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The Census of 2011 revealed that the sex ratio in the 0-6 age group is worse now than in any decade since Independence. It is indisputable that this distressing trend is the result of more people having easier access to medical technologies ...
A troubadour of our times
In 1959, Robert Allen Zimmerman, an introverted teenager with an acoustic guitar and a harmonica, renamed himself Bob Dylan after the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Although he would reveal much later that Arthur Rimbaud and John Keats were major ...
Leader Page Articles
Mainstreaming LDCs: Istanbul and beyond
By Arunoday Bajpai
A balance sheet of the Fourth U.N. Conference on Least Developed Countries held in Istanbul.
Narrative of Mladic capture
By Julian Borger
An inglorious end for a feared general who turned into a feeble old man; no resistance to capture at cousin's home in village; a changing Serbia made life as a fugitive more difficult.
A huge step towards Serbia's rehabilitation
By Misha Glenny
It was fitting that Serbia's President, Boris Tadic, himself announced the arrest of Ratko Mladic in Belgrade on May 26. Nobody has put in a greater effort to run down the indicted war crimes suspect than Tadic. For years, foreign governments ...
Saudi Arabia opens world's largest university for women
By Emine Saner
The world's largest women-only university was opened barely two weeks ago by King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Situated on the outskirts of the capital, Riyadh, the Princess Nora bint Abdulrahman University is ambitious — it has the ...
Evidence of water beneath Moon's stony face
By Kenneth Chang
It is not raining on the Moon, but it does seem to be getting wetter and wetter. For decades, the prevailing view of the Moon was that it was dry. Then, two years ago, a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) probe crashed ...
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