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Monday, April 05, 2004
THE SUPREME COURT'S interim order has, in effect, allowed political advertising on the electronic medium, but with an important qualification. Such advertisements on cable networks and satellite television channels must not be "shocking, ...
HYPERSONIC FLIGHT AND SPACEPLANES
SOME TIME IN the future, people might board spaceplanes much as they fly on aircraft today. Rocket propulsion would take the spaceplane to about Mach 3 (three times the speed of sound) when a ramjet would take over. Where the jet engines of ...
Leader Page Articles
Projecting a Prime Minister
By K. K. Katyal
Pre-poll projections of the rival candidates for the post of Prime Minister may help ensure stability but care needs to be taken to avoid the build-up of a personality cult at the cost of issues.
Should India cultivate GM rice?
By Suman Sahai
India must not cultivate genetically modified rice until a solid body of research is done under local conditions to understand the implications of foreign genes for rice diversity.
A mandate for economic issues rather than peace process
By V.S. Sambandan
The victory of the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA), led by the Sri Lankan President, Chandrika Kumaratunga, is a clear indicator that economic issues took precedence over the peace process initiated by the Prime Minister, Ranil ...
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