PM Narendra Modi arrives at Frankfurt on a stopover during his return journey from the US on Wednesday. — PTI

Policemen and workers try to rescue passengers from a damaged train coach after Krishak Express rammed into Barauni Express — AP

J. Jayalalithaa to stay in jail till October 6

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. AP

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan in Mumbai on Tuesday. — PTI

The Prime Minister signs autographs for children in Washington DC on Tuesday. — PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Washington DC on Tuesday. — PTI

O. Panneerselvam after taking the oath as CM of Tamil Nadu on Monday. — PTI

International

ISIS, US-led team fight for Syria town

Kurdish fighters backed by US-led coalition airstrikes were locked in fierce fighting on Wednesday to prevent a key Syrian border town falling into the hands of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (I

India

MLA in chit fund scam submits passport

Senior BJD leader and former Orissa government chief whip Pravat Tripathy on Wednesday surrendered his passport with the CBI, which is probing the mega chit fund scam in Orissa.

Metros

Hindu Rao struggles to provide quality healthcare

Despite problems like overcrowding and lack of adequate infrastructure, the Hindu Rao Hospital, which is the city’s second biggest such facility run by a civic body, has planned an elaborate upgradati

Newsmakers

New material absorbs oxygen from air

Researchers have synthesised a material that can bind and store oxygen in high concentrations which can be released again when needed.

Sports

Appoint Virat Kohli as India's Test captain, Azharuddin suggests BCCI

Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Thursday said that BCCI should think of appointing young Virat Kohli as the Test captain after India's drubbing in the longest format in the recently conclu

Editorial

Modi’s US visit carries promise

The joint editorial written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama for the Washington Post is emblematic. It neatly sums up the sentiment underlying the just concluded official visit of the Indian Prime Minister to the United States.

Bollywood

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Hollywood

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Parties

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Dining

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World’s oldest clown dies at 98 in US

Floyd “Creeky” Creekmore, a former Montana rancher who held the record as the world’s oldest performing clown, has died at age 98, his son has ...

Between 2 pm on October 1 and 10.30 am on October 2, Central government offices in New Delhi remained closed. Why? Because Prime Minister Narendra Modi, concerned about widespread filth in India, is “launching” the nation-wide “Swachchh Bharat” (Clean India) campaign today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the Indian diaspora in New York with a grand promise: “India will touch new heights.” The crowd of 20,000 Americans of Indian origin erupted in re