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Since 1st March, 1999
 
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Not an outsider
A Singaporean friend who minces no words was blunt on the telephone. 'Bush's 'house nigger' has gone,' he bellowed, 'but the promoted maid will do just as well!' It was a cruel way of putting the change in the state department of the US, but no one w...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Making it to the tea party
Sir ' So India's foreign secretary, Shyam Saran, beat other diplomats to have a chat with the Unite ...  | Read.. 
 
Drive home a point
Sir ' I agree with Gargi Gupta that driving on Calcutta's roads is a hard job ('The importance of b ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir ' Diwali might be welcome to humans, but is a terror to animals. My cats and dogs hide in every ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
GOODBYE, GALLIWASP!
The Vietnamese warty pig and Fernandina rice rat are back from the dead. They have been spotted again, after being written of...| Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
Sex sells, as always
Whenever young people toying with the idea of starting a publishing house come to consult me, I tell them, 'if you do not hav...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Our sun is one of 100 billion stars in our galaxy. Our galaxy is one of the billions of galaxies populating the universe. It would be the height of presumption to think that we are the only living things in that enormous immensity. ' WERNHER VON BRAUN
 
PEOPLE
RICE AND SHINE
Coming first is by now second nature to America's chief diplomat. And it's also clear that Condoleezza Rice is de facto memb...  | Read.. 
 
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