Dry riverbeds of tomorrow

Dry riverbeds of tomorrow

Thursday, 15 November 2018 | Kota Sriraj

Only zero tolerance policies pertaining to pollution and climate change can retrieve our rivers from doom. But do the authorities have the will to see this through? Only time will tell There is certainly something seriously going wrong with our fresh water bodies, not only in India but also across the...

Why Vietnam matters

Why Vietnam matters

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | Sonu Trivedi

India's outreach to Vietnam has been a clear indication of an open challenge to China in its backyard. The growing engagement between both countries will act as a security provider In the 46th year of diplomatic relations, India and Vietnam have witnessed several high level visits and exchange of delegations. The...

When news isn't news

When news isn't news

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | Pioneer

There’s a real problem of fake news that has been exacerbated by technology which allows the rapid spread of information There is no doubt that the internet has changed the way that humans use and consume information, and as prices for data access came down dramatically over the past few years...

Avni murdered

Avni murdered

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | Pioneer

Post-mortem report confirms what we already knew; the bigger crime is that the killing of the tigress was officially mandated For all the strides we’ve made in tiger conservation, the killing of Avni in Yavatmal forest, who was driven by circumstance to become a man-eater, is a dark spot in man-animal...

Flight of fancy

Flight of fancy

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | Abhijit Bhattacharyya

The grim reality which a majority of Indians may not even be aware of is the Indian Air Force is desperate for fighter aircraft Happy is the nation without a history,” said Cesare Beccaria, the 18th century Italian criminologist, jurist and philosopher, also considered as father of modern criminal law and...

#MeToo: Clarion call to something bigger

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | Raghav Pandey/Neelabh bist

Men should be educated about the nuances of their acts and the consequent impact that they have on a victim. Despite changes that are required in law, the movement should first ignite social change The common incidents that take place in almost every woman’s life, incidents that were hushed behind closed...

What went wrong?

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | Gwynne Dyer

The anti-immigrant hysteria is almost universal in Eastern Europe and it will bring more illiberal nationalist regimes to power before it is finished I first met Viktor Orbán, the not-quite-dictator of Hungary, in 1989 in Budapest — and the man who introduced us was none other than George Soros. Orban was...

Steady military modernisation

Steady military modernisation

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | Pathikrit Payne

Efforts over the last four years by the Modi Government to upgrade India's armed forces despite financial constraints and a huge backlog deserve appreciation From September 2019, India would start to receive the much-awaited Dassault Rafale combat aircrafts and the delivery and testing of the entire fleet of 36 fighter jets...

State Editions

In brief`

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Free smartphones to all SHGs women: CM

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha’s minerals still biggest investment draw

15 November 2018 | SANJEEV KUMAR PATRO | Bhubaneswar

Former servicemen place various demands

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

70-yr-old woman hurt in stampede at Puri temple

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha quite high on ‘Ease of Doing Business’

15 November 2018 | BISWARAJ PATNAIK | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

70 shanties gutted in Rohini blaze

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

6-day fest to celebrate Urdu heritage, culture begins in city

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Statue of Unity sees 27K visitors on Sat

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in J&K's Kathua

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

T grand alliance partners hold talks, CPI demands more seats

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer