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CREATING A TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEM
IF THERE WERE doubts before, the tsunami of December 26, 2004 has swept them away. Over 100,000 people in a number of Asian countries have been killed by the monstrous waves, millions have been made homeless, and the economic cost of the ...

CONSUMER CREDIT: BOON OR BANE?
THERE ARE TWO ways of looking at the ongoing boom in consumer credit disbursements by commercial banks in India. At one level it has brought about a number of benefits to consumers, many of whom (especially from the growing middle class) have ...

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Satanic Verses to Behzti
By Hasan Suroor

You cannot threaten to kill someone or force a ban simply because you do not like what is written.

Unemployment guarantee bill
By Jean Drze

The National Rural Employment Guarantee Bill, 2004, leaves labourers at the mercy of the benevolence of the state.

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