Kejriwal’s Yamuna push

Kejriwal’s Yamuna push

Saturday, 15 September 2018 | Pioneer

When it comes to renewal and revival of the Yamuna and a reminder that Delhi is a riverine city, the thought bubble floats only in seminar rooms and has seldom become an actionable plan on the ground. Even when Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal talked of a determined effort at...

A throwaway society

A throwaway society

Monday, 10 September 2018 | Pioneer

Okay, let’s get this straight. Mere replacement of coffee cups as a means to do our bit to save Planet Earth needs a reality check. Sure, coffee shop majors Starbucks and Costa Coffee have replaced coffee cups in many parts of the world with cups made of corn starch. And...

The Fair Bench

The Fair Bench

Wednesday, 05 September 2018 | Pioneer

Justice has always been personified as a woman weighing the scales in most ancient civilisations. And though she has often been depicted wearing a blindfold, implying impartiality, some statues have done away with that depiction too, trusting her with an immense sense of fairplay. So though allegorical, when we see...

Travel manners, anyone?

Travel manners, anyone?

Sunday, 02 September 2018 | Pioneer

The Delhi Metro has undoubtedly eased our lives over 15 plus years. But the same cannot be said about the passengers, who are yet to learn even the basics of boarding and de-boarding the train and observe some etiquette and decency. Keeping to your left would naturally smoothen and straighten...

Working hours

Working hours

Friday, 31 August 2018 | Pioneer

Here's news many have been waiting for. A study by the University of West England has shown that wider, almost constant access to the Internet including on work commutes and on holidays means that the boundaries between work and life have blurred dramatically. As a result, a work-life balance, which...

Don't rent a boyfriend

Don't rent a boyfriend

Friday, 31 August 2018 | Pioneer

After being able to rent designer wear and furniture, there is now the option of renting a boyfriend. Yes, you read that right. An app has been created, which offers this 'facility' in Pune and nearby areas. The creators claim that the idea is to ensure platonic and well-meaning companionship...

The drones are here

The drones are here

Thursday, 30 August 2018 | Pioneer

Albeit a bit late, civil aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has finally taken a giant leap forward in commercializing the use of drones in Indian air space, which will come into effect from 1 December. With this, India will join the league of select nations, like the...

Millennium City myth

Millennium City myth

Thursday, 30 August 2018 | Pioneer

Wading through the muck on submerged streets and cussing the entire world in Gurgaon and parts of the NCR earlier this week, the realization struck many a resident that we are bit fragile beings living at the mercy of nature, not to mention a corrupt, venal, inefficient and uncaring system...

Sunday Edition

The Tamil Nadu political churn

16 September 2018 | Kumar Chellapan | Agenda

The unexplored Guwahati

16 September 2018 | Somen Sengupta | Agenda

Stuck in the loop of history

16 September 2018 | TANYA MAlIK | Agenda

A rare Ray treat

16 September 2018 | ANUBHAV PRADHAN | Agenda

Culture Lane

16 September 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda

oddlyenough

16 September 2018 | Pioneer | Agenda