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    Woes of India’s suicidal farmers

    by Moin Qazi | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2017

    FARMER suicides are a wrenching and contentious issue and are surging upward even as the number of farmers in states is going down. It is...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2017

    AN INDISPENSABLE part of the training of newly recruited civil servants was the practical drill in land survey and settlement work...

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    Leaving Paris for all the wrong reasons

    by Sara Mersha and Carol Schachet | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2017

    THE announcement by Donald Trump that that United States intends to ignore the non-binding Paris Climate Agreement, with the intention to renegotiate it to foist...

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    Politics behind fire in London’s Grenfell Tower

    by Natasha Hakimi Zapata | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    EARLY Wednesday, at least 17 people died and dozens of others were injured in a blaze that enveloped a high-rise ‘social-housing’ building in London....

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    Reviving a party

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    THE Congress Working Committee met in New Delhi on June 6, with its president Sonia Gandhi in the chair, to pave the way for elevation...

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    Deciphering the Iranian elections

    by Akbar E. Torbat | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    IRANIANS voted in the presidential as well as the city and village councils elections on May 19. The two elections were arranged to be on...

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    Western arms and Islamic terrorism: an endless spiral

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    IT WOULD be bad form to describe Saudi kings as fools, but the temptation is vastly enhanced by the brazenness with which the Americans dive...

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    UN the last hurdle before Israel can rid itself of Palestinians

    by Jonathan Cook | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    ISRAELI and US officials are in the process of jointly pre-empting Donald Trump’s supposed ‘ultimate deal’ to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They hope to demote...

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    Contributory provident fund for civil servants

    by Dhiman Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on June 17, 2017

    THE pension of civil servants in most of the South Asian countries, not to speak of the OECD countries, is contributory. It is contributed by...

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    Laying stones for a totalitarian state

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 17, 2017

    OVER the next few months, the Egyptian regime is going to face a number of domestic challenges it has preempted and started to prepare for...

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