Kushan Mitra

Kushan Mitra

Driving blind

Driving blind

Friday, 07 December 2018 | Kushan Mitra

Take the initiative and encourage drivers who work for you or for app-based taxi services to take time out for an eye test One in four of your friends on average wears corrective eyewear. So have you ever wondered why one in four of your cab drivers do not wear glasses?...

Increasing your fuel economy

Increasing your fuel economy

Friday, 05 October 2018 | Kushan Mitra

Last week was about the incredible fuel economy we achieved in the new ‘mild hybrid’ Ciaz. So how can you improve your fuel economy? Here are some tips, even though some are fairly obvious Last week I wrote about the incredible fuel economy I achieved in the new ‘mild hybrid’ Ciaz....

Kitna AUR deti hai?

Kitna AUR deti hai?

Friday, 28 September 2018 | Kushan Mitra

In these days of high fuel prices, fuel economy is more important than ever before and a new car on the market genuinely surprises on this front First things first, let me make a couple of admissions. The first is that I have never really considered the Maruti-Suzuki Ciaz as a...

Ten tips to  rent a car abroad

Ten tips to rent a car abroad

Friday, 21 September 2018 | Kushan Mitra

Going on a driving holiday abroad is becoming ever more common for Indians and I recently did the same. But there can be some potholes in the process. Here are some tips to avoid those Get an International Driving Permit In most countries your Indian Driving Licence (DL), at least newer ones...

Wear your seatbelt

Wear your seatbelt

Friday, 07 September 2018 | Kushan Mitra

Another tragic high-profile death in a road accident was in part due to the fact the victim was not wearing a seatbelt according to the police The tragic death of Nandamuri Harikrishna, son of the former movie and political Telugu colossus, NT Rama Rao might unfortunately become just another statistic of...

Diesel dilemma

Diesel dilemma

Friday, 31 August 2018 | Kushan Mitra

We are told that diesel is dirty but does the heavy fuel just have an image crisisij Because when it comes to fuel economy, you just can’t argue Make no mistakes, I’m a petrolhead. And part of the job of being a petrolhead is loving big-engined petrol cars with a lot...

The Ciaz hits back

The Ciaz hits back

Friday, 24 August 2018 | Kushan Mitra

Maruti has given the car a new engine, a new front fascia and a lithium-Ion battery pack across the board. Maruti-Suzuki’s Ciaz was never considered the sales star in its segment, competing as it did against the Honda City and Hyundai Verna. Yet, by managing to deliver a proposition that was...

The value of training

The value of training

Friday, 17 August 2018 | Kushan Mitra

The ‘Aritra’ camera and computer-based training system institutionalised by Maruti-Suzuki at some of its driver training institutes will go a long way in improving driving abilities in India One of my former editors once warned me, ‘never, ever make absolute statements unless you can back it up.’ So I will not...

State Editions

Constitutional system of Government abhors absolutism

12 December 2018 | JAYANT DAS | Bhubaneswar

In Brief

12 December 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

AMOFOI stresses on love marriage, Eng medium edu

12 December 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Disaster funds: Odisha gets less than it claims

12 December 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Use tech in day-to-day policing: DGP to SPs

12 December 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Rural hosp beds: Odisha at bottom in country

12 December 2018 | SANJEEV KUMAR PATRO | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Full support to UP police: Gen Rawat

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Will win at least 140 seats in MP: BJP

09 December 2018 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

Indian Navy ship seizes arms, ammunition off Somali coast

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

New Delhi:

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Yogi trying to derail probe in Bulandshahr violence: Congress

09 December 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer