Ex-hockey player on theft spree held

Ex-hockey player on theft spree held

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | CHENNAI

In his younger days, Harry Philip Michael entertained sports lovers with his prowess in hockey. He was an instant hit with hockey lovers across Tamil Nadu because of his stick-work, dribbling skills and ability to convert even half-chances into goals. People who watched him play in State level matches saw...

Kochi Metro only possible due to Sheila Dikshit: Chandy

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | IANS | Thiruvananthapuram

Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday said that had it not been for his then Delhi counterpart Sheila Dikshit, Kerala's landmark Kochi Metro would not have become a reality. Mourning the death of the three-time Chief Minister, Chandy told IANS that after Delhi Metro came up and expanded during...

Bollywood mourns Sheila’s demise

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar and superstar Akshay Kumar and other Bollywood celebrities on Saturday condoled the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Dikshit, who served as the Delhi CM for three terms, passed away on Saturday afternoon after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was 81. Mangeshkar remembered the former Delhi...

‘Post-Kala Azar skin disease a reservoir of parasites’

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

Patients suffering with skin condition known as post-Kala-Azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) should be detected at the earliest and treated promptly as they can act as a reservoir for the parasite that causes Kala Azar (KA) or Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), a new study has said. The observation holds importance given that India...

PDP leader booked for protest against arming for village defence panels

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | Mohit Kandhari | Jammu

Kishtwar police has registered a First Information Report (FIR) and also identified former PDP MLC, Firdous Tak and three others for raising ‘provocative’ slogans during protest demonstrations over the issue of arming village defence committee members with the state weapons. Senior Superintendent of Police, Kishtwar, Shakti Pathak told The Pioneer, “a...

Rajnath pays homage to fallen heroes

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | Mohit Kandhari | Jammu

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday saluted ‘valour’ and ‘courage’ of the soldiers, who had sacrificed their lives  in the 1999 Kargil War, on behalf of the ‘grateful’ nation, at a memorial in Drass sector, marking 20th anniversary of ‘Operation Vijay’.   “The Defence Minister started his visit by laying a wreath...

Tamil youths wanted to form ISIS unit

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | CHENNAI

An attempt by some of the terrorists to set up a unit of  the ISIS in Tamil Nadu has been revealed by the arrest of a group of  youth by the National Investigating Agency (NIA). Five extremists were taken into custody by the NIA from various places of the State,...

Yogi responsible for protecting land mafia, denying land pattas to Adivasis, says CPM

Sunday, 21 July 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The CPI (M) on Saturday condemned the killings in Sonbhadra and accused the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government of “protecting” the land mafias. After a CPI (M) delegation visited Ubbha village on Friday to meet the families of the victims, the party said in a statement that the villagers told the six-member...

State Editions

Youth's body found hanging from tree

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Gang busted, 2 criminals arrested

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Plantation drive with Miyawaki technique

21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi


21 July 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

EndGame Dhoni?

21 July 2019 | Akshay Lokapally | Agenda

Decoding mystical maya

21 July 2019 | Radhanath Swami Maharaj | Agenda

Negativity can be curbed

21 July 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Guru helps one become self-empowered

21 July 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime : ‘I’m not good at making retarded films’

21 July 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Story on a string

21 July 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer