Markets pause as investors look to electoral slugfest

Markets pause as investors look to electoral slugfest

Sunday, 11 November 2018 | IANS | Mumbai

India's key equity indices oscillated in a thin range during the holiday-shortened week (November 5-9), ending with slight gains, as investors keep an eye out on a string of assembly polls lined up this month and the next. The Sensex gained 0.40 per cent, while the the Nifty advanced 0.30 per...

Kali: Principle of creation deified

Kali: Principle of creation deified

Sunday, 11 November 2018 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo

Why do people in Eastern India offer their prayers to Mother Goddess Kali, when rest of the country would be worshiping Lakshmi? Those not conversant with the concept underlying Kali may be curious to know. For the answer, a look into the metaphysical concept underlying Kali becomes imperative. Kali is believed...

It is impossible to be God

It is impossible to be God

Sunday, 11 November 2018 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi

It is sheer ignorance about the uniqueness of God’s existence that lets men and women fall into the trap of malicious people who claim to be God themselves and misguide others, says AJIT KUMAR BISHNOI Because God is unique and His position is not up for grabs. God cannot be replaced...

Briefly Speaking

Briefly Speaking

Sunday, 11 November 2018 | Pioneer

Cottonseed oil for cholesterol control Cottonseed can drastically improve cholesterol profiles in young adult men, a recent study suggests. The researchers conducted a five-day outpatient feeding trial of 15 healthy, normal weight men to test the effects of diets enriched with cottonseed oil and olive oil on lipid profiles. The...

Perspectives on love

Perspectives on love

Sunday, 11 November 2018 | Rajesh Kumar

In Search of Lost Life Author : Suravi Sharma Kumar Publisher : Srishti Publishers & Distributors, Rs 195 Stories of love might be common, but when told from a fresh perspective by a skilled storyteller, they make for a compelling read, writes Rajesh Kumar In Search of Lost Life, authored by Dr...

Insights into British India

Insights into British India

Sunday, 11 November 2018 | Rames

The British in India Author :David Gilmour Publisher: Penguin, Rs 999 With a studied focus on the individuals and their unique experiences, this book on India’s colonial past is a rare treat, writes RAMESH AGGARWAL The book, The British in India: Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience, by David Gilmour looks at the...

Manifestation of god

Manifestation of god

Sunday, 11 November 2018 | Sant Rajinder Singh

If we can master the art of meditating by stilling our thoughts, we can find the connection of our soul with the eternal light and sound which run the universe, writes Sant Rajinder Singh The beginning of our soul’s journey is with the contact with the light and sound of God....

OddlyEnough

OddlyEnough

Sunday, 11 November 2018 | Pioneer

Japanese man skips rope 151,409 times in 24 hours A Japanese jump rope enthusiast broke a Guinness world record for most skips over a rope in 24 hours when he hit a total of 151,409 skips. Hijiki Ikuyama, 36, who has previously broken numerous rope-skipping world records, alternated between using a...

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Chasing the rainbow

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70 shanties gutted in Rohini blaze

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6-day fest to celebrate Urdu heritage, culture begins in city

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Statue of Unity sees 27K visitors on Sat

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in J&K's Kathua

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

T grand alliance partners hold talks, CPI demands more seats

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer