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Saturday, April 01,  2006

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                                                                                                                   From, March 26, 2006 to April 01, 2006 

Bird Flu Fight Hit By Bad Samples-Lab Head

e government’s efforts to contain bird flu in poultry were being hindered by spoiled blood samples,

the head of the country's top animal diseases laboratory said on Wednesday.  

Nuclear Power

There was no way India could have compromised on excluding its Fast Breeder Test Reactor (FBTR)

and 500 MWe Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) from safeguards, according to Dr. Anil

Kakodkar, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, and Secretary, . . .

New Face Of Delhi

Chief Minister Sheila Dixit left for Melbourne in the fourth week of March to receive the

Commonwealth flame at the closing ceremony of the 2006 Commonwealth Games in that city on

March 26.

`Businessmen Coming Back To Bihar'

"Policies have been put in place to facilitate investments. We have new policies for sugar,

entertainment... Until you have policies, you can't implement anything... " 

On Why He Is Unable To Resign

When Sonia Gandhi resigned her Lok Sabha membership, it was as though she had taken her cue

from Amar Singh, general secretary of the Samajwadi Party (S.P.). He had advised her to resign at a

press conference on March 17, the day Jaya Bachchan, . . . 

They Want Basic Rights, But You Call It Social Fuss'

"Orissa's tribals have been displaced multiple times by industries, power projects... the so-called

development processes. The people have lost their land and resource base several times... People

are being thrown out of their homes and land, and . . .  

Nepal Rebel Chief's Father Awaits Son's Homecoming

The peasant father of Prachanda -- the feared, elusive chief of Nepal's Maoist rebels -- remembers

his son as a helpful, well-behaved young man, and is waiting for him to return home and work for


`I Am Focussing On Structural Issues In Specific Sectors'

There are serious problems in exports of tea, coffee, rubber, spices, marine products and leather

industry and they have to be addressed. — Mr Jairam Ramesh, Minister of State for Commerce  

At The Crossroads

Usha Nangiar is one of the last Nangiarkoothu performers left in Kerala. A portrait of an artist and an

art form at the threshold of change.

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