No State Govt can obstruct probes being investigated under court orders: CPM

No State Govt can obstruct probes being investigated under court orders: CPM

Sunday, 18 November 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Saturday said no State Government could “obstruct” probes being investigated under court orders. CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury asserted that the Left party was against the misuse of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for political gains and expected the probe agency to favour...

Centre to amend IT Act to curb cyber attacks

Sunday, 18 November 2018 | Rakesh K Singh | New Delhi

Amid increasing threat from the Dark Web to national security, the Centre is planning to amend the Information Technology Act to create a legal basis to compel the popular Internet giants, whose servers are located outside India, to share their keys for monitoring by the security agencies here.  Entities hit by...

Elusive solution to Israel-Hamas trust deficit

Elusive solution to Israel-Hamas trust deficit

Sunday, 18 November 2018 | SUDHIR HINDWAN

It is high time both sides realised that violence is not the answer to regional peace. Only dialogues and prudence approach can provide a ray of hope for solution to the Israel-Palestinian crisis The recent upsurge in conflict between Israeli security agencies and Palestinian organisation Hamas that has taken seven lives...

Midterm setback to Trump’s ‘America First’

Midterm setback to Trump’s ‘America First’

Sunday, 18 November 2018 | Manan Dwivedi

Still the core constituency of the Republicans is just rattled and the battle for the next American Presidency might still be a tough task for President Trump’s rivals despite the good showing of the Democrats in the midterm polls   Elections in the United States are a spectacle par excellence. This...

Investors want Facebook chairman to step down

Investors want Facebook chairman to step down

Sunday, 18 November 2018 | PTI | Washington

Facebook investors have called on the company’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to step down as chairman following reports that the company hired a public relations firm to smear its critics, a media report said on Saturday. The New York Times recently published a report revealing that Facebook at times smeared critics...

Trump thinks US will have a trade deal with China

Sunday, 18 November 2018 | PTI | Washington

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he thinks there will be a trade deal with China, reiterating that he wants a deal which is fair and on a reciprocal basis. Trump’s statement came ahead of his meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Argentina later this month. The US President...

Oracle veteran Thomas Kurian to head Google Cloud

Sunday, 18 November 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Oracle’s ex-product chief Thomas Kurian will head Google’s cloud division, replacing Diane Greene. In a blog post Friday, Greene said Kurian will join Google Cloud on November 26 and transition into the leadership role in early 2019. “I believe that he’ll do an amazing job helping to take Google Cloud to the...

Govt to resolve issues impacting coal output, supply: Goyal

Sunday, 18 November 2018 | PTI | Mumbai

Union Coal Minister Piyush Goyal Saturday said the Government is committed to resolve the issues impacting production and supply of coal in the country. He said the situation in the key sector has improved in the last four years. “We will be importing less coal than what we did four years ago...

State Editions

Let ‘Make in Odisha’ not lead to environ crisis

21 November 2018 | JAYANT DAS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha peasant family earns Rs 4,976 a month

21 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

‘Museums can promote tribal culture, identity’

21 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

In brief

21 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Amway celebrates Children’s Day

21 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Late DD cameraman’s kin thank Samanta

21 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Champion Rise from East

18 November 2018 | Harshit Bisht | Sunday Pioneer

Right on track

18 November 2018 | Harshit Bisht | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime : ‘Put heart into everything you do’

18 November 2018 | SANGEETA YADAV | Sunday Pioneer

‘There’s diversity in indie cinema’

18 November 2018 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Wah Taj!

18 November 2018 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Giving colour to the desert

18 November 2018 | SANGEETA YADAV | Sunday Pioneer