Over 300 people died in the floods that devastated large parts of Kashmir. (Photo: PTI)

Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj releases an E pasport during the Passport Seva Divas function. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the gathering at the foundation stone laying ceremony. (Photo: PTI)

The Dalai Lama blows out a candle on a cake to celebrate his 80th birthday. (Photo: AFP)

Pilgrims remain stranded after roads and bridges collapsed due to heavy rainfall near Sonprayag. (Photo: PTI)

BJP action on ministers after polls in Bihar (Photo: PTI)

Nestle begins to destroy tonnes of Maggi noodles

Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi. (Photo: PTI)

International

Solar Impulse past point of no return

A revolutionary solar-powered aircraft was past “the point of no return” and flying over the Pacific Ocean bound for Hawaii Monday, on the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe.

Business

RBI says Raghuram Rajan was misquoted

Reserve Bank of India on Sunday said that a section of the press has “mis-characterised governor Raghuram Rajan’s remarks at the AQR conference at London Business School on June 25, as saying “the wor

India

Top ministers divided over clearance for Marans’ TV

Two powerful ministers in the Narendra Modi government have locked horns over security clerance for Sun TV, the channel promoted by Tamil Nadu’s Maran brothers.

Metros

Soon, get routes, frequency, timing of buses on app

In a bid to encourage Delhiites to switch to public transport, commuters in the city will soon get exact schedule, location and seat availability in DTC and cluster buses and details required to hire

Newsmakers

Disney World bans selfie-sticks in all parks

It may be a rage to click selfies at amusement parks but Walt Disney World is in no mood to oblige and has banned selfie-sticks from its theme parks across the world, citing safety concerns.

Editorial

PM can’t remain silent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s regular address to the nation, through the AIR broadcast Mann Ki Baat on some Sundays which is picked up by television channels, can be thought of as an extension of his

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