Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a rally at Suara Airport ground in Sasaram, Bihar, on Friday. (Photo: PTI)

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh meets delegates during judege conference in Lucknow on Friday. (Photo: PTI)

Police personnel try to remove J&K Independent MLA Sheikh Abdul Rashid. (Photo: PTI)

Rahul Gandhi meets the families of farmers, who committed suicide due to their crop failure, in Mandya district. (Photo: PTI)

Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali.

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu launches the app on Friday. (Photo: Asian Age)

Mayawati pays tribute to party founder Kanshi Ram on his 9th death anniversary in Lucknow. (Photo: PTI)


No fuel: Jimmy Carter scraps Nepal trip

Fuel shortages in Nepal have forced former US President Jimmy Carter, who is battling brain cancer, to cancel his visit to the country in November, Habitat for Humanity International said.


First ancient genome from Africa sequenced

Scientists have sequenced the genome of a 4,500-year-old man in Africa for the first time, a difficult achievement since the hot climate has made DNA difficult to recover from old remains, researchers


Gender equality: IAF flies first sortie

he prospect of Indian women pilots roaming the skies in fighter jets soon is wonderful because it would strike a mighty blow for gender equality.

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Welcome to a fairytale

Home to andersen’s mermaid and more such charms, denmark’s capital city, copenhagen, will offer you a holiday sprinkled with fairydust

Old Bombay-Delhi battles used to go like this. Delhi : Look at our wide roads, our grand homes, our lovely winter. Bombay: You are an overgrown village. This then changed to —

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is developing the habit of responding only to prodding of the presidential variety. The credit for securing the first response goes to American President Barack Obama.