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Saturday, October 14,  2006


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                                                                                                        From, October 08, 2006 to October 14, 2006

Karan Singh

Chairman of the ICCR, on the upcoming Festival of India in Brussels.

Infosys Ceo Sees Benefit From U.S. Outsourcing

Infosys Technologies Ltd. should benefit from U.S. companies seeking to cut costs by hiring overseas

technology services, even though overall spending may be sluggish, Infosys's CEO said on


Q&a: 'Sack Police Officers With Criminal Links'

Is a police force accountable only to the common man possible? Prakash Singh, a former DGP of

Uttar Pradesh, thinks it can be realised. Now that the Supreme Court has issued directions to the

Centre and the state governments on Singh's petition . . .

"Writing Can Be A Dangerous Activity"

Kiran DesaionThe Inheritance Of Loss, the Man Booker Prize, and the process of writing novels.

I’M Game For Another Bout: Karunakaran

Veteran leader K Karunakaran’s political obituary was written umpteen number of times. But the wily

leader always bounced back, mocking his critics. But now doomsayers have got powerful ammunition.

`Allow Them Time To Stabilise'

When the Special Economic Zones Act was being discussed in Parliament in 2005, Jairam Ramesh,

the present Minister of State for Commerce, was yet to join the Ministry.

`A Trigger For Social Unrest'

Former Prime Minister Vishwanath Pratap Singh is one of the first political leaders to highlight the

potential problems posed by the manner in which the concept of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) is

advanced by the UPA government.

Tesco Urged To Expand Into Indian Wholesale

Tesco Plc, Britain's biggest retailer, should expand into "cash and carry" wholesale in order to crack

the multibillion dollar Indian market, the secretary general of India's chamber of commerce said on


Q&a: Peace Essential For Business To Thrive In Lanka

Manique Mendis is secretary-general of Business for Peace Alliance (BPA), a representative body of

Sri Lankan businesses. She speaks to Frances Bulathsinghala about BPA's initiatives to bridge the

ethnic divide in the island nation:

Believe It Or Not, I Think Leander And I Are Both Open To The Idea Of Playing Together Again’

Hello and welcome to Walk the Talk, I am Shekhar Gupta and my guest today is the second Indian in

the great Indian Express pair — Mahesh Bhupathi, welcome to Walk the Talk. And Mahesh, I say ‘the

second’ only because Leander beat you to this show.

Anthony Bourdain

Your favourite country on No Reservations.

Originating Freight Loading Will Receive A Big Boost'

The prospects for increased cement and steel movement are bright as several hydro-electricity

projects are due to come up in the region. — MR A. K. SANWALKA, GENERAL MANAGER, NORTH-EAST


'We're Not Anti-Elections, We're Against Politicians'

The recommendations by the former CEC panel on keeping politicians off campuses once again leave

the politicos in a tizzy.

Accord Between Main Sri Lankan Political Parties Has Significance . . .

The agreement between the two main Sri Lankan parties — the Sri Lanka Freedom Party and the

United National Party — provides room for cautious optimism in the efforts to find a viable solution to

the island's ethnic conflict, according . . .

Preserving The Lingam Our Major Task, Says Arun Kumar

Shri Amarnathji is one of the holiest Hindu pilgrimage centres, located at an altitude of 3,900 meters

in South Kashmir. What adds to its mystique is the inaccessible location and legends surrounding the

formation of the holy ice lingam every year.

Q&a: 'Diversity Of Voices Unique To North-East'

A former civil servant and writer, Mamang Dai has brought alive the culture and history of Arunachal

Pradesh through her poems and stories. Her latest novel The Legends of Pensam is a good example

of that. Dai talks to Meenakshi Kumar about . . .

‘Visibility For Real Issues Tough’

In India, it is hard to get visibility for ‘real issues’. The bombing of Hiroshima-Nagasaki is accepted as

a crime against humanity, but not as systemic and systematic crimes against Dalits.

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