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                                                                                                                   From, May 13, 2007 to May 19, 2007 

`Fiscal Sops Alone Will Not Attract Industry'

Adequate infrastructure, connectivity, good law and order situation and availability of power are much more vital than fiscal concessions.

`India Is Important As Our Global Centre Of Excellence'

I would say 90 per cent of our work is touched by someone in India. The most important driver was the breadth of talent and expertise (scientific, business, statistical, etc.,) available here.

‘We Are Keen To Represent The Third View, The Southern Perspective’

Ibrahim Helal, Al Jazeera English’s deputy managing director, began with the BBC in London, moved to BBC Arabic TV, and returned to the BBC, before cutting loose as part of the breakaway team that launched Al Jazeera on November 10, 1996. What began . .

`We Want To See India Emerge An International Diamond Trading Hub'

Many new mines have emerged. With multiple markets we need to channel roughs into India. The idea is to source roughs directly and sell them in India for beneficiation.

Flashpoint Babli

Lok Sabha was adjourned for the entire day on Monday over the Babli dam. Andhra Pradesh MPs raised the issue of the dam within minutes of Parliament starting its business for the day.

'What Is A Fatwa For A Progressive Woman? '

Back home, Pakistan's Tourism Minister Nilofer Bakhtiar faces a cleric's fatwa for "un-Islamic behaviour". But that does not stop her from recognising that this is the "best time for women in Pakistan".

'Children Are Also Sexual Beings'

It's no boon being children in India, or for that matter, anywhere in the world. This is chillingly borne out by statistics that put the number of children in one form of distress or another at a staggering 300 million.

Mohsin Hamid

Judging by the way India is embracing Pakistani writers, you guys could become the next cultural ambassadors..

'Encounters Should Happen, If Required'

"However, it is not okay to stage encounters. But even they do happen, and should not," says the former Punjab police chief.

Maoist Gen Secy Justifies Killing Of Mp

General secretary of the outlawed CPI (Maoist), Ganapathy, has been elusive, wanted in several cases across states.

'Children Are Also Sexual Beings'

It's no boon being children in India, or for that matter, anywhere in the world. This is chillingly borne out by statistics that put the number of children in one form of distress or another at a staggering 300 million.

‘I’M A Journey Writer’

A freewheeling chat with writer and poet Eddy L. Harris on his books, the African-American experience and his India visit.

Jairaj: When Will We Become Pro-Active?

The civic bodies and the public should work as partners, not as adversaries, says Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) commissioner K Jairaj who will be completing a year in the hot seat soon.

‘I’M Not Happy Using Massive Central Forces During Polls. The Greatest Democracy, Run With Gun-Toting Personnel!’

Hello, and welcome to Walk the Talk. I am Shekhar Gupta, and my guest this week is someone who can be described as the chief custodian of the most valuable brand in Indian democracy -- the Election Commission of India.

Leader In Computing

Interview with S. Ramakrishnan, Director-General, C-DAC.

`4% Farm Growth Is A Key Element Of Strategy For Inclusive Growth'

Inclusive growth is a fundamental component of our strategy. Focussing on agriculture is one aspect of inclusiveness as it will address the rural-urban divide.

Keep An Auto Check On Markets

Consumer boom has put the Indian auto industry on the fast track. Even as domestic players are expanding capacities and driving out new models with increasing regularity , many foreign companies too have joined the race.

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