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Thursday, January 04, 2007
Booming, but weaknesses persist
By most yardsticks, 2006 was a memorable year for the Indian stock markets. The benchmark indices, the Sensex and the Nifty scaled new highs. The Sensex moved past 14,000 at one stage and closed the year at a level not considerably lower than the ...
Testing times for Somalia
The transitional government of Somalia, which took control of the capital Mogadishu on December 29, has its work cut out as it tries to consolidate its position. With the disintegration of the military forces that fought for the Council of ...
Leader Page Articles
Links between a nation's past and future
By Pallavi Aiyar
An ongoing exhibition in Beijing highlights India's rich past, but it also spotlights China's impressive present. Whatever the problems with the Chinese way, India has much to learn from it.
Corrections and Clarifications
* A sentence in "9/11: protest over missing persons in Pakistan" ("International" page, December 30, 2006) was: "A representative of the Islamic Defence of Human Rights, which helped to organise the families, told journalists that the missing ...
OUT OF LONDON
Revisiting the Raj, warts and all
By Hasan Suroor
A new history curriculum for British secondary school children will see, for the first time, the story of the Raj in India told from the Indian nationalist perspective.
Why did the Arab world remain silent?
By Ghada Karmi
Saddam Hussein's trial and mob execution reeked of Western double standards.
Celebrities' unscientific comments debunked
By James Randerson
Scientists hope to steer celebrities away from making pseudo-scientific gaffes.
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