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7 mins ago

Curfew relaxed for 4 hours in riot-affected Saharanpur

Tiwari said security forces have been asked to maintain a tight vigil during the curfew relaxation hours and keep a close watch on trouble-mongers to prevent any untoward incident. #Akhilesh Yadav #Communal clashes in India #India #Moradabad #NewsTracker #Rajnath Singh #Saharanpur #Sahranpur clashes #Sikh-Muslim clashes #Uttar Pradesh

10 mins ago

Athletics: Kenya’s Caleb Ndiku and Flomena Daniel win gold at Glasgow

Kenya's Caleb Ndiku took a flamboyant 5000m gold while compatriot Flomena Daniel claimed the women's marathon title as Commonwealth Games. #5000 metres marathon #Athletics #Caleb Ndiku #Commonwealth Games #Commonwealth Games 2014 #CWG 2014 #Flomena Daniel #Kenya

20 mins ago

US’ diplomats leave Libya as Benghazi attack return to haunt Obama

Republicans have been quick to characterize the chaos in Libya and the Benghazi attacks as further evidence of the administration's weak foreign policy. #Barack Obama #Benghazi attacks #diplomacy #Libya #Muammar Gaddafi #NewsTracker #Tripoli #US #US Embassy

29 mins ago

US-Israel tensions rise amid slowing offensive in Gaza

Israel wants Egypt, which also borders the Gaza Strip and views Hamas as a security threat, to take the lead in curbing the Palestinian Islamists. #air strikes #Benjamin Netanyahu #Gaza #ground operation #Hamas #IDF #Israel #Israeli military #John Kerry #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #UN #US #World

32 mins ago

Bugging in Gadkari’s home: 3 reasons why Modi govt must institute probe

If there is indeed no tension between the party and government or among ministers, then the needle of suspicion rests on the NSA. And that cannot be good news for the Modi government seeking to rebuild ties with the US. #Bharatiya Janata Party #Indo-US relations #Manmohan Singh #National Security Agency #Nitin Gadkari #PoliticsDecoder #Snowden #Spying #UPA #USA

37 mins ago

CWG 2014 Weightlifting: Satish Sivalingam wins gold, Ravi comes in second

Satish Sivalingam rewrote the Games Snatch record enroute to his gold medal winning performance, Ravi Katulu finished second behind him in weightlifting. #Commonwealth Games 2014 #CWG 2014 #Ravi Katulu #Satish Sivalingam #Sports #weightlifting

38 mins ago

Obama calls for urgent, unconditional ceasefire in Gaza

US President Barack Obama phoned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and called for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire in Gaza. #Barack Obama #Benjamin Netanyahu #Ceasefire #Gaza #Hamas #Israel #Israeli PM #John Kerry #Palestine #US #US President #World

45 mins ago

Gadkari bugging row: BJP insiders surprised; Intel agencies in the dark

BJP sources tell Firstpost that media reports of Gadkari being bugged caught all by surprise: BJP aides were asking security agencies for information, who in turn were asking same them for the same. #BJP #Congress #Edward Snowden #India #Mohan Bhagwat #Narendra Modi #Nitin Gadkari #Politics #RSS #UPA