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Greater priorities
The rankings of Asian universities, recently released by Quacquarelli Symonds, is a glaring reminder of the bleak state of higher education in the country. Not even one Indian university is included in the top 20 Asian universities. While Japan is, a...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Careful with death
Sir — The Supreme Court was very humane in advising the judges to “think twice before awarding the ...  | Read.. 
 
Grey world
Sir — A couple of days back, television channels aired celebrations of the World Environment Day. O ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
HARD TALK
Offence is the best defence. Although India is nowhere close to adopting this cardinal maxim of Pakistan’s good neighbourline...| Read.. 
 
BOWED OUT
“What cares these roarers for the name of king?” a Shakespearean sailor asks in the middle of a great storm, his grammar dese...| Read.. 
 
FIFTH COLUMN
 
The price of disorder
The latest report on Pakistan once again emanates from the Pentagon’s documents, and the contents are neither unexpected nor ...  | Read.. 
OPED
Ghost stories
“I have passed!” my friend, let’s call him Salim, told me on the phone. He lives in a village in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas, and he was referring to his Madhyamik exams. ...  | Read.. 
 
What’s wrong with the thirteenth floor?
In 2009, it might be a discovery to find someone who wouldn’t shudder at the thought of burning a woman alive on her husband’s pyre. Then again, many of us would be equally su...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
I distrust Great Men. They produce a desert of uniformity around them and often a pool of blood too, and I always feel a little man’s pleasure when they come a cropper. — E.M. FORSTER