A file photo of Mullah Omar, released by the FBI. An Afghan official on Wednesday said the Taliban leader died two or three years ago, across the border in Pakistan. Photo: AP

Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar said to have died

The Taliban spokesman said they are gathering information on this and would release a statement shortly
At least 26 dead in flash floods in Gujarat in past two days

At least 26 dead in flash floods in Gujarat in past two days

The Indian weather bureau forecast that heavy rain will continue to inundate Gujarat for another 48 hours
Monsoon session’s washout threatens to derail NDA’s reform agenda

Monsoon session’s washout threatens to derail NDA’s reform agenda

This is the first Parliament session when the BJP is on the backfoot because of the alleged corruption charges against its top leaders
Bhatrigachhi enclave gets a nation, but the flag will fly at half-mast

Bhatrigachhi enclave gets a nation, but the flag will fly at half-mast

Celebrations marking amalgamation of Bangladeshi enclaves with India will have to be scaled down in view of the national mourning on the death of APJ Abdul Kalam
Why consumer protection bill may fail to address consumer grievances

Why consumer protection bill may fail to address consumer grievances

The new bill seeks to set up a regulatory authority to tackle unfair trade practices and expedite redressal of consumer grievances

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