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Saturday, August 05,  2006


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                                                                                                                   From, July 30, 2006 to August 05, 2006 

Making A Meal Of Food Safety

On Wednesday, while public attention was focused on pesticides in colas, the Rajya Sabha passed the Food Safety and Standards Bill. SONU JAIN looks at how the legislation could affect the average citizen.

Disney Will Go To Bollywood Soon

Rajat Jain, managing director of World Disney Company (India) Pvt Ltd, has big plans to build the Disney brand in India. The acquisition of Hungama TV and a strategic stake in UTV is only the beginning. Excerpts from Jain’s conversation with Business . . 

‘It Is For The Govt To Find Resources’

As the question whether the OBC reservation bill should be placed before Parliament in the ongoing session is still being debated, the spotlight is definitely on Veerappa Moily, the chairman of the Oversight Committee. 

Amd Says Gaining Market Share, Prices Stabilising

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is seeing prices for computer processors stabilising after a price war with AMD's bigger rival, Intel, AMD's sales chief said. 

'I Can Broker Peace Between Centre And Ulfa'

Hagrama Mahilary, 37, holds the key to survival of the Tarun Gogoi government in Guwahati. He heads Bodoland People's Progressive Front (BPPF) that won 12 seats in the 2006 assembly elections. Mahilary, who was once charged with triggering a bomb . . . 

‘Rti Act Is Being Diluted’

After he won the coveted award – the Asian equivalent of the Nobel Prize, Mr Arvind Kejriwal, in an exclusive interview with Deccan Herald, laments over systematic efforts of the government to dilute the Right to Information Act. 

‘I Want The Govt To Give Us Suo Motu Powers’

My target is corruption. Beyond that I have no target...but it may develop in due course. I may have enemies, some people may think I’m targeting them. But if I’m doing something wrong, I’m answerable. I’m prepared to face the consequences. 

Of Old Strengths In A New Era

Interview with John Bellamy Foster, editor of Monthly Review. 

Kyocera Plans For Higher Indian Handset Share

The Indian handset unit of Japan's Kyocera Corp. expects to increase its share of the booming Indian market by launching a low-priced model but has no plans yet to start making phones here, an official said. 

Movement Of Labour Is Inevitable

Sandeep Gopalan, associate professor of law at the Arizona State University, was recently appointed to the American Bar Association's Commission on Immigration. The only Indian on the commission, he tells Harsh Kabra that immigration reforms must . . . 

‘We Oppose All Forms Of Terrorism’

Shahi Badr Falahi was the president of the Students’ Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) when it was banned on September 27, 2001, immediately after the bombing of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2001. 

‘I Did Not Take Any Money—that I Am 100 Per Cent Sure Of. For The Rest I Cannot Say, But I Would . . .

My guest today is perhaps India’s most famous recluse, Arun Singh. Thank you for agreeing to this interview. 

India Seeks Results From Peace Moves With Pakistan

India remains committed to making peace with Pakistan but the effort would mean little if it does not help curb the movement of Islamist militants across the border, India's defence minister said on Sunday. 

Sri Lanka Truce Dead In All But Name: Chief Monitor

A four-year ceasefire between Sri Lanka's government and the Tamil Tiger rebels is dead in all but name and a low intensity war continues to rage, the head of the Nordic mission that oversees the truce said on Saturday. 

Capitalist Mind, Socialist Heart

A freewheeling chat with N.R. Narayana Murthy about his company and life after Infosys. 

New Ozzy Osbourne Album Could Be Out In February

Former Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne is working on two new albums and the first one could be ready by February. 

Q&a: 'We Need A Land-Use Policy For Forests'

Raman Sukumar , professor and chairman, Centre for Ecological Sciences at the IISc, Bangalore, recently won the International Cosmos Prize, a top international award in ecology. 

'Fly As A Guest, Not Passenger'

Etihad Airways, based in Abu Dhabi, is the National Airlines of the United Arab Emirates. Launched in 2003, it is arguably one of the fastest growing international airlines. Geert W Boven, CEO of the airline, spoke on Etihad’s vision and future plans. 

Q&a: The Fifteenth Day

Who is winning this war? On the 15th day of the war, Hizbullah is functioning and fighting. That by itself will go down in the annals of the Arab peoples as a shining victory.  

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