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EDITORIAL
Fight the shrimp case
INDIA'S SEAFOOD EXPORTERS must fiercely contest the recent US Department of Commerce announcement imposing a preliminary anti-dumping duty ranging from 3.56 per cent to 27.49 percent on Indian shrimps. The development has irked seafood exporters ... More

CORPORATE
M&A scene in India — a tepid H1 2004
IN THE first half of 2004, corporate finance deals in India continued the flat trend seen since mid-2002. INDATA — a database on the Indian mergers and acquisitions market developed by India Advisory ... More

TERRORISM
Pooling intelligence
WANT of coordination, and willingness to share available intelligence, among government agencies responsible for national security, is a constant refrain in almost all reports of inquiry committees set up in the US and ... More

GENDER
Anguish of an alienated people
THE tiny north-eastern State of Manipur that Jawaharlal Nehru once described as the Jewel of the East is up in arms. With ample reason too. For long it has been the hotbed of insurgency fuelled by a complex web of ... More

AGRICULTURAL POLICY
Malady of Yavatmal — Cotton turns a killer
Why are cotton farmers of Maharashtra's Vidarbha region, where the annual farm turnover is often in six digits, driven to committing suicide? More than the incidence of spurious pesticides or defective seeds, as in Andhra Pradesh, it is the State mon opoly procurement scheme that has pushed them deep into debt and, now, the harsh process of loan recovery, says Sharad Joshi. More

WTO
Revised WTO framework agreement — Affirming faith in multilateral trade
TRADE Ministers of 147 countries stitched together a new deal to reinvigorate the stalled trade liberalisation talks under the Doha Development Agenda (DDA) in Geneva on July 31, after intense negotiations. The World ... More

EXPORTS & IMPORTS
100 per cent EoUs — a misnomer?
THE Centre is said to be planning a new Bill on Special Economic Zones and Export Oriented Units. At this time the actual role played by EoUs in the Domestic Tariff Area (DTA) — that is, the local market — ... More

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