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Learning from history
In 1979, against a backdrop of unceasing strikes, soaring inflation, a million people out of work and economic decline, the British electorate voted out the Labour government of James Callaghan and installed Margaret Thatcher as prime minister. That ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Language barrier
Sir ' West Bengal's education minister, Kanti Biswas, may feel pleased with his efforts to improve ...  | Read.. 
 
On the horns of a dilemma
Sir ' It is difficult to understand why Ashok Mitra has chosen to attack the prime minister, Manmoh ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
SMALL STEP
In the budget, the finance minister promised hikes in sectoral foreign direct investment equity caps for telecommunications, ...| Read.. 
 
PETTY AND GRAND
What is common to Gambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Russia, Tanzania and India' They have all been perceived as equally corr...| Read.. 
 
CHINA DIARY
 
An expat launch break
A new 'expat association' was formed a few weeks ago in one of south China's coastal cities, soon after the long summer break...  | Read.. 
SCRIPSI
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. ' GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
 
BOOKS
All in the mind
THE COMA By Alex Garland, Faber and Faber, ' 9.99...  | Read.. 
 
After the last page is read
The Moth Eaten Howdah Of The Tusker By Indira Goswami, Rupa, Rs 395...  | Read.. 
 
Stories to entertain
A FACE IN THE DARK AND OTHER HAUNTINGS: Collected stories of the Supernatu...  | Read.. 
 
Life's little lessons
FRAGMENTS OF GRACE By Pamela Constable, HarperCollins, Rs 495...  | Read.. 
 
Journals spell success
Science, technology, medicine (STM) journals are very big business. In fact...  | Read.. 
 

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