Express 5: A bizarre town in MP; Who loves Love Jihad

Here are five exclusive stories from The Indian Express that you must go through before you begin your day.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: September 7, 2014 9:26 am

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Here are five exclusive stories from The Indian Express that you must go through before you begin your day

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No one’s quite sure how many Muslim residents of this small town are working in places such as Dubai, Muscat, Kuwait or Saudi Arabia. Muslims estimate the number to be between 100 and 250; the majority Hindus think it’s in the thousands.

Read more:  At town in MP conversion row, temple felt far, the Gulf nearer

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Karnataka, the state where the term was first used publicly to decry a love marriage, has pushed it to the background since a police report found no evidence of such a conspiracy to target Hindu girls .

Read more: Who loves Love Jihad

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Until last year, Amboli village in Surat celebrated Independence Day at its panchayat school. That was before it realised 32 HIV+ students were on its rolls. A year on, they are the only children left in the school.

Read more: A school apart

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The fashion of measuring performance by the first 100 days was set by President Franklin D Roosevelt. As the US was in the shadow of the Great Depression, action was urgent in March 1933.

Read more: Out of my Mind: Binary battles

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Japan’s Kei Nishikori and Croatia’s Marin Cilic rocked the tennis world with stunning back-to-back U.S. Open semi-final upsets on Saturday, sending two all-time greats Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic out of Flushing Meadows.

Read more: At US Open, the grand slam: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic stunned

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