Fearing success more than failure

Fearing success more than failure

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | Rahul Jayaram

The best way to watch the Indian Test team lose is to put them in a winning situation overseas During the fourth innings of the first Test in Cape Town against South Africa earlier this year, India was set a modest target in challenging conditions. Part of the commentary team for...

Culture Lane

Culture Lane

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | Pioneer

BBC plays down Zoe Ball rumours The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) insists it has still not chosen a new host for The Radio 2 Breakfast Show, despite press speculation that Zoe Ball is set to take over the biggest programme in UK radio. Chris Evans announced this month that he was leaving...

How India won against Polio

How India won against Polio

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | Excerpt

Thomas Abraham’s book discusses the history of how people across the world responded to the polio eradication campaign. It also shows in detail how India went from mistrusting the campaign to finally embracing it. An excerpt The polio eradication campaign’s most anguished and difficult years in India were from 2005 to...

Of romance and revenge

Of romance and revenge

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | Pioneer

Seduction by Truth Author : Mukul Kumar Publisher : Bloomsbury, Rs 350 Mukul Kumar’s book takes a plunge into an analysis of all the complexities that plague marriage and tempt individuals to overstep its bounds. It talks about how the social institution often threatens individual identity Naturally given to offering his readers slice-of-life...

A chink in India’s armour

A chink in India’s armour

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | AMIT GOEl

Shades of Truth: A Journey Derailed Author : Kapil Sibal Publisher : Rupa, Rs595 This book charts the history of India’s governance and shows how the current BJP Government, too, has failed to keep many of its promises, says AMIT GOEL You never know what the voter will do. Will have to wait...

A society gone awry

A society gone awry

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | Pramod Pathak

We are accustomed to writing angry posts about crime and tragedy in the country and blaming the Government for anything that goes wrong. It’s about time we took responsibility for building the nation we want to live in, writes PRAMOD PATHAK Why all these flies, why all these gliding ghosts, why...

Not just the boy next door

Not just the boy next door

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | Rinku Ghosh

When we meet Shahid Kapoor, he undoubtedly has the laidback elegance of a star in comfortable casuals. But then he asks the photographers to spare him, switches off and settles in for a coffee conversation of sorts, recalling his years of jumping around Press Enclave. That child-like curiosity to explore...

Radicalisation: New manifestation of terror in US

Radicalisation: New manifestation of terror in US

Sunday, 16 September 2018 | Manan Dwivedi

In the age of lone-wolf attacks gaining prominence, the focus of counterterrorism has shifted to the phenomenon of radicalisation on the American soil. Now the challenge is not to locate terrorist hideouts in the rugged caves of Tora Bora, but to spot the potential ultras from among the millions of...

Sunday Edition

Jagatpur flyover opens to public

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Plogging drive launched

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Innovations, start-ups, products on display at IIT on Industry Day

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Water supply to get hit in a few pockets

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Sisodia, AAP MLAs discharged in case related to 2014 protest

23 September 2018 | SR | Sunday Pioneer

Death of 5 sewer workers: Two more arrested

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer