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Friday, September 23, 2005
JEE needs wider reach
The Indian Institutes of Technology have a hard-won reputation for conducting what is, arguably, the most demanding undergraduate entrance exam in the world. Reforms to the IIT Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) to make it more accessible to all ...
Time of reckoning for King
The defence by the Nepal Foreign Minister of his country's "model of democracy" at the United Nations General Assembly was a pathetic attempt at justifying King Gyanendra's reactionary coup of February 1. As Ramesh Nath Pandey, standing in for ...
Leader Page Articles
Of Byzantine plots and saffron twists
By Vidya Subrahmaniam
Mr. Advani did not disobey the RSS. He did worse. He captured the moral high ground. But it might be a futile fight begun too late in the day.
Donors and debtors
By Sarah Hiddleston
ON SEPTEMBER 24 and 25, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Annual Meetings in Washington will discuss the Africa Action Plan, debt relief and trade. Ministers will receive progress reports on the Bank's review of its ...
THE PERSIAN PUZZLE - III
The world must stand firm on diplomacy
By Siddharth Varadarajan
The `nuclear crisis' is the product of 15 years of American hostility towards Iran. Any solution that does not deal with this reality is bound to fail.
Letters to the Editor
A timetable now for withdrawal of U.S. troops is not in our interests: Talabani
Iraqi PresidentJalal Talabanisays "within the next two years Iraqi forces will be able to take responsibility for internal security." In an interview with Global Viewpoint contributing editorRaghida Derghamin New York, he also spoke about the Iran-U .S. relationship.
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