WORLD BANK: Cautious Welcome for Ida

For one week, India's parched capital of Delhi (pop. 1,800,000) manfully put on the air of a Chicago at convention time. So jammed were the city's 1,850 hotel rooms that one enterprising manager converted 50 singles into doubles by adding divans that one newspaper described as "apparently designed for dwarfs." Delhi's barmen, in need of practice after two years of prohibition, suddenly found themselves back in business —but only for one week, and to serve only those who wore the magic silver lotus lapel badge. Those who wore it were the 1,000-odd...

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