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Nuclear progress

Views:508 | Posted on December 7, 2010

The pact with France's Areva for the Jaitapur (Maharashtra) nuclear plant shows that a significant milestone in India's quest to rev up nuclear power capacity from 4,000 mw to 62,000 mw in the next.. Read full story

Leakages elsewhere

Views:549 | Posted on December 6, 2010

As Wikileaks founder Julian Assange plays 'catch me if you can' with the European arrest warrant for him, the whistleblower website itself too is becoming something like a person mocking the US gov.. Read full story

For a leading indicator

Views:503 | Posted on December 6, 2010

The uptick in the purchasing managers' index (PMI) for November, with the figure adding up to 58.4, the highest in six-months, is notable in that it corroborates recent buoyant quarterly growth est.. Read full story

The biggest scam

Views:513 | Comments:1 | Posted on December 6, 2010

The Opposition has stalled Parliament now for almost three weeks demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee to probe the telecom scam.


This paralysis of India's legislature is a .. Read full story

Inalienable truths

Views:381 | Posted on December 3, 2010

Crypto-zoologists may get an unexpected extraterrestrial thumbs up, not to mention those who believe that Nessie, Big Foot and Yeti do inhabit places that defy even the most sophisticated sensors. .. Read full story

Art of giving

Views:463 | Comments:1 | Posted on December 3, 2010

Click on the latest Forbes List of Top 10 Billionaires in the world and there are two Indian names, both within the top five.


Now do the same with the list of top 10 philanthropi.. Read full story

The urban agenda

Views:525 | Posted on December 3, 2010

December 3 marks the fifth anniversary of the launch of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission, a scheme that gave an identified list of large or otherwise significant towns pots of mo.. Read full story

Diplomatic licence

Views:563 | Posted on December 2, 2010

In the light of the latest round of WikiLeaks, it may be worth examining whether the guestlist at events organised by US embassies have been diversified.


The intriguing order by .. Read full story

Yet more DIN

Views:645 | Posted on December 2, 2010

The income tax department's move to allot a unique document identification number (DIN) to taxpayers is an incremental, yet welcome, step to improve transparency in the tax system.


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Quit, Mr Thomas

Views:657 | Posted on December 2, 2010

The only reasonable way out for a Central Vigilance Commissioner who attracts the Supreme Court's adverse attention for a pending case of misconduct against him is to quit.


The .. Read full story

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