Prime Minister, Narendra Modi speaking in the Lok Sabha, on the occasion of the special sitting. (Photo: PTI)

3,300-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti is displayed at the New Museum in Berlin, Germany. (Photo: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi poses for a selfie with reporters during the Diwali Mangal Milan at BJP headquarters. (Photo: PTI)

Peter Mukerjea being produced at Esplanade court in Mumbai in connection with Sheena Bora murder case. (Photo: PTI)

PM Narendra Modi speaking in the Lok Sabha, on the occasion of the special sitting to commemorate Constitution Day. (Photo: PTI)

PM Narendra Modi greets former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi at 7, Race Course Road. - PTI

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaks in Rajya Sabha during winter session of Parliament. (Photo: PTI)

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah paying tribute to Veteran Congress Leader Girdhari Lal Dogra.- PTI


Vodafone appeals Trai order

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51 criminals, 12 gangs ‘missing’ from Lucknow

Fifty-one criminals belonging to 12 mafia gangs in 19 police circles have simply gone missing from Lucknow.The Lucknow police has failed to trace these missing gangsters and has now put them in the “m


Taslima Nasrin: Will continue my fight against evil forces

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin, living in exile in India, on Saturday said she will not be silenced by fundamentalists and “continue to fight fundamentalists and evil forces until death”.


JK Rowling reveals why Harry named his son after Snape

Harry Potter readers have long wanted to know: Why did the boy wizard choose to honour Severus Snape — a teacher who had been so mean to him?


Sanjay Manjrekar lauds Ashwin’s guile

Former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar says variety in Ravichandran Ashwin’s bowling stands him apart from his peers and the off-spinner can be useful for India in overseas conditions too.


Whistle-blowers in dire straits

It appears to be a bad time for global whistle-blowers with Switzerland sentencing former HSBC Bank information technology specialist Herve Falciani, in absentia, to five years’ imprisonment for espio

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