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

Indian Parliament (Photo: PTI/File)

Actor Gajendra Chauhan. (Photo: PTI)

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and senior BJP leader LK Advani in the Lok Sabha- PTI

Shashi Tharoor looks on during the monsoon session at Parliament House- PTI

Swati Maliwal takes charge as the Chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), a day after her appointment. (Photo: PTI)

RJD chief Lalu Prasad attending a party meeting in Patna - PTI

A vendor sells bananas in a water-logged street in Kolkata on Saturday after heavy rains. — PTI


Nexa brand gets luxury hotel touch

Maruti Suzuki on Friday said that its premium showrooms under Nexa brand would give a completely new experience to customers, which is akin to hospitality received at a luxury hotel.


Help yet to reach flood-hit Manipur

A day after 20 people were washed away in a flash-flood followed by landslide in Manipur’s Chandel district, the rescue teams were still struggling to reach the trouble-torn areas of the frontier stat


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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