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Investing sensibly
Last time, I identified the three variables which govern rational investment decisions: liquidity, reward and risk (I made a mistake; if the rate of interest rises from 8 to 10 per cent, the return on a fixed-interest security such as a bond would be...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Pride and fall
Sir ' By commenting that he would have broken out of jail if he had been informed about his mother' ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
FIGURE IT OUT
Perceptions of the seriousness of HIV/AIDS in India are largely a matter of figures and categories. Prevalence rates and high...| Read.. 
 
RIGHT SUM
At least some mathematics teachers get their calculations right. Heading the list in West Bengal is the teacher of mathematic...| Read.. 
 
MALA FIDE
 
The Great Betrayal
Medha Patkar, and her continuing fast, seems to have had hardly any impact on the government. As it turns a blind eye to its ...  | Read.. 
OPED
A revolution next door
The people of Nepal are furious with King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev. The democratic movement, which only months ago seemed limited to cities and the hardcore supporters of...  | Read.. 
 
The struggle for survival
The rural poor are often at the end of irrigation systems, and at the whim of richer upstream users for water, or pushed out onto land dependent totally on ...increasingly err...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
There is a kind of laughter people laugh at public events, as if a joke were a charity auction and they want to be seen to be bidding. ' WILLIAM MCILVANNEY