Crying shame

Crying shame

Monday, 29 June 2020 | Pioneer

The brutal custody death of two men in Tamil Nadu has given us our #livesmatter moment. Book errant cops, now If the ugly face of police brutality and the killing of George Floyd in the US incensed us in India, then we should be venting vociferously on the excesses in our...

Ayurveda vs Ramdev

Ayurveda vs Ramdev

Friday, 26 June 2020 | Pioneer

By claiming a drug for COVID while procuring its licence as a preventive, Patanjali has diluted research into our herb heritage If the slew of products, from disinfectants to immunity boosters, is any indication, then a subsidiary economy has evolved from the fear of the pandemic. So anything claiming preventive properties...

India’s counter strategy

India’s counter strategy

Friday, 26 June 2020 | Nishikant Dubey

India must take the lead in the South Asian region by accelerating economic activities and involving other nations in integration projects. This can serve as a deterrent to China Ever since independence, India’s stated objective in the South Asian region has been to pursue friendly relations with its immediate neighbours. An...

The joke’s on him

The joke’s on him

Thursday, 25 June 2020 | Pioneer

Djokovic is nicknamed the ‘joker.’ His beliefs in pseudoscience are no joke though as he tests positive No one can doubt Novak Djokovic’s stunning success in the tennis circuit. Even before this year’s tennis was short-circuited due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Djokovic was the only man to consistently challenge the duopoly...

Can Russia help?

Can Russia help?

Thursday, 25 June 2020 | Pioneer

While its ties with China are transactional, it has to get past the latter’s economic heft to rationalise India’s stand The Russia-India-China (RIC) trilateral front, ostensibly to fob off the preponderance of the US and the EU, is now being tested with its inherent pulls and pressures. China’s ingress at Ladakh’s...

Lessons from history

Lessons from history

Thursday, 25 June 2020 | Deepak Sinha

One hopes the Prime Minister learns from past events and chooses a course of action that’s in the nation’s interest. He must understand that the Army retains an edge over the PLA At the turn of the 20th century, George Santayana, Spanish philosopher, writer and essayist,   wrote, “Those who cannot remember...

Grounded ‘mission’

Grounded ‘mission’

Wednesday, 24 June 2020 | Pioneer

The Vande Bharat scheme was just a cover for expensive and monopolistic charter flights. The US has rightly called it out Damned if you do, damned if you don’t, some in the Indian Government will argue. After the first phase of the evacuation of Indian pilgrims from Iran as also those...

Code red Delhi

Code red Delhi

Wednesday, 24 June 2020 | Pioneer

Lives could have been saved if the disease protocol was executed in letter and spirit. We can’t afford to go the New York way In a major firefighting exercise, the Centre and the Delhi Government have decided to bury the hatchet, work together to curtail the spread of COVID-19 and keep...

State Editions

Panic grips VIMSAR as ICU doc infected

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Ganjam reports 188 new Covid cases, 1 death

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

CM hails octogenarian’s Covid battle win

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Baleswar Covid+ man goes to sorcerer

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Singhania students excel in CBSE exam

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Athagarh declared Containment Zone

15 July 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

A case for cobots

12 July 2020 | Pradeep David | Agenda

Hope in the times of pandemic

12 July 2020 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

Covid tales: The joy of homecoming

12 July 2020 | Vandana Srivastava | Agenda

Astroturf | Unlock the mind to heal

12 July 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Online education: Dispel fear of surveillance

12 July 2020 | Madhav Govind | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m enjoying working on OTT platforms’

12 July 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer