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Monday, January 08, 2007
Investing in science
Opening the 94th Indian Science Congress at Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu recently, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh underscored the Government's commitment to boosting annual expenditure on science and technology from the current level of less than one ...
Britain's arms deal scandals
Barely four weeks ago, British Prime Minister Tony Blair caused outrage when he personally intervened to halt a major investigation into allegations that BAE Systems, Britain's largest defence company, paid millions of pounds in bribes to Saudi ...
Leader Page Articles
Statehood for Telangana: new imperatives
By C.H. Hanumantha Rao
A genuine response to the present discontent in Telangana would be to embark upon a fresh round of land reforms and other socio-economic measures.
Desperately seeking El Dorado
By Vaiju Naravane
They are known as the "Refugees of Calais." Hundreds of poor young men, mainly Afghans, Pakistanis, Kurds, Iraqis, Eritreans, Senegalese or Cameroonians, eke out a sub-human existence while waiting to cross the Channel to Britain and asylum.
The hopes of endless economic growth
By William Keegan
The trouble with economic growth, as with many aspects of life, is that there are pros and cons to technological progress.
Ortega banks on tourism
By Rory Carroll
DANIEL ORTEGA, the Sandinista leader who battled U.S. infiltration the last time he ruled Nicaragua, returns to power with an unlikely slogan: Welcome, gringo. Mr. Ortega hopes to accelerate a boom which has brought hordes of backpackers, ...
ONLINE AND OFF LINE
In pursuit of an elusive goal
"Appropriate words at appropriate places shine like gems," said Winston Churchill. Dr. P. Yenadi Raju of Tirupati, citing these words, says The Hindu used to give such gems, "but now proper usage looks to be taking the back seat." That ...
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