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Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Moving to protect students' interests
By ruling against State government quotas in private unaided professional colleges, whether run by minorities or non-minorities, the Supreme Court has eliminated a major contradiction in the realm of higher education. The unanimous judgment of ...
Railways must remain competitive
So far the turnround strategy of the Indian Railways seems to have worked. Despite the changes in the political leadership over the past five years, the Railway Board has managed to remain focussed on improving its efficiency parameters and ...
Leader Page Articles
Renewable energy sources coming of age
By Ashok Parthasarathi
With world prices of crude oil rising steadily, renewable energy sources are becoming more competitive and viable for the mass market.
A nationalist to the core
By Amit Baruah
In the world of Diplomacy, Lakshman Kadirgamar almost single-handedly took the battle to the LTTE.
Race, Islam, and terrorism
By Robert Beckford
Most African-Caribbean men who become Muslims do so because it gives their lives hope and meaning.
"We need inviolate spaces for tigers"
By G. Ananthakrishnan
K. Ullas Karanth, director of the Wildlife Conservation Society-India Programme, is clear that tigers and humans cannot co-exist from an ecological perspective. His observations on the Tiger Task Force report reflect a balanced understanding of conse rvation dynamics.
Endangered animals for sale on the Web
By John Vidal
Investigators say Internet trade in endangered animals is worth billions and could wipe out entire species.
A life with no purpose
By George Monbiot
Darwinism implies that the only eternal life we have is in the recycling of our atoms. I find that comforting.
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