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Wednesday, June 22, 2005
An avoidable burden
The Government's decision to raise the retail prices of petrol and diesel by Rs.2.50 and Rs.2 a litre respectively has run into a controversy with major political parties and consumer groups opposing the move. The last price revision was in ...
The quest for a people's computer
The widespread use of computers in various walks of life has remained an elusive goal in countries where a deep digital divide exists and this is primarily due to economic poverty and illiteracy. India stands out in the effort to bridge the gap ...
Leader Page Articles
Time for constitutional statesmanship
By Harish Khare
After the recent talkfest at the Conference of Governors, it is time for follow-up action.
Bono and Geldof are too polite
By George Monbiot
"HACKERS BOMBARD financial networks," the London Financial Times reported on Thursday. Government departments and businesses "have been bombarded with a sophisticated electronic attack for several months." It is being organised by an Asian ...
No rain, but `snow' and water parks
By P. Sainath
Water-starved Vidharbha has a growing number of water parks and amusement centres.
Amid the new, China seeks out the old
By Nirupama Subramanian
The success of Xintiandi in Shanghai has fuelled demands for the preservation of historic buildings across China.
500-year-old guide to good health
By Lucy Atkins
TheTacuinum Sanitatiscontains a mix of good sense and utter nonsense.
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