Smriti Irani condemns protest march in JNU against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. (Photo: Twitter)

24-year-old Snapdeal employee Dipti Sarna (Photo: Twitter)

Ishrat Jahan, the 19-year-old Mumbai student killed in an encounter by Gujarat police in 2004. (Photo: PTI)

D.G.Vanzara who is on bail in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case addresses a press conference in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)

Ishrat Jahan’s mother Shamim Kausar at a conference in Thane on Thursday. (Photo: Deepak Kurkunde)

Public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam speaks to the media in Mumbai on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar pay homage to Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad in Brar square, New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad's family members at Brar square in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)


Al Qaeda can revive at Afghanistan-Pakistan border: CIA

Al Qaeda can regenerate in border regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan while the Islamic State (ISIS) is emerging as a competitor to some of the existing terror groups in the war-torn country, the CIA


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The Congress party on Friday said the economy of the country has plunged into a “deep crisis” under the 21 months of the Modi government which has no idea of how to revive it.


Berlin Film Festival opens with focus on refugees

Hollywood will be out in force to kick off the Berlin film festival on Thursday, with Meryl Streep joining George Clooney and the Coen brothers for the event where Europe’s refugee crisis will also pl


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The world of science is agog. Albert Einstein was always right and we can say so with even greater authority now that gravitational waves have been recorded.

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