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March 31, 2006

The year 1928 has arrived!
The new year arrived for Maharashtrians.

'India cannot be a partner and target at the same time'
'If there is an expectation we should play a greater role, in combating the threats of WMD proliferation and terrorism, then it is only reasonable that the energy requirements of a country with such strong credentials is recognised.'

March 28, 2006

The woman with India's toughest job
By 2010, about 25 million people will be affected with HIV in India, making it an economic and social crisis.

March 24, 2006

ISI now outsources terror to Bangladesh
Since the last nine months, the ISI has changed its strategy by outsourcing terrorism to Bangladeshis.

Why Khaleda came to India
The lukewarm outcome of the visit could be exploited to indulge in India-bashing.

March 23, 2006

In Kerala, CPI-M versus CPI-M
The party is locked in an ugly internal war in the election-bound state.

Just what is an office of profit?
If you are wondering why it is rocking India's political circles, read on.

When Salman Rushdie came calling...
Images from the Crossword Book Awards.

March 22, 2006

The truth about Bangladesh's Hindus
'It has become difficult for a Hindu to walk the streets of Dhaka with his head held high.'

March 21, 2006

ISI now outsources terror to Bangladesh
Since the last nine months, the ISI has changed its strategy by outsourcing terrorism to Bangladeshis.

Blog: Memories of a childhood in Kerala
Shobha Warrier on summers in her grandma's home

March 17, 2006

Netaji did not die in aircrash, says web site
'What matters is evidence. We want to prove that there was no air crash. That Netaji escaped to Russia. The rest will automatically follow.'

March 16, 2006

Blog: Yeh hai Mumbai meri jaan
The Bombay you did not know

First look: The prince of many hats
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Camilla, visit a London gurudwara and meet community elders, schoolkids and even a watermelon swordsman.

First look: World's most exotic motoring adventure
Eighteeen vintage cars will roar through the Himalayas from Islamabad to Kolkata this month as part of the Himalaya Rally 2006.

March 14, 2006

Happy Holi!
Recipes, songs, tips for Holi.

Colour me beautiful
Holi is celebrated across the country.

The meaning of colour
Colours have a special significance in India.

How Rao went about Operation West Bengal
The man who has been hailed as the real hero of the Bihar elections was quietly domineering.

March 13, 2006

First look: Superchicken
Plenty of creativity is being employed in luring the consumer back to eating chicken

Jaya Bachchan: Congress' UP bungle
She remains a consummate actor and the Congress doesn't know where to hide.

March 10, 2006

'We pray God will bring Mohit back'
This eight-year-old has been in a coma since Tuesday when he was thrown to the stone floor after the blast at Varanasi Railway Station

Why is the Pakistan army scared of this man?
Musharraf's regime does not rule North Waziristan: Baitullah Mehsud does.

First look: The 100-year-old jail
The Cellular Jail on the Andaman Islands celebrated its centenary year

March 08, 2006

Red rain from another planet?
5 years ago, blood-red rain poured over Kerala. A scientist says he now knows where it came from.

Images: Himalayan kingdoms of peace
Perched on hilltops, cliffs and overlooking precipices India's Buddhist monasteries seem to be floating clouds in a realm entirely their own.

March 07, 2006

First look: Roy and the farmer widows
Author Arundhati Roy leads protest march in support of Kerala farmer widows

March 06, 2006

Vaiko's new friends
The DMK treated Vaiko shabbily, made him feel unwanted and pushed him against a wall.

Blog: One biryani packet for a vote
Elections are around the corner and arrogant, supercilious, aloof politicians suddenly become friendly and smiling folk.

Blog: Where is Panickanadarkudieruppu?
A former Mumbaite offers tales on life in a tiny village in South India.

March 03, 2006

Why India is rejoicing
The United States has officially acknowledged that India is a special case when it comes to nuclear proliferation.

Mangoes for Bush, sari for Rice
What better gifts can the world's most powerful man and American Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice get from Hyderabad?

Bush lauds India's religious tolerance
The US President held a very informal interfaith meeting.

'Bush's difficulties with N-deal lie at home'
A mix of caution and elation sums up the reaction among US Congressional leaders to the US-India civilian nuclear agreement.

Where Laura Bush was an ordinary visitor
The First Lady spent around 45 minutes in a home for handicapped children.

March 02, 2006

'The queen of America had come'
At Prayas, the star was a former librarian named Laura Bush.

What takes US presidents to Hyderabad?
Hyderabad is earning the distinction of being the only city besides New Delhi to be visited by two US Presidents.

Meanwhile, an uneasy buzz in Islamabad
Ironically, while successive US administrations have generally made noises about lack of democracy in Pakistan, all serving American presidents who visited Pakistan did so during the reign of military leaders.

Reading body language at the PM's lunch
The luncheon hosted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for US President George W Bush was a warm, cordial affair.

Andhra agri university hopes to dazzle Bush
The AP government has chalked up plans to make the Bush visit a great leap forward in India's second Green Revolution.

Why millions are against Bush's visit
Five protesters tell us just why they are agitating against the US President.

March 01, 2006

White House shifts to South Asia
When the president of the US travels abroad, a mini White House travels with him.


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