Making Borders Irrelevant
EVER since the “historic” Havana
meeting between Dr Manmohan Singh and
Gen Pervez Musharraf, spin doctors in
the Prime Minister’s Office have been
averring that the General assured Dr
Manmohan Singh that Pakistan was not
involved in the 7/11 bomb . . .
A New Musharraf?
General Pervez Musharraf has staged
yet another coup.
Havana's Flawed Mechanism
Ever since the "historic" Havana
meeting between Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh and Pakistan's
President Pervez Musharraf, spin
doctors in the Prime . . .
Attack On J&k Assembly: Trial Of
Suspects Yet To Begin
Case may go to counter-terrorism
mechanism Suspects held under Public
Safety Act for four years Charge sheet
under legal scrutiny.
Indian, Chinese Firms Top "Bribe
India and China top a list of 30
countries whose firms are most willing
to pay bribes to do business abroad,
according to a survey by Transparency
International (TI), an anti-corruption
Gujarat Madrasas: An Education In
Investigations into a Lashkar-e-Taiba
cell in Gujarat cast new light on the
Islamist networks that carried out the
Mumbai serial bombings — and raise
hard questions about the State's
British Conservatives Bury Thatcherism
In a symbolic break with its
traditional Right-wing agenda, the
Conservative Party has decided to bury
Thatcherism and move to the Centre
ground of British politics as it steps
up its campaign to return to power.
Abe To Visit China
Beijing: The Japanese media have
reported that the country's new Prime
Minister Shinzo Abe will visit China
to meet President Hu Jintao on October
8, in what would be a breakthrough in
mending the worsening ties between the
The Mumbai Police naturally did not
share with the media the details of
the evidence regarding the ISI
involvement collected by them.
Mufti Heads Non-Official Team To Unga
Former J&K CM Mufti Mohammed Sayeed
will lead the non-official delegation
from India to the UN General Assembly
this year. The delegation includes
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, who is
already in the US.
Corporate Ethics Or
At yet another ‘summit’ on corporate
governance last week, capital market
regulator M. Damodaran said the debate
needs to move away from the arithmetic
of board composition to issues of
compliance, transparency, better
understanding of corporate . . .
General In His Labyrinth
Pervez Musharraf's lies and antics
have created fissures and unhappiness
in Pakistan's Army.
The Harsh Realities
We have to concede that our friendly,
neighbourhood military dictator sure
knows how to sell a book. In the days
preceding the release of his
autobiography last week he made
headlines across the world as he
dropped one bombshell after the next.
Musharraf Slams Bbc Over Isi Report
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf
arrived here on Thursday fuming with
rage over a BBC report that a research
paper, written by a British
intelligence official for the Ministry
of Defence, had accused the Pakistani
intelligence service, ISI, of . . .
The Captive Shames The Captor And
He opted to be a refugee in Pakistan
rather than remain a resident in India
during Partition. He started his
career as a soldier, the most
prestigious job then and why even now,
in his adopted country.
No Control On Durand Line
Nearly 113 years after it was drawn
between British India and Afghanistan,
the Durand Line remains volatile.
Combating Aids: Yunnan Shows The Way
While many of China's other regions
pretend that AIDS does not exist,
Yunnan has begun to experiment with
novel pilot projects such as the
methadone therapy and needle exchange
U.S. Homework Outsourced As
Private tutors are a luxury many
American families cannot afford,
costing anywhere between $25 to $100
an hour. But California mother Denise
Robison found one online for $2.50 an
hour -- in India.