Closure of budget private schools looms large

Closure of budget private schools looms large

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | Shivaji Sarkar

With apathy, low Government allocation and high-handedness, school education is becoming nobody’s baby India’s unaided private school education is collapsing as thousands of institutions have closed down and many others are struggling to survive. This may cost the nation over Rs 1.75 lakh crore a year, as the Coronavirus-induced lockdown has...

The lines are blurred

The lines are blurred

Thursday, 22 October 2020 | Amit Jaiswal

The judgment in the Rhea Chakraborty case has virtually laid down a new norm with regard to police jurisdictions, one which may be misused by complainants One issue which has captured the imagination of India and occupied most of the space in the country’s electronic and print news media in recent...

What is our happiness quotient?

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 | Sharang shah

The Govt must now consider indicators that are laggards, especially those that can help contribute to greater levels of well-being Organisations and individuals are inherently goal-driven and are consciously or unconsciously optimising towards these targets. At an institutional level, companies work towards particular targets such as revenue, customer acquisition or other...

Win the trust of Kashmiris back

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 | Kalyani Shankar

Some experts say that unless we go back to the 1996 model, the problem in J&K will continue It was unusual for the arch-rivals and former chief ministers  Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah of the National Conference (NC) and Mehbooba Mufti of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to pose together for...

Time for Military 4.5

Time for Military 4.5

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 | PJS Pannu

Military technology takes time to pass reliability tests but this gestation period can be shortened by thinking ahead. Chief among these innovations are the IoMT and IoBT From a technological standpoint, we are living in a glorious age, the time of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, one marked by the transformative power...

Powering towards global energy goals

Tuesday, 20 October 2020 | Rachel Gaikwad | Nand lal mishra

India has made major progress in delivering energy efficiency. It has done better than China, the US, Russia and many European nations The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7.1 aims to ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services by 2030. India’s journey so far has been remarkable...

Innovate for better results

Tuesday, 20 October 2020 | VK Bahuguna

The Govt must take proactive steps to reform Indian agriculture to help production cross 500 million MT in the next two to three years These days farmers across the country are agitating against the three farm Acts passed by the Government recently. If we analyse the status of agriculture today, we...

Stay within limits

Stay within limits

Tuesday, 20 October 2020 | Uttam Gupta

If the FD range gets embedded in the FRBM Act, it will give sanction to slippages. It will defeat the purpose of fixing a target, which is to obligate the Govt to keep expenses in check The Finance Ministry is building pressure on the 15th Finance Commission (15th FC) to allow...

State Editions

Covid-19 cases on  decline in State

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

IN BRIEF

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Lalu likely to sacrifice goats to please Goddess Durga

25 October 2020 | VIJAY DEO JHA | Ranchi

Congress intensifies poll campaign in Bermo

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

JD(U) joins hands with  BJP for by-election

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Dussehra of Kulasekaranpatinam, Tuticorin

25 October 2020 | Experts | Agenda

The Return of Delhi Smog

25 October 2020 | Sonal Shukla | Agenda

Astroturf: Season of empowerment

25 October 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Dauntless picks

25 October 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘It’s a matter of perception on how to value artwork’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

‘I shifted to NY to explore international music’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer