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Afghans in a terrible predicament

Sunday, 14 August 2022

Hellfire in Kabul and the aftermath

Saturday, 13 August 2022

China shields terrorist

Saturday, 13 August 2022

The great freebies debate

Saturday, 13 August 2022

India as a major world player at 75

Friday, 12 August 2022
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Entertainment

Aparshakti turns serious, all set to play a Kashmiri terrorist

Saturday, 13 August 2022

Bollywood actor Aparshakti Khurana is all set to give 'Dhokha to his fans! Before readers jump to any conclusion, lets clear the doubt first. 'Dhokha - Round D Corner' is a suspense thriller from director Kookie Gulati with Aparshakti, R. Madhavan, Khushali Kumar and Darshan Kumar starring in key roles. Aparshakti,...

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Agenda

Why Nitish best bet against ‘mighty’ Modi

Sunday, 14 August 2022

Before Nitish divorced the RJD and shifted to the BJP camp in 2017, similar talks did the round about him squaring up with Modi in...

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Memoires of an Unconventional Diplomat

Sunday, 31 July 2022

Former Ambassador to Fiji Ajay Singh would have been so happy to see the publication of his fascinating love story with the island. It’s a...

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Urgency of revisiting unregulated populism

Sunday, 14 August 2022

Even after witnessing respectable economic growth during the post-reform period, India has somehow struggled with the equitable distribution of her wealth. The top 10 per...

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Spirituality leads towards a better tomorrow

Sunday, 14 August 2022

Mind is like a fertile land. When you plant a seed, the earth mass will help it sprout and then grow into a full-fledged plant....

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Features

talktime | ‘I am working to step out of my comfort zone’

Sunday, 14 August 2022

MARKAND SONI | The actor, who has been acting since the age of 3, has done more than 400 ads pan India for brands like Surf,...

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Wanted Maoist nabbed in G’pati

Sunday, 14 August 2022 | PNS

The Gajapati police have arrested a hardcore Maoist Prafulla Parichha (50) from his village Depapunka under the Adaba police station in the district. Parichha was on the radar of police from 2008. He has seven cases pending against him on the charges of destroying public infrastructure, holding road blockades and attacks...

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`Rivers inching danger mark, water released from Odisha

Sunday, 14 August 2022 | PNS

Ranchi-based Meteorological Centre has issued a forecast of rain at many places over the region. According to officials, the low-pressure area over the central parts of Madhya Pradesh has weakned while the associated cyclonic circulation has merged with the monsoon trough which was crossing through Ranchi and Digha in neighbouring...

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Boat capsize toll 11 with recovery of 8 more bodies

Sunday, 14 August 2022 | PNS

Two days after an ill-fated boat ferrying 32 persons capsized in Banda district, eight more bodies were recovered on Saturday, taking the death-toll to 11. The bodies were recovered from different stretches of river Yamuna between Asotha and Kishanpur areas falling in Fatehpur district. The police said, “Eight more bodies have been...

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Public awareness campaign soon for PESA Act: Baghel

Sunday, 14 August 2022 | Staff Reporter

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday said the rules of the ‘The Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension of the Scheduled Areas) Act 1996 (PESA) have been made by the government. It has been published in the Gazette. Now, a public awareness campaign will be launched to provide details of...

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Photo Gallery

  • The Pioneer office unfurls the Tricolour flag on the occasion of the 75th Independence Day celebrations

    The Pioneer office unfurls the Tricolour flag on the occasion of the 75th Independence Day celebrations

  • Today Photo: Neeraj Chopra, of India celebrates winning the gold medal in the final of the men's javelin throw Tokyo Olympics 2020

    Today Photo: Neeraj Chopra, of India celebrates winning the gold medal in the final of the men's javelin throw Tokyo Olympics 2020

  • Today Photo: India's Nethra Kumanan competes during women’s one-person dinghy (laser) race at the Enoshima harbour

    Today Photo: India's Nethra Kumanan competes during women’s one-person dinghy (laser) race at the Enoshima harbour

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India reports nearly 16,000 new Covid ases, 68 deaths

Saturday, 13 August 2022 | PTI | New Delhi

India reported nearly 16,000 new Covid cases and 68 fatalities, including 24 reconciled by Kerala, according to the Union Health Ministry latest data. The data updated at 8 am Saturday also showed active cases came down by 4,271 in a span of 24 hours to 1,19,264, constituting 0.27 per cent of the total infections. The 15,815 new infections and 68 deaths pushed the overall Covid figures to 4,42,39,372 cases and 5,26,996 deaths, according to the data. The country's...

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Exotica

There are 190 countries to visit, but Sweden and its neighbouring Scandinavian countries are probably at the top of everybody’s bucket list. From rugged mountainscapes to glittering city views to lush greenery, Sweden has it all. More than that, the Swedes are warm and welcoming people, excited to share their unique traditions and culture with visiting tourists. This time our cover story tells you everything you can explore in Sweden. The nation is famous for delectable meatballs but there is a lot more to it when it comes to mouth-watering food. The story will take you from Sweden’s most spectacular natural gifts to its rich cultural heritage while making sure that all the thrill seekers get a taste of Sweden’s amusement parks and the country’s outdoor life. In between all the sights and sounds, take the time to unwind in the country's saunas. For all the celebrity enthusiasts out there, we have Pankaj Tripathi’s wholesome interview and a beautiful review on veteran actor Deepti Naval’s recently launched memoir. Tripathi talks about his bollywood journey, what helped him make a mark in the industry, how he landed his breakthrough project and more.
For the connoisseurs, there’s an absolute Indian delight. From aloo wadi to balti meat, we have Chef Mahavir Singh from Dhaba by The Claridges on board, who shares a few dishes from his card. For those crazy for design spaces and aesthetics, our contributors have penned down some really enlightening writeups on upholstery and interiors inspired by tradition.