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COVER STORY

19-04-2013

Hina Rabbani Khar

Hina Rabbani Khar

Briefing

Milestone of sorts

The PPP-led government becomes the first civilian government to last its full term in Pakistan. But the compromises it had to make take away from the achievement.

Building trust

A.G. NOORANI Cover Story
Hina Rabbani Khar, until recently Foreign Minister of Pakistan, speaks about her country’s commitment to normalise relations with India on every front in order to be able to build mutual trust and solve outstanding problems.

Milestone of sorts

The PPP-led government becomes the first civilian government to last its full term in Pakistan. But the compromises it had to make take away from the achievement.
MONEY-LAUNDERING

Loopholes in the law

The Nation
THE recent expose by the online news portal Cobrapost of the staff of three private banks—ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, and Axis Bank—allegedly offering to ...
Tanzania

Missing Mwalimu

Tanzania has lost its governing ideology, socialism is humanity, as even the staunchest of Julius Mwalimu (teacher) Nyerere’s supporters adopt the neoliberal paradigm.

Enduring legacy

JAYATI GHOSH Jayati Ghosh
Hugo Chavez’s economic legacy is not confined to Venezuela and seeks to forge new pathways towards the goal of establishing more equitable and just economies and societies the world over.
Heritage

Buddhist treasures

Heritage
THE culture of all of South Asia is deeply unified by a vision of great compassion, which is born out of seeing no separations between different ...
Terrorism

Justice, at last

ANUPAMA KATAKAM The Nation
The final verdict on the Mumbai serial blasts of 1993 comes from the Supreme Court 20 years after the event.
Music

Dharavi rocks!

Music
A music band based in Mumbai’s Dharavi is helping its members, mostly ragpickers from the slum, nurture their talent and aspire to a better future.
Social Issues

Disempowered Dalits

Social Issues
Dalit panchayat presidents continue to face caste-based discrimination and intimidation in several districts in Tamil Nadu.
ANTI-RAPE LAW

Half-hearted exercise

The Nation
THE Criminal Law Amendment Bill, 2013, passed by the Lok Sabha on March 19 and by the Rajya Sabha on March 21, to amend rape-related laws comes across ...
ECONOMY

For policy harmony

The Nation
IN the run-up to the review of monetary policy it has now become fashionable for the Finance Ministry to nudge the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to ease ...
TAMIL NADU

Amma canteens

The Nation
The young autorickshaw driver in Chennai ran his right palm in circles over his tummy and declared happily: “Two portions of sambar rice, and one of ...
SOCIAL ISSUES

End the witch-hunt

The Nation
A recent report on the targeting of women as witches highlights the salient aspects of this practice across the country, which is a form of ...
China

Jinping style

The new administration in Beijing has already set out establishing a markedly different style of leadership as well as a different vision for the country.
Tamil Nadu

Tipping point

How the Sri Lankan Tamils issue progressively pushed the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam into breaking its alliance with the Congress.
Iraq

Ten years of hell

John Cherian World Affairs
On the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion, Iraq remains strife-torn with its people steeped in misery.

Building trust

A.G. NOORANI Cover Story
Hina Rabbani Khar, until recently Foreign Minister of Pakistan, speaks about her country’s commitment to normalise relations with India on every front in order to be able to build mutual trust and solve outstanding problems.
ANTI-RAPE LAW

Half-hearted exercise

The Nation
THE Criminal Law Amendment Bill, 2013, passed by the Lok Sabha on March 19 and by the Rajya Sabha on March 21, to amend rape-related laws comes across ...
ECONOMY

For policy harmony

The Nation
IN the run-up to the review of monetary policy it has now become fashionable for the Finance Ministry to nudge the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to ease ...
TAMIL NADU

Amma canteens

The Nation
The young autorickshaw driver in Chennai ran his right palm in circles over his tummy and declared happily: “Two portions of sambar rice, and one of ...
SOCIAL ISSUES

End the witch-hunt

The Nation
A recent report on the targeting of women as witches highlights the salient aspects of this practice across the country, which is a form of ...
Economy

Cyprus under siege

C.P. CHANDRASEKHAR C.P. Chandrasekhar
Since those likely to lose from letting Cypriot banks slide and from imposing austerity on a small nation are not part of the core in the eurozone, an extraordinary bailout has been imposed on the country.
Cinema

Man of paradoxes

French director Vladimir Leon’s film on M.N. Roy explores the trajectory of the revolutionary’s life and politics.

Tropical forests and global warming

Science & Technology
TROPICAL forests are less likely to lose biomass in response to greenhouse gas emissions over the 21st century than previously thought, according to a ...

Ozone layer recovery

Science & Technology
ON the basis of recent measurements, it has been concluded that the ozone layer over the North Pole should recover by the end of the century. This ...

Chaotic plasmas & orderly magnetic fields

Science & Technology
ONE of the enduring mysteries of astrophysics is how highly organised structures such as vast magnetic fields stretching out for millions of light ...

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