A policeman throws back a stone as clashes erupt between stone-pelting youth and the police in Srinagar. (Photo: H.U. Naqash)

Narendra Modi and Stephen Harper during their visit to Gurdwara Khalsa Diwan in Vancouver. (Photo: PTI)

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, at a protest rally in Srinagar on Friday against the recent killing of a 24-year-old student.

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi addressing the gathering at the Indian Diaspora Event, at Ricoh Coliseum. (Photo: PTI)

Supporters of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi celebrate after he returned from his 56-day long break. (Photo: PTI)

Shiv Sena and Dogra workers burn an effigy of Separatist Masarat Alam protesting against hoisting a Pakistani flag. (Photo: PTI)

A Capitol Police officer flashes a thumbs up after inspecting the small helicopter a man landed on the West Lawn. (Photo: AP)

PM Modi signs a visitors’ book at Parliament Hill as Canadian PM(second from left) looks on during welcome ceremony.(Photo: AFP)

International

Chinese jail senior journalist 7 years for state secrets ‘leak’

A Chinese court on Friday convicted a 71-year-old journalist of leaking state secrets and jailed her for seven years, it said, with rights groups condemning the “arbitrary” verdict as a “blow to free

Business

Reliance Industries Ltd posts 22.8 per cent rise in profit

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) posted a 22.8 per cent rise in its standalone net profit for the quarter ended March 2015 led by strong performance in its refining business.

Metros

Congress pulling out all stops for farmers’ rally

The Congress is expecting over one lakh farmers from Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and other states to participate in the Kisan Rally at the Ramlila Ground on Sunday.

Newsmakers

Japan has to apologise until forgiven: Haruki Murakami

Japan must repeatedly say sorry to China, Korea and the other countries it invaded in the 20th century until its former victims have heard the apology enough, novelist Haruki Murakami has said.

Sports

IPL 8: Chennai Super Kings punish Mumbai Indians

The Wankhede Stadium is the home ground for Mumbai Indians, but on Friday, the loudest cheers were reserved for Chennai Super Kings.

Editorial

Poetic freedom

The Supreme Court has reserved its verdict in a very old case pertaining to poetic freedom. The subject is most intriguing as it involves very large principles governing freedom of speech.

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