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Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Tackling global imbalances
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's recent exhortation to the Asian Development Bank and other multilateral institutions to devise appropriate strategies for the world economy to cope with increased unpredictability and volatility is timely. The ...
Ending child labour
The International Labour Organisation's finding of a global decline in child labour between 2000 and 2004 suggests that the multiple strategies adopted over the past two decades to remove children from work are proving effective. But the report ...
Leader Page Articles
Cauvery dispute: making sense of the muddle
By Ramaswamy R. Iyer
The ultimate responsibility for a decision rests squarely with the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal. That decision has to be a judicial one. It is somewhat disturbing that the Tribunal has been showing undue sensitivity to the political dimensions of the dispute.
Darfur needs our help now
By Kofi A. Annan
There is a vast amount to be done. The immediate priority must be to strengthen the African Union Mission.
OUT OF LONDON
Victims of London bombings cry foul
By Hasan Suroor
Laypersons and experts alike have called for an independent inquiry - on the lines of the post-9/11 investigation in America.
Arctic ice cover shrinks to record winter low
By David Adam
The Arctic is rapidly becoming the clearest demonstration of the effects of mankind's impact on the global climate.
Corrections and clarifications
In "Righteousness, religion, and right-wing politics" (Editorial page, May 15, 2006), a reader points out a factual error in the sentence "She attacked `young Muslim girls who have lost their identity of Islam and are presenting the look of a ...
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