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CIMA Gallary
Not yet the Tahrir dream
“So let’s talk about bread,” the local member of parliament, Gamal al-Ashri, tells a room packed with his constituents. It’s late evening. Outside the shabby apartment block where the meeting takes place, a woman sifts through a vast pile of stinking...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Lost and found
Sir — In a hurry to catch a bus for Alipurduar, I had left my bag in the Coochbehar bus stand. It c ...  | Read.. 
 
Travelling filth
Sir — Recently, I travelled in the air-conditioned two-tier compartment of the Azad Hind Express fr ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
WRONG FONT
It is the price of greatness to be used and abused. All great men, from time immemorial, have had claims made in their names ...| Read.. 
 
DIARY
 
Target practice
Blame game
Sky high
Right route
New crusader
Strike back
SCRIPSI
The most important thing we’ve learned,/ So far as children are concerned,/ Is never, NEVER, NEVER let/ Them near your television set —/ Or better still, just don’t install/ The idiotic thing at all./ In almost every house we’ve been,/ We’ve watched them gaping at the screen./ They loll and slop and lounge about,/ And stare until their eyes pop out./ (Last week in someone’s place we saw/ A dozen eyeballs on the floor.) — ROALD DAHL