Ex-Servicemen along with their families during the agitation for One Rank One Pension, in Bhopal. (Photo: PTI)

DYFI, SFI and AIDWA activists protest at Chennai Central railway station during Wednesday’s nationwide strike. (Photo: PTI)

Peter Mukerjea leaves Khar Police station after questioning in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case. (Photo: PTI)

Army personnel move towards the house in which militants were holed up at Ladoora village, in Rafiabad area of J&K’s. ----PTI

The Hubli-Dharwad police in Karnataka released the sketches of two suspected shooters of Kannada scholar M.M. Kalburgi. --PTI

Members of the India team celebrate their historic series victory over Sri Lanka (Photo: AP)

A BJP supporter waves a party flag at NDA's Parivartan Rally at the Airport Ground in Bhagalpur. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing NDA's Parivartan Rally at the Airport Ground in Bhagalpur. (Photo: :PTI)

International

Xi Jinping announces troop cuts by 2017

China does not seek hegemony, battle with Japan a decisive battle between justice and evil, says Xi

India

US conveys its concerns to India over trade matters

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US later this month, US ambassador Richard Verma on Thursday conveyed concerns over business-related issues, such as IPR and arbitration, to law mi

Metros

Commuters stranded by auto, taxi strike

Thousands of commuters in the city faced a harrowing time on Wednesday as the one-day strike called by the autorickshaw and taxi unions paralysed the road transport in the national capital.

Newsmakers

Giant Australian sheep yields 40 kg of wool

A giant Australian sheep on Thursday yielded 40 kg of wool following a hair cut by five shearers, setting a new unofficial world record, the media reported on Thursday.

Sports

Ishant’s behaviour pathetic: Bishen Singh Bedi

Terming Ishant Sharma’s verbal duels with the Sri Lankans a “pathetic display of aggression”, former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi has said Test skipper Virat Kohli needs to control his own belliger

Editorial

8 per cent GDP — but how?

India’s GDP can certainly grow by eight per cent and more, as predicted in the Economic Survey and repeated by chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian on Wednesday and on Thursday by President Prana

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Lost and found in Jordan

Basking in sun and sand, Jordan, even sans greenery, is a soothing sight

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Eight more young lives have been lost, this time in Manipur’s southern district of Churachandpur in the most recent explosion of violence since the agitation for and against the implementation of the