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- Tribal Folk Tales (Hindu, K. Kunhikrishnan, Nov 06, 2007)
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- Ballot, Not Bullet (Dawn, Murtaza Razvi, Nov 06, 2007)
GEN Musharraf cannot be doubted when he sees a frightening spectre of disorder.
- We Need Young Politicians (Times of India, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
The Indian economic renaissance has been shaped by the youthful character of its workforce.
- Punjab And The National Economy (Dawn, Shahid Javed Burki, Nov 06, 2007)
IF politics proceeds on its promised course, there is likely to be a considerable rearrangement in the distribution of power among different political groups.
- Tamil Tigers Bury Political Chief (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Tamil Tiger rebels in Sri Lanka have buried one of their top leaders, three days after he was killed in a bombing raid by the military.
- 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.
- Fallout Among Allies (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
With friends like these, who needs enemies? The United States could well be wondering why its relationships with three major countries that should be close allies have become so frayed. Ties with Japan, India and Turkey are all being damaged as . . .
- Tamil Rebels Vow To Strike Back (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Tamil Tigers have vowed revenge after the man believed to be their number two was killed in a Sri Lankan air force raid.
- Climate Change And Fuel Shortages Begin To Bite (Hindu, John Vidal, Nov 05, 2007)
Soaring crop prices and demand for biofuels raise fears of political instability.
- Shrinking World: Exploitation Of Natural Resources (Deccan Herald, KALYAN RAY, Nov 05, 2007)
Those living in the developing world regularly face the wrath of nature increasing flood or drought, sea level rise and a deathly level of air pollution.
- 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.
- Clueless Congress (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Nov 05, 2007)
No soon do elections come around that the political parties start looking for the voters they had discarded for the previous five years.
- Rising Sensex (Tribune, Jayshree Sengupta, Nov 05, 2007)
There is much euphoria about Sensex touching the 20,000 mark within a short period.
- Nature Strikes Back (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
If the two books are to be believed, the time of reckoning has come in our Faustian Pact with fossil fuels, writes NS Rajaram
- India, In Print (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
In many ways Indian journalism is at crossroads. Media houses are facing ever-increasing competition. Market forces and globalisation have brought about changes, which were unthinkable even 10 years ago.
- When Buddhists Are A Minority (Tribune, Maj Gen (retd) Himmat Singh Gill, Nov 05, 2007)
MANY years ago, when on assignment with the International Control Commission in Vietnam, one of the first sights that one witnessed in down town Saigon was that of a Buddhist monk protesting the State’s religious discrimination practiced . . . . . .
- Situation In Pak Akin To What India Faced In '75: Bjp (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The BJP on Sunday said that developments in Pakistan were akin to what India faced during the Internal Emergency imposed by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1975.
- For That French Feel (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The French Tourist Office in India is celebrating “French Connection 2007” in full swing these days. As part of it, it is working towards publicising Rhone Alps as an ideal vacation spot for the Indian globetrotters.
- Warming Up To Climate Change (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 03, 2007)
The Peace Nobel for Mr Al Gore, former US Vice-President, and Dr Rajendra Pachauri, Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), brings together the narrator of an “inconvenient truth” and a “climate warrior” on an important platform.
- Mobile, Mobile, Everywhere! (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 03, 2007)
Nowadays, it has become a common sight. Wherever you go, in whichever direction you turn, on a walk, on a visit, on the bus, in public or private functions and gatherings, you see almost everyone with his/her hand to the ear, and chattering away.
- Ninety Years After Balfour (Dawn, Muhammad Ali Siddiqi, Nov 03, 2007)
NINETY years ago this month, a British diplomat wrote a letter that has since then been the single biggest cause of political instability, massacres and wars in the Middle East.
- A Doomed Operation? (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 03, 2007)
REPORTS emanating from Swat suggest much worse than the authorities are willing to admit.
- Wb Loan To State Project (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The World Bank(WB) on Friday agreed to sanction a loan of $944 million to India for funding three socio-economic developmental projects including a community-based water management endeavour in Karnataka.
- Tamil Tigers Leader Killed In Sri Lankan Air Strike (Guardian (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The public face of the Tamil Tigers, one of the world's most deadly rebel militias, was killed yesterday in a Sri Lankan air raid - prompting analysts to warn of a dangerous "spiral into full-scale war" on the Indian Ocean island.
- Communicating It To The Junta (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 03, 2007)
The head of a large monastic university was able to persuade thousands of demonstrating monks to withdraw peacefully.
- Tackle Prejudices (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
India’s preference for boys and the resulting skewed sex ratio could plunge the country into a serious social crisis.
- Global Positioning (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Nov 03, 2007)
A recent issue of a news magazine proclaimed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s volte face on the nuclear deal had destroyed his credibility.
- Special Article (Statesman, Sumer Kaul, Nov 03, 2007)
Mayawati’s call for trifurcation of Uttar Pradesh may have evoked no political reaction and very little media attention but it certainly comes as a surprise.
- India Needs To Learn From China How To Boost Tourism (Pioneer, Shobori Ganguli, Nov 03, 2007)
Among the many refresher courses India needs to borrow from China, tourism diplomacy must certainly rank high. Aggressively promoting some of its "least developed" destinations in western and southern China as part of its policy to open up to . . . .
- Public Face Of The Tamil Tigers (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
SP Thamilselvan - who died in a Sri Lankan air force raid on Friday morning - is the most senior Tamil Tiger leader to have been killed in recent years.
- Reorienting Youth Policies (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 03, 2007)
Recentily, President Pervez Musharraf expressed his resolve to extend greater support to youth affairs.
- India To Step Up Guard On Tigers (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
India is to recruit retired army personnel to guard sanctuaries containing the country's increasingly endangered tiger population.
- India's Wild Tiger Population Drops (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The Indian government wants to recruit retired soldiers to patrol tiger sanctuaries in the hopes of saving the last of the cats after an official report confirmed a drastic drop in wild tiger numbers.
- Let's Stop Talking Like Brats (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 03, 2007)
In the old joke, a man comes across a boy looking resentfully at a half-eaten watermelon. "What's the matter, son?", asks the man. "Too much watermelon?"
- Senior Tamil Tiger Leader Killed (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
A senior leader of Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels has been killed in a government air raid, the rebels say.
- “Greening India” But Losing Forests (Hindu, PRAVEEN BHARGAV, Nov 02, 2007)
Planting trees or raising plantations doesnot recover lost habitats or create pristine natural forests. It is, therefore, no antidoteto habitat fragmentation.
- Banks And Their Recovery Agents (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 02, 2007)
Recent reports of borrowers of banks and financial institutions being harassed — a few of them being driven to commit suicides — by loan recovery agents have brought into sharp focus the dark underside of the finance business that could do with . . . .
- Sc Reserves Verdict On Validity Of 27% Quota (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The marathon hearing on the validity of 27 per cent OBC reservation in premier Central educational institutions came to a close in the Supreme Court on Thursday with a five-judge Bench reserving its verdict on the contentious law.
- Congress Dares Modi On 'Development Debate' (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
After Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi challenged heir-apparent Rahul Gandhi to 'convince' Gujarat, the Congress threw an open challenge back at Modi -- "have a debate on any developmental issue".
- Congress, Left Playing Vote Bank Politics: Bjp (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Bharatiya Janata Party national vice-president M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday accused the Congress and the Left parties of pampering Muslim minorities to garner votes and said secularism would be secure only so long as Hindus remained a majority . . . .
- Kerala Should Achieve Sustainable Growth: President (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil said here on Thursday that Kerala should match its achievements in the social sectors with sustainable growth and enhanced productivity.
- ‘India Lags In Farm Productivity’ (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Speakers at the national seminar on ‘Radiation Processing of Agri-foods-Domestic and export market potential’ being organised jointly by SV University and SP Women’s University (SPMVV) discussed several issues pertaining to food . . . .
- Extremes Cohabit In India (Deccan Herald, Thomas L Friedman, Nov 02, 2007)
India could actually mint more land in the countryside, but it can't do it off car batteries. It will take a real energy revolution.
- Global Positioning (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
A recent issue of a news magazine proclaimed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s volte face on the nuclear deal had destroyed his credibility.
- Beyond Lip Service (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Nov 02, 2007)
Based on the recommendations of the Justice Rajinder Sachar Committee on improving the socio-economic conditions of minorities in India, the UPA government has decided to establish an Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC).
- Ansari Calls For Different Human Development Indicators (Hindu, P. Sunderarajan , Nov 02, 2007)
Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Thursday said that the country needed a database of human development indicators for different income groups.
- Internet's Image Problem (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 02, 2007)
The inherent freedoms of the internet are a headache for most governments. After all, it is unnerving to think of a space where citizens can post and upload whatever they like, regardless of the regime’s opinions on what the population should be doing.
- Danger Gong (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 02, 2007)
The danger gong has been sounded once again, this time by the UNEP’s Global Environment Outlook report which has just been released.
- A Sitting Duck For Bird Flu (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Oct 31, 2007)
Contrary to what was seen as a problem confined largely to South-East Asian countries, bird flu is expected to become endemic in some parts of Europe. When that happens, Europe will be the third continent, after Asia and Africa, to acquire that . . . .
- Ndtv Arabia Launched (Hindu, Atul Aneja , Oct 31, 2007)
New Delhi Television (NDTV) has launched NDTV Arabia, a 24-hour free-to-air channel that will mainly cater to the growing expatriate market in West Asia and North Africa.
- Turkey’S Kurdish Problem: Lessons For India (Hindu, M.K. Bhadrakumar, Oct 31, 2007)
Turkey’s Kurdish dilemma offers salutary lessons for strategic thinkers. It enables them to take a rare peep into the actual world of politics and the pitiless ravines of international diplomacy.
- Do Not Boycott Politics, Kalam Advises Students (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The energy and good cheer were intact as A P J Abdul Kalam ignited more young minds on Tuesday. Addressing close to 6,000 students from around 120 schools at the inauguration of Renaissance 2007:
- Coldness In The Far North (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Oct 31, 2007)
Those who think the Cold War is a memento of history ought to travel to Ottawa these days to have that popular misconception re-examined.
- Tokelau Islands Cling To Colonial Status (Tribune, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 31, 2007)
THE UN wants tiny, remote Tokelau in the South Pacific to be independent, and so does New Zealand, its colonial ruler.
- Grim Reminder (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Oct 31, 2007)
It must be a cynical creed that sanctions cold-blooded murder of innocent people. But that precisely has been the record of the “Maoist” rebellion in India.
- Coping With A Rapidly Urbanising World (Hindu, N. Gopal Raj , Oct 31, 2007)
When the United Nations Population Fund published its “State of the World Population” report earlier this year, it pointed out that the world would reach “an invisible but momentous milestone” in 2008 when, for the first time in history . . . .
- Reservation Needed For Real Equality, Says Jethmalani (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Centuries of injustice to backward classes still continuing
Court must respect legislative judgment
Total population of country is irrelevant
- Has The End Of Civilisation Begun? (Hindu, George Monbiot, Oct 31, 2007)
A powerful novel’s vision of a dystopian future shines a cold light on the dreadful consequences of our universal apathy.
- Planning Process And The Marginalised (Hindu, D. Raja, Oct 31, 2007)
The welfare of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes is an explosive issue that needs the direct attention of the head of the elected government.
- Nation Needs His Iron Will (Pioneer, Jagmohan , Oct 31, 2007)
We, as a nation, do not realise that great questions of the day are not settled by speeches and slogans but by sound and solid action.
- Chinese Barbie In Russia (Pioneer, Dmitry Kosyrev, Oct 31, 2007)
While the number of students abroad applying for the Russian courses is on the rise, Russian toys are facing extinction
- Brave New World (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 31, 2007)
The preparation of the elixir is fast nearing completion, going by the latest from the gene tinkering stables.
- 'Storytellers Can Bring In Things Which Bother Them' (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 31, 2007)
Jaideep Sahni always wanted to tell stories - stories that rake up important issues even as they entertain people.
- Economic Consequences Of Talibanisation (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Oct 31, 2007)
During the 1990s Pakistan’s annual growth rate averaged about 3 percent.
- Fire-Ravaged Margi Villagers To Be Shifted (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
As chances of constructing shelters for homeless villagers before first snowfall expected anytime, are remote, the district administration has decided to shift all families of fire-ravaged Margi village to the nearby hamlets to protect them from . . . .
- Elections Usher In A New Dawn In Poland (Hindu, VAIJU NARAVANE, Oct 30, 2007)
Parliamentary elections held on October 21 brought about the downfall of the extreme right Kaczynski twins, who as President and Prime Minister led the country for a disastrous two years.
- The Battle Of The Kurds (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 30, 2007)
Mardu, Iraq — It is a land of resistance, the mountain peaks and winding valleys where Iraq’s own Kurds battled Saddam Hussein for decades.
- 27 Bomblets Recovered In Khundroo Village (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
At least 27 bomblets were recovered in Khundroo village in the past one week, after four persons were injured due to explosion of a similar bomblet in a house on Tuesday last.
- Need For More Barefoot Doctors (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 30, 2007)
The public healthcare system in India is in a bad condition and it needs a face-lift.
- Developing Labour Skills Critical For Vision 2030 (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Kenya is currently working on a development strategy for the next 25 years or so.
- Pride And Joy In India Over La.'S Bobby Jindal (Washington Post, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
U.S. politics aren't usually the subject of gossip in the homes of this sleepy rice- and wheat-growing village in northern India. But when Bobby Jindal, an American of Indian descent, was elected governor of Louisiana this month, the residents . . .
- Over 1,000 Killed By Maoists (Pioneer, Nityanand Shukla, Oct 30, 2007)
Despite spending considerable sums of money, security in the State remains a cause of serious concern.
- Bsnl To Hire Cell Towers From Private Operators (Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
In a significant change of its stance, State owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd has decided to ride on private operators’ cellular infrastructure in a bid to roll out its services faster and cheaper.
- Employment And Growth — A Comment (Hindu, T.N. Srinivasan, Oct 29, 2007)
The so-called “employment elasticity” computed from shifting equilibrium levels of employment is not a deep behavioural parameter, such as labour demand or supply elasticities.
- Share Market Fluctuations (Tribune, Arun Kumar, Oct 29, 2007)
The share market has been giving the investors the jitters. Few know which way it would go next.
- How Many Is Enough? (Telegraph, GWYNNE DYER, Oct 29, 2007)
Even before the 17th congress of the Chinese Communist Party began last week in Beijing, it was clear that at least one policy was not going to change: the one-child policy.
- Let Development Do The Job (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Oct 29, 2007)
The Supreme Court’s criticism of the government decision to do away with the earlier two-child limit in extending maternity benefits to below poverty line (BPL) mothers is yet another display of the higher judiciary’s propensity to over-reach its . . . .
- Nothing Racist About It (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 29, 2007)
That racial discrimination is abominable is granted. But should political correctness drive us to the extent that we refuse to admit that races exist?
- Korea Calling (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
When a work assignment led me to Korea, I was quick to do my research.
- 4 Indians Seized In Nigeria (Asian Age, R. Bhagwan Singh, Oct 29, 2007)
In yet another case of the infamous abductions for ransom in Nigeria, four Indians â€” three young technicians from a village in Tamil Nadu and one from Thane in Maharashtra â€” were picked up along with two Polish crew by armed militants from . . . .
- We Will Ride To Power: Advani (Asian Age, Amita Verma, Oct 29, 2007)
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Leader of the Opposition Lal Krishna Advani has said that the factors that catapulted the Bahujan Samaj Party into power in Uttar Pradesh will now lead the BJP to victory at the Centre in the Lok Sabha elections.
- Do Or Die (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 29, 2007)
WE are living beyond our means and courting environmental, economic and human disaster.
- Assembly Elections: Bsp Starts Wooing Gujjars (Tribune, Dinesh Manhotra, Oct 29, 2007)
While big political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir are confident of getting Gujjar votes in the Assembly elections, the state unit of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has initiated steps to woo Gujjars of the state.
- Class Apart, Some Mps (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 29, 2007)
What does globalisation have to do with caste relations in India? How does secularism differ from country to country? Can game theory be used to negotiate stable political coalitions? Read on.
- Food Security Concerns (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 29, 2007)
“The power of population is so superior to the power of the earth to produce subsistence for man that premature death must in some shape or other visit the human race…levelling the population with the food of the world.”
- For That French Feel (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
The French Tourist Office in India is celebrating “French Connection 2007” in full swing these days. As part of the celebrations, it is working towards publicising Rhone Alps as an ideal vacation spot for the Indian globetrotters.
- That Man From Louisiana (Indian Express, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 27, 2007)
Many, in the United States and abroad, have been dismayed by the intolerance and downright ugliness that has crept into American politics since the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Yet, for all the unseemliness in the American political firmament. . .
- 1984: The Dow Story (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 27, 2007)
The Union Carbide Bhopal gas leak of December 3, 1984, was the largest industrial disaster in terms of its human costs. Between 40,000 and 50,000 people died due to the tragedy, and another 40,000 to 600,000 reportedly suffered adverse health . . . .
- Cda’S Failure To Manage Its Sewers (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 27, 2007)
NOT much functions in Pakistan’s capital, not even its sewers. Years of neglected maintenance and upgrading means that human excreta fails to reach the treatment plant.
- Humans Put Humanity In Grave Danger (Telegraph, G.S. Mudur, Oct 27, 2007)
Humans are devouring the Earth’s natural resources in a manner that threatens humanity’s very survival, a UN report said today, predicting land and water shortages, deaths from pollution and disease, and extinction of species.
- Eu Plans A ‘Blue Card’ (Dawn, Shadaba Islam, Oct 27, 2007)
FORGET hopes of a new era of European harmony and unity following the agreement in Lisbon last week on a new reform treaty to whip unwieldy European Union institutions into shape: the bloc faces years of anxiety on whether the new institutional . . . .
- Ethiopia Manages Hunger Better (New Indian Express, K N Arun, Oct 27, 2007)
Neither the hullabaloo created over NDA's 'India Shining' campaign nor the claims by the UPA government about reaching out to the Aam admi seem to reflect the eradication of malnutrition and rural poverty in the country, according to separate . . . .
- Pakistan’S Big B (Indian Express, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 26, 2007)
Several newspapers have portrayed a hopeful picture of Pakistan, now that Benazir Bhutto is back in the country.
- Azad Promises Free Ration For Six Months (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today assured the reconstruction of the Margi village, where a massive fire broke out on Monday.
- A Rising Bachelor Nation (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Oct 26, 2007)
Once loath to reveal breakdowns in social stability, China's State Population and Family Commission admitted last winter that "the increasing difficulties men face finding wives may lead to social instability".
- Industry Innovations Are Need Of The Hour: Minister (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Union Minister of State for Planning M V Rajashekeran on Thursday asked business and industrial houses to adopt innovations as they alone could help the country to achieve human growth and development.
- “In The World Economy, There Must Be Freedom For People And Ideas To Move” (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Oct 26, 2007)
It was at the end of the IBSA (India-Brazil-South Africa) summit in Tshwane (Pretoria) that one met Roberto Mangabeira Unger, a don at Harvard University, author of numerous articles, and Brazil’s Minister for Long-Term Strategic . . . .
- Pm To Review Welfare Schemes, Reform Process (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called a meeting tomorrow with Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and top officials to finalise measures to give a push to the flagship programmes of his 41-month-old government.
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