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Sunday, 17 Jun 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Kim Jong-Un impersonator questioned in Singapore A Kim Jong Un lookalike was detained and questioned upon his arrival in Singapore on Friday, days before a summit between the North Korean leader and President Donald Trump. The Hong Kong-based impersonator, who uses the name Howard X, is in the city-state for summit-related...

The difficulty of thinking long term

Sunday, 10 Jun 2018 | Miniya Chatterji Lilaramani | in Agenda

For the hungry, oppressed, ambitious, and ignorant, climate change is a remote quandary that will affect only future generations and not urgent enough to be able to think and act collectively for our shared future At the time of the uprising in 2011 against Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, I was living...

Culture lane

Sunday, 10 Jun 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

I didn’t assault women: Freeman Morgan Freeman has said any suggestion he assaulted women or created an unsafe workplace is false but apologised to anyone he may have upset, after media reported that women have accused him of inappropriate behavior or harassment. The accusations against the Oscar-winning actor are the latest...


Sunday, 10 Jun 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Cynthia Nixon campaign email misspells Ithaca The gubernatorial campaign of actress and activist Cynthia Nixon learned a hard lesson about New York state geography when it misspelled the name of the city of Ithaca in an email to supporters.The Democrat’s campaign repeatedly spelled the city “Ithica” in Friday’s email, which invited...

Culture Lane

Sunday, 03 Jun 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Craig confirmed for 007’s 25th outing After years of rumour and speculation, Daniel Craig’s return to the role of James Bond — and Danny Boyle’s appointment as director of the new 007 movie — have been confirmed. Production will begin at the start of December 2018, with the film released in...


Sunday, 03 Jun 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Italian chefs cook up world’s longest deep-fried pizza A team of 100 pizza makers teamed up in Italy to set a new Guinness World Record for the longest Neapolitan fried pizza. The pizza makers constructed the fried pizza — which is composed of a circular closed dough with the cheese, sauce...

Aqua impact

Sunday, 27 May 2018 | Miniya Chatterji Lilaramani | in Agenda

Doing something for the welfare of the society and doing business that yields profit are not mutually exclusive ideas, says MINIYA CHATTERJI LILARAMANI In the past financial year alone, India exported USD 5.7 billion worth seafood. This is an industry flourishing along India’s long coastline and growing at a whopping 10-15%...

Culture Lane

Sunday, 27 May 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

And the BBC Young Musician is... A 16-year-old pianist has won this year’s BBC Young Musician award. Lauren Zhang, who lives and studies in Birmingham, competed against 18-year-old saxophonist Robert Burton and 18-year-old cellist Maxim Calver to win the title in the 40th year of the competition. She performed Prokofiev’s 2nd...

Oddly Enough

Sunday, 27 May 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Iron Man costume from 2008 film stolen Police in Los Angeles said an Iron Man costume featured in the first film in the Marvel franchise has been stolen from a storage unit. The Los Angeles Police Department said the suit, worn by Robert Downey Jr. in his portrayal of Tony...

Culture Lane

Sunday, 20 May 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

I’m not horrible or unfriendly: Freeman Martin Freeman is not affable. This is according to Freeman himself, who has brushed off the label in the past. He’s not Tim from The Office; neither is he Dr Watson from Sherlock. He’s his own man, and when we meet in a hotel in...




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Vajpayee’s death: Schools to remain shut today

17 Aug 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

All private and Government schools will remain closed today as a mark of respect to former Prime Minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Vajpayee passed away after prolonged illness at AIIMS in Delhi on Thursday...

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