Vibrations were also felt in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Bengal. (Photo: Twitter)

Rajnath Singh with Nitish Kumar on an aerial survey in Patna, Bihar on Friday. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a conference on National Panchayati Raj Day 2015 in New Delhi on Friday. (Photo: PTI)

This screen grab taken from a video released on Friday by the Italian police shows. (Photo: AFP)

Home Minister Rajnath Singh speaks in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Separatist Leader Masarat Alam. (Photo: PTI/File)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hand with Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi. (Photo: PTI)

Combo- Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia looking at a farmer who attempted suicide. (Photo: PTI)

International

Live: Devastating earthquake kills 1,500 in Nepal as it braces for darkest night in 80 years

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing over 1,500 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered ava

Metros

AAP in damage control mode: Tears, aid flow

Doing damage control, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) representatives, including senior leader Sanjay Singh, visited the family of Gajendra Singh, the farmer who committed suicide at the party’s rally on Wednes

Newsmakers

Grey’s Anatomy kills off Derek Shepherd

In a shocking twist in medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, the beloved original character Dr Derek Shepherd, aka McDreamy, was killed off in a car accident.

Sports

James Anderson puts England on top

James Anderson cut through the West Indies batting to provide England with a great chance of victory on the final day of the second Test as the hosts collapsed to 286/8 at lunch on Saturday.

Editorial

Muzzling dissent

The Centre’s move to place the Ford Foundation, the well-known US funding agency which provides financial assistance to NGOs and other bodies worldwide, on the Union home ministry’s watch list is regr

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