India

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Actual Headline: "India's first Bengali speaker to teach Bangladesh MPs"

This is what we call editorial process failure :)  Anyway, insert bad jokes here ["he must be really old!"] :)

More seriously, what exactly is Somnath Chatterjee (i.e. Speaker of the Lok Sabha) going to teach Bangladeshi MPs?  How to screw over your own party, anti-imperailists, and people opposed to nuclear proliferation in one day?

No, he will cover the following:

Indian-born pitchers drawing interest

Article Date: 
20 Feb 2009

This is the story all about how my life got flipped turned upsidedown:

BRADENTON, Fla. -- The story of Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel has made its way around. And around. And around again.

The two pitchers made international headlines in November when they became the first Indian-born players to sign professional baseball contracts in the United States. That type of story -- one that featured two young pitchers who had never picked up a baseball before 2008 -- obviously drew significant intrigue.

Article Author: 
Jenifer Langosch
Article Source: 
MLB.com

Probe still continuing: PM

Article Date: 
31 Jan 2009

Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Friday that Pakistan was carrying out investigations into the Mumbai terror attacks and would share its findings with the world.

Article Author: 
someone
Article Source: 
Dawn

Onus now on LTTE: India

Article Date: 
31 Jan 2009

With Sri Lanka announcing a 48-hour pause in hostilities, India on Friday said the onus was now on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam to allow the trapped civilians to move to the designated safe zones.

Article Source: 
The Hindu

Satyam: Oops, Our Bad

By: on 7 Jan 2009

Hot on the heels of an article that argued that state regulation of India's financial sector stopped a similar bubble from being created in India as was created in the U.S. (though I still say the jury's out), we have yet more word from NYT that neoliberalism-as-an-actually-existing-system is not exactly a magical land of privatization fairies and anti-corruption dust sprinkled upon the ordinary investor, let alone the median-income (poor) Indian:

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