Ex-servicemen and their family members during the agitation for "One Rank One Pension" at Jantar Mantar. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the 'Global Call To Action Summit 2015', in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Police personnel in action as Patel community supporters go on a rampage in Surat on Wednesday. — PTI

Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi meets victims of ceasefire violations by Pakistan during his visit to areas -PTI

Sanjiv Khanna, Indrani Mukherjea and Sheena Bora

Ex-servicemen shout slogans during their agitation for "One Rank One Pension" at Jantar Mantar- PTI

Actor Sanjay Dutt with his wife Manyata and producer Vidu Vinod Chopra at his residence in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)

Business

Cautious Federal Reserve boosts stocks

Stocks rose around the world on Thursday, following the biggest gains on Wall Street in four years, after a US Federal Reserve policymaker said the case for an interest rate increase next month “seems

India

98 cities on first ‘smart’ list, 12 in UP; many metros out

In a major step towards implementing its flagship Smart Cities project, the NDA government Wednesday released the names of 98 cities that will be redeveloped into urban centres with robust infrastruct

Metros

PM Modi to inaugurate Faridabad Metro service on September 6

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to inaugurate the Badarpur-Faridabad extension of Metro services on September 6, Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) said on Wednesday.

Newsmakers

From the looms of Benaras

Natural dyes, organic fabrics and largely Indian aesthetics dominated the ramp on Day Two of the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015, also the Indian Handloom and Textile Day at the sartorial extra

Sports

All set for grand finale

India will seek to clinch their first series win on Sri Lankan soil in 22 years as they go into the third and final cricket Test against the hosts here on Friday in what promises to be a thrilling due

Editorial

Warning from US horror

If the appalling shooting of two American TV journalists during a live telecast in Virginia wasn’t terrible enough, the horrifying images were uploaded online and stayed for a while before being taken

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

Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader K.N. Govindacharya did not have many visitors when he was staying in New Delhi’s elite V.P. House, home and office to many parliamentarians and parties.

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India is to pronounce whether the right to privacy is a fundamental right or not.