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- Out Of The Woods (Frontline, Oommen A. Ninan , Nov 08, 2007)
THIS is the second year of the four-year fiscal correction path adopted by the Maharashtra State Legislature with the enactment of the Maharashtra Fiscal Responsibility and Budgetary Management Act, 2005 (MFRBM Act).
- Other Voices - Pusto Press (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 08, 2007)
ONGOING political turmoil and deteriorating security have purportedly touched off the proclamation of emergency rule in Pakistan.
- Knockout Win (Frontline, R. Ramachandran, Nov 08, 2007)
A trio of biologists – Mario R. Capecchi, Sir Martin J. Evans and Oliver Smithies – is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007.
- Relief For Vidarbha (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
SINCE 2006, the Maharashtra government has been implementing its own relief package as well as the Prime Minister’s Special Rehabilitation Package to arrest farmers’ suicides and the agrarian crisis in the Vidarbha region.
- No Trace Of Progress (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 08, 2007)
A REPORT by the Asian Development Bank on Pakistan’s socio-economic status belies the claims of progress that the government often makes in connection with health, education and other human development indicators.
- Pm Says Terrorism Is A Man-Made Disaster (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Branding terrorism as a "man-made" disaster, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the scourge was looming large over Asian countries and could trigger disasters across the borders.
- Lakshmi’S Surgery Is Successful (Asian Age, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 08, 2007)
Doctors here successfully removed extra limbs from a two-year-old girl after a gruelling 27-hour-long operation on Wednesday.
- Heat Over Batman (Pioneer, Editorial, Statesman, Nov 08, 2007)
Batman was in the spotlight again in Hong Kong as the movie's producers came under fire for asking tenants along a waterfront to keep their lights on all night for a week to better show off the city's glass and steel skyline.
- Heir Feud Reaches Crescendo (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
A bitter and invariably operatic feud that has divided the family of the German composer Richard Wagner for more than a decade neared its denouement yesterday when three female descendants of the maestro staked rival claims in a battle to become . . .
- Girl Separation Surgery A Success (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Separation surgery on a two-year-old Indian girl who was born with four arms and four legs has been successful, doctors say.
- Microcredit Is Effective For Women In Self-Employment (Business Line, D. Murali , Nov 08, 2007)
Microfinance is simply about bringing banking services in smaller amounts to people who have never had access to any kind of financial services.
- Lakshmi’S First Step Towards Normalcy, Surgery Successful (Indian Express, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 08, 2007)
A complex surgery to separate a headless parasitic conjoined twin attached to the lower body of two-year-old Lakshmi was completed on Wednesday morning at a hospital here, with doctors announcing progress as per plan.
- Indian Girl’S Extra Limbs Removed (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Indian surgeons said on Wednesday they had successfully removed the extra limbs from a two-year-old girl born with four arms and four legs, in a gruelling operation that lasted more than a day.
- Terror Threat Looms Large In Region: Singh (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Wednesday terrorism could trigger disasters across borders.
- Politicians & Lies (Frontline, A.G. NOORANI, Nov 08, 2007)
Three books that constitute an instructive guide to governance in the United Kingdom.
- Defiantly Amiable (Frontline, Shelley Walia, Nov 08, 2007)
MARIO VARGAS LLOSA is loved by millions around the world, especially in his country, Peru. Like Jorge Luis Borges, Llosa’s aesthetic pursuit coincides with his political concern, though it is often alleged that his writings are not candidly devoted . . .
- Chopper Crashlands, Six Injured (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Six Vaishno Devi pilgrims had a miraculous escape when a private helicopter they were flying by, crashed while making an emergency landing at Serli village, 3 km from here. All six passengers,members of two families of Noida, Delhi, received injuries.
- Infertility Drug Cleared Without Proper Tests (Hindu, Sarah Hiddleston, Nov 07, 2007)
Women in India being treated for infertility with Letrozole could be running the risk of damaging themselves and their babies. Authorisation to market the drug was issued to Sun Pharmaceuticals by the regulatory authority on April 10.
- Bring In Private Players (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 07, 2007)
I had argued in a recent article in this newspaper that Manmohan Singh's Independence Day promise to set up a large number of new institutes of higher education was a gift horse which is well worth looking in the mouth. Large increases of . . . .
- Clots Are A Hazard Of Long Business Flights (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 07, 2007)
Obesity, a person’s stature, hormone replacement therapy and inherited blood clotting disorders increase risk.
- Off Target In The War On Cancer (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 07, 2007)
It’s time to admit that our efforts in the decades-old war against cancer have often targeted the wrong enemies and used the wrong weapons.
- Exploited In Gulf (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 07, 2007)
The recent strike by construction workers, most of them from India, who have been hired for building the world's tallest building, Burj Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, has once again brought to the fore the dark side of an immigrant's life . . . .
- Scrapping House Tax (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 07, 2007)
In a populist measure that ought to have been avoided, the Haryana Chief Minister last Thursday waived the house tax in the urban areas and the “chullah” tax in the rural areas from April, 2008, provided the tax payees clear their arrears . . . . . .
- Musclemen Of Laspazia (Tribune, Trilochan Singh Trewn, Nov 07, 2007)
Laspazia is a quiet town located between Rome and Genoa on the west coast of Italy.
- Neglect Causes Anaemia (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 07, 2007)
According to the National Family Health Survey III, extracts of which were published in The Pioneer (October 15), 55 per cent women in the country are anaemic, most of them were afflicted during pregnancy.
- 90 Killed In Afghanistan Bombing (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
A suicide bomber killed some 90 people and wounded 50 on Tuesday in an attack on a group of visiting Afghan parliamentarians in northern Afghanistan, the director of the local hospital said.
- At Least 45 Africans Die Trying To Reach Spain (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
At least 45 African migrants have died of cold and thirst after their boat ran aground in the Atlantic Ocean trying to reach Europe, a Mauritanian security official said on Tuesday.
- Manmohan To Visit Russia On Sunday (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will pay a two-day visit to Russia from November 11. The visit is in continuation of the tradition of holding annual summit meetings between the heads of government, which started seven years ago.
- Gordon To Toughen Anti-Terrorism Law (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown unveiled proposals on Tuesday to toughen anti-terrorism measures and address a crippling housing shortage in a new policy platform meant to revive his ruling Labour Party.
- Suicide Bomb Kills 90 In Afghanistan (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
A suicide bomber killed 90 people and wounded 50 on Tuesday in an attack on a group of visiting Afghan parliamentarians in the northern Afghan town of Baghlan, the director of the local hospital said.
- 20 Taliban Dead In Nato-Afghan Air Raids (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
At least 20 Taliban-linked rebels were killed in joint NATO-Afghan air raids in western Afghanistan, an army general said on Tuesday.
- Black Smoke... Lots Of People Lying Dead (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
A bomb attack targeted a group of lawmakers in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 28 people, including five parliamentarians, officials said.
- Surgeon May Not Get Fair Trial, Says Friend (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
India-born surgeon Jayant Patel, linked to the death of 17 patients, may not get a fair trial in Australia, his friend Vijay Mehta has said even as a human rights group here demanded a U.S.-style cross-examination of jurors, saying that the . . . . .
- Indian Bank Fined For Violent Loan Collection Method (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Authorities have fined India’s biggest private bank more than US$130,000 after its loan collectors beat a man with iron rods and dragged him from a car before seizing the vehicle, state officials said Tuesday.
- Shipload Of Trouble (Frontline, LYLA BAVADAM, Nov 07, 2007)
Controversy is not new to Blue Lady. The 76,049-tonne luxury liner, formerly known as SS Norway and before that SS France, was once the largest passenger ship in the world and has a colourful history.
- The Real Bobby Jindal (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Jindal is the first Indian American to win a gubernatorial election in the U.S., but there are concerns about his silence on racism.
- Mind Over Matter (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
IN western India, from the 2nd century B.C. to the 2nd century A.D., there was a prolific creation of art in caves hewn out of rock.
- Fanning The Flames In Nandigram (Frontline, SUHRID SANKAR CHATTOPADHYAY, Nov 07, 2007)
What started off as a violent agitation against a rumour of land acquisition in Nandigram block in West Bengal’s East Midnapore (Purba Medinipur) district 10 months ago has, in fact, taken the form of a struggle for turf control between the . . . .
- It Boom Fuels Altruism (Deccan Herald, Anand Giridharadas, Nov 07, 2007)
The best-known networking sites in the industry connect computer-savvy elites to one another. Babajob, by contrast, connects Indias elites to the poor at their doorsteps, people who need jobs but lack the connections to find them.
- Ajmer Blast Trail Leads To Hurriyat (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Security agencies are questioning Hurriyat leader G M Bhat, an associate of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and two of his accomplices in connection with the recent Ajmer blast. Cops have gathered vital details of . . . .
- Nandigram Turns Violent Again; 2 Killed In Gunfire (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The Nandigram issue just refuses to blow away. In yet another incident, on Tuesday, two persons were killed and eight injured as CPI(M) supporters exchanged fire with supporters of Trinamool Congress-backed outfit Bhumi Ucched Pratirodh . . . . . .
- Plight Of Women And Children (Frontline, T.K. RAJALAKSHMI, Nov 07, 2007)
The report of the third National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3), released in the second week of October, has immense significance for policymakers in health, nutrition, education and gender issues.
- Young Voters May Get Scoop (Deccan Herald, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 07, 2007)
The use of social networking sites, including Facebook and MySpace, have also been embraced by younger voters in campaigning.
- Ajmer Blast Trail Leads To Hurriyat (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Security agencies are questioning Hurriyat leader G M Bhat, an associate of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and two of his accomplices in connection with the recent Ajmer blast. Cops have gathered vital details of . . . .
- Suicide Bomber Kills 90 In Afghan (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
A suicide bomber killed 90 people and wounded 50 today in an attack on a group of visiting Afghan parliamentarians in the northern Afghan town of Baghlan.
- Better Sanitation (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 07, 2007)
At the recently held four-day World Toilet Summit in New Delhi, delegates from 40 nations made a pledge to “mobilise governments, UN agencies, financial institutions, corporate bodies, sanitation service providers, local bodies and other . . . .
- Oil Wars Have Already Started (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 07, 2007)
IS the war in Iraq and Afghanistan really a fight for the last traces of oil and gas left on earth? After Alan Greenspan’s (former chairman of the US Federal Reserve) outburst comes the report of the Germany-based Energy Watch Group to . . . . .
- Development: Expansion Of Freedoms (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 07, 2007)
THE conventional wisdom on development is premised on growth theories. According to traditional dogmas, the basic function of economic theory is to create such conditions that help the business elite to accumulate profits at the highest possible rates.
- 3 Cpm Workers Killed In Nandigram Violence (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Three CPI(M) supporters were killed and 20 seriously injured as violence erupted once again in Nandigram on Tuesday as armed party cadres made a desperate bid to recapture lost ground.
- All About Participatory Notes (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
PARTICIPATORY Notes (PNs) are instruments held by entities that are otherwise not allowed to invest in Indian markets by the market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
- Suicide Bomber Kills 50 In North Afghanistan (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
A suicide attack on a parliamentary delegation killed at least 50 people in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, a provincial official said, in the worst such blast in the country’s history.
- Missing Girl’S Body Retrieved From Chenab (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Mystery shrouds the recovery of the body of a girl near Thathri in Doda district this morning. The deceased had been missing for 20 days.
- Pottering Around Pgi (Tribune, Punam Khaira Sidhu, Nov 06, 2007)
I stand for ever in a queue. But at the end of it, I know, I will have access to the finest medical care in the country. I could jump the queue thanks to doctor friends. So why don’t I, I am often asked by an irrate spouse.
- Pm Lays Bare Coalition Cuffs (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Can coalitions provide the unity of purpose that nation-states need, Manmohan Singh asked today.
- 12 Die As Bus Hits Car In Portugal (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
A bus carrying elderly people and a car collided on a motorway in central Portugal, killing at least 12 and injuring some 24 others, fire-fighters said.
- Beyond Gdp And Progress (Deccan Herald, HAZEL HENDERSON, Nov 06, 2007)
The welfare of a nation can scarcely be inferred from a measurement of national income.
- New Arrivals (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Dr. Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi — Portrait of a Multi-Faceted Legend of Dravidians: His Life and Times: K.S.R. Publications, No. 5, 3rd Avenue, Indira Nagar, Chennai-600020. Rs. 350. Management Guru Professor Laloo’s Rail: Sunil Jogi . . .
- Over A Cup Of Coffee (Hindu, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
A delight to leaf through, coffee table books seem to be in great demand these days
- Rudy Giuliani Is George Bush With Brains (Hindu, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
New York’s former Mayor is living up to his reputation as someone who will do and say anything for power.
- 'Taliban Has The Responsibility To Arrest Musharraf' (Rediff on the Net, Hamid Mir, Nov 06, 2007)
The imposition of emergency in Pakistan has not created any pressure on the Taliban groups operating in Swat district.
- Pak Lawyers’ Protest Spreads (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan’s military ruler General Musharraf today went all out to crush resistance from judges, lawyers, political parties and civil rights activists, who took to the streets across Pakistan to protest against the imposition of emergency.
- Pakistan: Having A Tiger By The Tail (Hindu, Ramesh Thakur, Nov 06, 2007)
Strong and sustained international pressure will be needed to defuse the present crisis. An unstable, volatile, radicalised, and nuclear-armed Pakistan is in no one’s interest.
- Decisive Battle Ahead, Says Nawaz Sharif (Hindu, Atul Aneja , Nov 06, 2007)
The former Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, told The Hindu that civil society and other political forces in his country were gearing up for a “decisive battle” against the attack on civil liberties and political rights by President Pervez Musharraf.
- Growing Trade, But No Cheer In Russia (Hindu, Vladimir Radyuhin , Nov 06, 2007)
The healthy trade surplus that Russia enjoyed with China since bilateral trade started to grow rapidly in the early 1990s has suddenly turned into a gaping deficit.
- Interpreting A Malady (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 06, 2007)
AIDS is no longer the silent killer, relegated to foreign shores as an affliction of more liberal societies.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Nov 06, 2007)
There was something obscene about Pakistan Army soldiers entering the hallowed precincts of the country’s Supreme Court where they had no business to be, going to the Chief Justice and saying to him his services were no longer required.
- Fight Against Militancy (Dawn, Kaiser Bengali, Nov 06, 2007)
THE suspension of the Constitution has stripped away the democratic façade from General Musharraf’s military rule.
- Undoing Idea Of Secular India (Pioneer, A Surya Prakash, Nov 06, 2007)
Muslim clerics and the All-India Muslim Personal Law Board have now a new cause to pursue - opposition to the mandatory registration of marriages as directed by the Supreme Court.
- Oil’S Not Well (Indian Express, Vikram S Mehta, Nov 06, 2007)
I have often regretted my cautious approach towards the Indian stock market.
- Mourning Tamilselvan: Crying Foul Over A Dirge (Deccan Herald, S Murari, Nov 06, 2007)
A dirge penned by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi as a tribute to LTTE’s political wing leader S P Tamilselvan, who was killed in a Sri Lankan air raid at a militant hideout has raised many questions.
- Moving Beyond Kyoto (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 06, 2007)
Our home - earth - is in danger. What is at risk of being destroyed is not the planet itself, but the conditions that have made it hospitable for human beings.
- Role Reversal (Deccan Herald, Maureen Dowd, Nov 06, 2007)
Maybe the qualities that many find off-putting in Hillary - her opportunism, her triangulation, her ethical corner-cutting, her shifting convictions from pro-war to anti-war, her secrecy, her ruthlessness - are the same ones that make people. . .
- Suharto: Ousted, Yet Powerful (Deccan Herald, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
Doctors say Suharto's mind had been weakened by a series of strokes. But commentators note that he becomes well when there is a family wedding party to attend.
- Police Action Exposes Child Workers’ Plight (Dawn, Parul Gupta, Nov 06, 2007)
Mohammed Tauheer, a poor office helper, fought back tears as he was shown the door at a police station where his sons were being questioned after a rescue operation for child workers.
- Stock Market: Disconnected From National Savings (Business Line, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
The Sensex story blinds the nation; distracts it from more serious economic issues.
- Crackdown Highlights India’S Cycle Of Child Labour (Daily Times, Parul Gupta, Nov 06, 2007)
Most child workers come from the poor states, where many are bought from parents for as little as 1,000 rupees with the frequently false promise of monthly salary
- Toddler With Eight Limbs Branded 'Reincarnation Of Hindu (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
A toddler born with eight limbs and believed by some to be the reincarnation of the multi-limbed Hindu goddess Vishnu, is set to undergo a 40-hour operation to remove half of her limbs.
- Cong Criticises Karuna’S Mourning Of Slain Ltte Leader (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Congress on Monday sought to downplay UPA ally and DMK chief M Karunanidhi’s poem in praise the slain LTTE leader SP Tamilselvan describing its contents as his “personal views”.
- Healthy Advice (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 06, 2007)
Indian corporate hospitals have the answer to the government’s protracted quest for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council. Apollo chairman and founder Prathap C Reddy said, “Foreigners who have been treated in our hospitals are overwhelmed by the qu
- On Board And Bored? (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
There you go spying. You’ve been on board three hours, eaten the flight kitsch and can’t sleep.
- Indian Surgeon To Fight Extradition (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The legal battle to extradite rogue surgeon Jayant Patel from the U.S. could last more than four years with the India-born doctor planning to fight Australia’s attempt to bring him back into the country to face charges relating to the deaths . . . . .
- Towards Greater Transparency (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 05, 2007)
Pharmaceutical companies and doctors make for uneasy bedfellows. While the two cannot ignore each other, there is the growing expectation that doctors would keep drug companies at arm’s length.
- Hundreds Detained In Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
President Pervez Musharraf tightened the state of emergency in Pakistan on Sunday, as police rounded up hundreds of opponents and the government warned it could delay key elections for a year.
- Awareness Campaign To Be Conducted On Aids Prevention (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Directorate of Teacher Education Research and Training, Tamil Nadu AIDS Control Society and UNICEF conducted a one-day sensitisation workshop on School Adolescent Education Programme for headmasters of government and private higher secondary . . . .
- Modi Must Be Punished (Asian Age, Kuldip Nayar, Nov 05, 2007)
Some serious-minded secularists feel that the sting operation showing Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modiâ€™s foot soldiers boasting about conducting the Gujarat pogrom with state support should not have been publicised.
- Uk Docs Oppose Curbs On Indians (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Britain's medical community has resoundingly voted to oppose the government's proposal to restrict the employment opportunities for Indian and other non-European Union doctors in the National Health Service (NHS).
- Fiji Plot To Kill Pm Uncovered, 11 Held (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Fijian cops have arrested 11 people over an alleged plot by dissident army members to assassinate interim Prime Minister Commodore Frank Bainimarama and some of his Cabinet, a senior official said on Sunday.
- Communism Is Dead (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 05, 2007)
India needs a thoroughgoing debate about the future of the Left.
- 500 Held In Pak Crackdown (Tribune, Rezaul H. Laskar, Nov 05, 2007)
In a major crackdown, Pakistani security agencies today rounded up opposition leaders, lawyers and human rights activists and put under house arrest sacked Chief Justice Iftikhar M. Chaudhry amid speculation that President Pervez Musharraf may . . . .
- 'Drop In Overseas Doctors In Australia Not Related To Haneef's Case' (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Australian Immigration minister has blamed sub-standard state health services for the reluctance of overseas-trained doctors to work in Australia, rather than his handling of the controversial case dealing with bungled detention of Indian . . . . .
- No Democracy Without Transparency (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 05, 2007)
Hearing a set of guidelines by amicus curiae Khalid Anwar for dealing with demonstrations and protests, the Chief Justice observed that the deployment of police in plain clothes was illegal.
- Edits (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
It would be premature to speculate at this juncture whether Pakistan is destined for another phase of martial law in the event of Parvez Musharraf’s re-election as President being blackballed ~ if club jargon is quite the word ~ by the Supreme Court.
- Pakistanis At The Crossroads (Dawn, Touqir Hussain, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan may have been at the crossroads for much of its history but now Pakistanis themselves stand at the crossroads.
- Other Voices - Indian Press (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The danger gong has been sounded once again, this time by the UNEP’s Global Environment Outlook report… The human species is living beyond its means on a planet with limited resources.
- Winter Session Of A.P. Assembly To Be Stormy (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
A united opposition is all set to bring out the knives against the Government on a host of contentious issues with the winter session of the Assembly commencing on Monday.
- Why Not A Deal With The Militants? (Dawn, Sardar Mumtaz Ali Bhutto, Nov 05, 2007)
IF at the end of six years of open war against the so-called militants and loss of thousands of lives of citizens and soldiers, Gen Musharraf can make no better showing than yet another bomb blast close to his residence on Oct 30 and . . . . .
- The Primacy Of Politics (Business Line, Ranabir Ray Choudhury , Nov 05, 2007)
Fresh polls on the cards? The litmus test of the Government’s intentions in this regard will be its response to the sharp spurt in the world oil price.
- 'No Troop Cut In J&k Till Assembly Polls' (Pioneer, Rahul Datta, Nov 05, 2007)
The Union Government is unlikely to initiate steps to pull out or reduce troops in Jammu & Kashmir till late next year, as the security forces want to maintain present level of strength till Assembly elections in October 2008.
- Rising Sensex (Tribune, Jayshree Sengupta, Nov 05, 2007)
There is much euphoria about Sensex touching the 20,000 mark within a short period.
- India Closely Watching Developments In Pak: Antony (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
India has taken all precautionary measures to ensure its security and is closely monitoring the situation in Pakistan in the wake of President General Pervez Musharraf imposing Emergency there on Saturday.
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