WASHINGTON - The White House began a planned Afghan strategy review with Frank Ruggiero, a deputy of tough diplomat Richard Holbrooke who died Monday, taking his place as the new acting head of the Af-Pak envoy's office. He will be assisted by two deputies, one of them an Indian American.
SRINAGAR - Ten people, including two paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and two forest employees, were injured in two separate grenade attacks in south Kashmir Pulwama district Tuesday.
RANCHI - A woman Maoist commander was Tuesday arrested from Jharkhands East Singhbhum district, police sources said.
ISLAMABAD - A suspected US unmanned aircraft killed four people when it fired two missiles into a vehicle Tuesday in Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border, intelligence officials said.
UMSAW - Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday urged militant groups in the northeast to come forward for talks and resolve their demands.