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Friday, July 27, 2007
Neglect of a vital task
Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s proposal to set up a revolving fund, with an initial corpus of Rs. 100 crore, to help States develop infrastructure projects may help in getting at least some of them off the ground. This corpus, for which ...
Guarding against nuclear terrorism
The International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism that entered into force recently is the clearest recognition by the United Nations of the qualitatively distinct nature of the threat posed by nuclear weapons, as ...
Leader Page Articles
Nepal: experiencing pangs of transition
By S.D. Muni
The challenge to Nepal’s peace process comes from political vested interests, Maoist activities, and the gradually spreading turbulence in the Terai region.
Corrections and clarifications
A report “Cabinet panels approve text of nuclear deal” (July 26, 2007, page 1) stated that Mr. Pranab Mukherjee is the Defence Minister . A number of readers point out that Mr. Pranab Mukherjee is the Minister of External ...
Vidharbha’s one-litre-per-cow package
By P. Sainath
By the Maharashtra government’s own count, the 14,221 high-breed cows it gave farmers in Vidharbha add just 1.16 litres each to the milk collection in the region.
Why worry about nuclear waste now?
By Jim Al-Khalili
Atomic power is crucial in the fight against global warming. When we need to deal with the leftovers, we’ll have the technology.
A myth about the uses and abuses of power
By Sarah Churchwell
The TV seriesHeroesis a myth about power, made by a country in the midst of a serious identity crisis.
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