Singaporean PM takes a selfie with Modi at Komala Vilas Restaurant in Little India, Singapore, on Monday. (Photo: PTI)

Tejaswi Yadav being greeted by IAS Deepak Prasad after he took charge as Bihar's PWD Minister in Patna. (Photo: PTI)

Soldiers and police personnel patrol past closed shops as Brussels remains on the highest possible alert level on Monday.— AFP

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo: PTI)

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressing the AAP National Executive Meeting in Alipur, New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Bangladeshi activists celebrate execution of Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid . (Photo: AFP)

Mulayam Singh Yadav with Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav cutting cake on occasion of his 77th birthday in Saifai. (Photo: PTI)


Paris attacks: Many ‘red flags’ missed

There were multiple chances to stop the men who attacked Paris.In January, Turkish authorities detained one of the suicide bombers at Turkey’s border and deported him to Belgium.


Foreign banks buy state bonds

Three banks snapped up almost 90 per cent of bonds sold by Indian state governments to foreigners, and turned them into derivatives, raising the prospect of more volatility in one of Asia’s best perfo


Intolerance at Pakistan behest: Minister

Haryana minister Anil Vij on Tuesday gave a new twist to the intolerance issue, alleging some people were raking it up at Pakistan’s behest to thwart India’s chances of getting permanent membership of


Sense of taste comes from brain, not tongue

The ability to perceive the five basic tastes — sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami (savoury) — is hardwired in our brains, according to scientists who were able to switch taste on and off through br


Steyn unlikely to play in third Test, says Hashim Amla

South Africa are unlikely to have the services of their premier pace bowler Dale Steyn for the second match running as he was yet to fully recover from a groin injury, said visiting team skipper Hash


No quick fix for banks

It would be interesting to see what suggestions the Union finance ministry comes up with to improve the health of the public sector banks (PSBs), as indicated by finance minister Arun Jaitley.

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It’s Mexico, amigos

Sun, salsa and a lot more awaits you on gorgeous shores of Mexico. And If you’re planning to make that one trip this year, there’s plenty of other ...

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