Mystery of the missing twenty one

Stanly Johny

12 men, six women and three children went missing from Kerala leading to widespread concerns about whether they have joined the dreaded Islamic State.

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Kidnapped aid worker Judith D’Souza rescued in Afghanistan

Suhasini Haidar

She had been working in Kabul for some years and was due to return to India in a week when she was abducted on June 9.

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India must convert its young population to a competitive advantage, and nutrition and health are foundational to that outcome.

Transformation: Hafeezuddin T.K., a college dropout, turned ‘spiritual’ a couple of years ago. The boy who danced at his sister’s wedding a little more than two years back declared that music and cinema were 'haram'. Photo: S.K. Mohan

12 men, six women and three children went missing from Kerala leading to widespread concerns about whether they have joined the dreaded Islamic State.

NDA members in the Lok Sabha during monsoon session of Parliament on Friday.

AAP MP Bhagwant Mann’s video derails Parliament


NDA members, demanding strong action against Mr. Mann, create uproar leading to a washout of proceedings in both Houses.

Members from the Treasury benches disrupt proceedings in the Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Bhagwant Mann video triggers a storm in Parliament, forces adjournment of both Houses without any transaction.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday replies in the Rajya Sabha to the discussion on atrocities against Dalits. Photo: RSTV

What development are we envisaging by alienating 40% of population, asks Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad.

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A supershow bigger than any movie

Bengaluru Bureau

For fans, the day started early. Theatres that being screening the film at 3 a.m. saw long queues and near-peak-hour traffic in the area.

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A aerial view of the Chennai skyline. Photo: M. Prabhu
A view of the Gandhipuram Town Bus Stand in Coimbatore. Photo: M. Periasamy
Fatal blow:The 18-year-old girl, who is undergoing treatment at the GTB Hospital in Delhi, stands the risk of losing her eyesight.Photo: Special Arrangement
Cloud of controversy:EAMCET-II is a bigger scam than is being made out, says Congress spokesperson Konagala Mahesh.
Kochi marches ahead:German Ambassador to India Martin Ney and Mayor Soumini Jain during the signing of the loan agreement at the KMRL office in the city on Friday. At right is KMRL Managing Director Elias George.– Photo: by Special Arangement
Manas Ranjan Bhunia
The eateries that had minor problems were issued warning and were fined.
A view of the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court .
New initiative:Harinath, Mayor of Mangaluru, distributing cloth bags to schoolchildren at Government Primary School, Marakada, near Mangaluru, on Friday. —Photo : H.S. Manjunath
Happy Birthday, Mr. CM:Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis spends time with school children from Dharavi at the Legislative Assembly on Friday, which happens to be his birthday.—Photo: Smaran Shinde
VCK president Thol. Thirumavalavan
Bone dry:Tiruchi city's water sources have been hit as the check dam at Kamabarasampettai, close to the water pumping stations, has gone dry.— Photo. M. Moorthy
Work in progress at the construction site of Kanaka Durga flyover in Vijayawada on Friday.—Photo: Ch.Vijaya Bhaskar
VUDA complex at Sitammadhara in the city. —Photo: K.R. Deepak
New Delhi, 21/07/2016: Metro Plus --- K Pop fans at the Korean Culture Centre in New Delhi on July 19,2016. Photo: R. V. Moorthy

Pepped up on K-pop

Shailaja Tripathi

As Chennai gets ready to host this season’s finale of K-pop featuring finalists from seven cities, we find out how the genre found its roots in India.

Masterpieces on the move

Priyadarshini Paitandy

With Wisdom on Wheels, Ashima Madan explores the various facets of truck art and tells PRIYADARSHINI PAITANDY what makes them so fascinating

A choice of pakodas along with a cup of tea

Romancing the rain

Swati Daftuar

What better way to greet the grey and damp monsoon days than sipping steaming chai with pakodas while listening to the pitter patter of raindrops

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More than 1,300 Zika infections have been reported in the U.S., none involving bites from local mosquitoes

CDC probes possible first homegrown case of Zika in U.S.


Health officials in Florida are investigating what could be the first Zika infection from a mosquito bite in the continental United States.

Fitness freaks enjoying early morning walk on the Beach Road in Visakhapatnam. File photo: K.R. Deepak

'Brisk walking better than jogging'


Walking briskly on a regular basis may be more effective than vigorously jogging for people with pre-diabetes, a new study has found.

WHO report sounds alarm on ‘doctors’ in India

Samarth Bansal

More than half of them don’t have any medical qualification, and in rural areas, just 18.8 per cent of allopathic doctors are qualified.

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