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Danger and delay on dirty bombs

A German police officer uses a Geiger counter to measure the radiation of a Castor container on a transport train, during a stop in Neunkirchen near Saarbruecken, November 25, 2011. — Reuters/Alex Domanski
WHEN highly radioactive material that can be used in a ‘dirty bomb’ is moved to or from a hospital in New York City, it is done in the dead of night on cordoned streets with high security. Full story

Bengal under English rule – an analysis

WITH the destruction of the muslin industry, in Dhaka alone, the population reduced from 150,000 to nearly 30,000 [Romesh Dutt, The Economic History of India in the Victorian Age, 3rd edition, London (1908), p 105]. Full story

Transition tangle in Sri Lanka̢۪s north

FOR any system of government to work, it requires an acknowledgement and respect for each other̢۪s role. Trust and goodwill are also important to have between those who hold key decision-making positions within the system. When the Northern Provincial... Full story


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