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‘It’s been tough but amazing’

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | Shalini Saksena | in Sunday Pioneer

After doing background songs for films like Hasee Toh Phasee and R Rajkumar, PRAGYA DASGUPTA is now looking forward to her latest project, says SHALINI SAKSENA You started off as an RJ and went on to become a singer. Why? I started singing for All India Radio in Kolkata when I was...

Pastries are no cakewalk

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | Shalini Saksena | in Sunday Pioneer

SHALINI SAKSENA chats up Chef Stephane Treand, a food industry veteran who tells her that the secret of a great pastry lies in its ingredients Many balk at the thought of baking. They have their reasons. From using the correct tools to following the recipe to a T in a particular...

L-G inspects Rani Jhansi work

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal on Saturday inspected progress of the ambitious Rani Jhansi Grid Separator project in north Delhi and directed the officials concerned to prepare a comprehensive traffic dispersal plan in coordination with agencies concerned as congestion is likely to increase once it opens for public. The 1.6-km-long flyover,...

2 men who looted Rs 2 cr to pay debts, live lavishly held

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Two men have been arrested by the Delhi Police for their involvement in a sensational midnight heist of more than Rs 2 crore at West Delhi's Kirti Nagar area. Police said one of the accused, Jasbir is a member of the Neeraj Bawana gang. The two in connivance with the...

Form book bank for underprivileged kids, Govt tells schools

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Delhi Government schools will now form a “book bank” that would be a collection of old usable textbooks in order to offer it to underprivileged children. The Delhi Government has asked its schools to collect old usable textbooks from students of all classes and form book banks. Books will be...

PWD girds up to save Delhiites from monsoon woes this year

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI | in Sunday Pioneer

The Public Works Department (PWD) of Delhi Government will carry out the work of strengthening several roads and constructing drains in various areas in national Capital before the onset of the monsoon. With the onset of the monsoon the national Capital reel under water-logging with several areas and roads effected due...

No more silt dumping at Geeta Colony

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has stopped disposal of silt at a site in Geeta Colony. Silt removed by various agencies from drains will now be disposed at a new facility at Singhola village near Singhu border. Disposal of silt at the facility in Geeta Colony has been discontinued due...

Nigerian dupes woman of Rs 15L, arrested

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

A man and his wife were arrested on charges of duping a woman of over Rs 15 lakh through a fake profile on a matrimonial website, police said. The arrests of Oboh Tony, a Nigerian and Rosy Noronha were made following a complaint by the woman's father, a resident of...

JNU’s new centre to act as hub of ideas

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | ABHINAV SINGH | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) will launch its own state-of-the art “Incubation and Innovation Centre” that would act as a hub of ideas, research, innovations and start-up by students and faculty. Slated to start from the next year, the centre would incubate those ideas and plans that are of some commercial...

Shah vows to rid Rae Bareli of ‘family rule’

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018 | PNS | Lucknow | in Sunday Pioneer

Taking his party’s fight to the Congress bastion, BJP president Amit Shah held a public rally in Rae Bareli on Saturday and asserted that the BJP would free Rae Bareli and Amethi of the ‘family rule’. “Rahul Gandhi must say sorry to Hindus for labeling them terrorists. In pursuit of vote...



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Shelter homes for passengers soon at Khadgada terminal

26 Apr 2018 | ADREESH BHATTACHARYA | Ranchi

The Birsa Munda Bus Terminal at Khadgada from which numerous long route buses, including daily services to Delhi, Bhubaneshwar and Kolkata, operate will soon get shelter homes for the ease of passengers boarding and getting off in the wee hours. The Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) has elaborate plans to make the inter-state bus terminal even more passengers centric so that this state of the art bus terminal can operate on...

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