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Globalized provincials
Some weeks ago, a Calcutta soccer team flew to Jakarta to participate in an inter-Asia football tournament. The competing teams, mostly of an indifferent calibre, were from Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand; none of these countries had even made the q...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Talk, don’t rant
Sir — The “special meeting” of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s minorities’ cell was a very special one ...  | Read.. 
 
A touch unfair
Sir — Ashok V. Desai raises a pertinent question — “Are the Bengalis touchy” (Sept 9)' To be fair, ...  | Read.. 
 
Heritage house
Sir — Bishop’s House is a listed heritage building. The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has even put ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
WINNING THE PEACE
It is bad politics and worse official policy to destroy a hard-won peace for partisan gains. Bangladesh’s prime minister, Ms ...| Read.. 
 
REVISE UPWARDS
The United Nations conference on trade and development has recently published the World Investment Report for 2003. Th...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
Crime and the country
It is impossible to deny the threat to national security from organized crime such as smuggling of arms, drug-trafficking and...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
There are three roads to ruin — women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians. — GEORGES POMPIDOU
 
BOOKS
Love in the time of youth
The most alluring part of Alan Lightman’s novels is their language. Lightma...  | Read.. 
 
Live up to a dream
My Passage from India By Ismail Merchant, Roli, $ 35 ...  | Read.. 
 
Playing the stroke differently
ARJUNA AWARDEES By K.R. Wadhwaney, Publications Division, Rs 180...  | Read.. 
 
Into the mind of the lawkeepers
Khaki and the Ethnic Violence in India By Omar Khalidi, Three Essays, ...  | Read.. 
 
Old Delhi address book
DELHI: THE EMPEROR’S CITY (Roli, Rs 850) by Vijay Goel ...  | Read.. 
 

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