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

Teen who escaped from ISIS describes horror of slave market

Kidnapped, beaten, sold and raped: the ISIS is running an international market in Iraq where Christian and Yazidi women are sold as sexual slaves, a teenager who escaped said on Tuesday.

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

Completely paralysed athlete moves his legs

In a first, a robotic exoskeleton device has enabled a 39-year-old former athlete who had been completely paralysed for four years to voluntarily control his leg muscles and take thousands of steps,

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

Keep income-tax manuals simple

Whether the scrapping of the minimum alternate tax (MAT) for foreign institutional investors (FIIs) will bring the FPIs back will have to be seen, but it certainly was one of the irritants that kept t

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