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Hikes and curves
Many economics departments in north America run sweepstakes in the month of October. Faculty members and graduate students contribute a dollar or two and bet on who is going to win the Nobel Prize in economics. The lucky few who happen to guess right...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Laws of the jungle
Sir — “Forest babus build wall against science” (Oct 27) reveals that a section of scientists is de ...  | Read.. 
 
RCTC
Sir — I refer to a report in the racing columns of The Telegraph on Oct 30 (“Senior steward ...  | Read.. 
 
Parting shot
Sir — Khushwant Singh gives an example of Mirza Ghalib’s ready wit in his Oct 21 column. Here is an ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
DEFENCE LINES
A defence minister, by virtue of the post he holds, has to see himself and his role as being very different from that of the ...| Read.. 
 
STAY ORDER
The monarchy in Nepal has earned a reprieve. But the Maoists’ decision to allow the monarchy to stay on till next year’s elec...| Read.. 
 
MALA FIDE
 
What Impedes Growth
And, yet again, we have thrown the possible victory at Mohali to the winds. It is predictable and unfortunate that we have no...  | Read.. 
OPED
Playing the doctor
On Friday, October 13, Bangladesh proved all astrologers, soothsayers and men in suits throughout the world wrong when Muhammed Yunus, the world’s banker to the poor, won the...  | Read.. 
 
A consensus on development
At the 2002 International Conference on Financing for Development, held in Monterrey, Mexico, world leaders committed themselves to a new global partnership to achieve the int...  | Read.. 
 
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