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Thursday, October 26, 2006
Finally, a Foreign Minister
Whether due to the oil-for-food scandal, inner-party politics, or paucity of talent in the upper echelons of the Manmohan Singh Government, the absence of a ranking, full-time External Affairs Minister for almost a year has cost the country dear. ...
A warming planet
The warning from a group of scientists from NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, that 2005 was the warmest year on record since the end of the last major ice age nearly 12,000 years ago, deserves serious attention from both policymakers ...
Leader Page Articles
Rule of law versus rule of judges
By Harish Khare
It is imperative to re-align the judiciary with the same democratic obligations and restraints that are observed by other institutions.
Maoists make a tactical retreat?
By K. Srinivas Reddy
In Andhra Pradesh, police pressure has forced the naxalites on the backfoot. But the government has to guard against a counter offensive.
When a little money goes a long way
By Pallavi Aiyar
Grameen Bank founder and Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohammad Yunus believes microcredit could be the solution for the problems of China's farmers.
Kargil red-hot again
By Nirupama Subramanian
The renewed controversy over the 1999 operation spurs demands for an enquiry commission.
Corrections And Clarifications
The caption of the PTI photograph "All for Team Pakistan" (October 25, 2006) was: "Cheer Group: Pakistani fans crossing the Wagah border on Tuesday to support their team in the cricket match to be played against New Zealand on Wednesday at ...
Collapse of ecosystems likely if plunder continues
By John Vidal
A WWF report warns that we are threatening ourselves with extinction.
"Under 10 p.c. growth in China next year"
CHINA'S ECONOMIC growth may fall under 10 per cent next year as investment, exports, and industrial output slow down, a think tank predicted on Wednesday. "With high growth and low inflation, the economy is ready for a soft landing, despite the ...
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