People holding a protest in support of mercy plea for 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam's brother Mohammed Muthu Meera Lebbai Maraicker mourns his death at his house in Rameswaram.PTI

A CCTV footage showing the car seized by the three terrorists for their use before attacking a police station at Dinanagar. -PTI

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee meets UK Employment Minister Priti Patel at Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London. -PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the BJP parliamentary board meeting in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Recovered bombs that were planted on railway tracks. (left) Army jawans during an encounter with militants. (Photo: PTI)

Last moments. Former President APJ Abdul Kalam collapses at the IIM Shillong where he had gone to deliver a lecture. (Photo:PTI)

Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Choudhary and NCP's Supriya Sule in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

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Trafficking growing amid turmoil, calamities

Many millions of vulnerable women, men and children are being cruelly exploited coerced into working in factories, fields and brothels or begging on the street; pushed into armed combat or forced marriages; trafficked so their organs can be harvested and sold

Business

El Nino scare over, kharif crops take root in India

After warning about the impact of El Nino on India affecting its monsoon for several months, Indian met department has finally some good news: Prospects of summer crops like rice, pulses and oilseeds

India

Chennai’s HIV crusader dies of cancer at 75

At a time when many physicians dreaded handling HIV infected, Dr Suniti Solomon braved all odds and extended a hand of support to HIV/AIDS.

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It’s official! Brains of intelligent people work better

Scientists refer to this as the neural efficiency hypothesis, although it is now accepted by experts as an undisputed fact, with ample evidence to support it

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The Prime Minister’s idea of coming to the quick aid of road accident victims in the blue hour and the proposal to provide them cashless hospital treatment at least for the first few critical days are

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