PM Narendra Modi is welcomed by Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay at Air Force Station Palam, New Delhi. --PTI

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi interacts with farmers outside his residence in New Delhi on Saturday. ----Biplab Banerjee

A poster of mega-hit film Sholay

Swami Agnivesh and Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Yasin Malik on a 30-hour hungerstrike in Srinagar. (Photo: AP)

A policeman throws back a stone as clashes erupt between stone-pelting youth and the police in Srinagar. (Photo: H.U. Naqash)

Narendra Modi and Stephen Harper during their visit to Gurdwara Khalsa Diwan in Vancouver. (Photo: PTI)

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, at a protest rally in Srinagar on Friday against the recent killing of a 24-year-old student.

Supporters of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi celebrate after he returned from his 56-day long break. (Photo: PTI)

International

35 killed in Afghan suicide blast

A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch on Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country’s President said was claimed by the Islamic Stat

India

India debut was magical: Jackichand Singh

With a string of impressive performances in the current I-League season, Royal Wahingdoh striker Jackichand Singh has made his mark in Indian football.

Metros

Batashewala Mahal opens to public after 4 years

Lit up in its full glory, the Batashewala Mahal in Nizamuddin looks like a fortress. On Saturday, the restored heritage tomb was opened for public after four years.

Newsmakers

Two-year-old cancer victim cryogenically frozen by kin

A two-year-old girl from Thailand by the name of Matheryn Naovaratpong has become the world’s youngest person to be cryogenically frozen.

Editorial

Sholay set the tone

It’s truly a sign of the times we live in that action thriller Fast & Furious 7 is a runaway hit in Pakistan while Sholay, the 1975 Bollywood cult classic, is struggling to draw audiences there.

Here and Now


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