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Wednesday, November 07, 2007
An alternative source of funds
The corporate bond market, or the private debt market as it is sometimes called, continues to languish in India. This is in sharp contrast to the equity market and the government securities market, the two markets relied upon by both the ...
A clean-up in the UAE
An amnesty and regularisation scheme the United Arab Emirates launched in June to address the problem of an unacceptably high number of expatriate workers staying on in violation of its residency laws was a salutary initiative. The amnesty offer ...
Leader Page Articles
The sting in its social and ethical context
By Vidya Subrahmaniam
Torture and ‘humanitarian war’
By John Laughland
It is no accident that those who advocate war for humanitarian reasons end up justifying torture.
Gloomy days for American influence
By Simon Tisdall
In Israel-Palestine, as in Pakistan and Turkey, Condoleezza Rice and colleagues are paying the price for long lost years of misjudgment and neglect.
Clots are a hazard of long business flights
By Tanya Mohn
Obesity, a person’s stature, hormone replacement therapy and inherited blood clotting disorders increase risk.
North biofuel appetite causing South starvation
By George Monbiot
Developing nations are being pushed to grow crops for ethanol, rather than food, all thanks to political expediency.
Corrections and clarifications
The caption of the accompanying photograph in a report “Achieve financial inclusion, PSBs told” (“Business” page, November 6, 2007) was: “Tech Centre: M.V. Naik , Chairman and Managing Director, ...
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