Cope with inevitable climate risk

Cope with inevitable climate risk

Thursday, 21 February 2019 | Kota Sriraj

Climate change-related extreme weather events may not come to an end but the urban planner's efforts in making Indian cities resilient will help them bounce back after inevitable disasters Climate change has become an everyday reality for mankind. The ill-effects of punishing changes in the environment have already taken a toll...

Trapped in a blind alley

Trapped in a blind alley

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 | Prafull Goradia

With its economy in the doldrums and given its failed inter-provincial relationship, Pakistan has no alternative but to spill out, and India is the only destination  Every week, news comes in that Pakistan is moving towards bankruptcy. True, several countries like China and Saudi Arabia have shown sympathies and given financial...

Making old age more secure and safe

Monday, 18 February 2019 | Moin Qazi

An ideal micro-pension programme must address administrative, governance, design and efficiency issues to succeed. For it to work, a delicate balance between economic viability, generation of adequate returns and customised features for participants is a must India is home to one-fifth of the world’s population, which includes a third of...

Understanding our environment

Monday, 18 February 2019 | Vinayshil Gautam

Colonialism rooted in fanning the embers of industrial imperialism did impact the world’s ecosystems. This aspect requires more research Everyone knows, things are changing at a fast pace. There is a general debate on the direction of change. There are people, who are of the view that basically nothing has...

Moving forward on quota

Moving forward on quota

Monday, 18 February 2019 | Sandeep Vempati

The 10 per cent quota Bill neither intends adequate/proportionate representation nor is a procedure to eliminate poverty. The objective is to provide indemnity and insurance to unreserved populace  Drawing unfettered powers from the Kesavananda Bharati (1973) ruling by the Supreme Court, the Modi Government introduced the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019,...

Democracy not real test in Catalonia trial

Democracy not real test in Catalonia trial

Saturday, 16 February 2019 | Gwynne Dyer

Even as elections loom large in Spain, the ‘Catalan problem’ will not go away. Neither will the ‘Basque problem’, which involves almost identical dilemmas on the other side of the country. There is no ‘fair’ solution, just endless unsatisfactory compromises It’s been a busy week in Spain. On Tuesday, Twelve Catalan...

How e-cigarettes can save lives

Saturday, 16 February 2019 | Konstantinos E Farsalinos

They are better than smoking the real thing as they can wean smokers from bad habits and reduce tobacco-related diseases Electronic cigarettes are recently developed products that have created intense controversy among the scientific and public health community. The uproar was expected considering the fact that e-cigarettes contain nicotine and their...

Rise to the jihadi challenge

Rise to the jihadi challenge

Saturday, 16 February 2019 | Anil Gupta

The Pulwama terror attack is a rude call to the nation to accept the fact that militancy in Kashmir has been overtaken by radicals who now want absolute Talibanisation The deadly suicide car bomb attack on a convoy of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) at Awantipora in Jammu & Kashmir’s...

State Editions

Dowry case: Woman gets triple talaq on WhatsApp

21 February 2019 | PNS | Bhopal

Assembly witnesses ruckus as Opp raises issues

21 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

In brief

21 February 2019 | PNS | Bhopal

Nath asks Opp to wait till March 5

21 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Cong MLA Deepak Saxena resigns as Chhindwara MLA

21 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

27 more hotels to shut in Karol Bagh in Delhi

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Tech Mahindra board to meet on Feb 21

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

HCSL begins construction of new yard

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Apollo Hospital offers to treat free injured CRPF troopers

17 February 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer