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Thursday, February 09, 2006
Needless and nasty controversy
A year ago, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said: "When the world is compelled to coin a new term to take account of increasingly widespread bigotry that is a sad and troubling development. Such is the case with ...
Save the whales
The "prince of whales," the northern bottlenose that wandered off from its deepwater habitat and perished in the Thames, has become a poignant symbol of all endangered whales and dolphins. The failure of the internationally televised mission to ...
Leader Page Articles
The complicated world of nuclear deals
By R. Ramachandran
Safeguards are only one of the fallouts from the Indo-U.S. nuclear deal. Several issues need to be considered before tying down the DAE's hands.
When the lights stayed on
By Meena Menon
ONE EVENING, two years ago, Bhimrao Baburao Pawar, a lineman with the then Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB), faced the wrath of school children who stopped his vehicle and deflated its tyres. The students were upset that there was ...
Coretta Scott King's Gandhian ideals
By Shelia M. Poole
CORETTA SCOTT King sometimes referred to Mahatma Gandhi as "Gandhiji." By placing "ji" after Gandhi's name, she followed the traditional Indian practice of showing reverence. It showed that "she admired Gandhi and his strength," said Subash ...
Letters to the Editor
From people's war to competitive democracy
As leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist),Prachandais arguably the most important political player in the Himalayan kingdom today. In an exclusive face-to-face interview withThe Hindu, he discusses his party's road map for the end to monarch y and the creation of a democratic republic in Nepal.
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