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Lessons to learn from deferral of Olympics

Lessons to learn from deferral of Olympics

Sunday, 29 March 2020 | Makhan Saikia

Keeping the global preparedness in mind, we all must realise the fact that we need a robust strategy, particularly public health emergency to handle pandemics like Covid-19. Life certainly comes first; therefore creating kerfuffle around such crisis is a folly. Rather, we must gather courage to fight the menace out...

Total lockdown

Total lockdown

Thursday, 26 March 2020 | Pioneer

It may have come a bit late but only operational efficiencies will prove if we can win this battle against COVID-19 Maybe it came a little too late in the day, considering it was the world’s biggest social experiment with war-time precision and a huge gamble by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...

Tibet gets back to work

Tibet gets back to work

Thursday, 26 March 2020 | Claude Arpi

It’s perplexing that when China is still in lockdown, work has resumed on infrastructure projects in Tibet. India must watch these developments carefully and take necessary measures A Tibetan man became the first victim of Coronavirus but not in Tibet but in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh. According to The Tibet Sun, Tenzin...

Back to the people

Back to the people

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | Pioneer

Omar Abdullah is free and used his appeal, that at one time was considered incendiary, to calm his people amid virus fears Yes, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah has been released from detention. But the circumstances surrounding his release are just as hazy...

Economic pandemic

Economic pandemic

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | Pioneer

Very few Indians can sustain a prolonged shutdown but can the Government jumpstart the economy once India reopens? Truly speaking, the press conference held by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman offered no relief package when much was desired considering the stressed times due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. All that...

Foreign policy put to test

Foreign policy put to test

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | Ashok K Mehta

For Nepal, balancing India and China is challenging; expecting it to also balance America and Beijing would be walking a tightrope. For India, regaining space lost to China will be a long haul I go to Nepal twice a year. Once during Holi and the other on Tihar (Nepali bhai dooj)...

Postpone the games

Postpone the games

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 | Pioneer

There’s no doubt that the Summer Olympics will have to be deferred. Global sports is reeling under the Wuhan contagion Even as several national Governments were groping around in the dark to figure out what the impact of the SARS-CoV 2 epidemic would be, some parts of the sports world were...

Slowing the virus

Slowing the virus

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 | Pioneer

Drugs like chloroquine, which the US, France and now India have approved, are stopgaps. Research needed for vaccine As nations, India included, have gotten into a lockdown as part of a protocol to break the chain of infection, all isolation can do is to buy some time to develop an antidote...

State Editions

Man murdered in Jaunpur

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Centre gives relief to power discoms

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

UP to release 11,000 prisoners for 8 weeks

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

VHP calls off 84-kosi parikrama

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

UP Govt: Nobody will die for want of food

29 March 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Rules of communication on social media

29 March 2020 | Hory Sankar Mukerjee | Agenda

Beyond political ideologies

29 March 2020 | Radhanath Swami | Agenda

The formula of happiness

29 March 2020 | Venugopal Acharya | Agenda

Tamoguna is lurking...

29 March 2020 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf : Revive age-old hygiene traditions

29 March 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Class of 2020

29 March 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer