Road to safety

Road to safety

Sunday, 17 February 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI

Driving on the wrong side of the road, improper signals and potholes are some of the reasons that result in 70 deaths per hour on Indian roads. MUSBA HASHMI speaks with stakeholders who talk about how technology and compulsory road safety education in schools can bring down the accident rate...

Culture Lane

Culture Lane

Sunday, 17 February 2019 | Team Agenda

The crisis of ‘presidential harassment’ Two days after calling for bipartisanship in his State of the Union address, Donald Trump returned to Twitter to cry foul about Democrats in Congress. The House ways and means committee announced it was preparing to investigate Trump’s tax returns, a move Trump decried as “presidential...

A cold chain prayer to prevent vaccine wastage

A cold chain prayer to prevent vaccine wastage

Sunday, 17 February 2019 | Team Agenda

Vaccines are sensitive and fragile, and hence need to be stored in proper conditions; temperatures and sequence of storage are critical elements for ensuring the potency Deepak Pal stole a glance at the battered, metal clock. It was just past 9 am. His morning tea would have to wait. He walked...

Just one birthday wish

Just one birthday wish

Sunday, 17 February 2019 | UMANG AGGARWAl

Birthday Girl Author - Haruki Murakami Publisher - Penguin, Rs 100 Murakami’s recently re-released Birthday Girl is just the gift that a grown-up would need on his/her next birthday. In its philosophy as well as writing style, it is a rare literary treat, writes UMANG AGGARWAL There’s almost nothing new about a story that...

The films and fictions of ruth Jhabvala

The films and fictions of ruth Jhabvala

Sunday, 17 February 2019 | Kalyanee Rajan

Fiction to Film Author - Vivek Sachdeva Publisher - Orient Blackswan, Rs 795 Vivek SachdevaRs s book Fiction to Film will be of great use to both research scholars of film and literary studies as well as enthusiasts and connoisseurs of adapted classics, writes KALYANEE RAJAN The print and the visual multimedia as distinct disciplines...

Gandhi and his India

Gandhi and his India

Sunday, 17 February 2019 | Excerpt

Aparna Basu’s Gandhi’s Vision: Freedom and Beyond  takes a leaf out of Mahatma Gandhi’s life and gives readers a sense of the thoughts and actions that led India to Independence and built a base for social development. An excerpt: The Swadeshi Movement was a result of the Partition of Bengal by...

Bollywood’s Biopic Boom

Bollywood’s Biopic Boom

Sunday, 17 February 2019 | Himanshi Sharma

Not long ago, Bollywood aligned itself with the cultural ideology of the ruling party, which favoured a nationalistic revival. This new cinema demanded a sense of national pride in its stories, and the biopic genre fulfils this condition without ruffling many feathers, writes Himanshi Sharma On February 9, Rupesh Paul dropped...

Relevance of Modi’s Pariksha pe charcha

Sunday, 10 February 2019 | Manvi Hindwan

A great person is one who affects the mind of new generation — Benjamin Disraeli Prime Minister Modi’s motivational “Pariksha pe Charcha” is highly appreciable at a time when students are encountering challenges in the transition phase, mainly value systems across the globe. In this context, the PM’s direct talk...

State Editions

51-year old man run over by speeding car

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

20-year-old arrested for sexually assaulting toddler

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Three arrested for molesting 25-yr-old

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

41-year-old man dies in road mishap near Ganesh Mandir

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Labourers at industrial area deprived of rights

18 February 2019 | Vikas Tyagi | Bhopal

Seminar on Gender mainstreaming in water resources mgmt ends

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

27 more hotels to shut in Karol Bagh in Delhi

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Tech Mahindra board to meet on Feb 21

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

HCSL begins construction of new yard

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Apollo Hospital offers to treat free injured CRPF troopers

17 February 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer