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Ave Rogeri, all hail!
Roger Federer takes the history of his sport seriously, so seriously that this Wimbledon he dressed himself to look like a quotation from its past. Last year, Federer had treated us to an off-white or cream blazer with a gold crest; this time he turn...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
The immortal bard
Sir — Bengalis’ relationship with Rabindranath Tagore has always had a touch of the absurd (“Why Ta ...  | Read.. 
 
A correction
Sir — The article, “A caution against bombs and other demons” (July 3), refers to the author, Bikas ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
OMINOUS SOUNDS
Operation Silence, that ended the weeklong siege on Lal Masjid, does not symbolize a resounding victory for the Pakistan pres...| Read.. 
 
INTO A TRAP
Armed rebellions create their own mystique. Dantewada in Chhattisgarh can today claim to have become what Srikakulam in Andhr...| Read.. 
 
CHINA DIARY
 
Working For A Pittance
Imagine a nationwide chain of upmarket coffee shops in India building their fortune on slave labour — or almost. Well, much t...  | Read.. 
OPED
The great gambler
Islamabad’s Lal Masjid has been a favourite haunt of visiting journalists in recent years. You get the best quotable quotes from radicalized cleric-militants wielding AK-47 as...  | Read.. 
 
In the line of misfire
Pervez Musharraf has been in the line of fire for quite some time. Hence, one is neither surprised nor shocked at the various versions of media reports of July 7, on Musharraf...  | Read.. 
 
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By the time you swear you’re his,/ Shivering and sighing,/ And he vows his passion is/ Infinite, undying —/ Lady, make a note of this:/ One of you is lying. — DOROTHY PARKER