (Secular) that appeared imminent on Tuesday has been averted. The former Deputy Chief Minister, M.P. Prakash, who in virtual defiance of the party led a group of legislators to New Delhi for talks with Congress leaders . . . . .
- The Malnad Experience (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
A home in rain-drenched Thirthahalli opened its doors to discerning tourists four months ago.
- Manmohan Ignored Farmers’ Team From A.P., Says Naidu (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu, on Wednesday criticised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for ignoring a delegation of Members of Parliament from the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) which has been seeking an appointment . . .
- Rs. 5.2-Crore Action Plan For Horticulture Development (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
National Horticulture Mission was launched in Raichur district in March
Department has chalked out several programmes that attract subsidy
‘Thrust will be on large-scale plantation of
- Boats Ply, Dolphins Die (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Tourists visiting the Chilika Lake may soon miss the sight of the rare Irrawaddy dolphins that are in peril owing to the threat posed by unregulated operation of a large number of mechanised boats and ferries carrying tourists to the lake.
- Protests Over Land Rights In India (Guardian (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
On a hot, dusty highway some 40 miles (70km) from Delhi, a human column snakes its way towards the Indian capital carrying a unique message of defiance to the country's leaders: "Give us back our land."
- Poor But Defiant, Thousands March On Delhi In Fight For Land Rights (Guardian (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
On a hot, dusty highway some 40 miles (70km) from Delhi, a human column snakes its way towards the Indian capital carrying a unique message of defiance to the country's leaders: "Give us back our land."
- The Unfinished Agenda Of Economic Reform (Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
There is no lack of thinking on what needs to be done to sustain and further accelerate growth.
- Final Advice From Drucker For Knowledge Organisations (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Oct 25, 2007)
What is the first sign of decline of a company? Not a splash of red on the financial statements, as accountants may tend to think, but ‘loss of appeal to qualified, able, and ambitious people,’ as Elizabeth Haas Edersheim writes in . . . .
- Pm Has No Time, Naidu Says It's Insult To Telugu Pride (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and TDP leader Chandrababu Naidu has accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of hurting the "Telgu pride" by not granting him an appointment to discuss the problems of the State farmers.
- Trai Prescription (Frontline, V. Sridhar, Oct 25, 2007)
IN April 2007, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) received a reference from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to make recommendations on the basis of a review of telecom licensing norms.
- Electronic Vision (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
THE Chandigarh administration is working towards making the city grow as a knowledge-based one.
- Little Women (Frontline, Jayati Ghosh, Oct 25, 2007)
LAST Monday – October 15 – a friend of mine sent me a message, reminding me that it was World Rural Women’s Day. I was intrigued, because I had not actually forgotten – I did not know about it to begin with.
- Industrial Upturn (Frontline, C.P. CHANDRASEKHAR, Oct 25, 2007)
While there are important differences between the mid-1990s industrial mini-boom and the boom that is under way, the danger of a downturn still lurks.
- Signals From Ceasfire (Frontline, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Oct 24, 2007)
The United Jihad Council is desperate to join in the political dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir’s future, but it may be too late.
- Haryana Has A New Partner In U.S. State (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
A Declaration of Partnership between Haryana and the U.S. State of Minnesota was signed in New Delhi on Tuesday to promote “active exchange of ideas, knowledge, and people as it relates to trade and investment, science and . . . . .
- Save The Lions (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 24, 2007)
Efforts to save the Asiatic lion from extinction have suffered a grievous blow with five lions being electrocuted near the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary in Gujarat.
- Kalam Conferred Honorary Doctorate Of Science (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Former president A P J Abdul Kalam has been conferred with an Honorary Doctorate of Science by the University of Wolverhampton in the UK in recognition of his eminence in the international community as a scientist, educationist and statesman.
- Poor State (Indian Express, VARGHESE K. GEORGE, Oct 24, 2007)
Prabhat Patnaik writes on the ‘The Privatisation Of Planning,’ and argues that the central government is trying to take away the powers of the state government in two ways — by centralising some in the Union government and decentralising others to . . . .
- Carbon Sequestration For Better Dryland Productivity (Hindu, William D. Dar, Oct 24, 2007)
The world rejoices over the award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize to those who focussed on climate change, yet even simple agricultural practices can greatly help mitigate this global challenge.
- To Fracture Further, Left Works On Another Deal-With Unpa (Indian Express, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 24, 2007)
The fate of the Indo-US nuclear deal may be “open-ended” as it is and no one will admit, in public, that early elections is an option but political parties are stepping up their gears for a final showdown.
- 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).
- Next Wave Of Reforms Crucial (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Since the mid-1980s successive reforms have progressively moved the Indian economy towards a market-based system.
- Lacking Spark (Telegraph, S.L. Rao, Oct 24, 2007)
In the years that I have been actively engaged with energy, more particularly electricity, I have been surprised by the inability — even of experienced journalists, let alone the ordinary public — to understand the simple facts that lead to the . . . . .
- 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.
- Unpa: Go By What Ls Decides On Deal (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
The United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA), a group of eight regional political parties, on Tuesday finalised its governing committee office-bearers selecting Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav as its chairman and Telugu Desam. . .
- Up Must Lower Sugarcane Prices (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Oct 24, 2007)
Instead of coercing cane arrears out of sugar manufacturers, the UP government would do well to think long term and correct policy distortions, namely the high state advised price (SAP) for sugarcane, if it wants to help the farmers.
- Ban On Rice Export (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 24, 2007)
Traders in Punjab and Haryana have been protesting against the ban on the export of non-basmati rice for the past some days, disrupting the procurement of paddy and bringing down prices of certain exportable varieties of rice.
- Janata Dal(s) President H.D. Deve Gowda On The Karnataka Crisis (Frontline, PARVATHI MENON, Oct 24, 2007)
A CENTRAL figure in the ongoing political change in Karnataka is former Prime Minister and national president of the Janata Dal (Secular) H.D. Deve Gowda, the hardy perennial of regional politics in India.
- ‘Liberate Him From Misinterpretations’ (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Bhagat Singh, who created a stir through his revolutionary ideas and courageous actions, stands alone in the galaxy of martyrs for his maturity as a thinker who had an alternative framework of governance for independent India.
- Hindi Print Media (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
“We need a Hindi version of Citizen Kane. The time is right for it.
- Avoidable Imports Of Wheat (Deccan Herald, Kamal Nayan Kabra, Oct 23, 2007)
As adequate wheat was available within the country, imports were unnecessary.
- Employment And Growth — The Emerging Scenario (Hindu, C. Rangarajan, Oct 23, 2007)
With a 9.0 per cent GDP growth rate, even under the very conservative assumptions, the economy will reach a level where the workforce will match the labour force within a short period.
- Towards Fair Farm Prices (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
The government’s recent announcements on agricultural prices are significant in that they attempt to balance the interests of the producers and the consumers.
- Focus On The Farm (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Oct 23, 2007)
Agriculture can bring development to countries only if the governments reversed years of policy neglect and remedied investment strategies in the sector.
- Indian Pm Appears To Be Cracking Under Pressure (Daily Times, Iftikhar Gilani, Oct 23, 2007)
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday showed extreme disappointment at his allies’ position on the Indo-US nuclear deal, telling leaders of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) that they had let him down.
- Too Much Sugar In The System (Business Line, R. Balaji, Oct 23, 2007)
As the 2007-08 sugar season starts, the Indian sugar industry faces a problem of plenty on an unprecedented scale.
- A Russian Economic Miracle? (Business Standard, Deepak Lal, Oct 23, 2007)
My wife and I were in Moscow last month for the launch of the Russian edition of my book Unintended Consequences.
- No News Is Good News (Pioneer, Pyotr Goncharov, Oct 23, 2007)
Mr Vladimir Putin has said that he was pleased with his historic visit to Iran, the first by a Russian head of state since 1943.
- Lions Endangered (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 23, 2007)
The death of three lionesses and two cubs by electrocution at the edge of Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary last week has once again drawn attention to the plight of this critically endangered species.
- Cong Raps Left For Food Riots In West Bengal (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
The Congress lashed out against the Left Front, a key ally at the Centre, for the food riots in West Bengal and questioned its commitment towards the poor.
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