From aarti to concerts, Durga Puja goes virtual this year

From aarti to concerts, Durga Puja goes virtual this year

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | Divya Modi | Ranchi

The call of the conch and the beats of the dhak that reverberated through the City during the four-day long festivities of Durga Puja will not be heard this year. Adapting to the challenges of Covid-19, puja pandal organisers in Ranchi have decided to adopt technology and take revellers on...

Govt to raise quota for ST, SC, OBCs in State: CM

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Chief Minister Hemant Soren today said in Dumka that the State government has decided to change the reservation percentage of ST, SC and OBC communities in the State. The JMM executive president, who was on a two-day election campaigning tour to Dumka for the upcoming bypoll said that his government...

Skyrocketing onion prices affects common man

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Common people are very upset with the rising prices of onions in the State. Onions are being sold from Rs 60 to 80 per kg in retail markets in the State. Due to rain, onion crops in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh have suffered damage due to which there is less...

4 held for petrol pump loot in Giridih

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PNS | GIRIDIH

Police claim to have busted a gang of robbers, who were involved in looting of a petrol pump in Giridih, while two gang members are still at large. Police arrested the accused from  Simutalla area in Chakai on Saturday afternoon following a tip-off, said SP of Giridih, Amit Renu. The accused...

Covid Plasma therapy controversy and the first Nobel prize in medicine!

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | Dr. Rajendra Kumar Jha

The latest controversy in COVID 19 regarding the usefulness of plasma therapy after ICMR - WHO disowned it and the government of Delhi insisted on its use, has brought the issue back into focus. It is a little known fact that the knowledge that antibodies present in the plasma of an...

Survival of the fittest and global capitalism

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | Dr Ambrish Gautam

Charles Darwin gave a theory about 100 years ago, which is known as survival of the fittest. That is, whoever is eligible will live. In this theory he studied the relationship between nature and animals, and the conditions of their existence in nature, which has been used by sociologists in...

SOF Olympiad exams to be conducted online this year

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Science Olympiad Foundation, the biggest organizer of Olympiad exams for school students in the world, has announced that the Olympiad exams will be conducted online during the current academic year. Considering the safety and health concern of students as paramount, all students will be able to appear in SOF Olympiad...

Speedy train crushes two-wheeler in Dhanbad

Sunday, 25 October 2020 | PNS | Dhanbad

A two wheeler was crushed by speeding Ajmer - Sealdah express train on Saturday near Renguni crossing under jurisdiction of Bhuli railway station  on New Delhi- Howrah grand chord line . Incidentally,the driver of the two wheeler escaped injury and managed to escape from the spot. The driver of the train...

State Editions

Covid-19 cases on  decline in State

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

IN BRIEF

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Lalu likely to sacrifice goats to please Goddess Durga

25 October 2020 | VIJAY DEO JHA | Ranchi

Congress intensifies poll campaign in Bermo

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

JD(U) joins hands with  BJP for by-election

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Dussehra of Kulasekaranpatinam, Tuticorin

25 October 2020 | Experts | Agenda

The Return of Delhi Smog

25 October 2020 | Sonal Shukla | Agenda

Astroturf: Season of empowerment

25 October 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Dauntless picks

25 October 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘It’s a matter of perception on how to value artwork’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

‘I shifted to NY to explore international music’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer