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

Sky is the limit, Benjamin Netanyahu tells Narendra Modi

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani sworn in, reaches out to Taliban

India's Gold medalist Seema Punia stands on the podium during the medal ceremony. (Photo: AP)

Pilgrims leave after the Esha’a prayer at Mecca’s Grand Mosque on Sunday. — AFP

Riot police uses tear gas against protesters after thousands of people blocked a main road to the financial central district —AP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressess the 20,000-strong audience at a reception organised in his honour at Madison Squar — PTI

International

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani sworn in, reaches out to Taliban

Ashraf Ghani, a one-time US-based academic, was sworn in as new President of Afghanistan on Monday and used his inaugural speech to call for Taliban insurgents to join peace talks after 13 years of wa

India

PM Modi to hit campaign trail on October 4

As the BJP seeks to wrest control of Haryana and Maharashtra from Congress in the October 15 Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the party’s campaign in the two states from October

Metros

Nine child workers rescued

Nine children, most of who were engaged as helpers, have been rescued by the city administration during a child labourers rescue operation in East Delhi.

Newsmakers

Moon to be giant particle detector?

Scientists plan to turn the moon into a giant particle detector to gain insight into the origin of Ultra-High-Energy (UHE) cosmic rays, which are the most high-energy particles in the Universe.

Sports

Kapil Dev’s dual conquest in cricket and English

Kapil Dev made an honest admission in saying that the English gave us cricket which they don’t play very well and the English language that he personally does not speak very well.

Editorial

After the promises, Modi must deliver

The jugalbandi at New York’s Madison Square Garden between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and NRIs and others of Indian origin settled in America set the place on fire.

Bollywood

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Hollywood

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Parties

This couple is touring the world with...

Dining

In the spirit of International Coffee...

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

Egos or simple ambition? Expediency or strategy? Betrayal or good, old-fashioned politics? What lies behind the big splits in Maharashtra, virtually at the 11th hour before the elections?