What began as a book on birds at the Indian International Centre (IIC) in New Delhi grew into “Garden Birds of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur”. (A Bird’S-Eye View, Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 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. (A Dishonest Judgment, Frontline, A.G. NOORANI, 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
(North Biofuel Appetite Causing South Starvation, Hindu, George Monbiot, 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.
(Maoists Under Fire After Owning Up Killing Scribe, Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The Tamil Nadu Government is planning to link rivers within the State to divert surplus water to drought-prone regions.
(Government Plans To Link Rivers In State, Hindu, S. Vydhianathan, Nov 07, 2007)
Rajya Sabha member Brinda Karat has sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s intervention to ensure that the will of Parliament is not subverted by delaying the notification of the Rules of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers . . . . (Brinda Karat’S Plea To Manmohan, Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Is Pakistan’s sickness terminal? To determine this one needs to diagnose. And what does a diagnosis reveal? Consider, first, the Pakistan army. (Special Article, Statesman, Rajinder Puri, 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.” (Rallying Forces For Land, Frontline, Purnima S. Tripathi, Nov 07, 2007)
IN western India, from the 2nd century B.C. to the 2nd century A.D., there was a prolific creation of art in caves hewn out of rock. (Mind Over Matter, Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The New Yorker has announced plans to publish an unedited story by the late Raymond Carver. Since then, the estates of several other deceased writers have also expressed an interest in seeing manuscripts published in their original pre-edited form. (The Loose Canon , Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, 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 . . . . (Getting Sabash From A Short-Tempered Scientist , Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 07, 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.
(Haircuts For Camels, Telegraph, Ashok V. Desai, Nov 06, 2007)
The welfare of a nation can scarcely be inferred from a measurement of national income. (Beyond Gdp And Progress , Deccan Herald, HAZEL HENDERSON, Nov 06, 2007)
What began as a book on birds at the Indian International Centre (IIC) grew into “Garden Birds of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur”. This exhaustive catalogue written by Samar Singh, with photos by Nikhil Devasar and Amano Samarpan, has been publi shed by . . . . (A Bird’S-Eye View, Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, 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. (Environment And The Poor, Hindu, Mihir Shah, Nov 06, 2007)
At least three brigades of the army have been silently moved out of Jammu and Kashmir amid a tussle between the state’s coalition partners on troop cuts. (Troops Cut, Without A Word , Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
In what could further hold up the Forest Rights Act, the PM has named two trenchant critics of the government — noted tiger conservationist Valmik (Pm Names Govt Baiters To Examine Rules Of Forest Act, Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
This article should in all fairness, carry a disclaimer. I’m no wide-eyed tourist or first-time visitor to the Blue Mountains. (Return Of The Native, Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
It would be premature to speculate at this juncture whether Pakistan is destined for another phase of martial law in the event of Parvez Musharraf’s re-election as President being blackballed ~ if club jargon is quite the word ~ by the Supreme Court. (Edits, Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
If the two books are to be believed, the time of reckoning has come in our Faustian Pact with fossil fuels, writes NS Rajaram (Nature Strikes Back, Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
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