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INS Tarangini sets sail for Tall Ships Races in UK

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | PTI | LONDON | in Sunday Pioneer

Indian Navy ship ‘INS Tarangini’ on Saturday set sail as a participant in the Tall Ships Races from the UK’s Sunderland port, where it had docked earlier this week. The ship is on a Lokayan-18 voyage, which will take in 15 ports across 13 countries, and Sunderland marked the seventh, from...

7 missing after boat capsises in Andhra river

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | PTI | Amaravati | in Sunday Pioneer

Seven persons are missing after a country boat carrying 30 people capsised in the Gautami river in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said 23 passengers have been rescued while search is on for the remaining. Naidu said the boat was carrying 30 people,...

My father lived, died for India, says Rahul

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi | in Sunday Pioneer

Amid row over alleged use of derogatory language in a web series while referring to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and the RSS believe that freedom of expression must be policed, while he regards it as a fundamental democratic right. “My father...

India's Iran dilemma

Sunday, 08 Jul 2018 | Rajaram Panda | in Agenda

In light of Trump’s diktat on stopping oil imports from Iran, India must craft its policy carefully, so that it protects its interests with Iran In another of many policy reversals of the previous administrations, US President Donald Trump withdrew from the nuclear deal with Iran that was signed by...

Between the idea and the reality: Being a teacher in higher education institution

Sunday, 08 Jul 2018 | Swati Pal | in Agenda

It’s learning how to cope with students’ academic requirements, contributing to the corporate life of the college, as well as constantly looking into one’s own personal academic evolution. A teacher needs to be a master juggler, says Dr SWATI PAL It is a sad fact that higher education in India begins...

Declassifying justice

Sunday, 08 Jul 2018 | Kalyanee Rajan | in Agenda

The Night Ferry Author : Lotte and Søren Hammer Publisher : Bloomsbury, Rs 399 Through layers of secrets and errors of judgment of the characters, The Night Ferry builds suspense and tells the tale of a murder conspiracy, says KALYANEE RAJAN A gruesome accident involving a canal boat colliding with a ferry...

Tale of a Mortalised Immortal

Sunday, 08 Jul 2018 | Ronica Wahi | in Agenda

The Trials of Apollo Author : Rick Riordan Publisher : Puffin, Rs 599 Anyone who loves adventure can enjoy this book — regardless of whether they know Greek/Roman mythology or history, or whether they’ve read the preceding parts of this series, writes RONICA WAHI I heard a clap-clap-clap and wondered if the moorings...

Why UP is crucial for Modi’s 2019 Lok Sabha poll strategy

Sunday, 08 Jul 2018 | Hari shankar vyas | in Agenda

It was UP that had pushed the BJP into power with full majority. This time, the party’s greatest challenge is to save its 73 seats. Of the 73, the BJP has 71 of its own and two seats belong to its alliance partner, Apna Dal. That is why UP is...

Culture Lane

Sunday, 08 Jul 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Sarandon held at anti-Trump protest Susan Sarandon was among 575 women arrested in Washington on Thursday after they staged a sit-in protest against Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy inside a Senate office at the Department of Justice. The actor tweeted extensively from the rally, at which she and fellow protesters held aloft...


Sunday, 08 Jul 2018 | Pioneer | in Agenda

Indiana police say they seized Trump-shaped ecstasy pills Some drug traffickers appear to be using US President Donald Trump’s image to brand their illegal wares. An Indiana State Police news release about 129 arrests in a series of drug busts in northern Indiana includes a photo of what police describe as...



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Two-month-old dies in 108-Amublance

18 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

A two-month-old infant died due to suffocation after the door of the ‘108 Ambulance Service’ that was carrying him to a hospital malfunctioned and failed to open on time at Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital here on Tuesday. The Ambulance operators tried to open the door for a couple of hours but failed to open it on time...

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