PM Modi with NSCN (IM)General Secretary Thuingaleng Muivah at the signing ceremony of historic peace accord. (Photo: PTI)

TMC members protest demanding withdrawal of the controversial land acquisition bill during Monsoon session at Parliament. -PTI

BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha addressing a press conference in Patna. (Photo: PTI)

Opposition members protest in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi on Monday. (Photo: PTI)

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge addressing the media after 25 Congress members were suspended for five days. (Photo: PTI)

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj speaks in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha with party senior leader Sushil Kumar Modi during inauguration. (Photo: PTI)

BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal's son Anurag Thakur

International

Pakistan is unlikely to re-challenge Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhavi bail

Pakistan may not re-challenge the bail to Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, a senior official said on Monday citing the government’s “own weakness” for not seeking bail revocation, even

Business

Chinese output dips to twoyear low

India’s manufacturing activities rose to a six-month high in July following an increase in new orders form both domestic and overseas market.

Newsmakers

UK girl, 12, gets highest Mensa IQ test score of 162

A 12-year-old girl in the UK has achieved the highest possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test, which could make her brainier than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.

Sports

Sponsors with Board: Rajeev Shukla

The BCCI’s four-member working group, formed to study the Justice Lodha panel’s verdict relating to the IPL 2013 corruption scandal, on Monday met for the first time to discuss the way forward for the

Editorial

A lifeline to public sector banks

The government’s announcement finally that it would infuse Rs 70,000 crore over four years into the public sector banks, where it is the majority owner, has been widely welcomed though it would solve

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When temperatures in India stay stubbornly stuck above 30 degrees centigrade, you know it’s time to make a getaway to cooler climes. My choice of ...

What often goes unnoticed is the fact that the genesis of Kashmir (commonly known as Jammu and Kashmir) is linked to 565 princely states, which became independent along with the birth of two sovereign

India has carried out the execution of Yakub Memon,” says the BBC, “the man convicted of financing the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings.” It goes on to say that 257 people were killed in the Mumbai blasts.