A diversified investment strategy

A diversified investment strategy

Wednesday, 09 January 2019 | Hima Bindu Kota

Dynamic asset allocation is the ideal way to invest. It helps one to strike a balance between associated risks and rewards. This strategy holds the potential to outshine all other forms of investments when market conditions remain volatile When it comes to investments, the adage, ‘Don’t put all your eggs in...

Facilitating financial inclusion

Facilitating financial inclusion

Monday, 07 January 2019 | Moin Qazi

Opening of bank accounts may not ensure access to financial services in remote areas. Bank agents can provide last-mile connectivity, armed as they are with better financial technology India has traditionally been an under-banked country. The existing banking system doesn’t work for the poor and those in remotely located areas because...

How two countries became close allies

Saturday, 05 January 2019 | Nadeem Paracha

A history of early Pakistan-China relations shows that India and the US were key players and catalysts in forming ties that exist today Ask any Pakistani about Pak-China relations and it is likely that they would respond by saying that the Pak-China friendship has been a reality from the moment the...

A food safety net

Saturday, 05 January 2019 | KC Raghu

Access to food and equity in nutrition security is fundamental. But safety is given a go-by due to excessive processing and removal of nutrients William James had once said, “A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain.” This phrase best describes the food...

Need for course correction

Need for course correction

Saturday, 05 January 2019 | Biswajeet Banerjee

With the BJP raising aspirations through slogans like achche din, the people in UP have not seen much improvement in the promised quality of life. Yogi’s Ayodhya tilt isn’t working The employees were at leisure in Jawahar Bhawan, the building in Lucknow housing over a dozen Government departments, when the other...

The politics of mining riches

The politics of mining riches

Friday, 04 January 2019 | KK Paul

It is unfortunate that Meghalaya, which is one of the most uranium-rich States, remains untapped because of opposition from locals despite clearances by UCIL. Yet coal mafia flourishes. Narrow interests must not hold energy needs to ransom Agnes Kharshiing and Amita Sangma, two well-known environmentalists from Meghalaya, were brutally attacked last...

Youth power: It’s time to engage

Friday, 04 January 2019 | Navneet Anand

Providing our young people with a meaningful role is an investment for the future. 2019 must allow them to become innovators, thinkers and problem-solvers We have entered the penultimate year of the second decade of the 21st century. Those born in 2000 will turn 19 this year and will cast their...

Raise the leadership game

Raise the leadership game

Friday, 04 January 2019 | Hima Bindu Kota

By building the capability and performance of organisations within a specific geographic area, larger scale impacts are possible, including economic, social and environmental Leadership topics have gained interest for hundreds of years now — from the early Greek philosophers, such as Plato and Socrates, to a plethora of management and behavioural...

State Editions

Recalling “Humanist” MN Roy’s Deep bond with Doon

21 January 2019 | JASKIRAN CHOPRA | Dehradun

Divorcee’s body found in home

21 January 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

Migration from the mountains & how to check it

21 January 2019 | Ashish Joshi | Dehradun

Opp condemns BJP MLA’s remark against Mayawati

21 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

BJP MLA apologises for remarks on Mayawati

21 January 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Globe Trotting

20 January 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Bangladesh PM Hasina says Govt will work for all

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer