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Follow the market
Those were its proselytizing days, in the Sixties. The World Bank used to display before bemused governments of poor countries resorting to price controls a sparkling pearl of wisdom: do not deride the blackmarketeer; instead, honour him...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Nowhere to hide
Sir — Michael Jackson sure has a way with children. When he is not dangling them from third floor b ...  | Read.. 
 
Scanner on the scam
Sir — The report, “IIMs clear Delhi chastity test” (Nov 26), says that the Indian Institutes of Man ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
ROTTEN APPLE
That something is rotten in the world of Indian cricket has been suspected for a long time. The match fixing and betting scan...| Read.. 
 
PROBE ALERT
State governments are generally wary of probes into law and order issues by a Central agency. Such inquiries, they fear, woul...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
A white elephant has its uses
In this era of globalization, public sector units are viewed as impediments to national growth. And the PSUs are believed to ...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
In this broad earth of ours,/ Amid the measureless grossness and the slag,/ Enclosed and safe within its central heart,/ Nestles the seed perfection. — WALTER WHITMAN
 
BOOKS
Animal instinct
Elizabeth Costello By J.M. Coetzee, Secker and Warburg, £9 ...  | Read.. 
 
The last banquet under a starry sky
By Toutatis, another book of the two great heroes, Asterix, and the menhir ...  | Read.. 
 
How to reconquer the world
Alexander The Great’s Art Of Strategy By Partha Bose, Penguin, Rs 395 Read.. 
 
Imaginary homelands
The Modern Legacy of Partition Edited by Ghislaine Glasson Deschaumes an...  | Read.. 
 
Speaking in many voices
Stories of the Downtrodden By Anil Gharai, Dey’s, Rs 170...  | Read.. 
 

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