`Empower Panchayats To Root Out
To the extent that monitoring and
control structures for bureaucrats are
weak, power can be devolved from the
bureaucrats to panchayats where
monitoring is better.
Q&a: Companies Should Think Beyond
Udaipur-based Hindustan Zinc has been
active with health and hygiene,
education, sustainable livelihood,
treatment of animal husbandry and
education and nutrition issues.
District Employment Exchange To Hold
The Erode District Employment
Exchange, Manalmedu, near diesel shed,
would hold interview on November 16
(Thursday) at 11 a.m. for the posts of
welders, electricians, fitters and
service engineers, Collector D.
Karthikeyan said in a press release on
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'Gm Crops Help Cut Pesticide Use'
Climate change, food security,
healthcare, water availability, GDP —
all these issues are interconnected,
cautions Gordon Conway, chief
scientific adviser for UK’s department
for international development (DFID).
Former actress and curry queen pens
her memoir, Climbing the Mango Tree.
Knowing & Understanding: There's A
A man with eight PhDs — he was proud
of his achievement — met a monk. The
monk asked him, "Why have you been so
foolish in life?"The man said: "But I
have eight PhDs!"
'Govts Are Not Bridging The Digital
Intel chairman on where the government
is not doing enough—education,
healthcare, economic development and
its interface with state services.
"Blame Game Will Kill The Anti-Terror
foreign minister says the joint
mechanism can work only if India and
Pakistan don't make impossible demands
on each other.
"Need For Muslim Officers In
Intelligence Gathering Is Acute"
The former secretary, RAW, who served
as governor of J&K on the need to
induct Muslims with merit and
integrity into the intelligence
Déjà Vu Revisited
The formal dialogue process resumes
after the short disruption due to
Mumbai terror attacks in July, marked
by the strong insistence by India to
focus on terrorism, and the equally
predictable response. Official
'The Cross-Border Links'
'What we say is that there are
elements in Pakistan, and we do not
qualify this, there are elements in
Pakistan which have been involved in
not just assisting but inciting
terrorism in India. Who controls, how
much control, that is not for us to
Sensitive Products Must Not Be Used As
We are aware of
interest in uranium and we are also
aware of our requirements in relation
to the nuclear non-proliferation
Yunus Made Credit A `Fundamental Human
Once you have credit... you have money
for investment... leading to higher
income... to some more savings, better
consumption and then you again inject
more credit so this vicious cycle
becomes a virtuous cycle. — MR KHALID
SHAMS, MANAGING DIRECTOR, . . .
Poverty And Disease Are The Main
Archbishop Desmond Tutu of the
Republic of South Africa has been
chosen for the Gandhi International
Peace Prize 2005. Excerpts from a
conversation with Devaki Jain.
Q&a: 'Santa Has To Work Hard To Keep
The "original" Santa Claus, Father
Christmas , from Lapland visited Delhi
recently with the Finnair team that
flagged off the Delhi-Helsinki direct
Musharraf Comes Across As Rambo,
Bullets Flying All Around, Him Keeping
Pak Intact. Terrible Image’
This is part of the Delhi ridge that a
little bit of activism and judicial
help has been able to save for
us...That’s why we chose it for this
interview with you. But Imran tell me
something. Your stardom comes from
cricket. But what occupies your . . .
Q&a: 'Consumers Should Reject Wildlife
Globally, the illegal trade in
wildlife is worth £5 million annually,
most of it sourced from
India and China. London is a trading
We Like To Adopt The Indian Model'
A seven-member delegation led by the
Moroccan minister of economic affairs
Rachid Talbi El Alami was in India
recently to invite Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh to lead a delegation to
the Fundamentals of Investment Summit
to be held at Rabat on . . .
Interview with Aseem Gupta,
Commissioner of Aurangabad Municipal