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books. 2015 9:15 am Top News BJP national secretaries Tarun Chugh and R P Singh met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday and briefed him of the current situation in Punjab. Taapsee was to don the khaki for the first time in her career. “The first schedule was wrapped up successfully.He has created a new international climate, the committee said in its announcement With American forces deployed in Iraq and AfghanistanPresident Obamas name was hardly on anyones mind even as speculation centred on human rights activists in China and Afghanistan and political figures in Africa The prize was announced as the Obama administration wrestles with global crises from the Middle East to Iran to North Koreaand the White House is considering whether to increase troop levels in Afghanistan The announcement does little to further the myriad challenges he is facing at home and abroad; Obama so far has made little concrete progress in achieving his lofty and ambitious agenda At homehis popularity ratings have been fallingwith Americans unhappy about rising umemployment; his flagship effort at revamping the healthcare system is becoming unpopular with each passing day Globallythe woes have kept on piling uptoo On Afghanistan there is no clarity; he is vacillating in accepting the advice of his military commanders to put more American troops on the ground even as the Democratic base wants him to get out of Afghanistan as soon as possible Nearly 800 American lives have been lost since the 2001 invasion began While pulling out is not an optionputting more Americans at risk is also becoming politically difficult Next doorin PakistanObama is looking for a way to motivate the government to try harder He has chosen the well-trodden path of giving more US money But news has also come in that Pakistans military are questioning the proposed $15 billion a year for five years as potentially meddlesome The Pakistani public wants its country to have nothing to do with the US So is finding a way to deter Iran from taking the final steps to production of nuclear weapons a goal Iran denies but most of the world does not doubt it is pursuing If Iran does not negotiate a settlementand the prospects appear dim right nowits power to intimidate would be expandedand might even be used Lurking in the backgroundmeanwhileis the unresolved Middle East conflict Obama seems persuaded that Israel should give ground to the Palestinians to build a state next doorrisky as that proposition might be Militantstaking a break right nowmight seize new opportunities to strike their despised target The fighting would be costly and hard to contain Meanwhile at the grand strategic levelAmericas Asian allies are complaining that the Obama administration is too beholden to Chinaeven refusing to meet the Dalai Lamanow a fellow Nobel Laureate There is worry that Obama is ceding the strategic space in Asia-Pacific to China without articulating any meaningful response to the emerging changes in regional balance of power And Obamas decision to shelve a plan for installing an anti-ballistic missile system in the Czech Republic and Poland may have mollified Russia but it has created panic in the eastern European states and raised questions about credibility of America as the guarantor of their security Given this scenarioit is not a surprise that many are questioning the motives behind awarding the Nobel prize to Obama so early in his tenure as president The last US president to get this awardJimmy Carteris widely viewed by Americans as one of their most ineffective presidents Obama will have to show greater resolve and tenacity if he is not to go down Carters route He will have to show that there is more to him than just lofty rhetoric and achieve some of the goals that he has outlined in his various speeches And this Nobel prize will not be of much help when it will come to resolving some of the most pressing global problems The writer teaches at Kings CollegeLondon express@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: AP | Rio De Janeiro | Published: August 11 We don’t go and socialize and live in each other’s pockets, Zlatan looked more comfortable up-front and delivered as he latched onto Guidetti’s neat flick and unleashed a cross which Ciaran Clark unfortunately put into his own net. The Norwich City man was Sweden’s most ambitious player and was the bright spot in an otherwise underwhelming display.

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New Zealand opener Tom Latham made 177 – his highest Test score – to guide New Zealand past the follow on mark of 395. who retired hurt on 24 and was carried from the stadium on a stretcher after suffering an injury while running between wickets." she said. Her recent qualification into the Olympics isn’t the only reason for Vinesh’s spike in popularity. Bangladesh?be unbeaten in?” Of course, But instead of being mad at missing out on a double-century, (Source: Reuters) Top News Although LeBron James is getting Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year award, For all the latest Lucknow News.

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