Is `Due Diligence' Different For The
Deal drivers in this industry are
based more on operations than
'No Need For A Law On Recruitment'
The Associated Chambers of Commerce
and Industry of India (Assocham), one
of the oldest national chambers of
Indian industry, has just elected a
Q&a: 'Nation-States Separated Out
Sugata Bose is Gardiner Professor of
History and Director of the South Asia
Cultural Diplomacy Is Not Instant
Pavan K Varma author of "The Great
Indian Middle Class" and "Being
Indian" talks to Shruba Mukherjee of
the Deccan Herald.
"Implementation Of Hyde Act Would Mean
Shifting Of Goalposts"
Anil Kakodkar, chairman of the Atomic
Energy Commission, articulates his
concerns on the still unfolding Indo-U.S.
nuclear deal. Excerpts from an
`Bangladeshi Women Were Ready For
In Bangladesh there has been a long
tradition of women's movement... It is
not always that women get economic
opportunities... They have to be ready
for such opportunities, look out for
them and say we need this.
Experiences Of Social Disadvantage
Uttara Natarajan talks about her
grandfather A.N. Sattanathan's memoirs
and her decision to publish them. Not
all autobiographical narratives embody
a collective consciousness, but
Sattanathan's memoirs capture the
social and economic life of . . .
India, Pakistan Aur Indus
The much-awaited verdict on the
Baglihar dam project by the World
Bank-appointed neutral expert, Raymond
Lafitte, is due in February 2007.
'Nithari Is Not An Isolated Incident'
So says the first and highest ranking
woman police officer of the country,
pointing out that such incidents
cannot be stopped till the time police
reforms, as directed by the Supreme
Court recently, are implemented.
'Never In The Last 60 Years...'
foreign minister have India and
Pakistan 'had such a sustained
discussion on Jammu and Kashmir' as this time. 'And it is no secret that it is being
discussed at various levels.'
Liberalisation Will Not Remove Caste
Nicholas B. Dirks, Franz Boas
Professor of Anthropology and History
and Vice President Arts and Sciences
of Columbia University, New York, was
in Mumbai this month to enhance the
profile of a university that counts
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar as one of its . . .
Q&a: 'One Day A Computer Could Win A
Cosmologist Martin Rees, delivering
the Blackett Memorial Lecture at the
Indian National Science Academy, New
Delhi, asked: "Would civilisation
survive the 21st century?" Yet, the
president of the Royal Society,
London, tells Narayani Ganesh that . .
'All-Time High Occupancy Levels'
With the Indian economy on an upswing,
the hospitality industry is witnessing
superb growth with room rates shooting
up significantly and occupancy levels
at an all-time high.
Balancing Old Laws And New Technology
Year 2006 was a landmark for indirect
taxes, because the judgments given by
the apex court unshackle a few
assumptions, notions and presumptions
held by both the Revenue and the
trade. MR D. ARVIND, DIRECTOR,
INDIRECT TAX DEPARTMENT, DELOITTE . .
‘Africa To Be Ban’s Priority’
Africa and West Asia will be the main
priorities of new Secretary-General
Ban ki-Moon, says his newly appointed
Indian Chef de Cabinet Vijay Nambiar.
'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