Tuesday , 22 January 2019
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Practice What You Preach

A KEY significance of Diwali is to celebrate the victory of light over the powers of darkness. I think the burning of the evil Narkasur is also quite significant for the battle of good vs evil.

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Welcoming President Obama-II

BY NANDKUMAR KAMAT

UNLIKE his predecessors, Mr Barack Obama’s visit to India is primarily dictated by domestic economic compulsions. USA has got itself entangled in Iraq and Afghanistan. The US-sponsored global anti-terrorism campaign has come with a heavy price.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Ban Culture of Tipping

ELITE urbanites in India blindly follow the Western culture of tipping, which is nothing but a bribed gift for the purpose of being treated well. Interestingly, even credit card slips have a special space to write ‘tip’ amount.

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America’s Power Game in the East

BY INDER MALHOTRA

ONLY a year ago, the United States was so enthralled by China, obviously because of its enormous economic power and fast-growing military might, that on his visit to Beijing in November 2009, President Barack Obama bent over backwards to placate his hosts.

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Loss of Public Confidence

BIG deals have a way of coming unstuck. Just when you think you have covered every possible angle and left no room for bottlenecks, out pops something that brings all your effort to naught. The South Korean steel giant Posco’s ` 50,000-crore plant in Orissa is a literally burning example.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Urban Disaster

URBAN Development Minister, Mr Joaquim Alemao has said that the government would accord priority for revenue generation projects to allow B and C class municipalities to stand on their own legs.

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