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Thursday, August 17, 2006
The LTTE's war trap
Learning from history is a phrase that is much used but little practised. The main lesson Sri Lanka should have learnt from recent history is that war is a trap by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam to further its goal of an independent Eelam. ...
DDT and malaria control
In a clear departure from its earlier stand on dichlorodiphenyl-trichloro ethane (DDT) not being a high priority component of the anti-malaria programme, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) recently endorsed indoor ...
Leader Page Articles
ICDS The entitlement of every Indian child
By Nirmala Lakshman
The role of ICDS as an instrument to secure children's right to food cannot be overstated. In States like Tamil Nadu, its functioning has yielded positive results.
The Mumbai death cells
By Praveen Swami
Investigations into the serial bombings in Mumbai might end in a replay of the 1993 terror strikes with the perpetrators out of reach.
On the highway to prosperity
By Pallavi Aiyar
From not a single kilometre of highway in 1988, China now has a world-class network of some 41,000 km of highways, second only to the U.S. in size.
Corrections and clarifications
Referring to the report "Supreme Court stays ordinance on appointment of archakas in temples" (Chennai city, August 15, 2006, page 1), a reader wondered whether the correspondent was right in referring to Agama sastras, custom and usage as ...
Genes, ancestry, and where we came from
By Johnjoe McFadden
DNA research can tell us a great deal about our ancestry _ but the jury is still out on its results.
Massive environmental damage in Lebanon
By Wael Hmaidan
Israeli attacks have killed civilians and destroyed infrastructure; they have also annihilated the environment.
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