Israel and India – New Best Friends in…

Sunaina Maira,  Siliconeer, Mar 13, 2006 This summer, I visited Israel for the first time, and I encountered things that were disturbing as well as inspiring. For two months, I lived in a village that…

Commission halts amid human rights deadlock

swissinfo ,  March 13, 2006 11:19 AM The Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Commission has suspended its annual session for a week to allow further talks on a new global watchdog.   Manuel Rodriguez Cuadros,…

Naxals hold up passenger train

Ranchi | March 14, 2006 3:38:11 AM IST The suspected naxals today captured a passenger train for defying their bandh call, sources said.The BDM passenger train running between Mughalsarai and Barwadi was held between Hehegada…

The quiet Indian

BY M J AKBAR 13 March 2006, Khaleej Times IF YOU want to hear the Indian story, listen to the sound of silence once the roar of the explosion has ebbed away into time. India’s…

NHRC irked by Gujarat

NEW DELHI, March 12. —– In a severe criticism of the Gujarat government on relief and rehabilitation of the victims of the post-Godhra riots, the NHRC has said the state had been “indifferent” in tackling…

The end of journalism? Not at all !

The debate on new journalism, to which sting operations are a recent addition, runs the risk of being divided along generational lines, between the fuddy-duddies and the harbingers of a new dawn. It is a…