The Telegraph
Wednesday , July 9 , 2014

A useful arbiter

“America has its own significance,” argued Sushma Swaraj, the new Indian external affairs minister. The first woman to have independent charge of this portfolio, her brief remark was made on her first day in office. From the outset, it would seem as though all was well in India’s dealing with the ...   | Read..
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Cold hearts
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Find a clever way out
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A home for every child
The Roy Barmans of south Calcutta are a picture perfect family with an eight-year-old son and five dogs. The only wish they have is to adopt a girl child and give her a home....  | Read.. 
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