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Saturday, February 25, 2006
Another smooth journey
It was very much on expected lines. Railway Minister Lalu Prasad has presented his third budget sans any increase in passenger fares or freight tariff. Only the rationalisation of the tariff will continue. Mr. Prasad, no doubt buoyed by the ...
A destruction foretold
See it whichever way, the destruction of Iraq's Al-Askari mosque one of Islam's holiest shrines, revered by millions of Shia Muslims was determined the day troops of the United States-led coalition invaded the country in flagrant ...
Leader Page Articles
Peace holds in Sri Lanka, for the time being
By V.S. Sambandan
The Geneva talks represent a small, hesitant step away from a relapse into war. It is critical for Colombo and the LTTE to remain engaged.
Russia keen on ending stalemate on Iran
By Vladimir Radyuhin
There are indications that the agenda of the Russian-Iranian talks has been substantially expanded.
Bird flu: let not fear make us headless chickens
By Simon Jenkins
Scare is so much the style of government in Britain that its absence is a genuine, and very welcome, surprise.
Letters to the Editor
"India wants safeguards locked to fuel supply"
M.R. Srinivasan, former Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, advocates caution during the ongoing Indo-U.S. nuclear negotiations. In an interview, he says any agreement should not jeopardise India's interests. Excerpts:
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