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Right-green coalition in Austria unviable

Right-green coalition in Austria unviable

Sunday, 26 January 2020 | Makhan Saikia

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has picked up where he left off, but this time with the Austrian Green Party. But how long the strange bedfellows can work together to stay in the Government is anybody’s guess as stakes are high for both, the People’s Party and the Green party Sebastian Kurz,...

Elephants over an airport

Elephants over an airport

Saturday, 25 January 2020 | Hiranmay Karlekar

At a time when there’s a drought of good news in the country, a report from Jharkhand that the construction of an airport has been halted to ensure the jumbo corridor isn’t affected is welcome At the time of a drought of good news in the country, there comes one to...

An astronaut’s friend

An astronaut’s friend

Friday, 24 January 2020 | Pioneer

ISRO is using a half-humanoid robot to smoothen out creases for Gaganyaan, our manned mission So what if we have to wait awhile to send an Indian woman into space, we have a half-humanoid robot in the shape of one doing so. And she will test-pilot drills for our first manned...

A big tent

A big tent

Friday, 24 January 2020 | Kushan Mitra

Few vehicles have been so anticipated in the Indian market as the Kia Carnival has been. Not so much for the car itself but for the competition it will supposedly bring. So is it the Innova beater everyone wants it to be? The Toyota MPV in all its forms — Qualis,...

A really bad year

A really bad year

Friday, 24 January 2020 | Pioneer

India slips on the global democracy index from 2018 even as Thailand goes up. We are losing the war of perception As the world’s largest democracy, no matter how grudging an admission this might be by assessors of the Western world, we should at least be held up as tolerable and...

Illogic and the showman

Illogic and the showman

Friday, 24 January 2020 | Bhopinder Singh

The US under the Trump administration typifies the reckless decision-making of military imperatives without prior experience, counsel or professional advice Traditionally, the US administration has benefitted from the military experience that resides in the “White House.” Prior to their political ascendancy, around 29 of the 45 US Presidents have held military...

Derivatives are a double-edged sword

Friday, 24 January 2020 | Hima Bindu Kota

Used both for hedging and speculation, the derivatives markets worldwide have grown to a humongous level, reaching about $1.2 quadrillion. However, their use has also brought giant corporations to their knees, hence investors must exercise caution The term “financial weapons of mass destruction”, coined by billionaire Warren Buffett for derivatives, is...

Aim for green industrial growth

Friday, 24 January 2020 | Kumardeep Banerjee

Centre, States must create a sustainable business environment and impactful economy while integrating with global benchmarks and practices The world is moving towards sustainable businesses to tackle the challenges of climate change, empowerment of communities, health, education and other social causes to ensure the survival of life on the planet.  From...

State Editions

Anti-NRC, CAA convention held in Cuttack

24 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Odisha’s aqua culture potential to be tapped’

24 February 2020 | Ubachak Mohanty | Bhubaneswar

Theatre fest ‘Rang Sangam' concludes

24 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

N’pada Youth Parl discusses edu, agri issues

24 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

3-day Sai devotees’ meet ends in D’nal

24 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

New Ganjam BJD chief C’patnaik greeted

24 February 2020 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

India’s Quest for Energy Security

23 February 2020 | Dr Ashok Sharma | Agenda

Mughal prince with a heart

23 February 2020 | Pioneer | Agenda

Raghupati Raghav on the Banjo

23 February 2020 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Lord Shiva: Existence personified

23 February 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

When intelligence is artificial

23 February 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘I avoid doing intimate scenes’

23 February 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer