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Thursday, May 11, 2006
U.S. joins India's Moon mission
Chandrayaan-1, India's first space probe for the scientific exploration of a celestial body, has matured into a truly international effort. Last year, the European Space Agency formally signed up to send its scientific instruments on the Indian ...
In the grip of a heatwave
With summer comes the heat and dust, a throat-parching combination that makes the forthcoming monsoon all the more welcome. A heatwave has parts of north-western and central India in its oppressive grip, sending the mercury shooting up above 45 ...
Leader Page Articles
Employment guarantee signs of transformation
By Nirmala Lakshman
A substantial social audit reveals that in the harsh terrain of Dungarpur, Rajasthan, where daily living poses a constant challenge, employment on public works has risen to unprecedented levels over the last two months.
Blairism's failure: private delivery of public goods
By Jonathan Freedland
IF YOU did not care about the outcome, this would be wonderful entertainment. The battle between Tony Blair and Gordon Brown is one of the few sagas that has crossover appeal. It can be marketed to the mass audience as a national soap opera set ...
Corrections and Clarifications
A reader points out that in the lead story on the moon mission (May 10, 2006, page 1), the spelling of Moon Minerology Mapper (M3) is incorrect. (The error was in the earlier editions/internet edition). It is Moon Mineralogy ...
Justice for Dalits still a dream
By Siddharth Narrain
Implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act under fire.
OUT OF LONDON
BBC's coverage comes under fire
By Hasan Suroor
FOR YEARS, the British Broadcasting Corporation has been accused by the Israeli Government, its diplomats in Britain, and by Jewish groups of displaying an anti-Israeli "bias" in its coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. At the height of ...
Different depictions of Robert Mugabe
By Victoria Brittain
Zimbabwe's President was not always the figure now depicted on the London stage.
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