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Learn from Assam mistakes

Learn from Assam mistakes

Saturday, 08 February 2020 | Suravi sharma Kumar

In the context of determination of illegal migrants, sane decision-making and using the proportionality principle will help policymakers Though the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) and the protests surrounding it have been highly politicised, the fact remains that the leaders involved in amending the Act have not made any effort to...

Nations must act now to end STIs

Friday, 07 February 2020 | Poonam Khetrapal Singh

Sexually transmitted infections pose a major public health problem in the region. All stakeholders must refocus attention, resources and energy in this direction There are two things everyone should know about sexually transmitted infections (STIs). First, almost all STIs can be prevented through the use of a highly-effective technology — condoms....

Be reformist not protectionist

Friday, 07 February 2020 | kumardeep Banerjee

In view of the economic slowdown, populist, protectionist policy measures have to be discarded for a pro-market, pro-reforms mindset The Union Budget 2020-21 came at one of the toughest times the Indian economy is facing in recent times. Domestic demand for goods and services, export order books, India’s gross domestic product...

Social contract of social forestry

Social contract of social forestry

Friday, 07 February 2020 | BKP sinha

Local problems require solutions based on different strategies. This is why the key person may or may not be a forester but one who links the community to the store of expertise and gets things done There is an ongoing fierce debate in the country about successful strategies of natural resources...

Return of the cheetah

Return of the cheetah

Thursday, 06 February 2020 | Pioneer

With shrinking habitats and a reduced prey base, translocating this cat species isn’t a good idea Following the green signal by the Supreme Court, India will soon be reintroducing cheetahs into the wild by flying in the carnivore from Africa, over 50 years after the animal was declared extinct in the...

NRC on hold?

NRC on hold?

Thursday, 06 February 2020 | Pioneer

This may just be a placatory gesture and will be back given the BJP’s performance in State polls For long, the ruling establishment has demonised the countrywide protests over the citizenship law as anti-national betrayal, an elitist-liberal conspiracy and an attack on the Hindu way of life. The party with a...

Democracy’s true grit

Democracy’s true grit

Thursday, 06 February 2020 | Priyadarshi Dutta

India rewrote history by upsetting the conventional wisdom that democracies could exist only in developed nations. Yet our foreign policy undermined our chances It is speculative how the military parade became the centerpiece in Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath. The Republic Day commemorates January 26, 1950, the day the bulk of...

How climate change births a virus

Thursday, 06 February 2020 | Kota Sriraj

The relationship between rising temperatures and increasing spread of viruses has been much researched. The American Society of Microbiology released a report on this in 2010 citing conditions for pandemics The Coronavirus, with its epicentre in Wuhan, China, is wreaking havoc and creating an immense fear psychosis around the world. In...

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