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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...

A Spiritual Journey

Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | VV SUNDAR | in Agenda

In the vast cities and metros where thoughts as well as the environment are being rampantly polluted, this book is a must-read, writes VV SUNDAR Since the ancient times, the mystic appeal and spiritual charms of India have drawn seekers from many parts of the world. It is fascinating that so...

Briefly speaking

Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

tea towels can cause cancer Using tea towels more than once could be putting households at risk of food poisoning, a new study suggests. Researchers examined 100 towels that had been used for a month. Their work uncovered that e.coli was more likely to be found on towels used for multiple...


Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | in Agenda

We must not start questioning God and His ways each time we are hit by bad luck. We only reap what we sow, writes AJIT KUMAR BISHNOI God becomes active if we are linked with Him just like an elder in the family gets busy. I am referring to misfortune. Why?...

Astroturf : Address limitations of your mind

Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | in Agenda

Picking up threads from the previous issue, it comes out that the freedom of making choices can serve both an enabler as well as a trickster. Should we just get carried away by the usual promptings of our mind, it just becomes a matter of chance whether we strike...

Food television brings world closer

Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | VV SUNDAR | in Agenda

Globally, food television has inspired and contributed in pulling down barriers. It has thrown open a window for bonding with varied traditions, cultures and societies with no reservations Chaotic, grimy, odorous, smoky and sweaty — this would be the natural atmosphere of a kitchen in any middle class Indian home with...

The past is always present

Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | nadeem paracha | in Agenda

Imran Khan became a parody of the Khan he once wanted to construct after joining politics. Whatever form of wisdom he crossed paths with, it made him loathe his past A few years ago in a television interview that he gave to the former England cricket captain Mike Atherton, Imran Khan...

Groundwater contamination

Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | Kota Sriraj | in Agenda

Ground water shortages have long been predicted but what is surprising is the rapid contamination of ground water with elements such as uranium and nitrate At a time when municipal water supplies are slowly drying up, people in urban and rural areas are increasingly banking on groundwater even though the availability...

Father-daughter scale new highs

Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | MUSBA HASHMI | in Sunday Pioneer

Ajeet Bajaj and daughter, Deeya, have become the first Indian father-daughter duo to climb Mt Everest. MUSBA HASHMI catches up with them to bring you a becoming account They say that from the instant he lays eyes on her, a father adores his daughter. Whoever she grows up to be, she...

Greenbang Agro directors barred from markets

Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | PTI | NEW DELHI | in Sunday Pioneer

Sebi has banned Greenbang Agro and its 10 current and former directors from the securities market for at least four years and directed them to refund the money the company had collected illegally from the investors. According to a Sebi order dated June 15, Greenbang Agro had allotted secured redeemable non-convertible...

JSPL's key steel making facilities in Angul inaugurated

Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | PTI | Angul (Odisha) | in Sunday Pioneer

JSPL's basic oxygen furnace (BOF) at its integrated steel plant as also other facilities here were inaugurated on Saturday by Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh and Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. The Ministers also inaugurated a 2 million tonne per annum (MTPA) DRI plant, a blast furnace -- billed as India's largest...



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U.P. ministers constructs road

24 Jun 2018 | PNS | Lucknow

Cabinet minister and Suheldeo Bhartiya Samaj Party chief Om Prakash Rajbhar along with his supporters constructed a road in his village near Varanasi on Saturday. The minister, a compulsive dissident in the Yogi government, resorted to the extreme step maintaining that despite repeated requests, the Public Works Department (PWD) refused to construct the road...

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