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1. There will be feasting, feting, but Modi will be fasting on US trip
Elaborate menus for a private dinner at the White House and a reception by the Indian Ambassador to the US are ready. However, Narendra Modi is unlikely to savour either and will be observing Navratra fast.
2. Two Indian-origin recruiters working for ISIS, al-Qaeda: Officials
At least two Indian-origin recruiters on the Internet are luring youths on behalf of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS or IS) and al-Qaeda, and working in collaboration with each other.
3. Saradha net wider, tighter
More and more politicians, bureaucrats, police officers and celebs are being probed as investigation into Saradha and other chit fund scandals spreads beyond Bengal into neighbouring state.
y any metric of credibility and effectiveness, the US strategy looks as though it will exacerbate the dangers rather than provide a resolution to the crisis.
Obama’s strategy on the IS is flawed, shows no lesson has been learned
5. Asian Games 2014
Dipika Pallikal won narrowly, 7-11, 11-9, 11-8, 15-17, 11-9 (Source: File)
The players watched in shock as India’s top two squash players, Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa, dished out an unnaturally aggressive game in the women’s singles quarterfinals.