Chairman of the ICCR, on the upcoming
Festival of India in Brussels.
Infosys Ceo Sees Benefit From U.S.
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
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
`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
biggest retailer, should expand into
"cash and carry" wholesale in order to
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
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.
Your favourite country on No
Originating Freight Loading Will
Receive A Big Boost'
The prospects for increased cement and
steel movement are bright as several
projects are due to come up in the
region. — MR A. K. SANWALKA, GENERAL
'We're Not Anti-Elections, We're
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
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
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’
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