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A patchy record
The findings of the recently released report of the Fifth Economic Census conducted in 2005 are relevant to policies promoting employment growth and entrepreneurship. The first Census (1977) covered only non-agricultural enterprises employing at ...
Prosecuting writers in Turkey
It has happened again. Close on the heels of the trial of Orhan Pamuk, the celebrated Turkish writer, another writer, Perihan Magden, is standing trial in Istanbul for "alienating people from military service." Ms. Magden, who has a reputation ...
Leader Page Articles
A time to kill, a time to regret
By R. Hariharan
Despite the appeal to India, it hardly appears that the LTTE is about to turn over a new leaf. India needs to consider its course of action vis-à-vis Sri Lanka with care.
How the richest have broken their promises
By Larry Elliott
A full-scale audit shows that the G8 partners have not delivered on their pledge to the world's poor.
Corrections and clarifications
A reader points out that in the lead story "Senate panel nod for nuclear deal" (June 30, 2006, page 1), the sentence "Washington would also seek to `achieve as quickly as possible India's full participation in the Proliferation Technology ...
To the roof of the world, by train
By Pallavi Aiyar
The opening of the Qinghai-Tibet railway is a dramatic symbol of contemporary China's "can do spirit." The highest point on it is more than 5,000 metres above sea level, beating the line in the Peruvian Andes by some 200 metres.
East Asia and Japan's pullout from Iraq
By P.S. Suryanarayana
Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has had to balance domestic sentiment and U.S. concerns.
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