Kamala blooms

Kamala blooms

Thursday, 13 August 2020 | Pioneer

Kamala Harris is the third woman to stand for Vice-President of the US. Can she do better than the earlier two? Kamala Harris’ selection as the running mate of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is a momentous one. She is just the third woman to stand for Vice-President of the United...

Set new energy goals

Set new energy goals

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 | KK PAUL

Perovskite-based solar cells are a good alternative to silicon-based PV cells. But the problem of degradation due to weather conditions needs to be addressed Recently, the Prime Minister inaugurated the country’s largest photovoltaic (PV) cell-based solar energy plant at Rewa in Madhya Pradesh. While inaugurating this 750 megawatt (MW) plant, he...

Breaking stereotypes

Breaking stereotypes

Monday, 10 August 2020 | Pioneer

UPSC toppers come from fairly modest backgrounds and have shown how the ordinary can manage extraordinary feats The recently published results of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services examination, 2019, have thrown up some powerful stories of triumph, surpassing gender, caste, economic and religious barriers. Stories of grit and...

Tragedy in Kozhikode

Tragedy in Kozhikode

Monday, 10 August 2020 | Pioneer

The crash of an Air India Express Boeing 737 at Kozhikode is an unfortunate disaster but could it have been avoided? Indian air crash investigators examining the wreckage of Air India Express flight 1344, a Vande Bharat Mission flight from Dubai to Kozhikode, are likely to have witnessed similar scenes just...

Unending Ladakh story

Unending Ladakh story

Monday, 10 August 2020 | Deepak Sinha

The Modi Govt is in a fix today, not because of the negligence of previous regimes but because of its own deliberate neglect of the military. We have failed to learn lessons An interesting anecdote doing the rounds among military veterans’ groups on social media pertains to an incident just after...

75 years of Hiroshima & Nagasaki survivors’ message of peace

Sunday, 09 August 2020 | Makhan Saikia

Being the only country to have gone through the nuclear devastation, Japan has been making all-out efforts to make the world free from nuclear weapons. But rogue nations have ensured the race does not stop The worst that descended on humanity was the explosion of the two nuclear bombs on...

COVID spiral

COVID spiral

Saturday, 08 August 2020 | Pioneer

As the virus spreads, India must ramp up its testing capacity, focus on the hinterland and come up with a standard protocol The dreaded community spread has India well and truly in its grip because, from the time the pandemic began in the country, we had recorded 1.5 million cases till...

Big win for Mahinda

Big win for Mahinda

Saturday, 08 August 2020 | Pioneer

With the pro-China Rajapaksa clan in full control, India has to work on strategic engagement and economic alliances The Sri Lankans have chosen stability over liberalism, performance over democracy in returning the Rajapaksa clan to power with a massive mandate in the nation’s parliamentary elections. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s ruling  party, the...

Sunday Edition

REal estate in the times of Corona

09 August 2020 | Sush Clays | Agenda

Astroturf | Know self for a better future

09 August 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Tackling Covid in the capital

09 August 2020 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

Best to redefine your career goals

09 August 2020 | Karan Verma | Agenda

India no more ‘soft state’ under Modi’s leadership

09 August 2020 | KK SRIVASTAVA | Agenda

'I'm a storyteller, medium doesn't matter'

09 August 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer