An irate White Tiger staring at a student after he fell in its enclosure at the Delhi Zoo on Tuesday. -PTI

A still from Liar’s Dice, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Geetanjali Thapa. — PTI

Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea launches a Tomahawk cruise missile at ISIS positions in Syria— AP

No Narendra Modi-Nawaz Sharif meet on US trip

Pakistan Army Chief ally to head ISI

Supreme Court will hear NGO plea on CBI chief

Saurav Ghosal in action against Malaysia's Ong Beng Hee during the men's squash semi-finals in Incheon on Monday— PTI

Union home minister Rajnath Singh inspects a guard of honour during a visit to the BSF headquarters in New Delhi on Monday. PTI

International

United States launches first airstrikes in Syria

The United States and Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing dozens of ISIS fighters and members of a separate Al Qaeda-linked group, pursuing a campaign against militants int

Business

DoT plans Rs 33,000 crore data plan

There is a vast opportunity for e-commerce in India which can have a couple of players like Chinese e-commerce gia-nt Alibaba if the government is successful in rollout of its Digital India project, a

Metros

Did he jump or did he fall? No clarity as yet

In a gruesome incident, a 20-year-old youth was mauled to death by a white tiger at the Delhi zoo on Tuesday afternoon. He was visiting the zoo on his own without any companion.

Newsmakers

Sheryl Sandberg stars in a comic book

The life of billionaire Facebook executive and Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg has been distilled into a 32-page comic book set for release this week.

Sports

Our bowling has to improve: M.S. Dhoni

His team might have registered a crushing 54-run win over Dolphins here but Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday indicated that they would need to improve their bowling to win t

Editorial

Pak Army makes a point, in public

While Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar, newly promoted to the three-star rank, was named to head the ISI on Monday, it is noteworthy that the announcement was not made by the civilian establishment of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, as has traditionally been the case, but through a military statement.

Bollywood

Hrithik Roshan calls Bang Bang his ‘...

Hollywood

Ethan Hawke startled actress Laura Dern...

Parties

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Dining

The mexican wave takes on authentic...


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