A still from Liar’s Dice, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Geetanjali Thapa. — PTI

Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea launches a Tomahawk cruise missile at ISIS positions in Syria— AP

No Narendra Modi-Nawaz Sharif meet on US trip

Pakistan Army Chief ally to head ISI

Supreme Court will hear NGO plea on CBI chief

Saurav Ghosal in action against Malaysia's Ong Beng Hee during the men's squash semi-finals in Incheon on Monday— PTI

Union home minister Rajnath Singh inspects a guard of honour during a visit to the BSF headquarters in New Delhi on Monday. PTI

Narendra Modi wants a plan to cut down imports

International

United States launches first airstrikes in Syria

The United States and Arab allies bombed Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing dozens of ISIS fighters and members of a separate Al Qaeda-linked group, pursuing a campaign against militants int

Business

DoT plans Rs 33,000 crore data plan

There is a vast opportunity for e-commerce in India which can have a couple of players like Chinese e-commerce gia-nt Alibaba if the government is successful in rollout of its Digital India project, a

India

No urgency to release Asaram on bail, says Supreme Court

The SC on Tuesday refused to grant bail to self-styled godman Asaram Bapu on health grounds in Jodhpur rape case as his medical condition was found to be stable.

Metros

City plans plantation drive for medicinal herbs

The city administration has suggested that the hospitals and educational institutions must plant medicinal herbs in their green areas to help the Delhiites reap maximum health-related benefits from th

Newsmakers

Physicists teleport photons over 25 km

Physicists in Switzerland said on Monday they have succeeded in teleporting the quantum state of a photon to a crystal, in which information transited from light to matter, over a record distance of 2

Editorial

Pak Army makes a point, in public

While Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar, newly promoted to the three-star rank, was named to head the ISI on Monday, it is noteworthy that the announcement was not made by the civilian establishment of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, as has traditionally been the case, but through a military statement.

Bollywood

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Hollywood

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Parties

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Dining

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