Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot celebrates the party’s victory in the bypolls in Jaipur on Tuesday. — PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves after party workers meeting at Tri mandir at Ahmedabad- Gandinagar highway in Gujarat -PTI

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, right, shares a lighter moment with Chinese President Xi Jinping during their meeting AP

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Rural Development and Drinking Water & Sanitation, Nitin Gadkari -PTI

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Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray during a interactive session ahead of the Maharashtra state assembly elections- PTI

Ladakh pinpricks before Xi visit

A scientist talks about the Mars probe at Isro’s Mission Control Centre in Bengaluru on Monday. — ASIAN AGE

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Mumbai University to reschedule exams clashing with Assembly polls

The Mumbai University on Wednesday convened an urgent meeting of the Board of Examinations (BoE) after it came to light that several exams scheduled in October would be clashing with the Assembly elec

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‘King Richard III died of skull, pelvic injuries’

King Richard III — the last Yorkist king of England was most likely to have been killed by two fatal blows to the head and one to his pelvis, according to a new study.

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If there is one political trend to be flagged in the past three months, it is the consistent failure of the BJP to burnish its credentials as the party that was given the mandate to rule at the Centre only last May. Prime Minister Narendra Modi seemed a larger-than-life figure after the stunning Lok Sabha victory of the saffron party.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his historic meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday afternoon in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. As per schedule, Mr Modi took Mr Xi on a tour of Mahatma Gandhi’s Sabarmati ashram.