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Friday, January 05, 2007


 

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From December 30, 2006 to January 05, 2007

Revisiting The Raj, Warts And All

A new history curriculum for British secondary school children will see, for the first time, the story of the Raj in India told from the Indian nationalist perspective.

Links Between A Nation's Past And Future

An ongoing exhibition in Beijing highlights India's rich past, but it also spotlights China's impressive present. Whatever the problems with the Chinese way, India has much to learn from it.

Pmís First Visit To Pak Likely In March

Dr Manmohan Singh may undertake his first prime ministerial visit to Pakistan during the first half of this year, probably ahead of the SAARC summit here in April.

Slow Adds Up

2006, the year gone by, was one of the best in India's economic history. But politicians and media continue to discuss issues settled in the world with the fall of Communism.

Examine The Coil To Understand The Spring

Nissan Copper is a scrip that few had heard about until the last trading day of 2006.

Deplorable: Prescott

Britain's Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott, who is also currently the acting Prime Minister as Tony Blair is on vacation, has condemned the manner of execution of the former Iraqi President, Saddam Hussein, and called for action against those . ..

An Indo-Chinese Curry

My son lives in Shanghai and I recently spent two weeks with him. It gave me a chance to meet and talk to ordinary Chinese people.

A Possible Solution To Kashmir Problem

The most important development in India-Pakistan relations in 2006 was Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf’s formulations on Kashmir.

Framework Of Delusion

Speaking in Amritsar on December 20, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reiterated his March 24, 2006, offer for a "Treaty of Peace, Security and Friendship" to Islamabad.

The Mamata Ripple Effect

Mamata Banerjee has always evoked extreme reactions.

We Cannot Hide From Hyde

While every Indian would like to see an end to US nuclear export controls against India, the celebrations have begun prematurely.

Huís Navy

President Hu Jintaoís call last week for a rapid upgradation of Chinese naval power is certainly being noticed by military planners in New Delhi, Tokyo and Washington.

Nambiar Key Aide To Un Chief

Mr Banís first decision upon formally assuming charge at the UN headquarters in New York on January 1 was to appoint Mr Nambiar as his Chef de Cabinet (chief of staff).

The Multicultural Trap

Quaintly eccentric Englishman I knew in the 1970s practised a strange opening gambit. What, he had the disconcerting habit of asking total strangers in the conviviality of a studentís bar, do you think of John Betjeman?

Framework Of Delusion

Speaking in Amritsar on December 20, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reiterated his March 24, 2006, offer for a "Treaty of Peace, Security and Friendship" to Islamabad.

Fighting For Rights

Media must be able to report the truth, even if it isnít favourable to the government.

Almanac Politics

There is a prominent leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party who is unduly partial to astrology and astrologers.  

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