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Not so strategic disinvestment

Not so strategic disinvestment

Tuesday, 11 February 2020 | Uttam Gupta

Unless there is an economic turnaround and the bureaucratic machinery moves with alacrity to make preparations for conducting PSU sales, the Govt will not reach the Rs 2,10,000 crore target Buoyed by the success of disinvestment in  Public Sector Undertakings (PSU) during 2017-18 and 2018-19 (when the Centre garnered over Rs...

An electric future

An electric future

Monday, 10 February 2020 | Pioneer

The Auto Expo revealed new electric vehicle concepts but we should still be wary of a headlong rush into electrification From Mercedes-Benz’ EQC luxury electric car to the micro-urban electric runabouts shown by Chinese manufacturers, Tata and Mahindra’s latest electric offerings alongside future concepts as well as those from Maruti-Suzuki and...

Hijacking the narrative

Hijacking the narrative

Monday, 10 February 2020 | Bhopinder Singh

Under the aegis of Trump, the Republican movement of classical conservatism has veered sharply towards hard protectionism, isolationism, populism and above all confrontationism Various polls that seek to ascertain the greatest President in the US’ history have almost always ranked Abraham Lincoln as the nation’s most esteemed leader. Lincoln, the quintessential...

CAA vs UCC: Duplicity of expedient secularists

Sunday, 09 February 2020 | Swapan Dasgupta

It’s a small incident that was barely covered in the media. But it is a very revealing incident that tells you why identity issues are in the political forefront these days. Last Friday, a day when parliamentary time is kept aside for Private Members Bills, the Rajya Sabha listed a Bill...

Post Brexit: Miles to go before complete divorce

Post Brexit: Miles to go before complete divorce

Sunday, 09 February 2020 | Makhan Saikia

Though Brexit is finally done, Johnson has to stick to the transition period that he has agreed in the withdrawal pact. Precisely speaking, it is too little time for a complete withdrawal from the EU. For all these, the rest of the 27 members of the EU have to come...

Better rider makes a better driver

Better rider makes a better driver

Saturday, 08 February 2020 | Kushan Mitra

Shah Rukh Khan has been the brand ambassador of Hyundai for 22 years, noting that he signed on for this role in the same year his son was born. And as usual, he visited the Hyundai stall at the Auto Expo 2020 amid much fanfare to unveil the all-new Hyundai...

Mission to accelerate SDG implementation

Saturday, 08 February 2020 | Rakesh Kumar

Taking advantage of the platform provided by Mission Indradhanush and the Intensified Mission Indradhanush, a local area development approach will promote integration and inclusion of the most vulnerable, as mandated for sustainable development There are several laurels in the basket of public health that India has achieved recently. We eradicated polio...

Harness IQ for sustainability

Saturday, 08 February 2020 | Megha jain

Education to develop human capital could act as a key catalyst in climate change adaptation Careful and deep thought would definitely enable us to answer  why some nations have higher environmental sustainability than others. So far, most of the researches have linked the concept of climatic sustainability with economic growth and...

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