PM Narendra Modi with former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga during the Global Hindu Buddhist initiative.(Photo: AFP)

Indrani Mukerjea

Peter Mukerjea at Khar police station in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case on Thursday. (Photo: PTI )

Turkish police officer stands next to a migrant child’s dead body that washed ashore in Bodrum, southern Turkey (Photo : AFP)

Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti convenor Hardik Patel consoles Swetang Patel’s mother Prabhaben during a prayer meet (Photo: PTI)

Sushma Swaraj (right) and UAE foreign minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)

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)

International

Migrant crisis: Pictures of drowned boy shock world

Harrowing pictures of a drowned Syrian boy washed up on a Turkish beach brought home the horror of the escalating refugee crisis Thursday as Europe was accused of letting the Mediterranean become a “c

Metros

Ola backtracks, won’t run diesel cars in Delhi

App-based cab service provider Ola back-tracked on Thursday and agreed to implement the Delhi high court’s ban on diesel taxis in the city after challenging the July 29 order issued by Justice Manmoha

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

Steve Waugh wants toss to be abolished

Steve Waugh has backed calls from fellow former Australia captain Ricky Ponting and West Indies great Michael Holding for cricket chiefs to rid Test cricket of the toss.

Editorial

Mulayam surprises none

Those who have followed the trajectory of Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav’s politics over the years are unlikely to be surprised by his last-minute letting down of the so-called grand allia

Here and Now


Here & Now
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Hollywood

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Dining

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Art of slowness

The Indian urbanite living life in the fast lane is now embracing the joys of taking it slow

Lost and found in Jordan

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

“I won’t compare you to a summer’s day That’s some dope-junkie’s metaphor I’m sure I’ll find other things to say Compliments I’ve never used before To describe the way your expressions

The agitation of the Patels in Gujarat has once again brought attention to the infuriating business of reservations in education and jobs.