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A graceful swan dance

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | SHALINI SAKSENA | in Sunday Pioneer

Swan Lake, composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, is now playing in Delhi. SHALINI SAKSENA tells you what makes this ballet a timeless love story not to be missed The Capital is finally getting its dose of art and culture. There is Shriram by Bharatiya Kala Kendra, there is Mughal-e-Azam playing at...

‘Take my cue from the director’

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | SHALINI SAKSENA | in Sunday Pioneer

Julius Packiam, who has worked on background scores for movies like Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hain, speaks to SHALINI SAKSENA about the secret behind his hits What is your score for Tiger Zinda Hain like? The theme has already been there since Ek Thha Tiger. The movie is on a bigger...

‘Singing with AR Rahman was the best moment of my life’

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | SHALINI SAKSENA | in Sunday Pioneer

International singer Natalie Di Luccio, who performed with The Magnets recently, tells SHALINI SAKSENA what capella is and her stint in Bollywood India is all about singing with instruments. How do you think people will react to your performance? I think people enjoyed it! A capella music by The Magnets is so...


Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Pioneer | in Sunday Pioneer

Rajamouli a storyteller Filmmaker SS Rajamouli, whose Bahubali series had won over crowds of audience across the world, says he feels he is a better storyteller than a director. “I am a fantastic story teller. I narrate the character in the best way to my actors and they get interested in...

BJP to stress on strong economic basics

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Deepak K Upreti | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

A response to the economic worries may amply reflect in the BJP’s resolution with a fresh road map up to 2019 laid out by the party in ‘the open session’ National Executive meet on Monday that would also stress on ‘strong economic basics’ laid out during the three-year governance...

Mattis to visit Delhi to boost India-US Defence ties

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

India and US will discuss the entire gamut of defence ties during the forthcoming two-day visit of Defence Secretary James Mattis to New Delhi starting Tuesday next. He will hold talks with his Indian counterpart Nirmala Sitharaman and will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is first visit by a Defence...

Second round of mega leprosy drive in 305 districts from Oct

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

After identifying around 35,000 new leprosy patients in its last year’s Leprosy Case Detection Campaign (LCDC), India is ready with yet another similar focused drive-expanding screening coverage from 149 districts in 19 States to 305 districts in 29 States/UTs — to be launched from next month to trash out more...

Charkha gifted to Uganda for Gandhi Jayanti celebrations

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | PNS | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

As a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi’s work in Africa and to showcase the famous tool of self-reliance of Mahatma in Uganda, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) on Saturday in Delhi handed over a ‘Wooden Gandhi Charkha’ to the representative of the India’s High Commission in Kampala (Uganda). KVIC...

J&K Dy CM heckled by activists

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Mohit Kandhari | Jammu | in Sunday Pioneer

J&K Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh Saturday found himself in a tight spot after large number of slogan shouting activists belonging to different organisations heckled him in front of the king size statue of Mahajara Hari Singh near Tawi bridge. These activists were furious over the State Governments’ failure to...

Govt to soon launch Rs 50-crore Phyto-Pharma mission in N-E

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Pioneer News Service | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The Union Science and Technology Ministry will soon launch a Rs 50-crore Phyto-Pharma mission in the Northeastern States to conserve and promote cultivation of medicinal plants for unmet medical needs as well as boost farmers’ income the region endowed with rich biodiversity. Union Science and Technology Minister Dr Harshvardhan recently said...



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CM: Foundation for Patratu plant soon

24 Sep 2017 | PNS | Ranchi

Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Saturday said that the foundation for new power plant at Patratu — a joint venture of Jharkhand Government and National Thermal Power Corruption (NTPC) will be laid soon. During a meeting with NTPC Chairman Gurdeep Singh here on Thursday CM said that the plant will not only fill the energy gap in State but will also be able to supply power to other States...

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