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Editorials
RULING OUT HUMAN CLONING
SOUTH KOREAN RESEARCHERS have succeeded in cloning human embryos, gently removing the nucleus of eggs taken from women and transplanting genetic material extracted from mature cells into those eggs. The modified eggs were then coaxed to develop ...

DIFFERENT WAVELENGTHS
A COMMUNICATION GAP has troubled the efforts of the United States and Pakistan to try and contain the fall-out of the revelations about Abdul Qadeer Khan's global network for nuclear proliferation. Washington played along with the pretence that ...

Leader Page Articles
Confronting censorship
By Kalpana Sharma

The real worry for the future is the convergence between official and unofficial censorship. It would mean closure of democratic spaces, a virtual ban on expression that does not have the stamp of the "official" ideology.

E.U. and India — natural partners
By Chris Patten

The E.U. itself is evolving swiftly and has ever more to offer India as a strategic partner.

News Analysis
NEW NUCLEAR ORDER
The death of the NPT
By C. Raja Mohan

NEW DELHI, FEB. 16. It is now official. The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), keystone of the old nuclear order, is dead. But the NPT will not be buried; the corpse will be embalmed, kept in a corner and eulogised. Meanwhile, a set of ...

Letters to the Editor
  • An unfair request
  • The milkwash
  • Dynastic politics
  • Election year budgets
  • Not a wise move
  • IIM controversy
  • Nuclear proliferation
  • Valentine's Day



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