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Embracing the strange realities

Sunday, 19 Nov 2017 | SNEHA | in Agenda

Polymorphism Author: Indira Chandrasekhar Publisher : HarperCollins Price : Rs 350 This set of short stories introduces the readers to different versions of reality and opens space for emotional growth, writes SNEHA Polymorphism is a collection of nineteen short stories based on the ideas of variation and transformation. Thematically, the stories are loosely...

The political economy: A varied landscape Interventions in political economy

Sunday, 12 Nov 2017 | Gautam Mukherjee | in Agenda

Author - Muzaffar assadi Publisher - Kalpaz publications Price: Rs 850 This collection of academic essays takes a dive into micro-economics and discusses unique problems of major world economies with regard to factors like population growth, average age, industrial growth, writes GAUTAM MUKHERJEE This is a slim, variegated, and academic volume, of 13...

Borderline beautiful: Call for a change

Sunday, 12 Nov 2017 | SNEHA | in Agenda

Borderline Author : Shabri Prasad Singh Publisher : Bloomsbury Price : Rs 399 The novel charts the journey of a girl who grows up blaming herself for everything that happens to her, but eventually finds the support and motivation to understand herself and her ‘disorder’ better, writes SNEHA Borderline is the story of...

Being Socrates: The Brazilian football legend

Sunday, 05 Nov 2017 | Kumar Chellappan | in Agenda

DOCTOR SOCRATES Author- Andrew Downie Publisher- SIMON & SCHUSTER Rs 699 His is the engaging tale of boundless talent lost to self-conceit, and the history of football — which has seen Indian football mavericks, too — has many more intriguing life stories, writes KUMAR CHELLAPPAN You will be nearer to heaven through football...

Utopia on earth, or wishful thinking?

Sunday, 05 Nov 2017 | GAUTAM MUKHERJEE | in Agenda

A WORLD OF THREE ZEROS Author- MUHAMMAD YUNUS Publisher- HACHETTE INDIA, Rs 599 Yunus offers insight into problems like unemployment in leading capitalist nations and suggestions about economic governance that sound intriguing, even if unrealistic, writes GAUTAM MUKHERJEE This is Micro-Credit Maestro and Bangladesh’s Nobel Laureate For Peace (2006) Muhammad Yunus’ fourth...

Free, bold, tolerant: Revisiting Mahfouz

Sunday, 29 Oct 2017 | ANUBHAV PRADHAN | in Agenda

The meaning of civilisation Author- Naguib Mahfouz Publisher- Speaking Tiger, Rs 599 Naguib Mahfouz had mastered the art of not just good writing but also pragmatism in an individual’s approach to public life — something we all could use, writes ANUBHAV PRADHAN The public life, a life of letters, is a life of incessant...

Trauma, abuse, and the self

Sunday, 29 Oct 2017 | Avantika Pokhriyal | in Agenda

Trail of broken wings Author- SEJAL BADANI Publisher- LAKE UNION Rs 399 Trail of Broken Wings is impressive in its portrayal of the complex and turbulent journey of the daughters from a broken family that is forced to come together when the abusive father is hopsitalised, says AVANTIKA POKHRIYAL The narrative of Trail of...

The global tax avoidance industry

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | Gautam Mukherjee | in Agenda

Black Money And Tax Havens Author - Prof R Vaidyanathan Publisher - Westland, Rs 350 Scholarly research on the percentage of black money in India and the implications of the same, a topic that has intrigued economists for almost a decade, has been made layman-friendly by Prof R Vaidyanathan, writes GAUTAM MUKHERJEE Prof R...

Journey from despair to hope

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | SHWETA DUSEJA | in Agenda

Wild Embers Author - Nikita Gill Publisher - Hachette India, Rs 499 With powerful poems about female rebellion, Nikita Gill deals with engagement of the individual with the cosmic forces and takes the reader from anguish to action, writes SHWETA DUSEJA Nikita Gill, a sensational poet in the world of social media, takes her...

‚ÄėWhen a man talks about misogyny, men get the point sooner‚Äô

Sunday, 15 Oct 2017 | UMANG AGGARWAL | in Agenda

Pink: The inside story Author- Gautam Chintamani Publisher- HarperCollins, Rs 299 The film Pink is a result of real-life men and women reflecting on blatant instances of misogyny around them, feeling troubled, and deciding to put their point across in a realistic manner, Gautam Chintamani tells UMANG AGGARWAL Would it take angered, thoughtful, or...



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UTC to use 180 buses to ferry Yoga participants

21 Jun 2018 | PNS | Dehradun

Uttarakhand Transport Corporation (UTC) would use 180 buses of its fleet on Dehradun and Haridwar routes to ferry the Yoga participants from Haridwar and also to take them back after the International Yoga Day show at Forest Research Institute (FRI) in Dehradun is over. Divisional manager (Operational) UTC Dehradun, Pawan Mehra while talking to The pioneer said on Wednesday that around 280 busses operate from Dehradun depot...

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