China’s iron-clad loyalty

China’s iron-clad loyalty

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 | Pioneer

With Pakistan being the sole loyalist of Belt and Road in  the sub-continent, President Xi Jinping engages in hyperbole Before we go red with rage at China promising to be “iron friends” with Pakistan despite talks of building a separate bubble for India through more Wuhans, we must realise that China...

Stop the savage slaughter

Stop the savage slaughter

Saturday, 27 April 2019 | Hiranmay Karlekar

The mass murder of seals in Canada, which has the support of powers that be, must come to an end. The world must come together to exert economic pressure As I write, what the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) describes as “the largest slaughter of marine mammals on the...

Don’t talk and drive

Don’t talk and drive

Friday, 26 April 2019 | Pioneer

Drinking while driving is dangerous but using your smartphone while driving is a fast-growing killer A study by the World Health Organisation (WHO) says in no uncertain terms that those people who use a mobile phone while driving, even with hand-free aids, are four times more likely to have an...

New face of terror

New face of terror

Friday, 26 April 2019 | Pioneer

Attacks on faith shrines are increasing in South Asia, according to a report. Are we identifying the right sources? The terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, the largest in the history of South Asia, are a reminder of how militant groups are now sparking up new hotspots where they had no...

Imported jihad

Imported jihad

Friday, 26 April 2019 | Priyadarshi Dutta

Muslim assertiveness is not new in Sri Lanka. But for the first time, the community has turned against Christians. The provocation seems to be imposed rather than indigenous Sri Lanka is no stranger to violence — a complete generation underwent the ordeals of the Tamil-Sinhala Civil War (1976-2009). But the...

Innovation regulator

Innovation regulator

Thursday, 25 April 2019 | Pioneer

Medical devices have saved or improved millions of lives but their unregulated use has become a concern There is little doubt that medical devices such as cardiac stents or implants for damaged bones and cosmetic improvements have had an impact on people’s lives. Cardiac stents and their ease of implantation have...

Who’s the bigger star?

Who’s the bigger star?

Thursday, 25 April 2019 | Pioneer

Akshay Kumar’s interview of PM Modi shows how Bollywood now has a finger in every pie that matters The neta versus abhineta is no longer a culture debate. It is one of symbiosis. And it is difficult to judge who is the better performer while selling dreams and crafting larger-than-life heroism....

R&D key to India’s status

R&D key to India’s status

Thursday, 25 April 2019 | Claude Arpi

With Beijing taking a giant leap in filling the gap in research to match that of developed nations, India is still lagging behind. We need to take some lessons If one looks at India’s development during the five last decades, one can only admire the progress made by it. However, there...

State Editions

Admission for UG courses begins in city colleges

22 May 2019 | Divya Modi | Ranchi

BJP trying to lure Cong MLAs, says Nath

22 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Matching VVPAT slips would delay results: CEO

22 May 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

BSP suspends Ramveer Upadhyay

22 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

12 killed in mishaps

22 May 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Sunday Edition

Globe Trotting

19 May 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Left, TMC urge EC to ensure free, fair polling

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Didi’s nephew sends defemation notice to PM

19 May 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

MoD rejects Vice Admiral Bimal Verma's petition

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer