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- Fdi Rules May Be Relaxed (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
A full meeting of the Planning Commission here tomorrow will discuss the Eleventh Plan draft document that has built a strong case for relaxing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms in key sectors like insurance, private banking, single brand . . . .
- Ram Rajya (Indian Express, VARGHESE K. GEORGE, Nov 08, 2007)
The entire issue of Organiser this week is devoted to different aspects of the Ram Sethu controversy. M.D. Nalapat recalls Ram Rajya: “In the Knowledge Era, it is not geographical space that counts any more, but Thought Space.
- Revving Up Growth (Frontline, Amit Mitra, Nov 08, 2007)
The Vilasrao Deshmukh government’s new industrial policy has made a host of multinational companies rush to invest in the State.
- Policemen Nonpareil (Frontline, R.K. Raghavan, Nov 08, 2007)
The life and times of two exceptional members of the U.K. police force.
- 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 . . .
- The Challenge Of Swat (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Nov 08, 2007)
Warlord Fazlullah has taken another town in Swat, and the local police have surrendered in routine, its personnel promising never to fight against him again.
- Camel In A Cage (Business Line, S. Murlidharan , Nov 08, 2007)
The acronym CAMEL (company, assets, management, earnings and liquidity) is an excellent prod to a financial analyst’s memory, serving as it does to picturesquely remind him of the five central aspects of the company he seeks to analyse.
- Indo-Nigerian Ties: Strategic For Energy Security (Business Line, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 08, 2007)
If India wants to see real gains from the recent visit of the Prime Minister to Nigeria in terms of energy security, it has to be more pro-active in its approach, backed by hard bargaining, and offer something more than a mere $900-million aid package.
- Torture And ‘Humanitarian War’ (Hindu, John Laughland, Nov 07, 2007)
It is no accident that those who advocate war for humanitarian reasons end up justifying torture.
- Google Now Enters Mobile Phone Market With Android (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The world's leading Internet company said it would start next week by allowing independent designers to tinker with its software, known as "Android."
- North Biofuel Appetite Causing South Starvation (Hindu, George Monbiot, Nov 07, 2007)
Developing nations are being pushed to grow crops for ethanol, rather than food, all thanks to political expediency.
Using food to produce biofuels might strain supplies of arable land: IMF
The cost of rice has risen by 20% over the past year, maiz
- 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.
- Us Needs Deal More Than Us (Pioneer, Rajeev Srinivasan, Nov 07, 2007)
It appears it is the Americans who most fear that the proposed civil nuclear cooperation deal will collapse, if you look at their recent actions.
- Strategic Aspect Of N-Deal (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 07, 2007)
When India blasted its way out of nuclear ambiguity on May 11-13, 1998, and caused a major setback to the US non-proliferation policies, the US reaction was immediate and severe.
- Uncertainty Shrouds Pak Poll Date (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Despite US pressure and soothing words from the government, Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf is likely to hold off on elections until he has cemented his grip on power, analysts say.
- Constrained Hegemon (Tribune, K. Subrahmanyam, Nov 07, 2007)
The US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice dissuaded General Musharraf from imposing an Emergency a few weeks ago.
- 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.
- Dalai Diplomacy (Indian Express, C. Raja Mohan, Nov 07, 2007)
If China thought it had effectively marginalised the Dalai Lama in recent years, it is being forced to think again. In the last few months, the Dalai Lama has once again shot back to international prominence.
- Uncertainty Shrouds Pakistan Election Date (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Despite US pressure and soothing words from the government, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is likely to hold off on elections until he has cemented his grip on power, analysts say.
- Friend In Need (Frontline, Vladimir Radyuhin , Nov 07, 2007)
PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin, when he travelled to Teheran last month, became the first Russian leader after Josef Stalin to visit Iran.
- 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.
- 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.
- Lego: Playing By Its Own Rules (Business Line, J. Srinivasan, Nov 07, 2007)
At the Billund, Denmark, headquarters of Lego, the theme is the famed, distinctive brick with round studs. Not only can you see them in every shape, including even dust-bins, but also find the usual, handy ones every where, to build your ideas or . . . .
- Are Indian Oil Companies ‘Bidding On The Riskiest Properties’ Overseas? (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 07, 2007)
Oil price hit $84 a barrel a few days ago, amidst fears that the Kurdish rebel problem would lead to the snapping of Iraq’s supplies.
- Giving Green Power A Policy Boost (Business Line, N. Ramakrishnan , Nov 07, 2007)
India’s green energy proponents are looking for a major policy boost to the sector, one that will significantly increase the use of renewable sources for energy generation, including in the transportation sector.
- Reaching The Un-Reached (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 07, 2007)
Nearly 80 per cent of farmers in this country own less than two hectares of land, and many of them are as yet untouched or un-reached by the formal banking sector.
- Us Aid Review To Pak Relief For India (Times of India, Chidanand Rajghatta, Nov 07, 2007)
India, for long a victim of American arming of Pakistan with lethal weapons, may finally find some relief if Washington is serious about its decision to review its aid to Islamabad and does a fair job of it.
- 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 . . . . .
- The Bellary Billionaires (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
“Horse-Trading” has been an allegation that rival political parties have levelled against each other in the current crisis. Although direct evidence of monetary pay-offs to legislators is virtually impossible to marshal, such pay-offs . . . . . . .
- Perks And Privileges (Dawn, Hafizur Rahman, Nov 07, 2007)
Whether we are bureaucrats or politicians (or, for that matter, journalists) we Pakistanis are so accustomed to perks and privileges that we gobble them up like mother’s milk.
- "The Ideology Is Only In Speeches": (Frontline, Ravi Sharma , Nov 07, 2007)
IN October, Karnataka was mired in political shenanigans and uncertainties. With the transfer of power from the Janata Dal (Secular) to its coalition partner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), not taking off, hell broke loose as the political . . . .
- 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.
- America, China Agree To Establish Military Hotline (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
China and the United States agreed on Monday to open a hotline between the Defence Ministries of the two countries.
- Cinema As A Participant In Politics (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The bulk of studies conducted on Indian cinema focuses on India after 1947, and examines the relationship between the film medium and India as a nation-state.
- Abominable Footprints (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 06, 2007)
The UN's Global Environment Outlook-4 (Geo-4) warns that consumption levels are fast depleting the world's resources, outpacing regeneration.
- Other Voices – European Press (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
THE thoughts of Dr Peter Childs of the University of Limerick add to suspicions that the country is not preparing itself well for a future that will require that a significant section of the workforce is technologically skilled.
- ‘Let’S Think About What Should Be The Centre Of Gravity Of ‘Global’... It Has Got To Be Us, India And China’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Nov 06, 2007)
Market strategist and consultant Rama Bijapurkar wears her analyst’s hat in her book We Are Like That Only-Understanding the Logic of Consumer India, but without skipping the wit and common sense.
- `We Are Making A Mark On International Routes' (Business Line, K. Venugopal , Nov 06, 2007)
We plan to increase capacity by 15 per cent a year, adding another 50 per cent to domestic capacity in three years. Our focus will remain on domestic business. In fact, international capacity expansion will help the domestic operations.
- A Most Special Theory Of Relativity (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 06, 2007)
Never one for waffling around unnecessarily like so many mystics, so-called sacrosanct gurus and other assorted sages down the ages, Einstein was probably the most spiritual of them all ultimately.
- The Food Shortage Alarm (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 06, 2007)
India needs to act swiftly and concertedly to enhance its farm productivity in order to keep the frightening spectre of global food shortages at bay, and ensure it’s comfortably food secure.
- Q&a: 'The Un Does Not Expect India To Reduce Emissions' (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The UN Human Development Report's core message is that climate change could cause reversal of human development in the 21st century, particularly in developing countries.
- 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.
- ‘Upa Talked To Me On N-Deal But I Said Go To The Politicians As Talks Between Politicians Are Talks Between Equals’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Nov 05, 2007)
My guest this week is Brajesh Mishra, former National Security Advisor, former principal secretary to the prime minister, and the chief architect of India’s new strategic positioning in the post-Cold War world.
- 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.
- Give Reason A Chance (Dawn, A.B. Shahid, Nov 05, 2007)
Recentlu, William Dalrymple wrote a critique of Bernard Lewis’s book From Babel to Dragomans: Interpreting the Middle East, a collection of 51 essays that he wrote over the years. Many were criticised for their historical inaccuracies.
- Indian It Cos Grooming Overseas Centres On The Lines At Home (Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Companies have reiterated many times that no other country can provide efficiencies of scale, cost and quality the way India can.
- Indo-German Relations Move Into High Gear (Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
German firms are keen on a share of the over 350 billion euros that India plans to invest in infrastructure and other projects in the next five years. Investors from around the world, including Germany, obviously want a piece of the action.
- Aerb Ex-Chief Opposes N-Deal (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Atomic Energy Regulation Board’s former chairman A.G. Gopalakrishnan on Sunday opposed the Indo-US nuclear deal, as it was not in the country’s interest.
- France Backs India-U.S. N-Deal (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Backing the India-U.S. nuclear deal, the visiting French Minister for Higher Education and Research, Valerie Pecresse, on Saturday said his country could begin civil atomic cooperation only after India’s agreement with the International . . . .
- Rising Rupee Hits Exporters (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 05, 2007)
THE rupee hit a nine-year high when it touched 39.22 against the dollar on Thursday following a rate cut by the US Federal Reserve.
- 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
- Karuna Faces Flak Over Ltte Poem (Asian Age, R. Bhagwan Singh, Nov 05, 2007)
Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi on Sunday denied violating the Constitution and his oath of office by penning a poem of tribute to a slain leader of the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, arguing that it was a "humanitarian . . . . .
- 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.
- An All-Purpose Machine (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 05, 2007)
Inside a shiny new machine in suburban Melbourne, Australia, tiny particles are whizzing around at nearly the speed of light.
- A Spoke In The Wheel (Telegraph, GWYNNE DYER, Nov 05, 2007)
The response of the Indian prime minister, Manmohan Singh, made perfectly good sense.
- Mit: M For ‘Misleading’ (Telegraph, CHARU SUDAN KASTURI, Nov 05, 2007)
India’s education minister Arjun Singh and senior politicians from virtually all major parties are endorsing a private Pune-based institution that is not recognised by any government authority but claims it is backed by the Indian government.
- Jnu Shame For Sfi, Blame On Nandigram (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Nandigram has handed the CPM-backed Students Federation of India its worst rout in campus polls at Jawahalal Nehru University in at least a decade.
- Jammu Hospital Makes Dead ‘Wait’ (Tribune, Tejinder Singh Sodhi, Nov 05, 2007)
The dead in this part of the state have to wait for long till they reach a final resting place because the arrangement for transportation of bodies from a premier medical institute of the state has been withheld in the files of the Planning Department.
- Debating Points (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The CPI(M) has announced that it is set for a debate, but not voting. But what will its argument be based on?
- Emergency Set To Backfire (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistani President Pervez Musharrafs bid to cling to power is set to backfire badly, destabilising a key US ally, spawning new militant attacks and straining relations with the army, analysts said.
- Tiny Device, Big Hope (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Most radiation and drug therapies used to treat cancers have serious side effects, as they kill useful cells too.
- When Parallel Lines Converged (Pioneer, Utpal Kumar, Nov 05, 2007)
A bestseller in Germany -- writer Daniel Kehlmann's homeland, where it has sold more than 600,000 copies -- Measuring the World evokes the thrill of a constant human endeavour for scientific discoveries, rather than a nation's obsession with . . . . . .
- To Err Isn't Humane (Pioneer, YP GUPTA, Nov 05, 2007)
Fabrication of research data has become a widespread practice in different parts of the world as an unethical short-cut to quick fame and success.
- Life Is Mathematics (Pioneer, Surajit Dasgupta, Nov 05, 2007)
Is it natural to see a person caring more for his/ her family than the rest of the world? Yes. Now sample this theorem of geometry:
- Micro-World Has Macro-Implications (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
A high fat diet may kill regulatory T cells in the liver, allowing steatosis (simple fatty liver) to develop into steatohepatitis (fatty liver with inflammation), according to the results of a new study.
- Still Miles To Go (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 05, 2007)
A lot still needs to be accomplished if we are to realise the goal of power to all by 2012.
- Tax Avoidance And Transfer Pricing Law (Business Line, T. C. A. Ramanujam , Nov 03, 2007)
There is no requirement to establish tax evasion before initiation of proceedings for determination of arm’s length price.
- Supreme Court And President Musharraf (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Justice Mr Javed Iqbal, heading the 11-member Supreme Court bench hearing petitions challenging President General Pervez Musharraf’s candidature for the office of president, has observed in the court that threats of martial law or . . . . .
- Valuing Options (Business Line, Mohan R. Lavi, Nov 03, 2007)
Stock options — invented in the US some time back — were regarded as the next best thing to happen to an eligible employee.
- Speeding Up Urban Development (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Urban India is enjoying the benefits of rapid economic growth but State and city governments are increasingly overwhelmed by the sharp rise in demand for services.
- 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.
- Air Still Going Into China's Bubble (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
BLOWING bubbles is fun, until you have to scrape the gum off your face.
- Iran: Usa For Tougher Sanctions (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
US undersecretary of state Mr Nicholas Burns will press for a hardening of UN sanctions against Iran during talks in London today on Teheran's disputed nuclear program.
- India Punishes 85 Soldiers For Kashmir Rights Abuses (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Eight-five Indian soldiers have been found guilty of human rights violations in occupied Kashmir in the 18 years since a full-blown campaign against New Delhi’s rule erupted there in 1989, the army said on Friday.
- Back To The Beginning? (Indian Express, Mini Kapoor, Nov 03, 2007)
Confusion about what the coming days could bring can be gauged from Benazir Bhutto’s travel schedule. The News (November 1) reported that at a “hastily-arranged press conference in Karachi on Wednesday, she said she had postponed plans to visit . . . .
- Union Cabinet Rejects Proposal To Raise Air Fare For Haj Pilgrims (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
“In keeping with UPA Government’s commitment to Muslim welfare”
Overall Haj subsidy provided by the Government to go up now from Rs. 343 crore to 368 crore
Varanasi will be included as a new embarkation point for Haj pilgrims from now on
- Aung San Suu Kyi And India (Deccan Herald, Khushwant Singh, Nov 03, 2007)
The light that emanates fromSuu Kyi shines all over Myanmar and the freedom loving people of the world.
- The Left's Brain (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Statements from communist leaders generally call for parsing. If, for example, the CPM proclaims that imperialism is as dangerous as communalism, we know that it's trying to distance itself from Congress.
- Stay Away From Uncle Sam's Cabin (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Cheerleaders of the India-US nuclear deal betray their innocence of the trap Washington is leading India into.
- 30 Lost Years (Pioneer, Harinder Sekhon, Nov 03, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's assurance that it's 'not the end of the road' for the nuclear deal does little to soothe the anguish felt over the frittering of the gains of three decades of diplomacy to end India's nuclear isolation.
- Bazaar Parody Of Mussolini (Pioneer, Premen Addy , Nov 03, 2007)
The sight of Ms Benazir Bhutto offering namaz before the tomb of Mohammed Ali Jinnah was one to treasure.
- Criminal Deed (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 03, 2007)
An outrageous incident of inhuman behaviour that would shame any civilised person has been reported from Kanpur where two women in urgent need of medical attention were thrown out of a Government hospital.
- Ring For The Butler (Telegraph, Sunanda K. Datta-Ray, Nov 03, 2007)
George Orwell describes somewhere the bustling arrival at a dak bungalow in Burma of a Burmese official of modest rank.
- Modi To Keep Stars At Bay In Poll Campaign (Pioneer, KUMAR UTTAM, Nov 03, 2007)
BJP's election campaign in Gujarat would be sans 'stars'. Chief Minister Narendra Modi is learnt to have conveyed to the BJP high command that he does not need film stars to attract voters to his rallies.
- Plan Panel Wants Fdi Cap In Key Sectors To Go (Pioneer, Santanu Banerjee, Nov 03, 2007)
In what could set the pitch for another confrontation between the Left and the UPA Government, the Planning Commission is set to recommend aggressive measures to eliminate FDI limits in several key sectors.
- Circle Of Unreason (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Nov 03, 2007)
CPM boss Prakash Karat’s latest exposition on Indo-US relations has at least one merit.
- Ten Minutes Of Talking ‘Improves Memory’ (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
A friend or a neighbour may help you stay sharp just as much as a daily crossword ~ you only need to talk to him for ten minutes every day.
- 21 Students Suspended For Ragging Juniors In Kochi (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Cracking the whip against ragging, the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) has suspended 21 senior students of the department of Ship Technology following complaints of the offence against them.
- Debating Points (Pioneer, G Parthasarathy, Nov 03, 2007)
The CPI(M) has announced that it is set for a debate, but not voting. But what will its argument be based on?
- India Communists Wary Of Election (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
A communist ally of India's government does not want early elections despite differences over a landmark nuclear deal with the US, its leader has said.
- In China, It's Fortescue That The Metal Fans Mob, As Bhp (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
CHINESE steel makers and officials are pinning their hopes on Andrew Forrest's Fortescue Metals Group to make up for Australia's relatively lethargic supply response to the Chinese iron ore boom.
- Coming Up: Floor Test (Indian Express, K. Subrahmanyam, Nov 03, 2007)
The suggested parliamentary debate on the 123 agreement will be among the most important discussions held in Parliament in Independent India. It will be a test for all political parties in terms of their approach to India’s national interest.
- Bad English Is Not Inglish (Tribune, A.J. Philip, Nov 03, 2007)
MY friend Janet Caleb, a Britisher who married an Indian and is settled in Himachal Pradesh, showed me a letter when I met her the first time. The great-great grandson of a person who ruled India wrote it.
- Germany’S India Focus (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 02, 2007)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s announcement of a shift in her government’s Asia policy towards New Delhi — ahead of the just concluded state visit — should set the tone for the future of bilateral ties, already underpinned by the 2006 . . . .
- It Was Armageddon (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 02, 2007)
Theories in science sometimes fossilise far too easily into dogma. The widely-accepted current explanatory theory of the way the dinosaurs perished is happily likely to be spared this fate as new research and fresh facts have invigorated the . . . .
- 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".
- Hcl Inaugurates First Technology Hub In Noida (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday emphasised the need to develop the country as a knowledge society if it is to emerge as a global leader in the field of technology.
- 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.
- After All Options, We Will Leave It To Nation: Sibal (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal has said genuine concerns on the India-United States deal needed to be addressed and the government would consider all options before taking a decision on the future of the agreement.
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