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Express 5: BJP manipulates system to suit their advantage, says Omar; Srikanth defeats Lin Dan in Badminton

We present you the top five stories from today’s edition of The Indian Express.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: November 17, 2014 9:57:34 am
LIN1 We present you the top five stories from today’s edition of The Indian Express.

We present  you the top five stories from today’s edition of The Indian Express

1. J&K Polls

J&K CM Omar Abdullah during a rally at Ganderbal J&K CM Omar Abdullah during a rally at Ganderbal

A possible call by separatists to boycott the state elections this month-end may add to the winter chill in Jammu and Kashmir but the political heat has begun to rise in Srinagar.

READ: BJP manipulating system by registering migrants as new voters: Omar Abdullah

2. Sports

Kidambi Srikanth defeated five-time world champion Lin Dan to win the China Open in Fuzhou. Earlier, Saina Nehwal (below) beat Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in the women’s final.(Source: AP) Kidambi Srikanth defeated five-time world champion Lin Dan to win the China Open in Fuzhou. Earlier, Saina Nehwal (below) beat Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi in the women’s final. (Source: AP)

Except, Srikanth upturned all logic and calculation by beating Super Dan 21-19, 21-17 at the spaceship-like futuristic stadium in eastern China. In achieving that, he even pushed to the back pages Saina Nehwal’s heart-warming return as champion after she beat Japanese Akane Yamaguchi 21-12, 22-20 for her eighth Super Series title.

READ: Boy from Guntur, Kidambi Srikanth, stuns Super Dan to complete a rare double for India

3. Delhi boy remembered

The new book in series is dedicated to Pranav Gupta. The new book in series is dedicated to Pranav Gupta.

Pranav’s mother, said Kinney had grown to be a friend to her son in the short span of time they had known each other

READ: Delhi boy lost life to rare disease, stays alive in Wimpy Kid book

4. Opinion

Gomathinayagam before entering the high-risk zone. Gomathinayagam before entering the high-risk zone.

With the ongoing spread of Ebola in West Africa, it is becoming increasingly likely that the disease will make its way to India. So what should India do to prepare?

READ: If Ebola comes to India

5. Modi in Brisbane

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday managed to get the Group of 20 include a certain clause in the final Leaders’ Communiqué that will make it difficult for tax havens to give complete tax exemption to companies

READ: G20 summit: PM Narendra Modi gives a strong push to govt agenda on black money, tax avoidance

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