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Night that lit the skies for india

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | Pioneer | in Sunday Pioneer

In 1971, the Indian Navy attempted one of the world's most daring war strategies to attack and destroy the Karachi port in a night swoop, breaking Pakistan’s backbone. The day is celebrated as Navy Day. Forty years later, Major Akhill Pratap narrates the operation as told to him by his...

‘We need music managers not agents’

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | Shalini Saksena | in Sunday Pioneer

Talktime| nikhil d’souza The singer, songwriter and guitarist from Mumbai who has given hits like O Gujariya from Queen and Parinda from Jab Harry Met Sejal talks to Shalini Saksena about his latest single with East West Records and the secret formula behind his hit songs Tell us about your musical journey. Before...

Smart Rlys with black box & drones

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | Shalini Saksena | in Sunday Pioneer

Indian Railways has got smarter with state-of-the-art Black Boxes for coaches to prevent accidents and GenX drones to guard over the modern coach factory in Rae Bareli. Shalini Saksena tells you more Rail accidents and derailments will soon be a thing of the past with the Modern Coach Factory in Rae...

Now, a bot that does a man’s job

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | Shalini Saksena | in Sunday Pioneer

Shalini Saksena catches up with the designer of cocobot — a robot that plucks coconuts from the trees in Kerala — on how the idea came & what is its commercial viability Visit any coastal region in India and the sight that greets is rows and rows of coconut trees with...

A delightful cafe beating the mayhem outside

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | Meenakshi Rao | in Sunday Pioneer

MEENAKSHI RAO finds a rare cafe that has its wines rightly chilled & its Bellini rightly mixed to go with innovative and delicious food platters What do we do well which the French are known to do innately better? For one, India has been refining and Indianising France’s eclectic street cafe...

RBI, Nepal Rashtra Bank thrashing out DeMo effect

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | PTI | Kathmandu | in Sunday Pioneer

The Central Banks of India and Nepal are discussing the “technical issues” related to return of demontised Indian currency notes, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Saturday said, hoping the apex banks of the two neighbouring countries would be able to resolve it. Gokhale made the remark during a press...

Business Corner

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | Pioneer | in Sunday Pioneer

AAI organises Blood Donation Camp at its Corporate Headquarters Airports Authority of India and AAI Employees Friends Society organized a Blood Donation Camp today in association with Indian Red Cross Society at its Corporate Headquarters, Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan, New Delhi. The camp was inaugurated by Dr. GuruprasadMohapatra, Chairman, AAI.Senior officials and employees...

Walmart may launch IPO for Flipkart within four years

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

US retail giant Walmart Inc may come up with an initial public offer (IPO) of Flipkart, in which it is buying roughly 77 per cent stake, in as early as four years. Last week, Walmart Inc announced acquisition of 77 per cent stake in Flipkart for about USD...

Jio's Rs 199 post-paid plan likely to trigger tariff war: Experts

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

The new post-paid Rs 199 plan announced by Reliance Jio is expected to hit revenue of competitors marginally and may trigger tariff war in the segment, according to market analysts. “Move could lead to another brutal tariff cut in the post-paid regime, hurting incumbents further: Jio's post-paid tariffs are sharply lower...

BSNL has many ‘bigger opportunities' in near future, says Sinha

Sunday, 13 May 2018 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Union Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha has said works worth Rs 150 crore have been allotted to BSNL under the smart city projects and the state-run firm has Many bigger opportunities in the near future. Also, it has other projects like...



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Modi visits J'khand today, to review aspirational districts' dev

25 May 2018 | Santosh Narayan | Ranchi

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Jharkhand visit on Friday sits with the Deputy Commissioners and officials of the 19 aspirational districts it would boost hope of speedy development of the areas that have been in the red zone. It is learnt that all the DCs concerned have been told to be ready with crisp presentations highlighting not only the good works done in their areas identified but also...

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