World Bank: Time for a fresh look at its utility

By Girish Mishra New Delhi: The World Bank, a prominent Western financial institution, has played a major role in the changed strategy of imperialism, pursued after the Second World War. This strategy has been known as Neocolonialism. One can hardly understand the role of the World Bank without having an […]

Hindi Pages (May 2007)

Hindi Pages (May 2007)

New media curbs in Pakistan

Islamabad: President Pervez Musharraf has signed into immediate effect measures to increase control over the media. Current regulations related to television have been extended to the internet and mobile phones. Some regulations on who is allowed to be licensed to broadcast in Pakistan have been extended to cover “any foreign […]

‘Indian Security’ for Chandrika

By P.K. Balachandran Colombo: Sri Lankan Minister for National Heritage Anura Bandaranaike has told The Sunday Leader that if the Mahinda Rajapaksa government does not provide adequate security for his sister and former President Chandrika Bandaranike Kumaratunga, the family will get “Indian securi- ty” for her! “She remains a prime […]

DMK will strive for secular regimes: Karunanidhi

CHENNAI: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president and Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Sunday said his party would strive further for ensuring that only secular Governments come to power in the country both at the Centre and the States. Addressing a public meeting held here to mark his 84th birthday, he […]