Personality

Priyanka for RS?

The Cong is hoping that the gambit of putting her in a Central role will hold out some hope of reviving the party There may be a host of recommendations for the Congress to revive itself and capitalise on its pan-India matrix

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He lit a billion lives

Nobel laureate and an authority on sustainable development and climate change, RK Pachauri has set the template for our continuity in climate-challenged times. A long-time columnist of The Pioneer, here are extracts from some of his recommendations made in these

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SALUTE TO A REFORMER S M KRISHNA

He was a lawyer and a dyed-in-the-wool politician Year 2014 saw a changing phase in India’s political history. Fol- lowing that there have been a great  revolutions  in  the  central  and  the  state  governments  of  the nation. The shift in

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True grit

Greta Thunberg has not only lived by her belief but battled the most brutal trolling to become an icon US President Donald Trump is a sore loser as he is yet to rightfully win the “Person of the Year” from Time magazine

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Unfulfilled goals

The best tribute to Gujral, who appreciated the need for India to blend development efforts with environmental protection, will be to revisit the findings of the GREEN India 2047 project It was last week that some events and television programmes

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New Pawar play

By exposing the BJP, the NCP leader is warning it against topple moves and at the same time reassuring Cong, Sena They say one can never trust Sharad Pawar, the politician, no matter how large-hearted and generous a host he

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Politics of reincarnation

Tibetans should be left alone to decide their spiritual future but even if India does not interfere, it does have high stakes in the issue, particularly in connection with the Himalayan region A few months ago, a board was placed

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Learn from great CEOs

Their greatness lies in the fact that not only have they created profitable enterprises; they have also created brands that are etched forever in the imagination of consumers One can decidedly differentiate between an ordinary Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and

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‘I still can’t bear to be near the remains of the wall’

I fled the East for West Berlin and found out that my ‘friends’ had been informing on me to the Stasi, recalls Fanny Melle I’ve lived in Berlin for 30 years — but have never gone near the Wall or what’s left of

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You Beneath Your Skin

It’s past your bedtime in Delhi and there’s smog all around, but pollution is not the only thing that’s suffocating Anjali, the protagonist of Damyanti’s debut novel. Damyanti Biswas’s dark and gripping literary crime thriller You Beneath Your Skin has

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