Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. AP

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan in Mumbai on Tuesday. — PTI

The Prime Minister signs autographs for children in Washington DC on Tuesday. — PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Washington DC on Tuesday. — PTI

O. Panneerselvam after taking the oath as CM of Tamil Nadu on Monday. — PTI

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani sworn in, reaches out to Taliban

India's Gold medalist Seema Punia stands on the podium during the medal ceremony. (Photo: AP)

International

Ashraf Ghani signs troops pact with US

Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a deal to allow some US troops to stay in the country in 2015, signalling that new President Ashraf Ghani intends to mend frayed ties with Washingto

India

PM Modi: Terrorism in India ‘exported’, not home-grown

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that all terrorism in India is “exported” and is not “home-grown”, asserting it has “no borders”.

Metros

Nine child workers rescued

Nine children, most of who were engaged as helpers, have been rescued by the city administration during a child labourers rescue operation in East Delhi.

Newsmakers

Auction house Sotheby’s announces first Asia week

International auction house Sotheby’s will launch its first “India and Islamic Week” in London, a high profile series of public exhibitions that will feature works never offered before, including pain

Sports

CLT20: Exciting contest in the offing as CSK face KXIP

A keen battle is on the cards when IPL teams Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings clash in the semi-finals of the Oppo Champions League T20 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium here on

Editorial

After the promises, Modi must deliver

The jugalbandi at New York’s Madison Square Garden between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and NRIs and others of Indian origin settled in America set the place on fire.

Bollywood

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Hollywood

Hollywood star Brad Pitt says after...

Parties

This couple is touring the world with...

Dining

In the spirit of International Coffee...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the Indian diaspora in New York with a grand promise: “India will touch new heights.” The crowd of 20,000 Americans of Indian origin erupted in re

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