Police investigating the spot where unknown persons opened fire at Raju Shinde, in Goregaon Filmcity in Mumbai. --Asian Age

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar interacts with Army soldiers at the Siachen base camp in Ladakh on Friday. Asian Age

Gujjars agitate to demand reservation in government jobs and educational institutions for their community. (Photo: PTI)

Mamata Banerjee interacts with media after an administrative meeting with officials in North 24 pargana district. (Photo: PTI)

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia (L) talks with Haryana Finance Minister Capt Abhimanyu at a meeting in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Hindustani Awam Morcha (HUM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi addresses a press conference in Patna. (Photo: PTI)

Mirage 2000 fighter jet test-lands on Yamuna Expressway near Delhi as part of trials. (Photo: PTI)

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Ireland votes on gay marriage

Polls opened in Ireland on Friday for a historic referendum on allowing same-sex marriage that is backed by all the main political parties but opposed by the Catholic Church.


PM Modi warns against caste politics

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Congress slams AAP for making differences public

The Congress on Friday criticised the AAP government for bringing its differences with the lieutenant-governor in the public domain, and said that it should rather devote its time in solving problems


Eiffel shut as staff walks out over pickpockets

Paris’ iconic Eiffel Tower was shut to tourists on Friday as staff walked off the job to protest a surge in gangs of pickpockets roaming around the monument.


Afridi’s men bring victory, smiles

Pakistan celebrated international cricket’s return after six years with a five-wicket win against Zimbabwe in the first Twenty20 international at a packed Gaddafi Stadium on Friday.


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