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A Man with Qualities

He is one of the most outspoken intellectuals today in Europe who is dismissed as too modern by the orthodox and too traditional by secularists. Meet Tariq Ramadan, 47, a cult figure with his good looks and gift of the gab
Mehru Jaffer Vienna

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Gone with the Wind!

GOODBYE 2009. THIS IS NOT A NEW YEAR RESOLUTION. THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF ANOTHER EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF HOPE, RESILIENCE AND FAITH
Amit Sengupta Delhi

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Time for azaan

Iqbal’s poetry on his mind, a prayer on his lips, this gentle muezzin says give peace a chance
Sadiq Naqvi Delhi

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Welcome to Hotel Silk Road

A Japanese woman journalist brings delicate Japanese cuisine into the ravaged and beautiful landscape surrounding the historic Bamiyan Valley where once the great Buddhas stood
Aunohita Mojumdar Kabul/Bamiyan

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No way to bridge this Gulf

Migrant workers from India are going to be hit real hard by the Dubai debacle Sumiran Preet Kaur Delhi

Money mirage

The Dubai bust should hold a lesson for all our leaders. Money doesn’t grow in deserts. You can only build an economy the old fashioned way. That is, by saving and investing in industrialisation Mohan Guruswamy Dubai

Insomnia stalks kingdom of dreams

If Abu Dhabi and the West do not refuel Dubai, the big casualty would be millions of workers from South Asia who see this desert city state as a profitable getaway PN Gupta Dubai

Abu Dhabi throws a lifeline to sinking Dubai

The UAE’s best laid plans, however, could come under pressure if Dubai’s debt proves to be heavier than it is being made out to be Sanjay Kapoor Dubai

Whose WAR?

The Maoist problem needs to be handled with a combination of armed operation followed immediately by large scale development work in the ravaged areas. Corruption needs to be weeded out with an iron hand Rakhi Chakrabarty Delhi

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