People stand in a queue as they wait to use the ATMs of a bank in Athens. (Photo: AP)

UPSC toppers: Ira Singhal (top left), Renu Raj (top right), Nidhi Gupta (bottom left) and Vandana Rao. (Photo: PTI)

Congress activists burning an effigy of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhopal. (Photo: PTI)

First batch of pilgrims proceed towards the Holy Amarnath Cave shrine. (Photo: PTI)

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and Environment and Forest Minister Atuwa Munda. (Photo: PTI)

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after launching an awareness campaign for Safety in Schools. (Photo: PTI)

The vehicle which collided with the car of BJP MP from Mathura in Dausa, Rajasthan, on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

Students shout slogans at a protest against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the chairman of the FTII governing council.

Metros

Smart taxis will soon make travel cheaper

The city government is planning to introduce “smart comfort taxis” in the national capital that would not only be “eco-friendly” but also a cheaper alternative to autorickshaws.

Newsmakers

Universe may be less crowded than thought

There may be far fewer galaxies further out in the Universe than thought earlier, according to a new study.

Sports

Chance for Ajinkya Rahane to impress

Ajinkya Rahane’s appointment as captain for the tour of Zimbabwe left few people surprised. After all, with M.S. Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and R.

Editorial

Rid services of VIP culture

It is indisputable that most non-technical delays in flights, particularly of the national airline Air India, can be traced back to people in authority, like ministers and top bureaucrats.

Here and Now


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Parties

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Dining

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The Maha Pushkaralu

On the banks of river Godavari, a pilgrimage of a lifetime

In a community of humans like a village or a city, we will find people of varying ages broadly classified as children, senior adults and old people who have retired from active life.

It was on June 26, 1975, that the Emergency was declared in the country.