<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>1. UN chief offers to mediate between India, Pakistan; urges to take steps to de-escalate tensionsUN Chief Ban Ki-moon urges both sides to ‘exercise maximum restraint’ and take ‘immediate steps to de-escalate the situation’, said a statement issued by Ban’s spokesperson. Read more here2. Surgical strike | ‘We stand with India’: Top US lawmakers support counter-terror operation in PoKTop US lawmakers have come out in support of India’s surgical strikes in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in the aftermath of the Uri terror attack which claimed the lives of 19 jawans. Read more here3. Largest spectrum auction worth Rs 5.63 lakh crore kicks off todayTelecom companies are all set to battle it out today. This time, though, their warzone is not the market but the auction room. Read more here4. Yahoo hack may become test case for SEC data breach disclosure rulesYahoo’s disclosure that hackers stole user data from at least 500 million accounts in 2014 has highlighted shortcomings in U.S. rules on when cyber attacks must be revealed and their enforcement. Read more here5. Indian Super League: Stage set for gala opening as Northeast United, Kerala Blasters ready to kick offA carnival atmosphere will fill the air when the opening ceremony of India Super League 3 celebrates the cultural diversity and spirit of the eight sisters before familiar foes Northeast United FC and Kerala Blasters resume their rivalry on the pitch on Saturday. Read more here

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dna Morning Must Reads: Ban Ki-moon offers to mediate between Indo-Pak; ISL 2016 kick off and more