HK protesters ask former colonial ruler UK to emulate US

HK protesters ask former colonial ruler UK to emulate US

Sunday, 01 December 2019 | AP

Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists rallied on November 29 outside the British Consulate, urging the city’s former colonial ruler to emulate the US and take concrete actions to support their cause, as police ended a blockade of a university campus after 12 days. Waving British flags, the activists urged Britain...

of Ocha and Sake

of Ocha and Sake

Sunday, 24 November 2019 | SANDEEP GOYAL

Etiquette at a nomikai (drinking party) demands that one doesn’t pour one’s own drink. Instead, one is supposed to offer to fill the glasses of others for them. Traditionally, younger colleagues pour for those higher up, writes SANDEEP GOYAL. The nomikai is one of the traditions that inspired Japan Made...

Guru Nanak’s guide to leading a virtuous life

Guru Nanak’s guide to leading a virtuous life

Sunday, 17 November 2019 | Excerpt

Guru Nanak’s spiritual beliefs and practices were profoundly transformational and cut across the lines of religion, writes Daler Aashna Deol in her book, A Gift of Grace. The world celebrated the 550th birth anniversary of the first Sikh guru on November 12. An excerpt: Guru Nanak divides our spiritual path into...

The Mystic pillars that unveiled a great king

The Mystic pillars that unveiled a great king

Sunday, 17 November 2019 | Somen Sengupta

The decoding of the two Ashokan pillars with edicts near Bihar-Nepal border in the 18th century tells the tale of how India first came to know of the existence of Ashoka and his conquest through Buddhism, writes Somen Sengupta A major unpardonable pitfall of India’s pre-islamic era was its apathy of...

From the Kehwa Khanas to the Socials

From the Kehwa Khanas to the Socials

Sunday, 17 November 2019 | Excerpt

What do millennials want from restaurants in India? Do they appreciate quality, instead of chatpata, “buzzing” flavours? The answers lie in the history of restaurant retail in India and cultural habits of how people eat different foods at home and in restaurants, writes Anoothi Vishal in her book, Business on...

Ayodhya judgment: Reasons & resolution

Ayodhya judgment: Reasons & resolution

Sunday, 10 November 2019 | PNS

While delivering the verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title case, the Supreme Court held that the faith and belief of Hindus that the land in Ayodhya, where the Babri Masjid once stood, is the birthplace  of Lord Ram can’t be termed ‘groundless’. ‘Shlokas' from scriptures and sacred religious...

Stay alert to keep mind in shape

Stay alert to keep mind in shape

Sunday, 10 November 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo

The festive season is now over. Austere measures observed during the festivity would have brought in a sense of sanity. That provides with an opportunity to begin afresh with a clean state, without any preconditioning whatsoever. It is time now to take charge of oneself, weigh the options in hand...

We need love to exist

We need love to exist

Sunday, 10 November 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi

Love is that factor which makes some people more dear to us than the others and brings joy to life, says AJIT KUMAR BISHNOI We, small souls, don’t have the luxury of choosing which souls we can live with. One can say that we choose our marriage partners. Is it really...

State Editions

Inbrief

06 December 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Youth held for eve-teasing

06 December 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Bike-borne robbers decamp with Rs 1.5 lakh

06 December 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Tariq Anwar attacks BJP for rising unemployment

06 December 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Not a drop worth drinking

01 December 2019 | BKP Sinha | Agenda

India deserves to be in Security Council: Tony Abbott

01 December 2019 | Sanjana Mohan | Agenda

Astroturf | Personality match in matrimony

01 December 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Fame goes Tik Tok

01 December 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘Playback has given me a lot’

01 December 2019 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

Serenading the Capital

01 December 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer