Nitin Gadkari (right) greets Maharashtra chief minister-designate Devendra Fadnavis in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI

BJP President Amit Shah with Maharashtra Chief Minister- designate Devendra Fadnavis after a meeting in New Delhi. PTI

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British defence secretary Michael Fallon (centre) speaks with military officers as he visits the India Gate war memorial. -AP

Smriti Irani meets RSS leaders on changes in textbooks

Attorney General Mukul Rohatagi addressing the media outside the Supreme Court after a hearing on the black money case -PTI

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung holding the traditional 'pankha' along with office bearers of Anjuman Sair-e-Gulfaroshan -PTI

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Communist rule ‘fundamental’ to rule of law

Communist power is a “fundamental requirement” to ensure the rule of law in China, a party official said Thursday, days after a meeting of the organisation’s top leaders in Beijing.

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Reforms, delayed fed rate hike boost sensex, nifty

The markets soared to a record high on Thursday as the slew of reform measures announced by the government in the past few days and US Federal Reserve’s decision to maintain lower rate of interest for

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New air, light systems to guard sistine chapel

The Vatican on Wednesday unveiled new high-tech, energy-saving lighting and air purification systems to protect Michelangelo’s delicate Sistine Chapel frescoes from damage caused by ever-growing crowd

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Stuart Broad denies Pietersen 'bullying' claims

England bowler Stuart Broad has dismissed claims by former team-mate Kevin Pietersen that there was a bullying culture in the changing room during their time as international colleagues.

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The ghosts of 1971

The clashes on Thursday between Islamists and the police in several parts of Bangladesh, which were part of a nationwide strike to protest against the death sentence handed down to their leader, Matiu

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Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.