What Is India News Service
aturday September 01, 2007


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From, August 26, 2007 to September 01, 2007 

'The Future Of The Planet Lies In The Market'

According to Yvo de Boer, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the big challenge is to find ways to tackle climate change without compromising on economic growth and poverty eradication.

Kathak King

“Meet my family,” he says, waving his hand casually across the room. I turn around to find a table on which is placed a brass plate with some icons on it.

My Book Is A Journey Through Bollywood

King of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan and the Seductive World of Indian Cinema is rather a long name for a book.

Four Disputes Rock Gas Pricing In India

What is the future of gas in India? “Bright,” says Mr Deepak Mahurkar, Associate Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Condoning Fundamentalism

Religious fundamentalism raised its ugly head in Hyderabad on August 9 when Taslima Nasrin was attacked without immediate provocation by legislators of the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM).

Taslima Nasrin On Her Detractors

On August 9, Taslima Nasrin, the exiled Bangladeshi writer, was attacked by a group of fundamentalists at the Hyderabad Press Club where she had gone to release a Telugu translation of her book Shodh.

‘Us Sub-Prime Crisis May Not Affect Indian Growth Rates’

Sub-prime sob stories continue to pour in. There are gloomy forecasts that the mortgage crisis, which has already seen dramatic bankruptcy filings and layoffs, can adversely impact the US economy.

‘Intellectual Dishonesty Of The Highest Order’

Former External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha has consistently raised his voice against the Indo-U.S. nuclear deal, though many of his party colleagues have refused to share his view on the issue.

‘Their Opposition Is Ridiculous’

Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Kapil Sibal rubbishes the Left parties’ opposition to the India-United States nuclear deal as “politically motivated”.

‘The Deal Should Not Be Seen In Isolation’

Prakash karat, the general secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), is viewed as the man standing in the way of the UPA government’s strategic embrace of the United States.

`To Develop, We Have To Explore A Lot Of Innovative Ideas'

Access to credit for the very poor is one area where we have not done well. Innovative approaches could be tried for taking deposits and delivering loans through various points of purchase.





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