Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif walks past Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the 18th summit of SAARC in Kathmandu. AP

Indian-origin Islamic State suspect Abu Rumaysah, who is fighting in Syria, posted a picture of him on Twitter.

Kashmiris stand in queue to cast their votes outside a polling station during the first phase of voting for the Jammu — AP

Trinamul Congress MPs protest at the entrance of Parlia-ment in New Delhi on Tuesday. — SONDEEP SHANKAR

Supreme Court slams Srinivasan for conflict of interest in IPL

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses a rally in Kolkata (Photo: PTI)

Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi pay their last respects to veteran party leader and former Union minister Murli Deora —PTI

The tapestries of Sister Euphrasia Eluvathingal and Father Elias Chavra are displayed on the St. Peter’s Basilica — AP


Pakistan for active SAARC Summit role

Pakistan on Wednesday sought greater involvement with the observer nations in the eight-member Saarc bloc, saying it should build on convergences and minimise divergences and called for a “dispute-fre


Pakistan blocks SAARC move for greater connectivity

Pakistan’s intransigence on Wednesday led to the failure of the Saarc summit to reach agreements on greater connectivity among the eight member nations on its opening day, that saw Prime Minister Nare


Conjoined twin girls with common liver separated

A team of doctors here have successfully separated two-month-old conjoined twins from Srinagar, Saboora and Safoora, who were joined at the abdomen and shared their liver since birth.


Centipede genome shows how life evolved

Scientists have, for the first time, sequenced genome of the humble centipede, an advance that provides new insight into how life developed on earth.


In sport, danger does not deter the brave

The horrific blow to Phil Hughes’ head has put the cricket world in a sombre mood. It is in such terrible incidents that the danger of action sport is stressed the most.


Singh should step forward

The Supreme Court has used sarcastic language in addressing the CBI in the coal scam case and asking if the “minister for coal” in 2005 had been questioned in the allotment of Talabira I and Talabira

Here and Now

Here & Now


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Body im-perfect?

From pelvage to thigh gaps and eight-pack abs, the latest slew of ‘perfect body’ image fads are increasingly becoming a cause for physical as well ...

Club it out in super style

Cavalli Club, Dubai

Narendra Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister on May 26, 2014, and has clearly won the sprint when his government completes six months in office on November 26.

The spiritual world has known so many wonderful mystics and most of them have been men.