Pak Army’s confession of enforced disappearances

Pak Army’s confession of enforced disappearances

Sunday, 19 May 2019 | Rahim Baloch

The persecution of Baloch nationalists, at the hands of the mighty Pakistan Army and intelligence agencies, cries for the attention of the UN bodies and world community. Even the Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearance — set up to attenuate the public demand on the Government to deliver justice to...

Do your best for your children

Do your best for your children

Sunday, 12 May 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi

If parents are keen on the welfare of their kids, they must set good examples. And if they make a connection with God, sky is the limit, writes AJIT KUMAR BISHNOI Most parents will say that they do. Do they really? My answer is no. I will explain why I...

the silent mystic

the silent mystic

Sunday, 12 May 2019 | Swami Anand Arun

The wise words of a yogi, who came to my house to seek alms, became my pathfinder, always challenging and assuring me on my spiritual journey, says Swami Anand Arun For as long as I can remember, I was seized by a sense of discontentment, which sprung from a rather abstract...

Living On A Prayer

Living On A Prayer

Sunday, 12 May 2019 | Kumar Chellappan

The repercussions of the Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka would be felt in India in the near future, with Islamic terrorists expanding their areas of operation from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan to the South Asian region. Eternal vigilance is the price we will have to pay for liberty, writes Kumar...

Lankan blasts: Erdogan’s Islamist turn

Sunday, 05 May 2019 | Anwar Alam

The success of Islamist Caliphal politics of President Erdogan depends upon fulfilment of: First, he must emerge and be recognised as the leader of Muslim world, this demands a de-democratisation of Turkey and freedom from any democratic constraint in his governance; second, a thorough de-legitimisation, rather criminalisation, of Arab state...

Astroturf :Of habit tendencies and stress

Astroturf :Of habit tendencies and stress

Sunday, 05 May 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo

The recent annual Gallup Poll suggests that 55 per cent of Americans are subject to stress, anger, and worry, compared to the global average of 35 per cent, following negative experiences they undergo on various counts. In another study, Cigna, a wellness organisation, suggests that 82 per cent of Indians...

Toxic air harming our children with every breath

Toxic air harming our children with every breath

Sunday, 05 May 2019 | Jean Gough

Reducing indoor and outdoor air pollution must be integrated in all major Government programmes, such as Smart Cities, rather than just instituting stand-alone interventions, suggests Jean Gough All day every day, even while they sleep, tens of millions of children in South Asia are being seriously harmed by toxic air. South...

Counteracting destructive gender rules

Counteracting destructive gender rules

Sunday, 05 May 2019 | Ariana Abadian-Heifetz

When we do not prioritise providing counter messaging to restrictive gender rules, the silence reinforces the subconscious idea that children must sacrifice their freedom of expression and wholesome development in order to conform, says Ariana Abadian-Heifetz As young as age four, children begin policing each other to adhere to strict gender...

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Globe Trotting

19 May 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Left, TMC urge EC to ensure free, fair polling

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Didi’s nephew sends defemation notice to PM

19 May 2019 | Saugar Sengupta | Sunday Pioneer

MoD rejects Vice Admiral Bimal Verma's petition

19 May 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer