Specialised rescue teams carrying out the operations to search for the bodies of the soldiers hit by an avalanche. (Photo: PTI)

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi shakes hands with Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy. (Photo: PTI)

PM Narendra Modi and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan at the airport in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Senator Bernie Sanders waves to supporters in Concord, New Hampshire, on Tuesday. (Photo: AFP)

A Forest official tranquilising an elephant which went on a rampage in a market area of Siliguri on Wednesday. (Photo: PTI)

Amit Shah after being felicitated with traditional Assamese “Japi” and “Gamocha” during party workers rally in Nagaon. --PTI

Reacting to the report of accusing him of an involvement in match-fixing MS Dhoni has sent a legal notice to the accusers. -PTI

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad's mother and wife at their home in Betadoor village in Hubli. (Photo: PTI)

International

North Korea executes Army chief of staff

North Korea’s Army chief of staff has been executed, South Korean media reported on Wednesday, in what would amount to the latest in a series of purges and executions of top officials by leader Kim Jo

India

Modi superficial, divisive: Rahul Gandhi

Sharpening his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused him of being “superficial” and also of undertaking a “poisonous” campaign along with RSS with the main aim of “

Metros

Delhi BJP to ‘expose misrule of AAP govt’

On the completion one year in power of the Kejriwal government, the Delhi BJP is all set to run a two-day programme on Saturday and Sunday to “expose the total failure and misrule of the AAP governmen

Newsmakers

‘Obese British pets fed cake and alcohol’

Takeaway food, cake and even alcohol is helping make British pets dangerously overweight and develop diabetes and heart disease, an animal charity warned on Wednesday.

Sports

‘Santa Claus’ IPL bears gifts for young Indians

In the momentous first week of February, the ups and downs of fortune were stressed in a game rather famous for being capricious in its dispensing of favours.

Editorial

Will, not miracle, in Siachen

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad of 19 Madras is battling for life at the Army’s Research and Referral Hospital in New Delhi after being buried for six days under 35 feet of snow at an altitude of over

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Here & Now
Gokul Gopalakrishnan

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Bhoramdeo: Chhattisgarh’s hidden gem

Erotica in stone has come to be synonymous with Khajuraho. but how many have heard of Bhoramdeo Temple amidst the verdant Maikal hills of ...

Air power is the most capital-intensive means of war. A modern fighter jet now could cost several hundred crores and the prices seem to be rising exponentially.

I returned to India in August 1946 after serving in Burma and Indonesia during the Second World War.