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Tuesday, October 10, 2006
The end of 'non-proliferation'
On October 9, 2006, North Korea became the eighth country on the planet to announce that it had conducted a nuclear explosive test and joined the ranks of nuclear weapon states. The official announcement asserts that the underground test was ...
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Time to ban all forms of child labour
By Madhura Swaminathan
The additional curbs on child labour in specified hazardous occupations come into effect today. This is a welcome step but far from adequate. Ultimately, all forms of labour are hazardous to the well being of children.
Corrections and clarifications
* "Foundation laid for rail corridor" (October 6, 2006) stated that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone for "Western Railway's dedicated freight corridor project" and that it is to cost Rs. 2,200 crore. As mentioned in the ...
Does anybody care about Manipur?
By Siddharth Varadarajan
The question of repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act needs to be debated publicly in the light of the Justice B.P. Jeevan Reddy Committee's report.
Pressure grows for a lengthy closure of Everest
By Dan McDougall
Conservationists condemn the tourism turning the world's highest peak into a rubbish dump and are pressing for controls on climbing.
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