Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaks in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi. -PTI

West Bengal Transport and Sports Minister Madan Mitra waves to supporters as he was produced at local court. -PTI

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao distributes land 'pattas' to women at an event in Hyderabad on Sunday. PTI

26/11 plotter Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi gets bail in Pakistan, India fuming

PM Narendra Modi in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi on Thursday. — PTI

The ISRO’s GSLV-Mark III rocket lifts off on a test flight carrying the CARE crew module— PTI

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at Parliament in New Delhi on Thursday. — Pritam Bandyopadhyay

Upturned chairs and bloodstains on the floor at the Army-run school on Wednesday. AP

International

UK Profumo affair model dies at 70

Mandy Rice-Davies, a model implicated in the Profumo affair that scandalised 1960s Britain and almost brought down the government, has died of cancer at the age of 70, a spokesman said on Friday.

India

Pregnant Maoists ‘court’ arrest for delivery

Maoists have been “arranging” arrest of the pregnant women cadres for their safe delivery in judicial custody, intelligence sources said on Friday.

Metros

Ministry relents, will regularise illegal colonies

Ahead of the Assembly elections, the Union urban development ministry finally succumbed to the pressure of the local BJP leaders to soften its stand on the issue of the regularisation of 1,469 unautho

Newsmakers

Paulo Coelho offers $100,000 for Sony film

Brazilian author Paulo Coelho offered on Thursday to pay Sony $100,000 for rights to The Interview, protesting the company’s decision to scrap the North Korean parody film amid chilling threats from h

Sports

Ton-up Steve Smith lauds Australia’s lower order batsmen

Australia skipper Steve Smith said he was delighted that his side could push their first innings’ total past 500-runs and take a sizeable lead in the second cricket Test against India.

Editorial

Another feather to ISRO’s cap

There was another watershed moment for India’s space research programme as the 630-tonne, three-stage Geo-Synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III took off smoothly from Sriharikota this week.

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