Narendra Modi greets Angela Merkel on the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. (Photo: Sondeep Shankar)

BJP MLA Sangeet Som addresses residents of a village in Dadri district. (Photo: PTI)

Pope Francis leaves at the end of the morning session of the Synod on the Family at the Vatican on Monday. (Photo: AFP)

Opposition NC and Congress MLAs tumble off a table they had climbed while shouting slogans against the Speaker. --PTI

BJP president Amit Shah addresses party workers in Supaul on Monday. (Photo: PTI)

Tu Youyou is China’s first Nobel Medicine laureate (Photo: AP)

Army personnel carry rocket launchers during an encounter with the militants at Hafruda forest area of Handwara. (Photo: PTI)

A municipal worker fumigates a residential area to prevent mosquitoes from breeding in Lucknow. (Photo: AP)


Petition in Pakistan Supreme Court against PM’s English address

A contempt of court plea was filed on Monday in the Supreme Court of Pakistan against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for addressing the United Nations General Assembly in English.


4 soldiers killed after gun battle in Kashmir

Four Army jawans were killed on Monday in a fierce gun battle with militants in the Handwara woods in J&K’s border district of Kupwara.


In Himalayas, walking fish, sneezing monkey

A snub-nosed monkey that sneezes when it rains, a walking fish and a jewel-like snake are among more than 200 new species discovered in the fragile eastern Himalayas, according to a new report by WWF.


Nepal ties sliding, restore it quickly

India-Nepal relations are sliding. Deteriorating relations with our northern neighbour affects our security. It allows China and Pakistan to sow seeds of distrust against India in Nepal.

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