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Monday, February 20, 2006
Rationalising petroleum prices
The far-reaching recommendations of the Rangarajan Committee on petroleum sector pricing and taxation ought to be seen more as a well laid out road map than as a plan for immediate action to correct the distortions. Past attempts in that ...
An advice well taken
Nearly a year after the commencement of the Phase I clinical trial of an AIDS vaccine candidate in Pune, a similar trial on another vaccine candidate was initiated recently in Chennai by the Government of India and the International AIDS Vaccine ...
Leader Page Articles
Changing the face of global security
By M.K. Bhadrakumar
The underlying theme, promoted by the U.S. and Germany, of the 42nd Munich Conference of Security Policy was that NATO must have the pivotal role in the 21st century's world order.
Muslims and the Indian Army
By Sandeep Dikshit
After 60 years of Independence, we should be sufficiently confident of our collective secular beliefs and practices to examine facts.
Another spat between Russia and Georgia
By Vladimir Radyuhin
The row between the two countries over the breakaway Georgian territory of South Ossetia could have a wider fallout.
Bird flu: lethal and spreading fast
By N. Gopal Raj
The Government's efforts to check the spread of the H5N1 virus, first noticed at Nandurbar, Maharashtra, may not suffice.
The dangers and some dos and don'ts
By N.Gopal Raj
THE H5N1 virus primarily affects birds. "The virus does not easily cross from birds to infect humans," observes the World Health Organisation in its fact sheet on avian influenza. "Despite the infection of tens of millions of poultry over large ...
Arcelor chief backtracks on remarks against Mittal
By Vaiju Naravane
Guy Dollet says he over-reacted but insists he was attacked too. Lakshmi Mittal's takeover bid for Arcelor, the world's second largest steelmaker, has triggered widespread opposition among the French elite.
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