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Saturday, January 13,  200


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                                                                                                                   From, January 07, 2007 to January 13, 2007 

Enchanted By Mohiniyattom

Jayaprabha Menon feels that the State Government should promote Mohiniyattom.

Back To His Best

As Annu Kapoor returns with `Antakshari-The Great Challenge', he tells us what makes him natural in front of the camera.

Due Diligence Comes Calling

Hutch in India has been busy opening its books for teams of due diligence from different prospective buyers.

`Land Acquisition Must Be Transparent'

If industry wants to acquire land, the Government should act as an umpire and set broad guidelines to ensure that the transaction takes place in a transparent way.

'India Is Both A Market And Supplier'

With over 12,500 staff and about $500-million worth of work offshored, British Telecom is trying to make deeper inroads into India. In November 2006, BT applied for NLD and ILD licences, and established a JV company, BT Telecom India, with Jubilant Enpro.

Q&a: 'People Quit Bad Managers, Not Necessarily Work'

Cristobal I Conde, president and chief executive officer of US IT major SunGard, is regarded as one of the best analytical brains in software. The head of the $5 billion outfit did astronomy and physics at university before setting up a software company.

Injecting Drugs Is The Trend Now In India

India has a significant number of opiate users. Reports and surveys point to an increase in injecting drug use, particularly among young people.

‘Western Historians Are Changing Their Opinion On Netaji’S Association With Hitler’

Professor Sugata Bose, grandnephew of Subhas Chandra Bose, is Gardiner Professor of History and Director of the South Asia Initiative at Harvard University. His latest book is ‘Chalo Delhi: Collected Works of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.’

Cost Audit Has A Major Role In Consumer Protection

Consumers, in a liberal economy, are vulnerable to practices such as monopoly or predatory pricing. Curbing these practices requires a harmonised and authentic cost database.

Decoding The Telecom Buzz On Deal Street

"Vodafone needs a true operating and controlling interest in an Asian operator to re-vitalise its shareholder value."

Q&a: Ontario Wants To Partner India In Infrastructure

Dalton McGuinty, premier of Ontario which is the economic engine of Canada, is bringing a 100-member trade delegation for a week-long visit to Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Punjab from January 14. He tells Gurmukh Singh that Canada can be India's . . .

'N-Deal Showed What We Can Achieve'

Ramesh Kapur, chairman of the Indo-US Leadership Council of the Democratic National Committee has been associated with the Democratic Party in the US since 1980. Lately the 58-year-old has been at the forefront of the Indian community's efforts to . . .

‘People Should Not Feel That Going To The Court Is A Punishment, They Should Feel Part Of The System’

Justice K.G. Balakrishnan, Chief Justice of India-designate, will be the first dalit to occupy the post. In a free-ranging interview with Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief of The Indian Express, on NDTV’s Walk the Talk, he spoke of his humble origins, . . .

`Focus On Infrastructure, Social Issues'

There appears to be an air of optimism in Indian industry. Captains of industry think that even a double digit growth is sustainable, but they expect governments to remove the road blocks. Confederation of Indian Industry's President,R. Seshasayee, . . .

Sculptors Have An Uncanny Sense Of Anatomy

Popularly known as “Masterji” or “Guruji”, Ram Chandra Sharma, the inventor of Jaipur Foot, now 86 can still be seen relentlessly working on a new design or solving complicated cases which his technicians can’t handle.

Abiding Faith

Manoj Das, eminent author, talks about his work and the place of a writer in an era of cultural globalisation.  

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