Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, right, tour at Toji Temple in Kyoto. Photo: AP
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center, and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, right, tour at Toji Temple in Kyoto. Photo: AP
Japan Diary

PM Modi visits ancient Buddhist temple in Japan

The fact that Mr. Abe spent the whole weekend with Mr. Modi is a significant political message. »

Over 300 injured in Pakistan police clashes

Turmoil prevailed in the heart of Islamabad after a number of demonstrators refused to disperse from the protest site. »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ambassador to Japan Deepa Gopalan Wadhwa, Mayor of Kyoto Kadokawa Daisaku and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a signing ceremony in Kyoto on Saturday.

‘Let's do in 5 years what was missed in 5 decades’

Visit to Kyoto reflects ancient foundations of our contemporary relations: Modi »

Kerala has taken the plunge. With its decision to close down 730 bars at one go and implement total prohibition in phases over a decade, the State has sprung a surprise
Kicking the habit in Kerala | Liquor on tap in dry Gujarat | Prohibition down the ages | How the litres add up to a wobbly high
Former CJI Sathasivam

Former CJI Sathasivam to be Kerala Governor

This is the first time a retired CJI is being appointed to serve as a Governor of a State. »
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, along with MoS Finance, Nirmala Sitharaman, addressing a press conference in New Delhi on Saturday. Photo: V. Sudershan 100 days of NDA govt

Economy turning around: Arun Jaitley

The manufacturing curve has turned, services sector is looking up and inflation has by and large moderated, he said. »

The US Post Service (USPS) will honour legendary actor Vibhushan Akkineni Nageswarara Rao by issuing a postage stamp on the late star’s birthday, Akkineni Foundation of America (AFA) annou... »

The Hindu's reporter Sruthisagar Yamunan analyses the issue of social boycott of films from various groups. And also discusses with actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, actor-producer Sarath Kumar and Ma... »

‘A birthday gift for Chennai’s 375th’
The Hindu’s ‘Friends of Chennai’ will mobilise readers to transform the city.
New Public Policy Scholars​

The Hindu Centre is pleased to welcome its new Public Policy Scholars, Deya Bhattacharya, Sumit Chaturvedi, Nandini Dubey, Vanya Mehta, Bharti Mishra Nath and Rajesh Kumar Rai. Click here to read more on the Scholars and their proposed research over the next four months.​Read more »

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