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Lessons of history
There is a story about a British diplomat being asked what he would like for the New Year. Being a modest man, he declined a gift but on being pressed, reluctantly agreed to a small box of preserved fruit. Imagine his chagrin on reading in the papers...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Invention is no cure
Sir ' Even before we deal with the menace of camera-phones, we have to grapple with its ancestor ' ...  | Read.. 
 
Sick industry
Sir ' The report, 'Doctor quit jolt on health reform' (Dec 12), gives enough indication that the th ...  | Read.. 
 
Bitter taste
Sir ' Quality control in sweetmeat production needs a cohesive policy from the government. West Ben ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
PROMISE TO DELIVERY
For West Bengal, the last year was one caught in a cusp. On one side, there was the promise of radical changes and on the ...| Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
A happening year
I wish my readers Merry Xmas and a happy 2005 with many Xmasses and new years to come. In my little family, we need no excuse...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Some people swim lakes, others climb flagpoles,/ some join monasteries, but we, my friends,/ who have considered suicide take our daily walk/ with death and are not lonely./ In the end it brings more honesty and care/ than all the democratic parliaments of tricks. ' PHYLLIS WEBB
 
PEOPLE
WATCH THE TITAN
If Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata was flying high in 2004, 2005 may well see him touch the sky ...  | Read.. 
 
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