PM Narendra Modi arrives at Frankfurt on a stopover during his return journey from the US on Wednesday. — PTI

Policemen and workers try to rescue passengers from a damaged train coach after Krishak Express rammed into Barauni Express — AP

J. Jayalalithaa to stay in jail till October 6

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

International

Weed-smoking French clubber in wanted list

As a teen, Salim Benghalem smoked weed and went out clubbing. Now, the Frenchman is an ISIS jihadist wanted by Washington which accuses him of carrying out executions for the extremist group.

Metros

Hindu Rao struggles to provide quality healthcare

Despite problems like overcrowding and lack of adequate infrastructure, the Hindu Rao Hospital, which is the city’s second biggest such facility run by a civic body, has planned an elaborate upgradati

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

Kohli should be made Test skipper: Mohammad Azharuddin

Former India skipper Mohammad Azharuddin feels that star batsman Virat Kohli should be made skipper of the Team in Tests despite his poor show in the recent series in England.

Editorial

Modi’s US visit carries promise

The joint editorial written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama for the Washington Post is emblematic. It neatly sums up the sentiment underlying the just concluded official visit of the Indian Prime Minister to the United States.

Bollywood

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Hollywood

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Parties

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Dining

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Between 2 pm on October 1 and 10.30 am on October 2, Central government offices in New Delhi remained closed. Why? Because Prime Minister Narendra Modi, concerned about widespread filth in India, is “launching” the nation-wide “Swachchh Bharat” (Clean India) campaign today.

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