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Plastic ban: Good but…

Plastic ban: Good but…

Monday, 04 July 2022 | Pioneer

There may be issues but the well-intentioned move to ban SUP mustn’t end up badly The ban on single use plastic (SUP), which came into force on Friday, is surely well-intentioned. With this the factories producing, distributing, stocking and selling such items will be shut down. The Government has made it clear...

G7 & the war

G7 & the war

Wednesday, 29 June 2022 | Pioneer

The grouping must act swiftly and effectively against Russia’s barbaric invasion of Ukraine UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rightly accused Russia of war crimes after a missile strike on a crowded shopping centre in Ukraine which killed 18 people and wounded over 59. He lashed out at Russian President Vladimir...

Hitchhikers

Hitchhikers

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 | Pioneer

Viruses can survive for days by binding themselves to plastics in freshwater, finds a new study Taking the known fresh environmental risks a notch higher, scientists have proved for the first time that viruses can survive and remain infectious by binding themselves to plastics in freshwater — thus raising concerns about...

Breathing easy

Breathing easy

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 | Pioneer

Maharashtra rebels have got reprieve in the  SC granting them more time to file replies While the Maharashtra crisis seems to be becoming a long-drawn affair, the rebels got a breather from the Supreme Court. In response to rebel leader Eknath Shinde’s petition challenging the disqualification notices issued to 16 MLAs,...

First among equals

First among equals

Monday, 27 June 2022 | Pioneer

There’s nothing exciting about the Prez poll, at least not till the eve of the 2024 LS election The process of electing the 16th President of India has begun. The election is scheduled for July 18 and the counting of votes will take place on July 21. Exactly a month earlier,...

Daggers drawn

Daggers drawn

Monday, 27 June 2022 | Pioneer

The Maharashtra crisis deepens while the Thackeray heir and his dissenters fight for Balasaheb’s legacy The political drama in Maharashtra is getting interesting every passing hour. The fear, however, is that it can become dirty in no time. In fact, Shiv Sena president and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s loyalists have...

For progress?

For progress?

Saturday, 25 June 2022 | Pioneer

A BJP MLA’s proclamation on 50 States after  the LS poll must be for the right reasons Stoking a political controversy, BJP’s Karnataka leader Umesh Vishwanath Katti has stated that once PM Narendra Modi returns to power after the 2024 elections, the nation will have 50 States. He even elaborated the...

Time to exit BRICS?

Time to exit BRICS?

Saturday, 25 June 2022 | Pioneer

India’s continuation in the grouping lends legitimacy to the regimes of Xi and Putin Chinese President Xi Jinping’s concern over “expanding” military ties is not the worry of a statesman who is committed to global peace and rules-based international order; it is the fear of a tyrant who is the lord...

Sunday Edition

Talktime | ‘Singing is my passion & my first interest’

07 August 2022 | SUPRIYA RAMESH | Sunday Pioneer

Smile with confidence

07 August 2022 | DR RIYA GUPTA | Sunday Pioneer

A Pawfect Day

07 August 2022 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

Book Shaman in the City is the thriller you were looking for

07 August 2022 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

Masterstroke

07 August 2022 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

How the role of leadership is changing

07 August 2022 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer