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15 mins ago

Forget good rains, Mumbai doesn’t deserve even a normal monsoon

There is no other way of overcoming the administrative ills. Just change the factors that expose the inadequacies and believe all is well. #BMC #InMyOpinion #MCGM #Mumbai #rainfall #Rainfall preparedness #water problems

21 mins ago

Gaza: Fighting declines as diplomatic tension flares up over truce talks

Netanyahu's security cabinet met into the early hours of Monday to debate ceasefire proposals and also a possible escalation of the Gaza offensive, which Israel says was needed to halt Hamas rocket fire and destroy its tunnel network. #air strikes #Benjamin Netanyahu #Gaza #ground operation #Hamas #IDF #Israel #Israeli military #John Kerry #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #UN #US #World

33 mins ago

RJD, JD(U) and Congress to take on BJP in upcoming Bihar assembly bypolls

JD(U), RJD and Congress have formed a "grand alliance" to take on BJP in the bypolls for ten assembly seats in Bihar next month. #alliance #assembly bypolls #Bashisth Narayan Singh #bIhar #BJP #Congress #JD(U) #Lalu Prasad Yadav #Nitish Kumar #Patna #PoliticalPlay #Politics #RJD

33 mins ago

Philippines: Extremists kill at least 18 villagers celebrating Ramadan

The motive for the attack was not immediately clear, but authorities in Philippines said it may have been sparked by a family feud involving some of the militants. #Abu Sayyaf #extremists #Manila #Militancy #NewsTracker #Philippines #World

55 mins ago

Mob in Pakistan kills woman, two minor girls over ‘blasphemous’ Facebook post

A Pakistani mob killed a woman member and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook. #Blasphemy #facebook #Internet #Minority #online #Pakistan #post #ThatsJustWrong #woman #World

56 mins ago

Don’t blame Modi for Salman’s ‘Kick’ falling short of box office expectations

In what must be the most absurd explanation of a film's opening collections falling short industry expectations, Daily Mail chose to blame Narendra Modi for Salman Khan's Kick grossing lesser than some of his earlier films and some other blockbusters like Dhoom:3 and Chennai Express. #Bollywood #BuzzPatrol #Chetan Bhagat #Jacqueline Fernandez #Kick #Nawazuddin Siddiqui #Sajid Nadiadwala #Salman Khan

60 mins ago

Dutch, Aus police to attempt to reach MH17 crash site amid clashes

The continuing unrest has also led Dutch authorities to conclude that it was unrealistic to send an armed mission to secure the MH17 crash site. #Air Algerie #Algerie Flight AH5017 #Australia #Aviation industry #flying #MH17 #Netherlands #Russia #TransAsia Airways #Ukraine #Ukrainian rebels #US