Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves after attending an RSS meeting in New Delhi on Friday. (Photo: PTI)

Vidhi Mukerjea, daughter of Indrani Mukerjea, is escorted at Khar police station on Friday. (Photo: PTI)

Narendra Modi and Smriti Irani during a function on eve of the Teacher's Day, at Manekshaw Centre in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

One Rank One Pension (OROP) protestors at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Friday. (Photo: PTI)

Lalu Prasad Yadav with Sharad Yadav and SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar (Photo: PTI)

Restoration work being carried out where six coaches of the Chennai-Mangalore Express derailed near Virudhachalam. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: AFP)

International

ISIS blows up 3 famed Palmyra tower tombs

Jihadists of ISIS have blown up three of the famed tower tombs of Syria’s ancient desert city of Palmyra, the country’s antiquities chief said on Friday.

Newsmakers

Johnny Depp wows Venice in mobster mode

Johnny Depp’s portrayal of James “Whitey” Bulger was tipped on Friday as a potential Oscar winner after Black Mass, an account of the Boston mobster’s life of crime was unveiled to a warm reception at

Editorial

Mulayam surprises none

Those who have followed the trajectory of Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav’s politics over the years are unlikely to be surprised by his last-minute letting down of the so-called grand allia

Here and Now


Here & Now
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The Indian urbanite living life in the fast lane is now embracing the joys of taking it slow

Lost and found in Jordan

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

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