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Maharashtra and the Bihar Famine

 bone, Indian correspondents, for example, had already been affected by the devaluation and the latest British effort to shore up its pound Will make for further difficulty. Does Britain no longer care for world coverage of its way of life? Or is this move a frank admission that Britain does not consider itself a world power any more? Coming as it does so soon after the increase in fees for overseas students, the rise in Commonwealth despatch rates rouses the suspicion that, even today, Britain's insularity defies all civilised convention.

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