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Think now | Rob Siltanen

Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017 | Pioneer | in Thoughts

Here's to the crazy ones. The ones who see things differently. They have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. The only thing you can't do is ignore them. They push the human race forward. Because the people who are...

A phone that changed the entire world

Monday, 10 Jul 2017 | Kushan Mitra | in Edit

Steve Jobs sadly passed away a few years ago, but the legacy of what he did a decade ago will live on for a long time. It is a legacy whose consequences, both good and bad, we will be dealing with for years to come As the iPhone turns 10, the...

Cobweb of corruption

Monday, 10 Jul 2017 | Pioneer | in Edit

Lalu Prasad faces a number of cases of graft. He will do well to let law take its course With a fresh case filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo and his family members, Lalu Prasad is faced with a maze of corruption cases...

Leading Hamburg summit

Monday, 10 Jul 2017 | Pioneer | in Edit

Prime Minister Modi has done well to walk the talk on terrorism at G20 summit A good part of the credit for the G20 leaders' statement against terrorism must go to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has consistently used every international forum to not just highlight the menace but also call...

India into SCO, how far from NSG?

Monday, 10 Jul 2017 | Baisali Mohanty | in Oped

In the face of persisting dilemmas, India's NSG strategy will receive an adequate boost if it attempts to evaluate the scope for an alternative economic corridor that is also alluring to China In the recently held 27th Plenary Meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) in Bern, Switzerland, China once again...

Strengthening India-Israel ties

Monday, 10 Jul 2017 | Niranjan Chichuan | in Oped

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel was revolutionary in the sense that it capitalised on getting expertise in a number of areas In a short span of 25 years of diplomatic relations, India and Israel have moved from states of nearly ‘no contact’ to establishing a ‘strategic partnership’. Prime...

Unique solutions to emerging challenges

Monday, 10 Jul 2017 | Karan Thakur | in Oped

The Indian health system must orient its resources and policy outlook towards challenges posed by cardiovascular disease, cancers and respiratory illnesses. While a multitude of priorities need focus, the challenge from ageing presents a social, moral and health obligation towards the elderly India has been recognised as a country of the...

Think now | Atharva Veda

Monday, 10 Jul 2017 | Pioneer | in Thoughts

The quantity of riches one must earn can be compared to the shoes one wears; if too small, they cause pain; if too big, they are a hindrance to physical and mental comfort. When we have more, it breeds pride, sloth and contempt for others. There is a conscience in...

Time for the Opposition to decide on the Vice Presidential candidate

Sunday, 09 Jul 2017 | Hari shankar vyas | in GupShup

Time is ripe for the Opposition to decide on the name of its Vice-Presidential candidate. Name of the ruling NDA’s candidate will obviously be decided by PM Modi and BJP President Amit Shah. But it’s a different case with the Opposition. Its candidate will be decided by a panchayat of...

Moon on US soil, for a smoother ride

Sunday, 09 Jul 2017 | Rajaram Panda | in Backbone

Moon Jae-in’s visit to Washington is a powerful and symbolic show of his personal commitment to South Korea’s alliance with the United States despite the fact that both he and President Donald Trump are not on the same page on several issues. RAJARAM PANDA decodes the dynamics Just two months into...


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