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Thursday, May 31, 2007
The sword and the olive branch
Peace stood at the gates of the Akal Takht on Tuesday, olive branch in hand. By rejecting an apology issued by the Sacha Sauda sect for any offence it might have caused, the five high priests of the Sikh faith severed the branch with their swords ...
Wounds that will fester
There was never any doubt that Al Qaeda clones would have sprouted even if Iraq had not been invaded. Terrorist groups in several countries had adopted the Osama bin Laden-designed format for ideological indoctrination, training, planning, and ...
Leader Page Articles
The India-U.S. nuclear stalemate
By M.R. Srinivasan
The U.S. administration has to find a way to accommodate fully agreements reached with India in July 2005 and March 2006. If the only way to do so is to amend the Hyde Act, then the U.S. should plan to do so rather than press India for more compromis es.
Can the habit be stubbed out?
By Pallavi Aiyar
China is both the world's largest producer and consumer of tobacco. It has an estimated 350 million smokers.
Corrections and Clarifications
A sentence in a report "Karthik-Jaffer, an opening pair that promises to provide stability" ("Sport", May 30, 2007) was: "Just give a thought to this piece of statistics. There are 27 first-class teams in India. That makes it 54 specialist ...
Controversy over the nuclear deal
By P.K. Iyengar
Once we sign the deal we will be at the mercy of the U.S. and the NSG.
Letters to the Editor
`As a bracelet melts into gold...'
Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, the Nobel prize-winning physicist, practised science as many practise art.
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