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“We have taken a risk,” Chief Election Commissioner N. Gopalaswami said in October when he announced the decision to hold elections to the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly. The ‘risk’ taken by the Election ...
The first global forum on the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) held in New York to mainstream environmental, social, and governance issues in the business school curricula assumes significance in the context of today’s ...
Leader Page Articles
The tsunami and a new chapter
By M.S. Swaminathan
The 2004 calamity marked the beginning of a new chapter in the lives of those who lost their homes, fish boats, and much else. Anticipatory action plans for managing the consequences of seawater intrusion in our coastal areas have become an imperativ e.
A vital gateway where Taliban is in control
By Richard A. Oppel Jr. and Pir Zubair Shah
There is fresh evidence of how extensively militants now rule the critical region east of the Khyber Pass.
The intersection of poetry and politics
By Dwight Garner
Those are pleasant thoughts, but awful poetry — probably the worst three lines Robert Frost ever put to paper. Tellingly, it was work for hire: the opening lines of “Dedication,” the poem Frost composed for John F. ...
OUT OF LONDON
Call it by any name, a forced marriage is a forced marriage
By Hasan Suroor
For the first time it is possible for anyone acting on behalf of a victim of forced marriage to obtain a Forced Marriage Protection Order.
Market for corporate jets goes into free fall
By Geraldine Fabrikant
Just seven months ago, hundreds of mega-millionaires, including Ralph Lauren and David Geffen, were elbowing one another in the lineup to buy a $60 million Gulfstream G650, which was not expected to hit runways until 2012. It did not ...
Corrections and clarifications
A sentence in the ninth paragraph of an article “Remembering a glorious rebel” (Editorial page, December 24, 2008) was “He washed the feet of his disciples, he defined godist superstition.” It should ...
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