U.S. President Barack Obama interacts with the audience after delivering a speech at the Siri Fort Auditorium. AP

File Photo of Army Officer Colonal M N Rai who was awarded galanttery medal yesterday was killed on Tuesday. AP

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Siri Fort Auditorium, a government-run event center, in New Delhi. AP

BJP Chief Ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi addressing the crowd during the Jansabha at Geeta Colony. AP

file photo shows a Facebook logo displayed on the screen of an iPad in New York. AP

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International

Facebook briefly stalled, hacking is denied

Facebook, the world’s most popular social network, and its Instagram photo site were interrupted temporarily on Tuesday, provoking panic, rumours of a hack, and jokes of how more than one billion user

Business

S&P puts Russia in ‘junk’ box

Ratings agency S&P cut Russia’s sovereign credit rating to junk status on Monday, bringing it below investment grade for the first time in a decade.

Metros

Kiran Bedi mentions Barack Obama at rally, draws criticism

BJP chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi’s attempt to link US President Barack Obama’s visit to the Assembly polls during her election campaign on Tuesday drew sharp criticism from the Congress and

Newsmakers

Narayana Murthy’s £200,000 for Gandhi statue

Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy and his family have donated £200,000 towards the statue of Mahatma Gandhi planned for Parliament Square here, helping in meeting the budget target of £750,000 for th

Sports

Steve Smith is top Aussie cricketer

Steve Smith on Tuesday capped a remarkable season by sweeping the main awards at the annual Allan Border Medal ceremony, including Australian player of the year.

Editorial

Was this really needed?

The Maharashtra government’s decision to buy the house Dr B.R. Ambedkar stayed in while studying at the London School of Economics 93 years ago hints at tokenism.

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NaMo is the buzz in the art world after an artwork titled ‘Om Namo Shivay’, created by artist Satish Gupta in collaboration with PM Narendra Modi, ...

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US President Barack Obama, during his visit to India this week, intends to highlight the strategically essential US-India relationship and shore up support for a wide variety of shared policy interest