Pramod Pathak

Pramod Pathak

Living in a stressful world

Living in a stressful world

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | Pramod Pathak

Life for mankind has never been easy. But the present times are certainly more challenging. Not because of environmental demands only. It is the human aspirations to reach the sky that makes the feet leave the ground. With the mind going wayward, peace eludes humanity as it chases a mirage,...

Hello Brother

Hello Brother

Sunday, 31 March 2019 | Pramod Pathak

A friend in need is a friend indeed” is an old saying that suggests that friends must come forward to help friends when the need arises. In the same vein, can we not say that a brother in need is a brother indeed? Well, elder brother Mukesh Ambani proved exactly...

Data, data everywhere

Data, data everywhere

Sunday, 24 March 2019 | Pramod Pathak

These are the times of information revolution, more fashionably called information age. When was information nor crucial is still not clear. But let us not debate that. So the new jargon is ‘big data’, ‘cloud computing’ and many more fancy coinages. So there are companies into the manufacture of so-called...

Fear is the key

Fear is the key

Sunday, 17 March 2019 | Pramod Pathak

By the time this column gets published, many things would have changed, for good or for bad. That is, in the context of the recent surgical strike of the Indian Air Force. Depending on what course the events take, opinions also may be expressed, not necessarily one-sided. Some may advocate...

Kumbh A unique confluence

Kumbh A unique confluence

Sunday, 10 March 2019 | Pramod Pathak

Customer delight’ in marketing jargon explains the feelings of the customer who gets more than what he expects from his buy. This, precisely, was my experience on getting down at Allahabad, nay Prayagraj, railway station in the early hours of a morning recently to be a part of the mega...

The opiate of the masses

The opiate of the masses

Sunday, 03 March 2019 | Pramod Pathak

Karl Marx, who propounded Marxism, might have been right, seeing the way religion is being used to brainwash the masses. The recent suicide attack by a young Kashmiri youth vindicates the Marxian dictum that religion is the opium of people. Religion for Marx was the sigh of the oppressed, the...

The liars and  the outliers

The liars and the outliers

Sunday, 24 February 2019 | Pramod Pathak

As we march along the 21st Century, the same age-old question crops up. Is there more evil today than there was years ago, or decades, or even centuries ago? Difficult to answer but we are told that the world has become a much better place today than it was earlier....

Understanding Rajdharma

Understanding Rajdharma

Sunday, 17 February 2019 | Pramod Pathak

Rajdharma or the duty of the king has been a much talked about subject in ancient historical and scriptural texts of India. However, it has often been found missing in the character of many kings from the ancient times to the present ones. Usually, there is much of sermonising about...

State Editions

Youth's body found hanging from tree

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Gang busted, 2 criminals arrested

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Plantation drive with Miyawaki technique

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Inbrief

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

EndGame Dhoni?

21 July 2019 | Akshay Lokapally | Agenda

Decoding mystical maya

21 July 2019 | Radhanath Swami Maharaj | Agenda

Negativity can be curbed

21 July 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Guru helps one become self-empowered

21 July 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m not good at making retarded films’

21 July 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Story on a string

21 July 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer