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The Pakistan abyss

Views:481 | Posted on January 6, 2011

The assassination of PPP leader and Punjab Governor Salman Taseer is another marker of Pakistan's descent into a social and political black hole. The killing of a liberal politician arguing against.. Read full story

Up for grabs

Views:409 | Posted on January 6, 2011

L&T proposes to break itself up into nine companies that might eventually be listed as independent entities on the stock exchange, company chairman A M Naik told this newspaper.

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Ceylon is colonial

Views:303 | Posted on January 5, 2011

The power of generic brand equity can be perceived in the fact that Ceylon tea is likely to be exempted from the Sri Lankan government's New Year resolution to eschew use of the old colonial name. .. Read full story

Regulating broadband

Views:373 | Posted on January 5, 2011

As India prepares for a rapid increase in broadband penetration, riding on soon-to-be-launched mobile services, it is useful to take note of the US Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Decembe.. Read full story

The Bofors ghost

Views:343 | Comments:3 | Posted on January 5, 2011

The Income Tax Appellate Tribunal’s order that the government is indeed entitled to collect tax on commission received by Win Chaddha and Ottavio Quattrochi is sufficient ground for the gover.. Read full story

Breaking up

Views:345 | Posted on January 4, 2011

Time was when having a sportsperson as a role model meant starry-eyed kids dreaming of emulating heroic triumphs. Now, if a report prepared for the department of education in the UK is to be believ.. Read full story

Why add exchange rate risk

Views:318 | Posted on January 4, 2011

The government plans to allow infrastructure companies to tap external commercial borrowings to fund their projects. This reflects a desire to be seen to be doing something about the country's infr.. Read full story

No one is above the law

Views:275 | Comments:5 | Posted on January 4, 2011

Former law minister Shanti Bhushan said that eight of the past 16 Chief Justices of India (CJI) were corrupt. Now, allegations have surfaced against the brother of former CJI K G Balakrishnan, sugg.. Read full story

Over-use not abuse

Views:403 | Posted on January 3, 2011

Every once in a while a list pops up, either heralding the advent of a new "hot word"; a few years (and lists) down the line, these very words are then dumped for becoming frayed by over-.. Read full story

A Sisyphean task

Views:321 | Posted on January 3, 2011

In his forward to the Financial Stability Report (FSR) the governor of the Reserve Bank of India, D Subbarao, likens central bankers to Sisyphus, the Greek mythological character condemned by the G.. Read full story


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