Kashmiri villagers perform funeral prayers in the village of Laden at Chadoora, some 40 km west of Srinagar.(Photo: AFP)

VVIP security: Arun Jaitley given ‘Z-plus’ cover

PM Modi interacts with key ministers of state to get feedback

A J&K policeman and a civilian rescues a woman after flood waters entered Hamadania Colony in Bemina, Srinagar, on Monday. -PTI

People are rescued from their homes after flood water entered into their houses at Hamdaniya colony in Srinagar on Monday. -PTI

Chief Justice of India H.L. Dattu justifies conference on Good Friday. (Photo: PTI)

Family members of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya receive the Bharat Ratna from Presiden Pranab Mukherjee. (Photo: G.N. Jha)

Policemen in action as students protest against leak of question paper in front of UPPSC in Allahabad on Monday. (Photo: PTI)


Syria launches cigar business despite raging war

In Syria’s north-western province of Latakia, workers roll the country’s first locally made cigars, a new product being launched despite the devastating civil conflict now in its fifth year.


Brand biradari beyond borders

The World Cup cricket has come to an end but the story of rivalry it generated will go on. That’s what sports is all about.


CNG price cut by 60 paise in capital

A day after the announcement of reduction in prices of domestically-produced natural gas, the Indraprastha Gas Limited, a joint venture of GAIL (India), BPCL and the Delhi government, on Wednesday ann


Royal baby a girl called Alice, bet UK bookies

If bookmakers are to be believed, Prince William and Kate Middleton will be blessed with a girl and their second baby would be named Alice.


Jet-lagged Kevin Pietersen back home

It seems cricketer Kevin Pietersen is struggling with a dose of jet lag as he returns to England following the completion of the cricket World Cup.


Don’t put off tobacco warnings

The ill effects of tobacco use have been scientifically documented. So, to move ahead and implement the fuller recommendations of the international tobacco control treaty was the indicated course.

Here and Now

Here & Now


Actress Amyra Dastur is simple,...


Be it nutty chocolate eggs, hot cross...

Chasing the last name

Be it Rahul Gandhi or Arjun Tendulkar, a famous last name often brings with it so much pressure

When a 71-year-old nun, who has dedicated her life to the service of society, is gangraped, it becomes a symbol of our collective shame.

The recent crisis in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has cynics chuckling quietly to themselves. They insist that ideals and utopias are alien to politics.