Rain washes off dust, but Delhi stares at pollution relapse today

Rain washes off dust, but Delhi stares at pollution relapse today

Thursday, 15 November 2018 | Sapna Singh | NEW DELHI

A brief spell of rain on Tuesday night came to the rescue of the people residing in the national Capital as Delhi’s  air quality improved “remarkably” and the National Ambient Air Quality Index  recorded the level of harmful pollutants as “lowest” of this season.  The contribution from stubble burning to pollution...

CVC files confidential report on Verma graft

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on Monday filed its preliminary enquiry report in a sealed cover before the Supreme Court against benched CBI director Alok Kumar Verma in view of the allegations of corruption levelled against him by his deputy Rakesh Asthana. Following allegations of corruption, Verma and Asthana were divested...

‘Tigress Avni shot from behind, not in self-defence’

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | IANS | Nagpur

Tigress Avni was shot “when she was facing away” from the gunman hired by the Maharashtra Government, the report of an independent Government-appointed expert revealed here on Monday. The detailed analytical report has been prepared by Wildlife Biologist Milind Pariwakam of the Wildlife Conservation Trust, who attended Avni’s autopsy as a...

Wary Kushwaha  flexes muscles,  meets Sharad

Wary Kushwaha flexes muscles, meets Sharad

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | Deepak K Upreti | New Delhi

Sharing a hostile political relationship with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, BJP ally Rashtriya Lok Samata Party’s (RLSP) president Upendra Kushwaha on Monday met Opposition leader Sharad Yadav, a friend-turned-foe of Nitish Kumar, with a suggestion that he is not altogether averse to switching camps. Kushwaha met Sharad at the latter’s...

Voters defy Naxals in their bastion

Voters defy Naxals in their bastion

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | PNS | Raipur

Voters defy Naxals in their bastion Voters defy Naxals in their bastion Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit 18 Assembly seats witnessed heavy polling on Monday as voters defied Maoists’ boycott call. It has set the tone for the Assembly elections in five States that have been viewed as a “semi-finals” before the country goes...

All eyes on CVC report on Alok Verma today

All eyes on CVC report on Alok Verma today

Monday, 12 November 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The Central Vigilance Commission is slated to submit a report on its enquiry against benched CBI Director Alok Verma on Monday. The CVC was  tasked by the Supreme Court on October 26 to probe within two weeks the allegations of bribery and meddling in high profile cases by Verma as...

Forces ask local ultras  to give up for new life

Forces ask local ultras to give up for new life

Monday, 12 November 2018 | Rahul Datta | New Delhi

With highly educated young men, including postgraduates and PhD scholars, picking up the gun in Jammu & Kashmir, the security establishment has decided to intensify its efforts to reach out to the parents to counsel their wards before it’s too late. More so, since the casualties among terrorist ranks indicate...

2019 semi-finals begin in C’garh

2019 semi-finals begin in C’garh

Monday, 12 November 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The much awaited “semi-finals” in the run up to the Parliamentary elections next year is all set to begin on Monday when Chhattisgarh goes for the first phase of Assembly elections for 18 seats in Naxal-hit districts, as part of the simultaneous polls in fours other crucial States — Madhya...

State Editions

In brief`

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Free smartphones to all SHGs women: CM

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha’s minerals still biggest investment draw

15 November 2018 | SANJEEV KUMAR PATRO | Bhubaneswar

Former servicemen place various demands

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

70-yr-old woman hurt in stampede at Puri temple

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha quite high on ‘Ease of Doing Business’

15 November 2018 | BISWARAJ PATNAIK | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

70 shanties gutted in Rohini blaze

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

6-day fest to celebrate Urdu heritage, culture begins in city

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Statue of Unity sees 27K visitors on Sat

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in J&K's Kathua

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

T grand alliance partners hold talks, CPI demands more seats

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer