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June 30, 2006
How Zia's death killed a Siachen pact
Former RAW chief A K Verma reveals how India and Pakistan were on the verge of a peace breakthrough.

Who will head the UN?
India is the latest contender for the post.

June 27, 2006
'I am honoured to be called a friend of India'
'No country in the world is bringing its citizens out of poverty more rapidly and it greater numbers than India,' says former US ambassador Robert D Blackwill.

June 26, 2006
Greater India's magnificent heritage
Rajeev Srinivasan on India's cultural empire.

A hair-raising World Cup
The Football Fiesta is as much about hair as it is about football.
June 22, 2006
The uniqueness of Amma
For a person, who speaks nothing but Malayalam, preaches no intricate philosophy and claims no divinity, her following around the world is nothing but a miracle.

'We need not fear terrorists here'
From Kargil to Kannur: A Child's Journey.
June 21, 2006
Death and distrust in J&K
'It may represent a tactical move on the part of General Musharraf.'

What refugees call home
The Sri Lankan crisis: What does a refugee camp look like?
June 20, 2006
Modi's mantra: Gujarat first
He is the only mass leader the BJP has. Paradoxically, this owes to the tension between the branches of the Hindutva family.
June 19, 2006
'India will be a world power'
'There is no need for suspicion regarding the US-India civil nuclear agreement,' US Ambassador David C Mulford tells the Rediff Chat.

Mandapam survives on refugees
The Mandapam bazaar is unique because shoppers here are predominantly Sri Lankan Tamils.
June 16, 2006
The Sri Lankan crisis: Lives in exile
A Ganesh Nadar travels to the southern tip of India where a steady stream of refugees has been crossing over from Sri Lanka.
June 15, 2006
Meet India's Finest Young Soldiers
They are one of a kind: Brave and committed to protecting the Motherland.
June 12, 2006
The Young Men Who Know No Fear
The cadets have a unique confidence that only a young soldier can have. Unflinching, when speaking of a profession that puts them in the line of fire, at times at the peril of their lives.

June 09, 2006
Office of Profit Bill: Kalam does the right thing
‘What is unusual here is that Kalam has used his independent powers. He has not acted on the advice of the Council of Ministers or the prime minister as was the case in the last two precedents when Presidents sent back Bills passed by Parliament.’

June 07, 2006
Love marriages: "Too much adjustment"
It is a mix of vibrant detail and calculated understatement that saves Manju Kapur's novel from turning into a soap opera.

Rekha Mahajan is determined to rebuild her life
Her husband's party may distance itself from the Mahajans but she would like to create a new future from the ruins of the triple tragedies thrust upon her by destiny.

June 06, 2006
A cynic's view of the Mahajan affair
The BJP may try to distance itself from Rahul Mahajan and Bibek Maitra's escapades but it can't.

June 02, 2006
Indian don't win US Spelling Bee
Indian children have won the title in 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005.

June 01, 2006
Marilyn Monroe: Candle in the Wind
Had she lived the legend would have been 80 today.

One quest above all
Nehru was a fiercely independent man, who valued his own and the nation?s freedom of thought and action over everything else.

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