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Of Science and Earthly Politics

Of Science and Earthly Politics Nireekshak IT is all to the good, no doubt, that the Times of India should send its sports editor all the way to Jamaica to cover the Indian cricket team's tour of the Caribbean, and that the Indian Express should engage the services of another Indian sports writer, resident in Britain, to report the same tour for its readers. Cricket is news for a lot of people and, where resources permit, enterprise of this kind is entirely laudable. People have little to complain, also, when certain newspapers like the Statesman find the money to employ foreign "kremlino- logists" for the benefit of their studious readers and the space to print periodically the outpourings of these kremlino- logists. Aspiring natives may feel a bit let down, but then foreign by-lines are still much favoured by the Press. It is all in the game.

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