More teeth for BSF turn into ache for Congress

More teeth for BSF turn into ache for Congress

Friday, 15 October 2021 | PNS | Chandigarh/New Delhi

Rift widens in Punjab unit, Capt accused of aiding BJP’s ‘plans’ The extension of the Border Security Force’s (BSF) jurisdiction in States sharing the International Borders (IB) has resulted in turning the intense infighting within the Punjab Congress, uglier. So much so that, on Thursday, one of the State Cabinet Ministers...

HC junks plea challenging Asthana’s pick as Delhi CP

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

In a relief to Delhi Police Commissioner RK Asthana, the Delhi High Court ruled on Tuesday that there was no irregularity, illegality or infirmity in the appointment of the Gujarat-cadre IPS officer as the Delhi Police head. The court dismissed a PIL challenging his selection and observed that the landmark Prakash...

Amit Khare appointed PM’s adviser

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Amit Khare, a 1985 batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre who retired as higher education secretary on September 30, has been appointed as adviser to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for two years on contract basis, a personnel ministry order issued on Tuesday said. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved...

PM: Don’t dent India’s image with partisan rights definitions

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday slammed elements who try to dent India’s image in the name of human rights violations and asked people to be aware of them. Speaking at the 28th foundation day of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the PM castigated those who engage in “selective interpretation”...

Covaxin gets emergency use nod for 2-18 yr group

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) on Covid-19 has granted emergency use approval to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin for children in the 2-18 years age group. Now it awaits the final approval from the Drugs and Controller General of India (DCGI). The Hyderabad-based pharma completed phase-2 and phase-3 trials of Covaxin on children below 18...

Flight curbs lifted, domestic airlines to operate at 100%

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Domestic airlines will be able to operate at 100 per cent of their pre-Covid capacity from October 18. The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Tuesday lifted restrictions on capacity on domestic flights keeping in mind the rise in demand for air travel ahead of the festive seasons and declining Covid-19...

5 ultras killed, Pandits’ killers identified

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 | PNS | Jammu

In a major success, a joint team of security forces has neutralised five terrorists in the last 24 hours in two separate encounters in the south Kashmir district of Shopian. One of the terrorists killed in the operation has been identified as Mukhtar Shah, who shot Virender Paswan, a street vendor...

Crisis being created, Capital forced to buy power 5 times costlier: Jain

Crisis being created, Capital forced to buy power 5 times costlier: Jain

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Delhi Power Minister Satyender Jain on Tuesday slammed the Centre over the coal shortage and said the Delhi Government has been compelled to buy electricity at five times the average rate. Jain said all coal-based power plants supplying power to Delhi are non-functional. “It looks like the crisis is being created....

State Editions

Rains in State till Oct 22

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

4 ZP prez posts reserved each for OBCs, SCs

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

What made Min Tudu lose tempers?

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Centurion prof gets Union Govt grant

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Japan a trusted partner in Odisha's industrial growth'

18 October 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Let Goa, Jaipur flights from BBSR go via Jharsuguda'

18 October 2021 | NIMAI CHARAN SAHU | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Astroturf : Worship in celebratory mode

17 October 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Eating Out Right

17 October 2021 | Excerpt | Agenda

In the footsteps of Ram

17 October 2021 | Navneet Mendiratta | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I get excited by hearing voices that are not generic’

17 October 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Bolly World

17 October 2021 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer

Virtual turns real

17 October 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer