What Is India News Service
Friday, October 06, 2006


  Feature Stories


From September 30 , 2006 to October 06, 2006

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 Payers' Index"

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 group.

Gujarat Madrasas: An Education In Terror?

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 madrasas.

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 two countries.

Isi Mark

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 Self-Righteousness?

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 Shames Himself

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 programmes.

U.S. Homework Outsourced As "E-Tutoring" Grows

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.

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