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                                                                                                                   From, April 15, 2007 to April 21, 2007 

The Jet Deal Will Unlock Value

Beyond the sheer change in the underlying numbers (valued at Rs 1,450 crore), the deal will create an entity with over one-third market share.

Mystery Mesmerises Me: Irrfan Khan

Somehow, watching an Irrfan Khan film has always been a solitary experience for me.

Reforms Panel For 'One Un' Concept

Mr Lennart Bage, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) was in India for a week long visit.

The Next Chapter

Roma is in no hurry. If she were, she would have signed all the films that came her way after her debut in `Notebook.' She was willing to wait.

`Award Underlines Responsibility'

Valayapatti Subramaniam dedicates his `Padma Sri' to a galaxy of thavil artistes who had inspired him.

Corporate Compliance Programme To Combat The `Corruption' Risk

A typical compliance programme involves two elements: clear written guidelines that are made available to all personnel operating; and effective training of all personnel, particularly those in sales and accounting.

The Radio Doesn’t Match Up To Tv

Excerpts from an interview with S S Hiremath, AIR station director of Bangalore on on FM Rainbow’s social concern, reach and audience survey.

'Start Post-M&a Planning Early On'

As global head of KPMG’s transaction services, Gopal Ramanathan , has been a key facilitator in driving M&A activities across markets.

Even 2-Day Delay In Remitting Tds Can Attract Prosecution

If the principal officers of the company are not in a position to establish that they were not responsible, they may be prosecuted in view of the above decision of the Supreme Court.

Listeners Should Be Conditioned To Pure Music

Trivandrum R Venkatraman is one of the most distinguished exponents of the sarasvati veena tradition in the country today.

Reforms Panel For 'One Un' Concept

Mr Lennart Bage, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) was in India for a week long visit.

Mystery Mesmerises Me: Irrfan Khan

Somehow, watching an Irrfan Khan film has always been a solitary experience for me.

India, Us, 123... Testing

After the recently concluded bilateral talks between the Indian and US government officials it was stated that the two sides hoped to conclude an US-India agreement for civil nuclear cooperation between the two countries — the so-called 123 . . .

'Rahul Gandhi Doesn't Know When To Keep Quiet'

As UP votes in the third phase of elections, Timesofindia.com caught young Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav in a candid mood.

'Bachchan’S Plus Is Being Real In A Non-Real World'

Jessica Hines, in an interview with Deccan Herald's Utpal Borpujari, talks about the book which has been described by the publishers as "funny, irreverent and affectionate."

'We Can Adapt'

A technocrat by training, P. Raja Goundan, General Manager of the Integral Coach Factory (ICF), believes in imparting a "humane touch" to everything he does at the workplace.

Special Audit: Show Cause Notice Is Required

Principles of natural justice would require that all administrative actions would have to be carried out after a show cause notice of the intended action.

Settlement Commission Route To Be Made Harder

The powers of the Settlement Commission are proposed to be clipped. Its jurisdiction is limited for years for which the petition is filed, while the present jurisdiction will be taken away in respect of re-assessments, set aside assessments . . . .

Changes In Post-Search Assessments

What are the changes made in respect of post-search assessments?

"India Is Top Priority For Belarus"

Belarus PresidentAlyaksandr Lukashenkaon his country's ties with India, the relevance of NAM, the future of the Commonwealth of Independent States, and other issues.

'Human Body Can Become A Self-Healing Hospital'

Cambridge-based molecular bio- logist Gregory Winter pioneered the science and application of protein and antibody engineering to treat diseases like cancer and arthritis.

‘Skills Sans Knowledge Is Meaningless’

There are close to 200 schools in India that are affiliated to the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE).

‘Muslims Are Worse Off In W Bengal Than In Any Other State, Yet We Don’T Want The Left Govt To Be Voted Out’

Hello, I’m Shekhar Gupta, and welcome to Walk the Talk. I’m in front of Masjid Abdul Nabi, a great Islamic institution, built more than 500 years ago.

'They Call Me ! Ncredible Ms Soni

Minister of tourism on India's success at the Berlin tourism trade fair and the road ahead for the growth of tourism in India.

Olivia Fraser

The artist wife of William Dalrymple, whose recent exhibition on Indian miniatures in Delhi was a sell-out, on why India fascinates her.

Swati Piramal - The Medicine Woman Of India

With her unmatched efficiency in multitasking, it would rather be difficult not to admire Dr Swati A Piramal, Director-Strategic Alliances & Communications of Nicholas Piramal India Ltd (NPIL).

`Writing Has To Be Classless'

A freewheeling chat with Baby Halder, who broke the tradition of silence that shackles women's lives in India.

‘Digital Cinema Will Help Curb Piracy’

One size does not fit all believes Raaja Kanwar, vice-chairman of UFO Movies, the digital entertainment venture of the Apollo group.

‘I Believe In Translating A Book’s Soul, Not Its Words’

Rama Tiwari, a prolific translator of R K Narayan’s books into Hindi and an award winning author of children's poems spoke to Abha Sharma of Deccan Herald.

Minority Is A Many Layered Notion

Earlier this month a single judge of the Allahabad High Court held that Muslims could no longer be treated as a religious minority in Uttar Pradesh.

‘Digital Cinema Will Help Curb Piracy’

One size does not fit all believes Raaja Kanwar, vice-chairman of UFO Movies, the digital entertainment venture of the Apollo group.

"There's A Growing Fascination With India In The U.S."

Mark A. Emmert, president of the University of Washington (Seattle), speaks on the scope for cooperation in education.

Experiments With Truth

Currently, Gandhiji seems the centre of all discussions. While Bollywood has brought back the forgotten Gandhigiri right into our midst, there are voluminous works by immediate family revealing unknown facets of the Mahatma.

`World's First Nano-Material Based Water Filter'

IIT-Madras is just about to release a water purifier using nanotechnology.

Two Words That Cause A Tax Glitch In Sez

Despite the controversies over the future of SEZs, the tax holiday being provided by Section 10AA appears the best attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their business units in an SEZ.

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