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Democracies in the Dragons Show

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | Dr Ashutosh Misra | in Agenda

Since there are only 4,000 people of Chinese ancestry in India, China faces a demographic disadvantage in pushing its influence operations in India, unlike in the US and Australia, which have a large Chinese diaspora and have no history of direct military conflict with the country, making them more susceptible China’s influence operations (IO) have stirred up a global storm, more so in democracies, exploiting their openness to make deep inroads. It is silent, sinister, and deeply disturbing, and has accorded...

CCTVs now must at liquor shops

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

With a view to tightening up the law and order around the liquor shops in the city, the Delhi Government has now made it mandatory for all liquor vends operating in the Capital to install closed-circuit cameras (CCTVs) outside the shops that will keep a check on the movements...

Free treatment for road accident, acid attack victims

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

In a major relief to victims of road accidents, acid attacks and fire accidents, the Delhi Government has issued guidelines for free and mandatory treatment for the victims in all city hospitals, said Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Saturday. The cost of the scheme, which was passed by the Cabinet in...

Lovely quits BJP to rejoin Congress

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Former Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely, who had left the party last year to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was re-inducted into the Congress on Saturday. Lovely’s return comes in the wake of efforts to unite the party in the national Capital where by-elections are due following the disqualification...

‘Wah-O’ perfume to make Tihar inmates ‘productive’

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

In a bid to help its inmates become entrepreneurs, the Tihar Jail in the national Capital is all set to enter the perfume market by launching its product ‘Wah-O’, with eminent activist and actor Nafisa Ali being its brand ambassador. ‘School of Perfumes and Fragrances’ was inaugurated by Director General (Prisons)...

Preety notice to CM, others

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

North Delhi Mayor Preety Agarwal has served a legal notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, AAP convener Dilip Pandey and senior party leader Saurabh Bhardwaj allegedly for making defamatory allegation and pasting defamatory posters against her. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday claimed it has...

Police declare reward for info about accused

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Delhi Police has announced a reward for information about the unidentified man who was seen masturbating next to a Delhi University (DU) student in a bus last week, said a senior officer on Saturday. The girl student had filmed the act and uploaded the video on social media causing widespread...

HC blames laxity of officials for Kamala Mills fire tragedy

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PTI | Mumbai | in Sunday Pioneer

The fire tragedy at the Kamala Mills compound in central Mumbai that claimed 14 lives could not have happened without the connivance of officials in the illegal activities going on there, the Bombay High Court has said. A bench of justices R M Borde and R G Ketkar yesterday ordered the...

CM reviews preparations of ‘Magnetic Maharashtra' meet

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | PTI | Mumbai | in Sunday Pioneer

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday reviewed preparations for the 'Magnetic Maharashtra' convergence summit which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here tomorrow. "The stage is all set," Fadnavis tweeted, adding that the state "awaits to welcome the world". Fadnavis, along with Industries Minister Subhash Desai and other...

Speaker asks legislators to focus on development, social issues

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | Faizan Ahmad | Patna | in Sunday Pioneer

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan called upon the legislators to make development their primary goal irrespective of their party affiliation and take active role in the implementation of the legislations and various public oriented schemes and policies. Inaugurating the sixth India region Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) conference here on Saturday, she...

Parrikar's health fine, will attend Assembly session: CMO

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | Mayabhushan | Panaji | in Sunday Pioneer

The Goa Chief Minister’s Office was on Saturday forced to issue a clarification about the condition of CM Manohar Parrikar’s medical condition, saying the former Defence Minister’s health is improving, after reports in the section of the media in Goa, suggested that he was likely to undergo a surgical procedure...


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Narottam campaigns at Kolaras bypoll

18 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Government has worked with dedication in education, health, food, agriculture, irrigation and tribal welfare, said Public Relations Minister Narottam Mishra while addressing public meeting during campaigning for Kolaras by-election. Minister Mishra addressed meetings at Khatorda, Barod, Hairpur, Emloda and Toria regions...

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