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Since 1st March, 1999
 
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On the greater game
Some months ago, a reader wrote in to dispute my characterization of cricket as 'the most subtle and sophisticated sport known to humans'. He gave twelve reasons as to why it was football, rather than cricket, that should be accorded this honour. He ...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Professional hazards
Sir ' What is the reason for amending the Immoral Traffic Prevention Act ('Brothel goers, beware!', ...  | Read.. 
 
Faith in ruin
Sir ' The demolition of the Krishna Mandir at Wachhoowali Rang Mahal in Lahore is significant becau ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
SIGNS OF THE TIMES
Short and not always sweet ' that is a fair enough description of many words derived from Old English and 'time' is no except...| Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
Follow your instincts
A middle-aged man and his wife, both of whom I have known for over 30 years, dropped in to see me. After preliminaries about ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
I am not impressed by the Ivy League establishments. Of course they graduate the best ' it's all they'll take, leaving to others the problem of educating the country. They will give you an education the way the banks will give you money ' provided you can prove to their satisfaction that you don't need it. ' PETER DE VRIES
 
PEOPLE
COPS AND ROBBERS
Can Calcutta police commissioner Prasun Mukherjee straddle the world of cricket too'...  | Read..