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An evil plot

An evil plot

Monday, 18 October 2021 | Pioneer

The Durga Puja attacks in Bangladesh are designed to throw the country back into chaos It is disturbing news again from a neighbour, Bangladesh. Hindu temples have been vandalised and at least three people lost their lives in the violent clashes in the People's Republic of Bangladesh. This is one of...

Marriage perils

Marriage perils

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 | Pioneer

Unless the perception of a girl child being ‘paraya dhan’ is disposed, kid marriages will continue Despite all the big talk on girl child welfare, especially by loudmouth politicians, 60 girls die of child marriage every day around the world, six of them in South Asia. These shocking revelations come from...

Crisis lurks

Crisis lurks

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 | Pioneer

The anticipated demand surge was not dealt with beforehand, leading to an energy crunch The current power crisis is entirely man-made and eminently avoidable if planning and efficiency had been the buzzwords. The situation is alarming, with coal stocks running low and Coal India and NTPC and Indian Railways putting their...

Heed caution

Heed caution

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 | Pioneer

Kerala could be rushing things as schools are set to open amid the presence of COVID-19 A sense of desperation is discernible among parents of students in Kerala as the day of reopening of schools and colleges approaches. Come November 1, the day the State of Kerala was formed in 1956,...

What for?

What for?

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 | Pioneer

The US has once again created ambiguity around the role and purpose of the Quad The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, Quad for short, is a non-defence, non-military arrangement, the United States has said. Has the grouping of India, Australia, Japan and the US just been down-graded? Or is it being re-purposed because...

Let’s keep living

Let’s keep living

Monday, 11 October 2021 | Pioneer

The opening of the visa-on-arrival scheme is a welcome step in reclaiming our lives The decision to allow visas on arrival for tourists coming to India on chartered flights from October 15 and others from November 15 is a welcome step. It is bold and timely. It will indeed restore the...

Kashmiriyat

Kashmiriyat

Monday, 11 October 2021 | Pioneer

The recent spurt in violence in the Valley doesn’t bode well for any party concerned The last one month has seen a sudden, seemingly inexplicable, spurt in violence in the Kashmir Valley. The Government of India had in recent months become confident that the situation there was peaceful and “under control”....

Cruise control

Cruise control

Saturday, 09 October 2021 | Pioneer

Kids born to influential parents have an equal right to be judged fairly, or punished Dealing with celebrities and their kin is often a double-edged sword, especially when it comes to journalism. On the one hand, it garners eyeballs and mileage in terms of attention and, on the other, if not...

State Editions

Rains in State till Oct 22

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

4 ZP prez posts reserved each for OBCs, SCs

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

What made Min Tudu lose tempers?

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Centurion prof gets Union Govt grant

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Japan a trusted partner in Odisha's industrial growth'

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Let Goa, Jaipur flights from BBSR go via Jharsuguda'

18 October 2021 | NIMAI CHARAN SAHU | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Astroturf : Worship in celebratory mode

17 October 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Eating Out Right

17 October 2021 | Excerpt | Agenda

In the footsteps of Ram

17 October 2021 | Navneet Mendiratta | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I get excited by hearing voices that are not generic’

17 October 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Bolly World

17 October 2021 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Virtual turns real

17 October 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer