Shreyasi Singh (Left ) won silver in Women's Double Trap while Asab Mohd won Bronze in Men's Double trap

Punam Yadav of India holds the weight as she lifts during the women's 63 kg weightlifting competition

Ravi Katulu won silver medal at Commonwealth Games 2014 in 77kg category weightlifting event

Sikhs block traffic during a protest against the Uttar Pradesh government in Jammu on Sunday. — AP

Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda greets the states new Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki at Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh -PTI

Union Minister for Transport and shipping Nitin Gadkari at an Iftar Party in Nagpur on Saturday. -PTI

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at a meeting with Constituent Assembly Chairman Subash Chandra Nembang in Kathmandu -PTI

Palestinian relatives bury one of several children from the al-Najjar family, killed in an Israeli airstrike — AFP


Taliban attack Afghan top cop

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Kabul in an anti-Taliban demonstration organised by activists and civil society groups


Sushma Swaraj will visit Myanmar in August

As part of the Modi government’s neighbourhood outreach, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will now head for Myanmar after visiting Bhutan and Nepal in recent days.


Oldest record of near death experience found?

The oldest medical description of a “near-death” experience has been discovered in a report from a French physician in 1740, scientists say.


Ishant Sharma to undergo more tests on sore leg: Joe Dawes

India`s bowling coach Joe Dawes was apprehensive about Ishant Sharma`s fitness, saying the pace spearhead will undergo tests in the next few days after missing out on the third Test due to a sore leg


India’s firm stand at WTO welcome

The government has done India proud with its principled stand at the general council meeting of the World Trade Organisation in Geneva by insisting that the talks on the Trade Facilitation Agreement (

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There is no shortage of just causes in the world, filled as it is with rising inequity, conflict and brutality. Yet, some causes seem more equal than others. The current one is the Israeli invasion of Gaza.

The Israeli assault on Gaza is horrific in its ferocity and far exceeds the limits of justifiable and even acceptable retribution.