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Wednesday, August 16, 2006
Independence Day balancing acts
The grand theme of India's place in the sun is much discussed at home and abroad and, unsurprisingly, there are divergent and even conflicting visions of where the country is and where it seems to be headed. At home, visions of "a new India in a ...
Little time to lose
India has over time been buffeted by disasters of various kinds and degrees, both natural and man-made. Yet it was the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004 that forced the country to initiate the process of putting in place a comprehensive ...
Leader Page Articles
Ominous signs on the oil horizon
By Sudha Mahalingam
Speculation over when oil is expected to peak has hovered around a wide band, but even the most optimistic peak oil theorist believes it would not be later than 2030.
Doubters spoil Pakistan's party
By Nirupama Subramanian
Some are asking if Islamabad's role in the uncovering of the alleged terror plot in London was as crucial as is being made out.
Corrections and clarifications
Referring to the report "Leopard skin seized, six held" (Tamil Nadu, August 15, 2006), a reader said the heading was incorrect as the report was on how Forest Department officials in Udhagamandalam had seized the skins of two leopard cats and ...
Human story behind the headlines
By Clancy Chassay
A week ago the body of a woman clutching a baby was found in a bombed apartment block in Beirut; the image was printed across the world. By tracking down the surviving members of her family, this reporter has managed to piece together her life ; and how she died with her three children and husband by her side.
`People power' is a U.S.-owned brand?
By Mark Almond
The U.S. and the Western media back protests over controversial elections when it suits them, but are silent over those in Mexico.
A future without forests?
By Alok Jha
Comprehensive analysis of the potential effects of human-made global warming.
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