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Why Lands are Fallow

IT is encouraging to know that the Goa government has finally realised the need for bringing fallow land under cultivation to revitalise agriculture. But the worrying aspect of the move is to deny the tillers the right to land.

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Pawar and Prices

THE Agriculture Minister and NCP chief, Mr Sharad Pawar is not known to act on impulses. His request to the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh to relieve him of some ministerial responsibilities–consumer affairs and food and public distribution–points to his uneasy relations with the Congress.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Bandh Compensation Fund
BANDHS can be justified only if they are voluntary and non-violent. The recent bandh was neither. If the people were assured of safe and sure transport, very few would have remained indoors. Hence the bandh cannot be considered voluntary.

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MORI’S STUCK STORY

Barbara Mori’s Spanish flick La mujer de mi hermano (My Brother’s Wife) was to have an Indian release (a dubbed version in Hindi) in June, a month after the release of Kites. With Kites failing miserably at the B-O, the film’s release has now been indefinitely delayed.

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My man should do girlie things!

Many of Ameesha Patel’s closest buddies are male. “So the guy in my life should be able to handle that and accept their presence and friendship for what it is,” says the actress who is the cover girl for the latest issue of The Man.

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KBC 4, finally!

The new season of Kaun Banega Crorepati is finally being announced today with Big B as host. The event at a Juhu five-star is at 4 pm followed by cocktails and dinner.

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CATALAN WALL

JOHANNESBURG: If you were to ask Carles Puyol which of the seven Barcelona players on the Spanish team that has reached the World Cup final he would expect to score the winning goal, he would place himself seventh and last.

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