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- Why Blame Politicians (Deccan Herald, N N SACHITANAND, Nov 06, 2007)
If politicians are seen hovering like flies around the honey pot of cricket, to the extent that even their legislative duties get second preference, the blame should, to a large extent, be laid at the door of the media.
- `We Are Making A Mark On International Routes' (Business Line, K. Venugopal , Nov 06, 2007)
We plan to increase capacity by 15 per cent a year, adding another 50 per cent to domestic capacity in three years. Our focus will remain on domestic business. In fact, international capacity expansion will help the domestic operations.
- Hk Has Biggest 1-Day Loss (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Most Asian markets fell on renewed worries about fallout from U.S. credit problems and mortgage-backed securities, while Hong Kong posted its biggest one-day point loss on reports of a delay in a new investment policy.
- Macho Vs Mature (Times of India, Swapan Dasgupta, Nov 05, 2007)
Unfamiliarity with the many ways of speaking English can create diplomatic hiccups.
- Indo-German Relations Move Into High Gear (Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
German firms are keen on a share of the over 350 billion euros that India plans to invest in infrastructure and other projects in the next five years. Investors from around the world, including Germany, obviously want a piece of the action.
- Clueless Congress (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Nov 05, 2007)
No soon do elections come around that the political parties start looking for the voters they had discarded for the previous five years.
- Rising Sensex (Tribune, Jayshree Sengupta, Nov 05, 2007)
There is much euphoria about Sensex touching the 20,000 mark within a short period.
- Mit: M For ‘Misleading’ (Telegraph, CHARU SUDAN KASTURI, Nov 05, 2007)
India’s education minister Arjun Singh and senior politicians from virtually all major parties are endorsing a private Pune-based institution that is not recognised by any government authority but claims it is backed by the Indian government.
- Reforming The Police (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 05, 2007)
The Punjab government’s decision to implement police reforms in the state is welcome.
- Gang Supplying Money To Militants Busted (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Even as the state police department has come across links of some big business houses of Maharashtra with some militant groups of the state, the local police today busted an inter-state gang involved in providing financial support . . . . .
- ‘India Only Waiting For Pakistan To Open Mumbai Consulate’ (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
India was ready to re-open its consulate in Karachi tomorrow if possible, and had been ready since Jan 2006, but it was waiting for the Pakistani authorities to find land in Mumbai for their consulate, said Deputy High Commissioner Manpreet Vohra Thursday
- What Happens When Sub-Accounts Convert To Fii Status (Business Line, D. Murali , Nov 03, 2007)
If the conversion of a sub-account to an FII causes a ‘transfer’ of securities from the sub-account to the FII, it would trigger a taxable event.
- Don't Make Life One Shopping Binge (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 03, 2007)
Biologist Richard Dawkins sneers at Biblical Ten Commandments in his book, The God Delusion. He would like us to substitute them with a new set of injunctions, which he obtained from an atheist website.
- The Ground Beneath Their Feet (Indian Express, Sonu Jain, Nov 03, 2007)
When the government announced a council headed by the prime minister to look at land reforms, was it just an attempt to pacify the sheer numbers who walked from Gwalior to Delhi? Or does the government actually think that there . . . . .
- For Humane Recovery (Deccan Herald, Gopal Sutar, Nov 03, 2007)
In India, borrowers overstate their property valuation, provide false documents and mislead the bank about their actual income.
- Union Cabinet Rejects Proposal To Raise Air Fare For Haj Pilgrims (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
“In keeping with UPA Government’s commitment to Muslim welfare”
Overall Haj subsidy provided by the Government to go up now from Rs. 343 crore to 368 crore
Varanasi will be included as a new embarkation point for Haj pilgrims from now on
- Two Indians Arrested At U.S. Airport For Carrying Knives (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Two Mumbai-bound Indians flying from Atlanta were apprehended for carrying folding and steak knives in their carry-on baggage just as the flight was about to leave but the FBI said it was not a case of terrorism.
- It’S India Time, Folks (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
When I came to India in September, the immigration official while checking my passport asked me about the book I was carrying. And then went on to ask if it was good.
- We Made A Mistake, So What, Says Police (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
In a case of misplaced justice, 26-year-old Lakshmana was released 50 days after authorities arrested him for 'defaming' Shivaji. Google, which owns Orkut , had cooperated with Mumbai police but the vital IP address — the unique number . . . . .
- Ring For The Butler (Telegraph, Sunanda K. Datta-Ray, Nov 03, 2007)
George Orwell describes somewhere the bustling arrival at a dak bungalow in Burma of a Burmese official of modest rank.
- India's Oil Majors In Global (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Given runaway international crude oil prices, India's top energy firms are gearing up massive expansion and exploration plans both at home and abroad.
- India's Wild Tiger Population Drops (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The Indian government wants to recruit retired soldiers to patrol tiger sanctuaries in the hopes of saving the last of the cats after an official report confirmed a drastic drop in wild tiger numbers.
- A Criminal Force? (Tribune, PUNYAPRIYA DASGUPTA, Nov 03, 2007)
THE ghost of an outspoken judge is haunting the Indian establishment. A pronouncement by Justice Anand Narain Mulla of the Allahabad High Court nearly half a century ago is often quoted even today.
- Banks And Their Recovery Agents (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 02, 2007)
Recent reports of borrowers of banks and financial institutions being harassed — a few of them being driven to commit suicides — by loan recovery agents have brought into sharp focus the dark underside of the finance business that could do with . . . .
- Maya Versus Mafia (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
In introducing a Bill to check organised crime in her state -- when passed, it will be called the Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime Act (UPCOCA) -- Chief Minister Mayawati has taken a step towards fulfilling a key election promise.
- Congress Dares Modi On 'Development Debate' (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
After Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi challenged heir-apparent Rahul Gandhi to 'convince' Gujarat, the Congress threw an open challenge back at Modi -- "have a debate on any developmental issue".
- Sanjay Dutt's Bail Plea Hearing Today (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Actor Sanjay Dutt will know on Friday whether he can celebrate Diwali at home or in jail.
- We Are Not An Indian Mnc: Aditya Mittal (Times of India, RASHMEE ROSHAN LALL, Nov 02, 2007)
Aditya Mittal, son of LN Mittal and heir apparent to the giant merged company that is the world’s number one steel producer, has finally challenged patriotic Indians’ insistence ArcelorMittal is an "Indian MNC".
- Merkel Offers Help To Develop Indian Cities (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that fast-growing cities needed all the attention of national policy but to help cities “we must not stop developing the countryside.”
- Targeting Terror (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 02, 2007)
Twenty one men have been found guilty by a Spanish court of carrying out the worst-ever terror attack in Europe — the March 2004 Madrid train bombings that killed 191 people and injured 1800.
- Cong's New Strategy To Expose Modi Govt (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
It may have failed to get any direct and positive result from its Mulayam Ki Loot slogan in Uttar Pradesh, but the Congress believes its strategy to expose Modi Ka Jhooth (lies of Modi) would help it hit pay dirt in the forthcoming Gujarat polls.
- Desi Porn Star Strikes It Rich (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Sunny Leone, a leading porn star who was born to Punjabi parents hailing from New Delhi, is getting married.
- Four Abducted Indian Oil Workers Freed In Nigeria (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Militants in Nigeria Tuesday released six abducted workers, including four Indians, because of their "poor hostage value".
- Do Not Boycott Politics, Kalam Advises Students (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The energy and good cheer were intact as A P J Abdul Kalam ignited more young minds on Tuesday. Addressing close to 6,000 students from around 120 schools at the inauguration of Renaissance 2007:
- Maoists May Now Target Urban Areas: Ib (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The Maoist upsurge may not be confined to backward districts. Latest intelligence inputs with the Centre indicate that the Maoists are gearing to strengthen their bases in urban areas, especially in the National Capital Region . . . .
- Ncp Joins Left To Flay Upa's Economic Policies (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The Left's efforts to organise opposition against the UPA's economic policies got a boost on Tuesday when the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) joined the Left-sponsored farmers rally along with the newly-floated UNPA.
- Coping With A Rapidly Urbanising World (Hindu, N. Gopal Raj , Oct 31, 2007)
When the United Nations Population Fund published its “State of the World Population” report earlier this year, it pointed out that the world would reach “an invisible but momentous milestone” in 2008 when, for the first time in history . . . .
- Delay Yes, But Not End Of The Road For N-Deal: Pm (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Trying to downplay the consequences of a delay on operationalising the India-US civil nuclear deal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sounded cautiously optimistic on Tuesday evening when he said he did not think the deal had reached the ‘end of the road’.
- Left Attacks Upa On Farmers’ Issues (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The Left and the United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) came together on a common platform attacking the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government on farmersâ€™ issues in a rally organised by the All-India Kisan Sabha on Tuesday.
- Capital Inflow Worries Rbi (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The Reserve Bank of India said that the key future challenge for the monetary policy is "liquidity management" and the "rapid escalation in asset prices, particularly equity and real estate."
- Special Article (Statesman, Jagmohan , Oct 31, 2007)
Once Sardar Patel was asked what he thought was the most satisfying task that he performed during his long years in public life. Everybody expected him to say: “Integration of 561 princely states” or “reorganisation of civil services”.
- Govt Looking At Dec Window To Approach Iaea (Indian Express, D K Singh, Oct 31, 2007)
Trying hard to build a “broad-based consensus” at home over the Indo-US nuclear — Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said “there is some delay” but “we have not reached the end of the road yet” — the Congress-led UPA government . . . .
- 'Storytellers Can Bring In Things Which Bother Them' (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 31, 2007)
Jaideep Sahni always wanted to tell stories - stories that rake up important issues even as they entertain people.
- Need For More Barefoot Doctors (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 30, 2007)
The public healthcare system in India is in a bad condition and it needs a face-lift.
- Yesteryear Southern Sensation (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Vyjayantimala Bali with Jyoti Sabharwal; Stellar Publishers Pvt. Ltd., G-25, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018. Rs. 695.
- Prakash To Be Forgiven (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
JD(S) national President H D Deve Gowda candidly admitted his son Kumaraswamy has taken his consent to go with the BJP.
- Why Not Death Penalty? (Deccan Herald, C V Aravind, Oct 30, 2007)
Indian Presidents have always been loathe to disposing off mercy petitions as most of them might have been against capital punishment.
- The Children Tricked Into Industrial Slavery (Guardian (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
In Old Patna station, Bihar, the express train to Delhi represents a chaotic hope of better times.
- Trai Okays Cable Landing Rates Of Rcom, Vsnl And Bharti (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Trai has approved the Reference Interconnect Offer (RIO) of the three undersea cable owners — Reliance, Bharti and VSNL— paving the way for long distance operators and Internet Service Providers to access the trios’ cable landing . . . .
- When Pilots Qualify For Sainthood (Business Line, A. Ranganathan, Oct 30, 2007)
The saintly soul, Mother Theresa, is yet to be ordained as a saint. Her followers have to establish that she saved lives by performing miracles. Pilots, on the other hand, do not have to undergo this ordeal.
- Smoke Sans Fire (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Indians are schizophrenic about celebrities. At one level, we worship them as demi-gods, we have an insatiable appetite for information about their private lives while products endorsed by them, be it high-end white goods or . . . . . .
- It’S India Time, Folks (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
When I came to India in September, the immigration official while checking my passport asked me about the book I was carrying. And then went on to ask if it was good.
- Trip Down The Musical Lane (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Last week I called Manna Dey on phone at his Bangalore residence. The objective was to telephonically record his thoughts on Suraiyya, the legendary singer.
- 'Police Should Act As Protectors Of The Victims Of Trafficking' (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
South Asia is a high-volume source, transit and destination region for trafficked persons, according to Gary Lewis, India Representative of the United Nations Office of Drug and Crime (UNODC).
- Knowing Well (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Oct 29, 2007)
The Securities and Exchange Board of India has taken the first steps towards phasing out participatory notes.
- Gowda Wants Krishna Sacked (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
The former Prime Minister and national president of the Janata Dal (Secular), H.D. Deve Gowda, has urged President Pratibha Patil to dismiss Maharashtra Governor S.M. Krishna on charges of “playing a direct role in party politics.”
- It's Advantage Congress (Pioneer, Arun Nehru, Oct 29, 2007)
Coalition governance has been around for 20 years and while the last two Governments have mastered the art of survival, the issue of effective governance has been a serious casualty.
- Drawing The Line Of Distrust (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
For observers and students of international politics, the final quarter of the 20th century was truly overwhelming.
- 4 Indians Seized In Nigeria (Asian Age, R. Bhagwan Singh, Oct 29, 2007)
In yet another case of the infamous abductions for ransom in Nigeria, four Indians â€” three young technicians from a village in Tamil Nadu and one from Thane in Maharashtra â€” were picked up along with two Polish crew by armed militants from . . . .
- 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.
- India Must Move Ahead On Nuclear Deal: Us (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Visiting US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson urged India on Sunday to quickly implement a landmark civilian nuclear energy deal with the United States.
- Paulson Urges India To Resolve Differences Over N-Deal (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
US treasury secretary Henry Paulson on Sunday urged India to proceed with the civilian nuclear deal as soon as possible, but acknowledged that domestic political controversy over the deal must be resolved first.
- Bjp Is Ready For Debate, Talks On Deal: Rajnath (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Three days after The Indian Express reported that Brajesh Mishra, National Security Advisor in the BJP-led NDA government, has said he will let the Indo-US nuclear deal go ahead if he is convinced that the . . . .
- India Must Act On N-Deal: Us (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
The Indo-US nuclear deal would immensely help India in meeting its energy requirements and it is essential that India work out its own political mechanism to make the deal operational at the earliest, US Treasury Secretary Henry M Paulson . . .
- Class Apart, Some Mps (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 29, 2007)
What does globalisation have to do with caste relations in India? How does secularism differ from country to country? Can game theory be used to negotiate stable political coalitions? Read on.
- In Kolkata, Us Secy Meets Buddha, Says Move Fast On Deal (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson today urged India to proceed with the civilian nuclear deal and to take a leadership role in stalled global trade talks by opening more of its economy.
- Looking Back At Life (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Three names that have dominated the Indian screen over the last half century are Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar and Dev Anand. They went through the most fascinating formative years of Indian Films.
- ‘India, Israel Planned To Hit Kahuta In 1980s’ (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
India and Israel had secretly planned to hit Pakistan’s nuclear facility in Kahuta in 1983-84, but backed off when the CIA tipped off then president General Ziaul Haq.
- Death Rides The Roads Of Bangalore (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
There has been a sudden spurt in fatalities in vehicular mishaps on Bangalore City roads over the last fortnight: with three persons dying every other day during the period.
- The Ostrich And The Storm (Pioneer, Sunita Vakil, Oct 27, 2007)
Notwithstanding the increasing threat of jihadi terrorism in the country, we still do not have a coherent strategy to deal with the menace.
- I-T Raids On Bjp Reddys,sriramulu (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
In a massive crackdown, sleuths of the Income Tax department on Friday raided the residences and business establishments of several mining magnates including those of BJP MP G Karunakara Reddy, his brother and MLC G Janardhan Reddy and former . . . .
- Indian Police Warn Suicide Bombers Planning Attacks In Mumbai (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
Three suicide bombers are roaming Mumbai looking for new targets just over a year after a series of explosions tore through the city’s commuter rail network killing 188 people, police warned on Friday.
- Raj Painting Sells For Over $1m (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
A historic painting of a meeting between British and Indian officials during the days of the Raj has sold for 12 times its estimated value.
- Set It Right Now (Pioneer, Udayan Namboodiri, Oct 27, 2007)
Why should the Indian Government and the national Opposition lose sleep if Pakistanis are getting killed in jihadi strikes? Well, isolationism is out of fashion now.
- Indian Police Warn Of Suicide Attacks (Frontier Post, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
Three suicide bombers are roaming Mumbai looking for new targets just over a year after a series of explosions tore through the cityâ€™s commuter rail network killing 188 people, police warned Friday.
- Terrorists On The Prowl In Mumbai? (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
Mumbai should rise in gratitude to a cabbie who alerted Mumbai police about four suspected terrorists ~ three men and a burqa-clad woman ~ who used his taxi to scan the city under suspicious circumstances on 22 and 23 October as part. . .
- Mumbai On High Alert (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
The Mumbai police on Friday put the city on high alert, and released the sketches of three persons suspected to be doing “reconnaissance” around religious places.
- Taxi Driver Raises Mumbai Terror Alert (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
Mumbai police today sounded a red alert and released sketches (in pictures) of three suspects, who could be suicide bombers or part of a larger terror cell planning a strike in the city, after a taxi driver raised the alarm.
- In Bpos, The Stress Is Over Accent (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
A new study has found that a large number of youngsters working in Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) units are in favour of joining UNITES, a non-political trade union for BPO employees. And the reasons are not hard to find.
- Special (Statesman, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 27, 2007)
The season of film festivals is upon us once again.
- Bonds Of Marriage (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 27, 2007)
The Supreme Court's directive to all States and Union Territories to enact suitable legislation that will make the registration of all marriages, irrespective of the religion of the couples, compulsory, is a welcome move in the right direction.
- Oh! Jerusalem (Hindustan Times, Samar Halarnkar, Oct 27, 2007)
First, let's get this out of the way. Israeli women are not just stunning and fit but very stylish. Come to think of it, they are a lot like Iranian women.
- Parties Blast Modi, Seek His Ouster (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
Bolstered by the Tehelka sting operation on the post-Godhra riots in Gujarat, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday urged Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to get Chief Minister Narendra Modi and BJP leader L.K. Advani arrested for their. . .
- Energy On His Mind, Deal On Pause, Pm Frees Coal Blocks (Indian Express, Kandula Subramaniam, Oct 26, 2007)
Pushed back on the nuclear deal under pressure from his Left allies, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today cleared the decks for freeing up 18 coal blocks that would have the potential to set up around 68,000 MW of coal-based power stations.
- Surround Festive Sound (Indian Express, FARAH BARIA, Oct 26, 2007)
You will get much further with the Lord if you learn not to offend His ears. I wish someone would convert Henry Higgins’s cryptic suggestion to Eliza Doolittle into the Eleventh Commandment.
- 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 . . . .
- Beml Bags Rs.1,144-Cr. Order From Dmrc (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Rail and Metro Business Group of BEML Limited has bagged a Rs.1,144-crore global tender for manufacture and supply of 156 state-of-the-art standard gauge stainless steel metro cars, from the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
- Sc Rejects Central Rule In Belgaum (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Refusing to intervene, the Supreme Court on Thursday said it was not possible to direct the Centre to impose Central rule in the Belgaum district of Karnataka as prayed by the neighbouring Maharashtra which claims it to be inhabited by a. . .
- 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. . .
- Direct Flight To China From Kolkata (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
With China Eastern Airlines introducing direct flights between Kolkata and Kunming from October 29, the city is set to get its first direct link with China.
- Court Rejects Maharashtra Plea (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected Maharashtra’s application for a direction that Marathi-speaking areas of Belgaum in Karnataka be centrally administered or be placed under Central rule.
- Palace Takes Wing, India Waits (Telegraph, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 26, 2007)
India will be ready to welcome the Airbus A380 from next year if any foreign airline is willing to fly the world’s biggest passenger plane to this country.
- Tinsel And The Tapori (Telegraph, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 26, 2007)
The 19th-century French poet, Charles Baudelaire, popularized the modernist trope of the city as a labyrinthine space of mystery, a cosmopolitan inferno, with the figure of the flâneur or dandy — at once an observer and an explorer — lost in. . .
- Sc: Register All Marriages (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
The Supreme Court today gave three months’ final deadline to the states and Union Territories to frame laws to make the registration of marriages compulsory, as a majority of them have failed to comply with its earlier order of February 2006. . .
- Power Capacity Addition A Herculean Task (Hindu, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 26, 2007)
Experts are raising doubts about achieving even the lowered target of 60,000 MW.
- 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.
- Talk On Terror (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Oct 26, 2007)
The JATM mechanism hardly attracted any attention.
- Register Marriages In All Religions: Sc (Pioneer, Abraham Thomas, Oct 26, 2007)
It is now official. Marriages under all religions will be registered.
- Not Harsh Enough (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 26, 2007)
The punishment meted out to Al-Umma's founder SA Basha and 30 of his cohorts for planning and carrying out the deadly bombings at Coimbatore on February 14, 1998, does not compensate for the loss of 58 lives and the injuries inflicted on 250 others.
- Ongc To Finish 11 Projects By ’08 (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Bombay High is producing 2,50,000 barrels per day, up from 2,00,000 bpd as part of it redevelopment programme, said Mr R.S. Sharma, chairman and managing director of ONGC in Mumbai on Wednesday.
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