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A war won against the `tilt'
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White House in `splendid' isolation
Right through the conflict, the White House was at loggerheads with its various arms the State Department, the foreign missions (with the exclusion of the one in Islamabad), the intelligence agencies and even sections of the defence establishment. The opposition ranged from fierce anger to muted dissent. Some examples ... .
Testing the students too far
Come summer and the `education season' begins of examinations, entrance tests, interviews and admissions. But this year, admission to professional courses has become embroiled in debate.
No guarantee for work
The idea behind the Rozgar Adhikar Yatra was to raise awareness about the Employment Guarantee Act and focus on unemployment. But how serious is the Government about guaranteeing employment?
They can look forward to a secure future
Efforts like the Naz Foundation India Trust's Care Home give a humane touch to theHIV/AIDS Prevention programme.
THE soft sound of charkas and the chanting of "Vande mataram" and "Raghupathy Raghava" flowed out of a nondescript building on Cherry Road, Salem. Around 60 women were engrossed in working on wooden charkas. For them, it symbolised not ...
Die another day
EVERY time the subject of right to die comes up, I get uneasy. And even more so when it's left to other people (near and dear no doubt) to make the actual decision. One part of me agrees, yes that in a completely hopeless case, ravaged by pain, ...
A sensitive book; a hackneyed film
You've seen Pradeep Sarkar's "Parineeta". Now read Saratchandra's Parineeta and figure out where the film fails.
Chopsuey, sauces and fried rice
Simmered, steamed, stewed and fried ... and hot, sour and sweet ... . Eating food in Dragonland was no disappointment.
Cool greens, frosted pastels
The sixth Lakme India Fashion Week held recently revealed some of the hottest collections, inspirations and ideas.
Voice at risk
Man developed speech as a by-product of evolution. It is up to us to maintain a healthy voice.
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