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- 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 . . . . . .
- Bhutto Spits Fire But Bridge Still Not Burnt (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
A proposed power-sharing deal with Pervez Musharraf almost in tatters, Benazir Bhutto joined Opposition leaders in lambasting the emergency but left her options open.
- Musharraf Maelstrom And India (Indian Express, C. Raja Mohan, Nov 05, 2007)
India had reasons to mince its words on General Pervez Musharraf’s second coup that suspended Pakistan’s constitution, emasculated the higher judiciary that was beginning to show signs of independence, and pulled the plug on the vibrant . . . . . .
- Karuna In Immigration Detention Centre (Hindu, Hasan Suroor, Nov 05, 2007)
The rebel LTTE leader, Vinayagamoorthi Muralitharan, better known as “Colonel Karuna Amman,” who was arrested here on Friday for allegedly travelling on a false passport, is being held in an immigration detention centre.
- A Different Narrative Aesthetics (Hindu, G. CHANDRASEKARAN, Nov 05, 2007)
In an article first published in Lalit Kala 23 (1988), author Carmel Berkson sought to conclude that the Amazonmachy sarcophagus (a stone relief depicting a scene of war, and found on the outer walls of a coffin that was unearthed in Israel . . . .
- As Pak Crisis Deepens, Us Faces Diminished Power To Influence Events (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
In August, a 2 am phone call from Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice helped pull Gen Pervez Musharraf from the brink of declaring a state of emergency in Pakistan. Two days ago, Rice made a similar plea.
- On The Edge (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
History repeats itself, the first time as tragedy and the second time as farce. Karl Marx's famous dictum is nowhere more applicable than in Pakistan where General Musharraf, by declaring an emergency, has pulled off a repeat of his 1999 coup.
- Despite Emergency, 70 To Visit Pok (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Even as the uncertainty prevails in Pakistan following the proclamation of emergency, around 70 visitors will reportedly cross over to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) tomorrow through Chakan-da-Bagh at Line of Control (LoC) in frontier district of Poonch.
- Mush Clamps Down (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan People's Party leader Benazir Bhutto was indulging in hyperbole when she described the imposition of Emergency by Gen Pervez Musharraf as the "darkest day" in that country's history.
- 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 China, With Love (Indian Express, Tavleen Singh, Nov 05, 2007)
As someone who is convinced that Indian Communists serve as a Chinese fifth column in our beloved Bharat Mata, I look for every chance to expose their treasonous behaviour. Generally, it’s hard to catch our comrades red-handed.
- Ltte Chief Vows To Continue ‘Liberation Struggle’ (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Vowing to continue the “liberation struggle” despite the death of LTTE’s political head S P Thamilselvan in an aerial raid, Tamil Tigers’ elusive supremo V Prabhakaran has said Sri Lankan security forces “cruelly killed the peace dove . . . . .
- Holiday Offers (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Ezeego1.com, an online travel bazaar in association with Air Deccan has come up with the “Ticket pe Ticket” offer. On booking an Air Deccan ticket with Ezeego1, you are entitled to get a “second Air Deccan air ticket free,” sa y the organisers.
- 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 . . . . .
- Calamity Of Iraq Has Not Even Brought Cheap Oil (Hindu, Geoffrey Wheatcroft, Nov 03, 2007)
We knew the war was built on lies — but to have increased petrol prices as well as terror will surely seal history’s verdict.
- For A Cool Splash (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The forest guard at the Bhoothapandi checkpost told me that an uphill drive of less than five km would take me to the Vattaparai waterfalls.
- 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.
- Book On Tourism Released (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Indo-American Institutions undertook a research in collaboration with the Federation of Hotels and Restaurant Association of India (FHRAI) to produce a book titled Vision of Indian Tourism.
- Arsenic ’n’ Lace (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Advaita Kala’s “Almost Single” is about Aisha Bhatia, a 29-year-old ‘large-framed’ singleton, working in a posh hotel by day and hanging out with friends — equally single Misha and freshly . . .
- 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.
- 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 Bandh For Journalists In Patna (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 03, 2007)
While Thursday’s assault on Patna scribes by the Janata Dal (United) MLA Anant Singh, his supporters and bodyguards deserves to be unequivocally condemned, the call by the RJD for a Bihar bandh on the next day could have put the media on the . . . .
- 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 . . . .
- Eco Break (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Wildertrails has launched “Cauvery river trail,” a Diwali getaway package.
- Floods Strand 300,000 In Mexico (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Some 300,000 people were still waiting on Friday night to be rescued from the worst floods to hit the Mexican state of Tabasco in 50 years, officials said.
- Love At First Sight (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
It was the lovely, sunny weather that so tempted you to step out — to walk, cycle or just stretch out on the sweet-smelling grass.
- Apex Court Notice To Cbi On Dutt’S Bail Plea (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Friday ordered notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation on actor Sanjay Dutt’s application, seeking bail in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case in which he was sentenced to six-year imprisonment by a TADA court.
- Thamilchelvan Killed In Air Raid (Hindu, B. MURALIDHAR REDDY, Nov 03, 2007)
The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam’s “Political Division” chief Thamilchelvan was killed on Friday in an attack by the Sri Lanka Air Force on Kilinochchi, Tigers’ administrative headquarters.
- Baghdad: “I Only Know Of One Duty. That Is To Love” (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 03, 2007)
The tragedy of Iraq’s people seems to beof little consequence to its phantom government and self-serving elites,to its self-interested neighbours andits uncomprehending occupiers.
- Standing Tall (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
There is silence in music that is why it touches the soul. The same goes for the mountains. Higher the altitude, the more you are away from the madding crowd and at peace with yourself.
- 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.
- Thamilchelvan Was Involved In Many Attacks: Colombo (Hindu, B. MURALIDHAR REDDY, Nov 03, 2007)
The Air Force on Friday said it carried two raids targeting the “gathering of LTTE leaders” and a base of the suicide squad also known as Black Tigers.
- It’S India Time, Folks (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
When I came to India in September, the immigration official while checking my passport asked me about the book I was carrying. And then went on to ask if it was good.
- 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.
- Fall In Love At First Sight (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
It was the lovely, sunny weather that so tempted you to step out — to walk, cycle or just stretch out on the sweet-smelling grass.
- 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.
- A Writer's People (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
In 1970, the New Zealand artist Colin McCahon wrote to a friend: "I have the awful problem now of being a better person before I can paint better."
- 30 Illegal Indian Immigrants Caught In French Alps (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Thirty illegal Indian immigrants travelling in "inhuman conditions" were stopped while crossing the French Alps in a small truck, police said.
- 30 Illegal Indian Immigrants Caught In France (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Thirty illegal Indian immigrants travelling in "inhuman conditions" were stopped while crossing the French Alps in a small truck, border police said on Friday.
- Seasonal Comrade (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
For the innumerable members of the Prakash Karat fan club this has been the week of surprise.
- Colonial Cousins (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
When steel baron LN Mittal was still jostling for the takeover of French company Arcelor, India was convinced that racism and xenophobia stood between him and history.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Nov 03, 2007)
The fact that there were barely 16 working days in October ~ with a state employees’ strike coinciding with the 12+12 mode of disruption ~ may have turned out to be a mite too embarrassing for the West Bengal government.
- 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 . . . .
- Security Ring To Be Installed Around Sabarimala (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
A wireless surveillance system that can scan and detect even minute objects within a limit of 50 kms, would be installed at Sabarimala hill shrine which is visited by about 30 million pilgrims a year, Travancore Devaswom Board president . . . . .
- Other Voices - Bangladesh Press (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 03, 2007)
IT was a dream. It came true.
Bangladesh freed the judiciary from the executive branch, effective from November 1, ending the long legacy of British colonial and Pakistan’s ‘semi-colonial’ rules.
- 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.
- 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.
- Political Head Of Ltte Killed (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
LTTE’s political head S.P. Thamilselvam was killed in a raid by the Sri Lanka Air Force on Friday.
- Ultras Kill 7 Crpf Men (Tribune, Bijay Sankar Bora, Nov 03, 2007)
Tribal militants attacked a Central Reserve Police force (CRPF) convoy killing seven CRPF personnel in a remote part of North Cachar Hill district of Assam at around 10 a.m today while a tea garden executive was kidnapped by militants . . . .
- Rebels Kill Seven Police In Assam (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Separatist rebels have killed seven personnel of India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in the north-eastern state of Assam.
- “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.
- Pilot Of Hiroshima Bomber Dead (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Paul Tibbets, 92, the pilot and commander of B-29 that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, died on Thursday, a spokesman said.
- 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 . . . .
- Happy Times (Indian Express, Rajeev Shukla, Nov 02, 2007)
There is no better proof of the rising global confidence in India’s economic success story than the Sensex breaching the 20,000 mark.
- Released For The Festival (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
A smiling Vijay, actor, greets the readers of this special issue of Ananda Viaktan . “Gangai Nadhikaraiyinile…” An extensive article by P. Swaminathan describes the religious sanctity of the holy city of Varanasi with the resplenden . . . .
- ‘I Believe In Literature As A Bridge Between Peoples’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Nov 02, 2007)
If you buy a ticket and travel to another country, you are likely to see the monuments, the palaces and the squares, the museums and the landscapes and the historical sites.
- Registration For The Hindu Young World Quiz Under Way (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Registration is in full swing for the eighth edition of The Hindu Young World Quiz-07, which will be held at the Tagore Centenary Hall in the city on Saturday.
- ‘Drop Move To Allow Non-Hindus Into Temple’ (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Irinjalakuda Padmanabha Sarma, who was leading a team of astrologers at ‘Asthamangalya Devaprasnam in the Guruvayur Srikrishna Temple, on Thursday said that preliminary findings of the astrological ritual-cum-debate were against allowing . . . .
- 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.
- A Thought For Gowda (Indian Express, Varghese K George, Nov 02, 2007)
The Janata Dal (Secular) has proved to be a promiscuous political partner in Karnataka. It has remained the common factor in both governments formed in the state in the last 40 months and could well be part of the third. It has been swinging . . . .
- It Companies Tighten Purse Strings To Cut Costs (Hindu, Anjali Prayag, Nov 02, 2007)
Indian information technology companies, hit by the spiralling rupee, are cutting costs across the board. Companies are considering controlling wage costs, salary being one of the highest expenses for an IT services firm.
- Roadblocks For Cruise Liners At Vizhinjam Tourism Trail (Hindu, S. Anil Radhakrishnan, Nov 02, 2007)
Lack of basic infrastructure facilities in the Vizhinjam harbour is turning to be a major hurdle for luxury cruise liners arriving with holidayers from around the world to visit the tourist spots in and around the capital.
- 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.
- Mayawati Aims For Delhi (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 02, 2007)
The metamorphosis of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), hitherto dubbed as the ‘anti- upper caste’ party, is complete.
- Cautionary Tale (Telegraph, Swapan Dasgupta, Nov 02, 2007)
In April 1972, while walking aimlessly down Free School Street, a friend and I chanced upon a hawker selling forms that would enable travel between the newly-liberated Bangladesh and India.
- Charity Begins At Party Office (Pioneer, Balbir K Punj, Nov 02, 2007)
In Communist-ruled West Bengal, people have risen in revolt against the continuing scandal of fair price shops and food riots have broken out.
- Jd(u) Mla Held For Assaulting Scribes (Tribune, Ambarish Dutta, Nov 02, 2007)
Popularly known as “Chote sarkar” in his fiefdom, the ruling JD(U) MLA from Mokama Anant Singh was among five arrested by the police today for assaulting three television journalists at his Mall road residence in Patna.
- Suu Kyi’S Sunny Days (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Not many Indians are aware that the Burmese prisoner of conscience and Nobel Laureate has close Indian connections.
- Trial Run Of Train Successful (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
After decades of wait, a train has finally started chugging on rail tracks in Kashmir.
- Merkel Offers Help To Develop Indian Cities (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that fast-growing cities needed all the attention of national policy but to help cities “we must not stop developing the countryside.”
- One Good Arab (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Put simply, The Kingdom perpetuates negative stereotypes for a quick buck and an adrenaline rush, at a time in the world where breeding such ignorance and prejudice has proven catastrophic.
- Ensure U.S. Game Is Foiled: Karat (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
“If India becomes an ally of the United States of America, it will tilt the balance for imperialism … we cannot accept any step that will subordinate ourselves to the USA,” Prakash Karat, general secretary of the Communist Party of India . . . .
- Why Things Go Amiss With Mysticism (The Economic Times, MUKUL SHARMA, Nov 02, 2007)
Sri Chinmoy who died last month once wrote: “Mysticism, poor mysticism! When it is underestimated and oversimplified, it comes down from its original sphere and stands beside religion.
- ‘Us Using Threats To Push Deal’ (Asian Age, Ramesh Ramachandran, Nov 02, 2007)
CPI general secretary A.B. Bardhan on Thursday said that Washington was resorting to "allurements, threats and sometimes even blackmail" to pressurise New Delhi to go ahead with the nuclear deal.
- Us, Left Govt Can Do Business: Kissinger (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The high priest of the international strategic community, Henry Kissinger, believes that the growing intimacy between India and the US has nothing to do with China but is founded on the common belief that jihadist Islam must be contained.
- What Did The Trick? (Telegraph, Malvika Singh, Nov 02, 2007)
One cannot help imagining a more weird scenario. Following Sonia Gandhi’s visit to China, Comrade Karat seems to have started to soften his position and his vitriolic attack against the prime minister of India and other friends! It . . . . .
- Indian Workers Strike For Better Deal (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Even as UAE authorities prepared to deport 90 Indian workers, a massive strike broke out in the United Arab Emirates wherein more than 40,000 workers belonging to a leading construction company abstained from work paralysing construction work . . . .
- Too Much Of A Good Thing (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Storm clouds on the horizon? Been feeling kind of blue? Then count your blessings.
- Success Story (Deccan Herald, S V Vijayan, Nov 02, 2007)
The real triumph in life is to carry on undeterred without allowing tragedies to affect us.
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