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A kerani’s tale
During the momentous 1850s, not only did India’s governance change hands, but also several new innovations from the West found their way here — often only a few years after their discovery. The camera, postage stamp, telegraph, Morse code, the univer...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
The eagles have not landed
Sir — The report, “Waiting, for the eagles to land”, (Jan 2), took me back to the mid-fifties when ...  | Read.. 
 
Just a show
Sir — Mamata Banerjee decided to call off her twenty-five-day hunger strike (“From darkness, Mamat ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
SIGNS TAKEN FOR WONDERS
Secret and closed societies are governed by signs and codes. Outsiders need to interpret and decode these to understand what ...| Read.. 
 
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Held up
Friend indeed
Missing in action
Absent please
Way to heaven
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SCRIPSI
The point about government is that no one has control. Lots of people have the power to stop something happening — but almost nobody has the power to make anything happen. We have a system of government with the engine of a lawn-mower and the brakes of a Rolls-Royce. — JONATHAN LYNN AND ANTHONY JAY