Director Bemoans Commercialism In Arts
Anyi has weathered many storms during
his career, from doing gruelling
farmwork far from home to being
recruited to perform revolutionary
communist versions of traditional
Peking Opera before Chinese soldiers.
Students Hurt By Overcrowding,
From overcrowded classrooms
with children studying in shifts to a
shortage of books and a weak grasp of
English, mathematics and science, the
education system in the Philippines is
struggling to get a passing grade.
Light On Nuclear Deal
President George Bush and
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh signed
an agreement on July 18, 2005, under
which President Bush pledged he would
work to achieve "full nuclear
energy cooperation" with India.
If India's anger against
Pakistan is justified, so is Israel's
ire against Iran, Syria and their
The Nuclear Deal
President George W. Bush and
Dr Manmohan Singh signed an agreement
on July 18, 2005, under which the US
leader pledged he would work to
achieve “full nuclear energy
cooperation” with India.
Better Than War-War
I am somewhat worried by the lack of out-of-box thinking
within the Indian and Pakistani media.
Yourself In Their Shoes
Israel has as much right to
act against the intelligence agencies
of Iran and Syria and their surrogates
as India has to act against the ISI
and its surrogates.
Told To Pay Damages
attack: court Campaign of abuse began
soon after marriage: Gina Forced to
clean toilets with bare hands No
problem with husband .
Pakistan May Exchange Views In Dhaka
SAARC a chance to re-examine relationship.
The Indo-US nuclear deal
under negotiation has been
misunderstood as a bilateral
engagement. Critics view the deal as a
clever US attempt to entrap India into
a junior partnership to serve US
interests and cap India's strategic
By Musharraf Alone
After the Mumbai blasts and
the meandering investigations by the
government, one thing stands out.
India has no easy options in dealing
with either of the twin challenges
that confront the nation — terrorism
and relations with Pakistan.
Useful, But Can Be Risky, Too
If not regulated, electronic wallets can encourage
Net-based gambling and other dubious
Maoists Criticise Prachanda
Multiparty democracy, U.N.
supervision a "dangerous"
If any form of violence that
kills innocent people is terrorism as
Israel insists then its bombing of the
King David hotel was an act of terror
which it should condemn rather than
Transformation Of Ibm
Change from a primarily
hardware company to one led by
software and services.
He was deported to `unknown country': Kenyan newspaper
Arrested person is a Nigerian national
with a similar name: authorities It
was a case of mistaken identity, they
Will Never Act Against Pakistan'
"How were you so naive in trusting them and handing
over the timer to them? One should
never trust the US in matters
concerning Pakistan. The US will never
act against Pakistan for anything it
does to India." So said R.N. Kao
way back then, and it . . .
National security and foreign
policy are being influenced by
considerations of domestic vote banks.
Establishing 'secular credentials'
does not mean ignoring the ISI's role
in radicalizing Indian Muslim youths,
or the root-causes - Ayodhya 1992 and
. . .
The Prez Understands
Of all our national leaders
only he has understood the urgency
with which things will need to change
if Mumbai is not to run out of its
Of Lashkar's India Operations Held In
Abdul Karim `Tunda' was among
top 20 terrorists whose extradition
India demanded in 2001-2002 RAW inputs
led to arrest Believed to have
shuttled between Dhaka, Kathmandu and
Lahore Circumstances of arrest not
known A victory for aggressive diploma.
The mountain pass between
Sikkim and the Tibet Autonomous Region
reopens for trade with China.
Islamists have harvested the
public outrage against the Srinagar
The second major espionage
scandal in two years highlights the
growing vulnerablity of India's covert
Medicine Man To Murderer
Abdul Karim Tunda's
extraordinary journey offers deep
insight into the factors behind the
Lashkar-e-Taiba's growth in India.
It On The Third World
Many in the West find it
convenient to see their problems as
the result of
"contamination" by the Third
World. Such commentaries sound
patronising, even racist.
Terror And Its Mechanics
Evidence points to a
Lashkar-e-Taiba role in the serial
explosions on trains in Mumbai on July