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Thursday, November 22, 2007
Clearing the telecom muddle
The kind of growth the mobile telephone service business has shown in recent years does India proud. With the number of wireless phone connections approaching 210 million, the country leads the world in the monthly accretion of new mobile ...
Enforcing public safety norms
It was a complex web of collusion and callousness that caused the Uphaar tragedy, in which 59 people suffocated to death after a fire broke out in a New Delhi cinema hall. The fire, which broke out during the screening of a film in 1997, was a ...
Leader Page Articles
Time for a round of introspection
By Somnath Chatterjee
Newspapers, TV channels and Internet news providers need to institute a process of continuous introspection to ensure that they remain transparent and truthful purveyors of information.
Montage — in memoriam
By Sashi Kumar
'Montage,' as exemplified in Eisenstein, had the innate power to subvert the iconising impulse of a star-strapped Hollywood or Bollywood. It is in sync with the pixellated and dispersed sensibility which modern digitised technology enables.
Growing assertion of Asian workers in the Gulf
By Atul Aneja
The criticality of foreign labour for Dubai coupled with the new-found assertiveness among them, means Asian workers in the UAE and other parts of the Gulf may finally be close to getting a fair deal.
Chomsky and other intellectuals on Nandigram
News travels to us that events in West Bengal have overtaken the optimism that some of us have experienced during trips to the state. We are concerned about the rancour that has divided the public space, created what appear to be unbridgeable ...
Environmental impact of U.S.-Mexico border fence
By Peter Huck
The barrier, erected on the back of security issues, has devastating implications for wildlife.
Corrections and clarifications
In a cricket report “Just pride, confidence at stake for Pakistan” (“Sport”, November 18, 2007), on the fifth and final ODI of the Indian Oil Cup in Jaipur, the names of the umpires were given as Billy Doctrove and ...
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