BCCI’s Anurag Thakur hits back at N Srinivasan

Unconsolable father Gaya Ram reacts as the police retrieve the body of his daughter Prasamsah in Kathmandu (Photo: AFP)

Portraits and a wall clock are seen hanging in the remains of a house damaged in Saturday’s earthquake (Photo: AP)

A helicopter prepares to rescue people from Camp 1 and 2 at Everest Base Camp in Nepal on Monday (Photo: AP)

People gather on an open space for security reasons at Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu. (Photo: AP)

Indians evacuated from earthquake-hit Nepal disembark from a C-17 Globemaster-III at Air Force Station Palam. (Photo: PTI)

Exile Tibetans hold photographs showing devastation in Nepal during a candlelit vigil in solidarity. (Photo: AP)

A view of collapsed houses due to earthquake in Madhubani, Bihar on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)


Nepal earthquake: A tragic end to a father’s desperate search

As he watched the Nepalese police rescuers finally pull the lifeless body of his 14-year-old daughter from the rubble of their home, Dayaram Mohat collapsed on the floor in grief.


PM Modi urged to allow BN Bt cotton

In the backdrop of nationwide farmer distress, particularly among cotton farmers, the government has been urged to allow farmers to use the reusable straight line BN Bt cotton seed and other similar v


Chaos reigns at Tribhuvan Airport

Chaos prevailed at Nepal’s only international airport here on Monday with hundreds waiting to be evacuated from the earthquake-ravaged country as India and other nations scurried to bring back their p


Participants in rally provoked Singh: Report

The Delhi police has said that the participants in the farmers rally organised by the Aam Aadmi Party had provoked and incited Rajasthan-based farmer Gajendra Singh, which led him to commit suicide by


Just an hour of TV daily can make kids obese

Kindergartners and first-graders who watch as little as one hour of television daily are more likely to be overweight or obese than children who watch TV for less than 60 minutes each day, according t


Big Three to hunt for coach

Rahul Dravid (left), Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar will be part of a committee to decide on the new coach and support staff. (Photo: Asian Age)


Xiaomi’s Tata coup

Industrialist Ratan Tata has created quite a flutter by becoming the first Indian to invest in the cash-rich, fifth-largest smartphone vendor in India, the Chinese $45-billion Xiaomi Corp.

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The Narendra Modi government has suspended the registration of Greenpeace India under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010, (FCRA) for 180 days, preventing it from receiving any foreign funds

The Hindu Council UK has prepared its own “manifesto”, a list of demands submitted to political parties ahead of next month’s elections in the United Kingdom.