Pramod Pathak

Pramod Pathak

The leadership question

The leadership question

Sunday, 18 November 2018 | Pramod Pathak

Time and again the leadership question crops up to find out what is the right mix of leader qualities. Yet, the issue fails to be resolved. In other words, people are not consistent in their views. This is true not only for nations but also organisations. However, in the case...

Stress and the individual

Stress and the individual

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | Pramod Pathak

Be it popular discussion to extant literature, stress and its effect on human health is often talked about. It’s not because stress is a new problem. It’s because now there is more awareness about how stress can or is having an impact on human beings. Stress has been talked about...

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...

State Editions

Let ‘Make in Odisha’ not lead to environ crisis

21 November 2018 | JAYANT DAS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha peasant family earns Rs 4,976 a month

21 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Museums can promote tribal culture, identity’

21 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

In brief

21 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Amway celebrates Children’s Day

21 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Late DD cameraman’s kin thank Samanta

21 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Champion Rise from East

18 November 2018 | Harshit Bisht | Sunday Pioneer

Right on track

18 November 2018 | Harshit Bisht | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime : ‘Put heart into everything you do’

18 November 2018 | SANGEETA YADAV | Sunday Pioneer

‘There’s diversity in indie cinema’

18 November 2018 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Wah Taj!

18 November 2018 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Giving colour to the desert

18 November 2018 | SANGEETA YADAV | Sunday Pioneer