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Certain western news agencies are making a systematic attempt to sow suspicion in the minds of the while and the black populaiions about the credentials of the African National Congress. 2589 Missing In the formulation of policies related to abortion, women and their right to determine their sexuality, fertility and reproduction have seldom been taken into account. 2591 Fault Line Deficiencies in accounting education is one of the major reasons for the loss of credibility of the internal audit profession. M-169 Down the Drain Disinvestment of the government , shareholding in public enterprises is a vital aspect of reform of public enterprise policy, but there is a wide gap between expectations and outcome. M-163 Unequal We do need a market economy, with certain regulations, within each country, but we must be aware of the dangers of a globalised market economy in an unequal world. 2573 Handicapped There has been little discussion on the provisions relating to subsidy on industrial research and development in the Dunkel Draft, though these are no less damaging to the long-term interests of developing countries than many other provisions of the document. 2576 Anxiety of Indianness Why must novelists in India writing in English be under pressure to prove their Indianness? 2607 Not for All Despite 40 years of planning and despite the rhetoric of education for all, the government has failed to draw the scheduled castes, the scheduled tribes and women into the mainstream of educational development. 2613 Optimist Unlike Herbert Marcuse, Tom Bottom ore always glowed with robust optimism regardless of whether he was interpreting a line of theoretical development or evaluating current political trends or organising international sociology conferences. 2581 Not the Answer Like most other elements of today's power planning, the Sardar Sarovar project is part of the government's desperate 'build more' approach which will only aggravate the problem because it is financially, socially and environmentally unsustainable. 2584 Structural Reforms: Experience and Agenda India's economic reform is at a critical juncture. Unless the political and institutional roots of our economic malaise are dealt with, there is a genuine danger that the reform process will get steered in a direction which generates a higher growth rate but at the cost of greater suffering for the poor, as has happened in many Latin American countries, 2599 Indian Industry: How Competitive?

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