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‘Bring home the bacon,’ Merkel tells voters on eve of poll

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | AFP | Berlin | in Sunday Pioneer

Chancellor Angela Merkel and her rival Martin Schulz rallied voters on the eve of Sunday’s vote, urging Germans to shun the first hard-right party expected to enter parliament in force since the end of World War II. Merkel, the clear frontrunner after 12 years in power with a double-digit lead, also...

A fortress called school

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 | SHALINI SAKSENA and SANGEETA YADAV | in Sunday Pioneer

As the blame game over failed child security pans out between schools, parents and law enforcing authorities, campuses are fast turning into Army fortresses with extremely high threat perceptions. SHALINI SAKSENA and SANGEETA YADAV look into the issue to find out that all in the game are equally responsible for...

‘No more extension in filing returns under GST’

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 | IANS | BENGALURU | in Sunday Pioneer

Government on Saturday ruled out any further extension in filing of returns under GST after December and advised the taxpayers to file them in advance and not wait for the last day. “We have kept long deadlines for GST filing. For at least six months the taxpayers have to file their...

SBI hopeful of controlling fresh slippages, says MD

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 | PTI | KOLKATA | in Sunday Pioneer

Country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI), reeling under huge stressed assets like other banks, is hopeful that going forward it would be able to control fresh slippages. “Going forward, fresh slippages will be under control. Specifically from September onwards, things will be become better,” MD (National Banking Group)...

‘A lot has gone into wrong hands’

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 | MEENAKSHI RAO | in Sunday Pioneer

Veteran educationist RC SHEKHAR, Director of Gyan Bharti School, Saket, speaks to MEENAKSHI RAO about the reasons behind the growing violence on campuses and around children. Excerpts from the interview: What do we attribute this growing violence against children to? It’s the bad side of change, the entire gamut around modern society....

MSDE in process of setting up 6 RTVIs in India: Pradhan

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 | PTI | HYDERABAD | in Sunday Pioneer

Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday said his Ministry is in the process of setting up six Regional Vocational Training Institutes (RVTIs) in various states. The Minister was in city for the foundation stone laying ceremony of a RVTI here. “To ensure women training and empowerment,...

‘Felt tortured & humiliated while playing Bhoomi’

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 | SANGEETA YADAV | in Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | Aditi Rao Hydari After playing bubbly girl-next-door in movies like Delhi 6, Rockstar and London, Paris, New York, Hydari is all set to surprise you with her next big one, Bhoomi, where she will be seen playing an intense role of a daughter opposite Sanjay Dutt. She talks to...

Gujarat’s green mile

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 | Pioneer | in Sunday Pioneer

Verdant is not a word or a concept associated with the wild, dry and rugged terrain of Gujarat. In that sense, the gentle mounds of Saputara and the languorously stretching valleys around it make it quite a novelty. A sleepy, frozen in time, hidden from the eye kind of beauty that...

‘Am passionate & dedicated to my work’

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 | SANGEETA YADAV | in Sunday Pioneer

Diana Penty talks to Sangeeta Yadav about her experience of working in Lucknow Central and getting ready for her next big movie Parmanu: The Story Of Pokhran What drew you to Lucknow Central? It was a story that got me intrigued. The story is inspired by a true event which director Randeep...

‘I have a greed for web series’

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 | Pragya Mittal | Hyderabad | in Sunday Pioneer

After spreading his charm across the world as Bhallaladeva in this year’s biggest blockbuster movie Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, Rana Daggubati is making waves on the digital space by playing Vikram Sampath, a tech-savvy tycoon in Social being aired on the Viu digital platform. Talking about the series, Daggubati says:...



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Matikala Board to hold ‘Mati ki Mehak’ exhibition-cum-sale

26 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Matikala Board is organising ‘Mati ki Mehak’ exhibition-cum-sale and state level prize distribution ceremony at Gauhar Mahal on September 26. The ceremony will be inaugurated by Cottage and Gramodyog Minister Antar Singh Arya at 7 pm...

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