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Saturday, August 26, 2006
Rajya Sabha and residency
At one level, the Rajya Sabha is a mirror of India's political diversity. At another, it is a reflection of the federal character of the country, its composition shaped by the popular will of the various State legislatures. It was in keeping with ...
Alas, poor Pluto! The little runt among the nine planets thought to make up our solar system is no longer to be counted among the Sun's immediate family. The International Astronomical Union, at its recent meeting in Prague, decided that a ...
Leader Page Articles
Memories of Mother Teresa
By Navin Chawla
"One of the miracles that occurred over the years," Mother Teresa once told me, "is that no one is allowed to die on streets; someone, somewhere brings the person to us." A biographer's tribute on her 96th birth anniversary.
WINDOW ON IRAN
Gas, gas everywhere but not a bit to sell
By Siddharth Varadarajan
Caught between the Great Satan of sanctions and the Deep Blue Sea of indecisiveness and bad planning, Iran's enormous gas reserves remain hugely under-utilised.
Commerce, cosmopolitanism, and bans
By Kalpana Sharma
In an age where the flow of information cannot be stopped, are bans of the kind recently witnessed in Mumbai on telecasting films with an "A" certificate the right thing?
Rising to Africa's challenge
By Cameron Duodu
Westerners must prevent the continent's misery sliding back into invisibility.
Raw Chinese medicinal herbs in short supply
CHINESE MEDICINAL herbs are in short supply with annual demand soaring to 600,000 tonnes, four times the amount of ten years ago, according to a senior health official. The latest national research on natural herb resources found that China ...
Corrections and Clarifications
Due to a technical error, in some copies of the Chennai city edition (August 25, 2006, page 1), the lead heading "12 detained by Dutch authorities to be freed" appeared wrongly with the figure 2. The report was on how the Dutch authorities were ...
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