BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal's son Anurag Thakur

Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

Shah Rukh Khan

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaks in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

People try to retrieve a vehicle washed away by swirling flood waters in Thoubal district of Manipur. (Photo: PTI)

Released Indian fishermen wait at a railway station in Karachi after their release from Malir jail. (Photo: AFP)

Actor Gajendra Chauhan. (Photo: PTI)

This picture taken on August 2, 2015 shows metallic debris found on a beach in Saint-Denis on French Reunion Island. (Photo:AFP)

International

ISI chief warned Benazir Bhutto ahead of her assassination

Pakistan’s slain Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was warned of an imminent assassination threat by the ISI chief hours before fatal attack in an election rally that resulted in her death in 2007.

India

Congress sees HP scam, targets Prem Kumar Dhumal and son

After the “Lalitgate” and Vyapam scams in BJP-ruled Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, and the rice scandal in Chhattisgarh, the Congress on Sunday raised the issue of the “land scam” during the chief min

Newsmakers

UK girl, 12, gets highest Mensa IQ test score of 162

A 12-year-old girl in the UK has achieved the highest possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test, which could make her brainier than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.

Editorial

A vital debate rages

Marked on one side by anger against terrorism and the deterrence value of capital punishment and on the other by the need for clemency in dealing with those behind grave crimes, the death penalty deba

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What often goes unnoticed is the fact that the genesis of Kashmir (commonly known as Jammu and Kashmir) is linked to 565 princely states, which became independent along with the birth of two sovereign

India has carried out the execution of Yakub Memon,” says the BBC, “the man convicted of financing the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings.” It goes on to say that 257 people were killed in the Mumbai blasts.