Sunday Edition

The reel Kaala versus real Rajinikanth

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | Kumar Chellappan | in Agenda

Thalaiva’s political ideology seems to be far removed from that of the character he portrays in his recent film, Kaala. Can he fill the void left by the death of AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa, asks Kumar Chellappan Yatha raja tatha praja (As is the king, so are the subjects) is an ancient Indian saying, which quite substantiates the current situation in Tamil Nadu. Jayalalithaa, the supreme leader of the ruling AIADMK, breathed her last almost two years ago, and since then, the...


Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Man held for stealing toes from dead body exhibit A New Zealand man stole human toes from a dead body exhibition, officials said. The incident occurred last month when a 28-year-old man visited the Body Worlds Vital exhibition in Auckland on May 4 and allegedly swiped the toes, which were valued...

Krishna’s Avatars

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | Dr Asha Goswami | in Agenda

The ideas of good and evil, love and envy — all are derived from the supreme form of Lord Krishna. Everything goes back to him, saysDr ASHA GOSWAMI The Bhagavadgita can be understood as science of Yoga. Its subject matter is divided into three types of Yoga, namely karma Yoga, Bhakti...

Briefly speaking

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Healthy hair tips for this monsoon Frizzy hair as well as sticky and grimy skin are common complaints in the rainy season. Battle these problems with natural oils, regular cleansing and tie your hair up to trap in the moisture and prevent frizz. Mineral oils tend to form a layer on...

Of God’s magnificent creation

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | in Agenda

There is a supreme destination, one that can liberate us. We must get there, says AJIT KUMAR BISHNOI It appears to be on autopilot even though it is not. This confuses many. They feel that everything is happening by itself. A child, while visiting a manufacturing facility being operated by robots,...

The times of post-truth

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | Pramod Pathak | in Agenda

These are the times of post-truth. Obviously, it is a logical sequel to the information age driven by data — cooked, invented and sometimes discovered. A scenario where the real is the surreal and the surreal is real. This is the post information society and media has become the instrument...

Shed fear, fix flaws for happiness

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | in Agenda

Worried parents of a young girl came asking the other day: “What is in store of my daughter’s destiny?” They had three concerns. First, his daughter could not secure campus placement after completing her engineering degree. Naturally, she is worried about her career prospects. Second, as suggested by...

2045: Death will be optional

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | Shalini Saksena | in Sunday Pioneer

If the sensational but well-researched book La Muerte De La Muerte, authored by two genetic engineers is to be believed, within 27 years, death would be an option and ageing reversible. SHALINI SAKSENA tells you more The whole history of Science has been the gradual realisation that events do not happen...

Explosion in Ethiopian PM’s rally claims 1 life

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | AP | Addis Ababa | in Sunday Pioneer

An explosion struck a huge rally for Ethiopia’s reformist new Prime Minister on Saturday shortly after he spoke and was waving to the cheering crowd that turned out to support sweeping changes in Africa’s second most populous nation. Addressing the country minutes after he was rushed to safety, Prime Minister Abiy...

Zimbabwe Prez survives Bulawayo blast

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | AFP | Bulawayo | in Sunday Pioneer

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa survived a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally on Saturday, while one of his Vice-Presidents and two other party officials were wounded. A number of other people were also hurt in the explosion during the election campaign event in Zimbabwe’s second city Bulawayo, according to...

Johnson urges clean Brexit, 2 years after UK vote to quit

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | AP | London | in Sunday Pioneer

Leading Brexit supporters are talking tough, and opponents are taking to the streets, on the second anniversary of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. Saturday marks two years since a June 23, 2016, referendum resulted in a decision to quit the 28-nation EU. Britain is due to leave the bloc...



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Sinha takes IIM-R students from ‘Farms to Frontiers’

24 Jun 2018 | PNS | RANCHI

Taking the vision of ‘New India’ and the challenges ahead among the aspiring business managers, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha discussed elaborately on the concept of ‘Farms to Frontiers’ to accelerate the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate while addressing the students of new batch of Indian Institute of Management-Ranchi (2018-2020) here on Saturday. Sharing his insights, understanding of business ventures and a few examples from his public...

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