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Saturday, November 11,  2006

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                                                                                                        From, November 05, 2006 to November 11, 2006

Yesterday, Today And `Naalai'

Actor Richard, whose entry as the hero of `Kaadhal Virus' was lukewarm, made an impact in the action-packed, `Naalai.'

The Pains Of Bhagirathi

Director Anwar Jamal talks about his association with the Tehri dam struggle and his well known documentary "Call of the Bhagirathi".

One For The Family

Director Sangeeth Sivan on "Apna Sapna Money Money" releasing this Friday.

Melody Holds Musician

S. Shankar, one of the leading singers of Carnatic music, believes individual attention is a must for a fruitful learning experience.

That Singular Perspective

Theatre director Bapi Bose talks about his latest play and what ails our stage today.

'Hard Assets Critical'

The management professor at Wharton, one of the leading experts on global M&AS, says the Tata-Corus deal signals the coming of age for Indian industry.

Ajay Bedi

He and twin brother Vijay shot the Cherub of the Mist. The film on the elusive Red Panda has fetched them the Green Oscar '06.

‘Kannada Qualifies For Classical Status’

Octogenarian G S Shivarudrappa, who has been honoured with the prestigious title Rashtra Kavi (national poet) by the state government during the golden jubilee year of Karnataka, is among the finest writers in Kannada.

Some Hitches On Arms Surrender Remain: Oli

As summit-level talks continue between Maoists and the seven-party alliance on Nepal’s future, Nepal’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister K P Sharma Oli, on a goodwill visit to India, spoke on the sidelines of a CII function to Nirmala . . .

Interview: Shahid Meezan

Shahid meezan, Director, Child Labour Division in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, spoke to Frontline on the challenge of eradicating child labour and on the initiatives taken by the Labour Ministry. Excerpts:

'It's Not Mindless Privatisation'

The rail mantri on his plans to seek private investment so as to provide better amenities to passengers.

Q&a: 'Isf Will Intensify Dialogue Among Social Groups'

Ayesha Kidwai is one of the organisers of the India Social Forum, a five-day conclave-cum-festival of alternative culture that begins in New Delhi on Thursday. Kidwai, who teaches linguistics at JNU, speaks to Amit Bhattacharya on the event as well . . .

Interview: Ashok Agarwal

Eradication of child labour is not possible without strong Central intervention, believes Ashok Agarwal, senior lawyer of the Delhi High Court and founder-member of Social Jurist, a lawyers' group involved with social issues.

The Other Kind Of Gas

On November 7, the government awarded contracts for the exploration coal bed methane — gas trapped below coal seams — in 9 of 10 blocks offered under current policy. The consortia led by the Anil Ambani group’s RNRL-REL-Geopetrol bagged four blocks, . .

`The Human Being Is Bigger Than A Profit-Making Entity'

I am bringing in another business category. The business to do good to people without any expectation of taking profit.

Halving Poverty By 2015

This Forum provides an opportunity for stakeholders from eight South Asian countries to evaluate their progress towards meeting the MDGs, the challenges they face, and the actions needed in the short-to medium-term future to meet the 2015 deadline.

Q&a: 'Qur'an Doesn't Ask Women To Wear Veil'

Maulana Kalbe Sadiq , a well-known Shia scholar, has never shied away from courting controversy. His open advocacy of gender equality, literacy/property rights and family planning have won him much admiration among Muslim masses, especially the youth.

`It Is Financial Exclusion Of Ssis'

"The share of credit to SSIs as a percentage of net bank credit has come down from 17.5 per cent to a pathetic 8.1 per cent today, though credit to SSIs has grown in absolute terms." MR DE. Ramakrishnan, President, Industrial And Financial Reconstruction.

Of Gains And Losses

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni focuses on the immigrant experience, the flitting between the old and the new, from a woman's perspective.

Q&a With Mahathir Bin Mohamad

For 22 years Mahathir bin Mohamad dominated Malaysia's ruling party, the United Malays National Organization, and set a course for the country that helped upgrade its infrastructure and diversify its economy.

‘India Inc Rarely Uses Executive Search'

Eastern Europe and China, for different reasons, are bigger markets for the executive search than India. Although, as companies expand, globalise and, yes, as government controls ease up, the executive search market is growing even in India.

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