Supreme Court guns for Srinivasan, tells BCCI to disqualify Chennai Super Kings

PM Modi shakes hands with his Pakistani counterpart, Mr Nawaz Sharif, at the 18th Saarc Summit in Kathmandu.— PTI

Shiv Sena-BJP talks to begin again, confirms CM Fadnavis (Photo: PTI/DC)

Young Australian batsman Phillip Hughes dies from head injury

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif walks past Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the 18th summit of SAARC in Kathmandu. AP

Indian-origin Islamic State suspect Abu Rumaysah, who is fighting in Syria, posted a picture of him on Twitter.

Kashmiris stand in queue to cast their votes outside a polling station during the first phase of voting for the Jammu — AP

Trinamul Congress MPs protest at the entrance of Parlia-ment in New Delhi on Tuesday. — SONDEEP SHANKAR

International

Blast, gunfire rock missions in Kabul

A large blast rocked Kabul on Thursday evening, followed by gunfire in the Afghan capital’s central district that houses many embassies and foreign compounds, journalists reported.

India

Supreme Court allows Comedy Central to go on air

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed Comedy Central to go on air and stayed Delhi high court’s order upholding the Centre’s decision to stop transmission of the entertainment channel for 10 days for al

Metros

6 year old boy kidnapped, murdered in Naraina

Ten days after a 13-year-old boy was kidnapped and murdered in east Delhi’s Gandhi Nagar area, another such incident has come to light in Ranjeet Nagar area of central district on Thursday.

Newsmakers

Jhumpa Lahiri, Shamsur Faruqi in $50,000 DSC prize shortlist

Renowned Indian poet-writer Shamsur Rahman Faruqi’s novel The Mirror of Beauty has been shortlisted for $50,000 DSC prize for South Asian literature.

Sports

A December baby for Mr & Mrs Dhoni?

Rumours that cricket star M.S. Dhoni and his wife Sakshi are expecting a child have been doing the rounds since 2012 only to be refuted by the couple.

Editorial

Death on the pitch

Death visited a batsman on the pitch in a tragic incident that no sport would wish it has to deal with.

Here and Now


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Bollywood

Boney Kapoor can’t stop raving about...

Hollywood

Age and experience calm down people.

Dining

A delicious, healthy, textured split...

No laughing matter

Delhi High Court banning Comedy Central broadcast for six days for ‘offensive’ content makes many wonder if we have lost our sense of humour

Club it out in super style

Cavalli Club, Dubai

Perhaps my strong emotional response to the Ferguson case in distant St.

Viswanathan Anand has for the second year running been outclassed in the World Chess Championship by a player nearly 20 years his younger.