Ajay Maken hands over a large wooden plough to party president Sonia Gandhi during a farmers’ rally (Photo: BIPLAB BANERJEE)

PM Modi interacts with senior BJP leaders during the “Garib Kalyan Yojana” in New Delhi on Sunday. (Photo: PTI)

CPM begins new era: Sitaram Yechury elected chief

India on recovery path, says Arun Jaitley

Amit Shah to MPs: Counter opposition propaganda on land bill (Photo: PTI/File)

In this video grab released by the Italian Coast Guard on Sunday, a helicopter and a ship take part in a rescue operation—AFP

PM Narendra Modi is welcomed by Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay at Air Force Station Palam, New Delhi. --PTI

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi interacts with farmers outside his residence in New Delhi on Saturday. ----Biplab Banerjee


ISIS slaughters 30 Christians, releases video

The ISIS jihadist group on Sunday released a video purportedly showing the execution of some 30 Ethiopian Christians captured in Libya.


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It was an all-out show of strength by the Congress party at Delhi’s historic Ramlila Grounds, where thousands of farmers thronged early on Sunday morning to attend the party’s “Kisan Khet Mazdoor” ral


Two-year-old cancer victim cryogenically frozen by kin

A two-year-old girl from Thailand by the name of Matheryn Naovaratpong has become the world’s youngest person to be cryogenically frozen.


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It’s truly a sign of the times we live in that action thriller Fast & Furious 7 is a runaway hit in Pakistan while Sholay, the 1975 Bollywood cult classic, is struggling to draw audiences there.

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