Tea Seller
The tea seller (chai wala) has sent Twitter users into a frenzy with his blue eyes.Jiah Ali/Instagram

Here are a few stories from International Business Times India to start your day with.

1.Now, Manohar Parrikar gives credit to RSS for surgical strike

In a statement that is sure to raise the hackles of the Opposition parties, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday gave the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh — the parent organisation of the BJP — credit for the surgical strike along the Line of Control that led to the destruction of several terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, and the death of 38 terrorists. Read more...

2. Iraqi Army pushes back Isis in Mosul with help from Turkey, Peshmerga and locals

The Iraqi Army on Monday managed to push the Islamic State group — also known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) or Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) — on the back foot to quite an extent on the first day of its efforts to free Mosul. The Army, a day ago, had had warned locals of the offensive by dropping leaflets, a move that was also seen as an effort to demoralise Isis. Read more...

3. Galaxy Note 7: AirAsia joins other carriers to ban Samsung smartphone

 Samsung's woes refuse to abate as more carriers impose ban on Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, worsening matters for the Korean electronics company. The latest to join the ban bandwagon is Malaysia-based AirAsia. Read more...

4. ATP suspends Nick Kyrgios until next year for Shanghai Masters controversy

Nick Kyrgios has received a hefty fine and a suspension for his clear lack of effort during a second round match at the Shanghai Masters last week. Another page was added to the Australian's controversy-plagued career, when he failed to provide any resistance in a match against Mischa Zverev. Read more...

5. This tea seller in Pakistan is an internet sensation; check out his photos

Move over Fawad Khan and Hamza Ali Abbasi, this tea seller (chaiwala) from Pakistan's capital city Islamabad is the new internet sensation. The tea seller in Pakistan has sent Twitter users into frenzy with his good looks, especially his blue eyes. Read more...

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