Starting from scratch to fulfil dreams

Starting from scratch to fulfil dreams

Thursday, 17 June 2021 | CHANDAN KUSHWAHA | NEW DELHI

Life was never the same for Abhishek Chaubey, an IAS aspirant after the lockdown imposed in Delhi after Covid-19 pandemic hit him hard. He had rented a single room at Shakarpur in East Delhi and was dependent on local dhabas for food. After the lockdown was announced, the dhabas shut down...

Senior citizen benefits for green lungs

Senior citizen benefits for green lungs

Wednesday, 16 June 2021 | Nishu Mahajan | Chandigarh

75-yr-old trees to get Rs 2,500 pension/annually in Haryana In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country, the Manohar Lal Khattar Government in Haryana will dole out pension to trees older than 75 years, recognising them as living entities and not just an economic commodity. Old-age is inevitable and Government-backed pension schemes...

11 suspended BSP MLAs to form party

Wednesday, 16 June 2021 | Virendra Nath Bhatt | Lucknow

With Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh around the corner, as part of a new political manoeuvring, 11 suspended MLAs from Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have decided to float a new political outfit before the elections. The new party will be formed under the leadership of Lalji Verma, who was recently expelled...

Israeli embassy blast: NIA announces Rs 10L for suspects’ identity

Israeli embassy blast: NIA announces Rs 10L for suspects’ identity

Wednesday, 16 June 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh each for providing information to help identify two suspected individuals, as captured in CCTV footage when explosives material was being planted outside Israeli embassy here. The case relates to an explosion near Israeli embassy here earlier this...

State has blurred line between ‘right to protest’, ‘terrorist activity’: HC

State has blurred line between ‘right to protest’, ‘terrorist activity’: HC

Wednesday, 16 June 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Court grants bail to 3 activists arrested in Delhi riot case Citing brazen misuse of the UAPA against dissenters, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to student leaders and activists arrested as accused in the Delhi riot cases. “We are constrained to say, that it appears that in its anxiety...

Anyone can walk in for on-site Co-WIN booking, vaccination

Anyone can walk in for on-site Co-WIN booking, vaccination

Wednesday, 16 June 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Prior booking and pre-online registration are now no longer mandatory for Covid vaccination. “Walk-ins are allowed. This means, anyone aged 18 years or more can directly go to the nearest vaccination centre, where the vaccinator performs the on-site registration and provides vaccination in the same visit, for Covid vaccine,” Union...

LJP wide open: Chirag, Paras try to pull strings

LJP wide open: Chirag, Paras try to pull strings

Wednesday, 16 June 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Paras-led group removes Paswan as LJP chief; Chirag expels them from party, looks to Modi, Shah for help  The rival factions of the LJP went in overdrive on Tuesday to gain the upper hand in keeping the party organisation on their side. While Pashupati Kumar Paras-led faction removed Chirag Paswan...

Delta Plus variant of interest, not ‘variant of concern’: Govt

Wednesday, 16 June 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The new Delta Plus mutation of coronavirus is “a variant of interest”, not “a variant of concern”, the Government said on Tuesday. “Delta variant played a major role in the second wave. An additional mutation of this variant, known as Delta Plus, has been detected and submitted to the global...

State Editions

Cars to drive through MLCP at T3 arrival for three days

17 June 2021 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

G’gram to begin Sputnik V trial soon

17 June 2021 | Parvesh Sharma | Delhi

Man arrested for killing his wife

17 June 2021 | PNS | Delhi

CM praises small-scale enterprises in villages

17 June 2021 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

All shops, malls to open in Raipur on Sunday

17 June 2021 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Congress' women wing flays Modi govt

17 June 2021 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

Sunday Edition

Talktime : ‘I have said no to many films initially’

13 June 2021 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Be smart, keep cool

13 June 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

‘Acting is my passion, love being part of this magical world’

13 June 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

WeeklyNatter

13 June 2021 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

World Wide Web of Artificial Intelligence

13 June 2021 | Akshat Tyagi | Agenda

The vaccine solution

13 June 2021 | Sonu Shivdasani | Agenda