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Since 1st March, 1999
 
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Of undying friendship
Roads and railways are the sinews of empire. When the Himalayas were being blasted to lay the Darjeeling road, a percipient old Tibetan remarked to a British official, 'Sahib, the sound of that powder is heard in Lhasa!' He did not say Peking because...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
In hot pursuit
Sir ' The attempt of the Gujarat government to prosecute Aamir Khan for filming a chinkara seven ye ...  | Read.. 
 
Grounded
Sir ' The promotionals for many of our airlines should read as follows: 'Welcome to India's low cos ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
ON CONTRADICTION
Contradictions, according to the German philosopher, Hegel, lie at the heart of dialectics and therefore of the cognitive pro...| Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
Time to ask for the score
Recently I lost a close relative 28 years younger than me. I received a lot of letters of condolence. Among them was one from...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
I think there's a terrific merit in having no sense of humour, no sense of irony, practically no sense of anything at all. If you're born with these so-called defects you have a very good chance of getting to the top. That's what's enabled her [Mrs Thatcher] to turn Britain into a cross between Singapore and Telford. ' PETER COOK
 
PEOPLE
Au revoir, Zizou
Greatness, for Zinedine Zidane who is often compared to footballing legends like Pele and Maradona, wasn’t uniform ' it ...  | Read..