Monkey business in deserted Ayodhya

Monkey business in deserted Ayodhya

Thursday, 09 April 2020 | Biswajeet Banerjee/PNS | Lucknow

It is not only human but animals too are facing the brunt of lockdown as hundreds of starving macaque monkeys, who are denied food because of absence of tourists and Ram Bhakts,  have started attacking residents  in the temple town of Ayodhya. The Ayodhya police are now busy listening to the...

Hotter summer to clip corona’s wings

Hotter summer to clip corona’s wings

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Amid several researched-based reports indicating that a scorching summer can subdue the spread of coronavirus outbreak, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that the summer season will see more heat wave events and will be hotter than normal summer this year. According to the IMD, the average maximum temperature is...

Vijayan raises boozers’ spirits

Vijayan raises boozers’ spirits

Tuesday, 31 March 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | Kochi

IMA criticises CM’s suggestion Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has kicked off a controversy by directing the State Excise Department to provide liquor to those carrying medical prescriptions in view of suicide cases reported from various parts of Kerala after liquor sales were stopped during the ongoing “lockdown”. Taking strong exception, the Indian...

Silver lining in lockdown cloud: Clean air

Silver lining in lockdown cloud: Clean air

Monday, 30 March 2020 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

As many as 103 cities in India registered vastly improved air quality on Sunday due to the 21-day nationwide coronavirus lockdown. According to the data of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the air quality index (AQI) in as many as 61 cities have recorded “satisfactory”, level and 30 cities have...

Sea of corona queries floods Govt helplines

Sea of corona queries floods Govt helplines

Sunday, 29 March 2020 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

Left locked down within the four walls of homes and flooded with scary information from various platforms on coronavirus, scared citizens are hankering for credible inputs on precautionary health measures and treatment practices online. The Government’s websites seems to be the most reliable at this difficult phase as on Friday itself,...

Don’t let rumour infect your mind; Pioneer is sanitized

Don’t let rumour infect your mind; Pioneer is sanitized

Saturday, 28 March 2020 | Swarn Kr Anand | New Delhi

The rumours of my death have been greatly exaggerated,” Sir James Paul McCartney, the legendary musical maestro, had once borrowed the line from Mark Twain to scotch the rumour of his death. The sheer influence of a canard — in the present case that newspapers can act as carriers of...

National Capital silenced

National Capital silenced

Friday, 27 March 2020 | Kushan Mitra

The Pioneer’s Kushan Mitra drove around a desolate and deserted Delhi. As someone who has called this city home for over the past three decades, this was unusual. Even on the days when much of the city shuts down, Republic Day or Independence Day, the city is still loud, abuzz and...

Free food for daily wagers, homeless, says CM

Free food for daily wagers, homeless, says CM

Thursday, 26 March 2020 | Sapna Singh | New Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the number of night shelters in the city has been increased and more food is being distributed for homeless people. To ensure smooth supply of essential services without any disruptions, Kejriwal announced 1031 helpline number. The Government said widows, senior citizens, and...

State Editions

MP roads made better in last 15 years: Chouhan

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Pioneer’s ex-editor passes away

09 April 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

CBSE set to introduce three new subjects for grade 11 students

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Power workers demand insurance cover

09 April 2020 | PNS | Lucknow

CM pats Revenue Dept officials for corona fight

09 April 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

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05 April 2020 | Kerry Bajaj | Agenda

Article 370: A fresh perspective

05 April 2020 | Prof K Warikoo | Agenda

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Corona-led leadership challenges for Trump

05 April 2020 | Manan Dwivedi | Agenda

Why poor migrants need to fend for themselves

05 April 2020 | Rahul Jayaram | Agenda