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US woos India: Modi's 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' is a great vision, says Kerry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Secretary of State John Kerry (Photo: PTI/AP)

The developmental plan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi reflected in his poll slogan of "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas" is a great vision, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday on the eve of his departure to India.

Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, warns Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli forces' flares light up the night sky of Gaza City. Photo: AP

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighbourhoods to leave their homes and head immediately for Gaza City.

Kate, Prince Williams add royal flair to Commonwealth Games

Britain's Prince William,top centre, sits next to his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry applaud

The second in line to the British throne visited the Commonwealth Games on Monday, and he brought along a few of his relatives.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Jitu Rai wins gold, Gagan Narang silver as shooters continue domination

India's Jitu Rai (right) and Gurpal celebrate after winning gold and silver medals respectively in the 50m Pistol event

Glasgow: 'Pistol King' Jitu Rai kept his reputation intact by clinching the gold medal while the seasoned Gagan Narang and Gurpal Singh claimed a silver each as shooters continued their heroics to add

ICC investigating Moeen Ali's Gaza wristbands

Moeen Ali likely to face disciplinary action for wearing 'Save Gaza' wristband (Photo: AP)

England cricketer Moeen Ali risked disciplinary action after the International Cricket Council (ICC) said they were "investigating" his decision to wear wristbands in support of Gaza during the third

Accident prone Gagan Narang goes great guns, wins Silver

Gagan Narang won silver medal in the men’s 50m rifle prone

“This is a golden silver for me,” Gagan Narang said, summing up his joy on clinching second place in the men’s 50 metres rifle prone event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Saharanpur curfew eased

People rush to fill fuel in their vehicles during curfew relaxation in Saharanpur on Monday. 	— PTI

Curfew was relaxed for four hours in riot-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, though sporadic incidents had taken place late on Sunday night.

UPSC row will be resolved in a week: Rajnath Singh

Students shout slogans against the introduction of CSAT in the civil services. PTI

The Centre said on Monday that the row over the UPSC Civil Services Aptitude Test will be resolved within a week.

Babus told to speed up work by August 15

Narendra Modi plans ‘big bang’ Red Fort speech; Relook at ‘rights-based’ UPA schemes?

HC directs CID probe, FIR against TMC’s Tapas Pal

HC directs CID probe, FIR against TMC’s Tapas Pal

The Calcutta high court on Monday ordered a CID investigation into Trinamul Congress MP Tapas Pal’s hate speech, and directed the police to file an FIR against him within 72 hours.

The conscience of Justice Markandey Katju, dormant for over 10 years, erupted recently, throwing out allegations against everyone around him — mostly in the nature of ipse dixit. His targets — three former Chief Justices of India in the collegium (Justices R.C. Lahoti, Y.K. Sabharwal and K.G. Balakrishnan) that could have but did not select Justice Katju to the Supreme Court in 2004 or earlier.

If you care about India’s children, prepare to shed a tear now. If you care about Gujarat’s children, prepare to cry buckets now. Because Dinanath Batra, ace scholar, perfervid activist, slayer of Donigers, is a revered figure in the schools of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s motherland.