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Wednesday, June 29, 2005
Let the admissions begin
The First Bench of the Madras High Court has spoken in unequivocal terms while striking down the Tamil Nadu Government order of June 9 scrapping entrance examinations for admission to professional courses. The court has held that the impugned ...
Welcome but not adequate relief
The 100 per cent debt write-off deal for some of the world's poorest countries finalised by the G-8 is but a symptomatic response from the group of developed countries whose record on addressing Africa's chronic poverty and under-development has ...
Leader Page Articles
Should the IMD monopolise monsoon forecasts?
By R. Ramachandran
The Department of Science and Technology's directive that no agency other than the IMD can make public the annual long-range monsoon forecast could set a dangerous precedent.
Anybody remember Manipur?
By Siddharth Varadarajan
With the first anniversary of Manorama Devi's killing upon us, the Government must make public the report of the Justice Jeevan Reddy review panel on the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act without any further delay.
A gambling epidemic hits Russia
By Vladimir Radyuhin
Lax controls have helped the gambling industry grow to frightening proportions.
Snipers with children in their sights
By Chris McGreal
IT WAS the shooting of Asma Mughayar that swept away any lingering doubts I had about how it is the Israeli army kills so many Palestinian children and civilians. Asma, 16, and her younger brother, Ahmad, were collecting laundry from the roof of ...
Ways to leave your boss
By Catherine Quinn
SWEATY PALMS? Nervous stomach cramps? Dreading the inevitable handshakes? These symptoms are not just restricted to the first day at work. In fact, 75 per cent of British workers are more frightened of handing in their resignation than attending ...
`Jury of Conscience' indicts U.S., U.K. on Iraq
The Jury has called for the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of the coalition forces from the West Asian country.
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