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AAP Govt sealed borewells, hand pumps sans alternative provisions for water: LoP

Sunday, 15 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta has accused the Kejriwal Government of sealing the bore wells, tube wells and hand pumps without making any alternative arrangements for supply of potable water. Gupta informed that lakhs of people are crying out for water as Delhi Government has made no alternative...

12-yr-old mowed down by school bus, one kid injured

Sunday, 15 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

A 12-year-old boy was killed while his 10-year-old friend got injured when a School bus of British School Chanakyapuri mowed them down while they were playing on the roadside near Vivekananda Camp in the area, on Friday evening. The driver has been arrested by the police and a case under...

Tihar to adopt WHO’s Psychological First Aid programme

Sunday, 15 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Tihar Jail will soon adopt the World Health Organisation's Psychological First Aid programme to sensitise its inmates towards mental health issues. The project titled 'Samarthan' will enable inmates who suffer from mental health issues to avail expert medical assistance from staff working in the prisons. The programme will be carried out...

L-G inspects Anand Vihar ISBT

Sunday, 15 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday inspected Anand Vihar ISBT area and reviewed issues related to traffic, parking, encroachment and sanitation. He directed Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System Ltd (DIMTS) and East Delhi Municipal Corporation to remove all unauthorised encroachments near the entry point of Anand Vihar ISBT and surrounding...

American Dream in the Age Of Trump

Sunday, 08 Apr 2018 | ANUBHAV PRADHAN | in Agenda

ANUBHAV PRADHAN feels that the US is no longer what it used to be, that the civilisational goals of progress and equality seem to have been superseded by sectarian interests favouring a carefully framed portion of the American population Does the American Dream hold? Countless books, numerous songs, and movies have...

Boosting passenger safety through LHB rail coaches

Sunday, 08 Apr 2018 | SRINATH RANGARAJAN | in Agenda

Srinath rangarajan talks about the history of the Indian Railways and the steps taken to tide over the obstacles in its growth and maintenance The Indian Railways (IR) serves the vital function of providing travel access to millions of people. In this pursuit, safety of the passengers automatically becomes its foremost...

Partner with your children to make the right choice

Sunday, 08 Apr 2018 | Anjali Malhotra | in Agenda

You can’t choose for your kids; you can only help them choose intelligently, explains Anjali Malhotra As rightly said by a renowned Greek philosopher and mathematician Plato, “Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you...

Slices of women’s lives

Sunday, 08 Apr 2018 | ANUBHAV PRADHAN | in Agenda

Woman to Woman: Stories Author : Madhulika Liddle Publisher : Speaking Tiger, Rs 240 Madhulika Liddle deals with the everyday struggles of women from different parts of society without ever allowing the characters to seem powerless, writes ANUBHAV PRADHAN Reading short stories is often like having a breakfast of idlis. Idlis are a simple,...

A closetful of mystery

Sunday, 08 Apr 2018 | AMRITA VARMA | in Agenda

A Closetful of Skeletons Author : Tanushree Podder Publisher : Harper Black, Rs 250 This balanced murder mystery keeps the rational wheels in the reader’s head churning without overly violent or graphic description, says AMRITA VARMA A good murder mystery, on a cold winter night, with a cup of warm coffee and your...

Secular versus modernist

Sunday, 08 Apr 2018 | nadeem paracha | in Agenda

It was the theocratic tendency of Muslim nationalism that turned the debate into a secularism vs Islam conflict when it was a tussle between a modernist version of faith ‘Muhammad Ali Jinnah's first address to Pakistan's Constituent Assembly on August 11, 1947, still attracts some rather loud and instant reactions. In...


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21 Apr 2018 | PNS

Earth Day at DPS, Ranchi Students of DPS, Ranchi of Class II celebrated Earth Day on Friday. It was a day to remind that the planet we live on is not our property, but responsibility...

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