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Defocusing, from health to trade

A review of 'The WTO and India's Pharmaceuticals Industry: Patent protection, TRIPS and developing countries' by Sudip Chaudhuri.

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Crisis beyond legality

Will constitutional amendment provide for the social and political needs of the Nepali people and polity? Or a new constitution? And by what procedure?

Nov 01, 2003

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