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P. V. Narasimha Rao

Rao remains force after leadership battle

Outgoing Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao has turned defeat into victory by becoming once more a formidable force in the country's uncertain political situation.

Tuesday, 14 May, 1996, 12:00am

Wedding celebration takes the cake

WEDDINGS in India are usually elaborate affairs, celebrated with fanfare and pomp.

But VIP weddings, like the one of Sharvan Kumar, Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao's grandson on Friday, are an extravaganza attended by thousands.

10 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

High autonomy needed

THE government of Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao has done much to modernise the Indian economy and raise living standards. But the world's largest democracy always attracts international attention when things go wrong.

16 May 1995 - 12:00am

Brazil a five-star performer

AT the end of last month, Brazil's stock market was the star performer among the emerging markets so far this year.

The Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo (BOVESPA) index was up 88.7 per cent in US dollar terms, partly the result of a smooth introduction of a new currency in July which resulted in an appreciation against the US dollar.

18 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Bangladesh bans entry of foreigners

DHAKA: Bangladesh, preparing to host a South Asian summit next month, has temporarily banned the entry of all foreigners because of the bombings in neighbouring India.

The ban apparently is to avert security threats for Indian Prime Minister Mr P. V. Narasimha Rao, who is to attend the April 10-11 summit.

22 Mar 1993 - 12:00am