Pramod Pathak

Pramod Pathak

The cosmic man

The cosmic man

Sunday, 11 November 2018 | Pramod Pathak

Understanding man’s position in this universe is difficult. He is miniscule in terms of his size, his abilities, his strengths and his entity when compared to the hugeness of the universe. But there is a view that he is also a microcosm of the universe. One of the earliest thinkers...

Management Education: A validity question

Management Education: A validity question

Sunday, 16 September 2018 | Pramod Pathak

Imagine a hypothetical situation. If the organisations and institutions world over had been managed more effectively, the leaders were more committed to the cause, and the people were more sincere, the world would have been a better place. But this has not happened despite the fact that we came up...

Nature’s

Nature’s

Sunday, 09 September 2018 | Pramod Pathak

If Europe faced the summer of discontent this year, Kerala’s experience was the autumn of despair. And it is not going to get any better, with the human greed and ego showing no signs of restraint. Incidents like these serve as a grim warning to the humankind, which — inebriated...

life skills from Gita

life skills from Gita

Sunday, 02 September 2018 | Pramod Pathak

Krishna Janmashtami is being celebrated today all over the country as the birthday of lord Krishna. Krishna has been a God whose eternal wisdom in the form of Gita, as imparted to Arjuna in the battle field of Kurukshetra during the Mahabharata war, is considered the most practical lesson for...

The business of research

The business of research

Sunday, 26 August 2018 | Pramod Pathak

Researches are big news these days. Not just for the answers they provide, but also for the questions that are being raised over the answers. Some time ago, Nature, a highly reputed magazine, came out with an interesting and well-researched article, titled ‘The Ph.D Factory’. Need not be emphasised that...

A song for the moment

A song for the moment

Sunday, 19 August 2018 | Pramod Pathak

Seventy-two years of Independence is not a small period. We need to think where have we come and where we are heading. Over seven decades ago, a Prime Minister had spoken about our tryst with destiny that culminated into Independence after a long struggle. He exhorted all Indians on the...

The power of a hug

The power of a hug

Sunday, 12 August 2018 | Pramod Pathak

Though a now-famous hug in the Indian Parliament created a flutter and became the subject matter of social media gossip, the seriousness of a hug cannot be overlooked. It is a gesture with many manifestations. From a means to strengthen friendship bonds to a technique of public relations, a hug...

Birds of  a feather

Birds of a feather

Sunday, 05 August 2018 | Pramod Pathak

Birds of a feather flock together. This is an old, school-time proverb that suggests that people of similar tastes, likes and preferences choose to be together. The origin of this proverb is not certain, some attribute it to the mid-16th century satirist, William Turner. Others believe that it is much...

State Editions

Odia singer Chitta Jena dies at 76

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Ganjam lawyer assaulted in police station

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

CB fails again to comply with High Court order

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

State releases Healthcare Vision-2025

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

MiO fetches Rs 4.20L-cr investment offers

14 November 2018 | SUDARSHAN CHHOTORAY | Bhubaneswar

5 MoUs signed for skill development in State

14 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

70 shanties gutted in Rohini blaze

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

6-day fest to celebrate Urdu heritage, culture begins in city

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Statue of Unity sees 27K visitors on Sat

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in J&K's Kathua

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

T grand alliance partners hold talks, CPI demands more seats

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer