Sunday, July 23, 2017

Man Arrested For Allegedly Masturbating In Front Of German Woman In Delhi

Man Arrested For Allegedly Masturbating In Front Of German Woman In Delhi

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES
The statement by the central government on privacy of personal data occupies prominent space in major news dailies today. "Privacy of personal data part of right to life: centre to SC," headlines The Times of India, adding that a week after saying that privacy was a "common law right" the centre on Friday emphatically told the Supreme Court that privacy of personal data of Internet and Social network users is embedded in the right to life, under article 21 of the constitution.
In its leadpage story The Hindu reports "Six private telecos short charged government," noting that these companies understated their revenues by over rupees 61,000 crore, depriving the exchequer off rupees 7,697.62 crores, according a report tabled in Parliament by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
The news of a new 4G smartphone by Reliance invites the headline "Reliance's Friday Blockbuster" by The Economics Times. "Jio launches its own zero sum game", informs The Financial Express.
On the resignation of veteran Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela, The Indian Express reports on its front page "In Gujarat poll run up, Vaghela exits Congress, BJP greets him on its birthday."
The Hindu reports that the Supreme Court has held that a "mentally retarded" adult cannot be considered as a child and given refuge under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act of 2012.
The Hindustan Times informs that in Delhi, Metro service could be severely affected on Monday as a section of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation DMRC employees has decided to go on a strike demanding a raise.
And finally, The Times of India reports that Surrealist master Salvador Dali's trademark moustache is in perfect shape in its "Ten past Ten" position, the foundation that runs his estate said on Friday, a day after his remains were exhumed to settle a paternity claim, nearly three decades after his death.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Data Protection Integral To Right to Life: Centre to SC

Data Protection Integral To Right to Life: Centre to SC

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES
Ram Nath Kovind winning the Presidential election is the main story with photographs in all dailies. "Kovind scales Raisina Hill," says Mail Today."Cross voting a blow to Opposition ahead of key battles," opines The DNA.
On the External Affairs Minister's statement on the border standoff with China, Hindustan Times notes, "World with us on Doklam: Swaraj." "Beijing ups ante, India wants diplomatic solution," says The Statesman. "Sushma: If China pulls Army, we can talk," quotes The Asian Age.
Meanwhile, The Mail Today headlines, " Seoul pulls the plug on POK projects. India's tough diplomacy pays off as South Korean firm develops cold feet over generating hydro-power in disputed territory."
"Pakistan takes US money to aid terrorists," The DNA quotes US Republican lawmaker Ted Poe. The Asian Age reports, "Pak will get money only if it fights terror, votes US panel."
"Consent for Aadhaar is not surrender of citizens' privacy : SC," reports the Pioneer. "If private bodies can have data, why not state?" -- Indian Express. "Tough to define privacy in net age," -- Times of India.
"Don't politicise lynching : Jaitley to Opposition," reports the Pioneer. "States must punish cow vigilantes, says FM as Opposition raises din in Rajya Sabha."
"Mayawati may contest from Phoolpur Lok Sabha seat," notes The Hindu.
"Vaghela set to quit Congress today," says The Times of India, a move that will "split the Congress's state unit."
The Economic Times reports, "Govt draws up check list for GST Audits." In an another story the paper notes, "FM to head panel on ONGC-HPCL union."
And finally, it's party time for one of the star attraction of Delhi Zoo. White Tiger, Vijay, celebrated his 10th birthday with a group of 60 school students. The celebrations included the customary birthday cake and a 'Walk for Vijay' by the students, who plan to come back next year.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Harmanpreet special ends Australia's World Cup reign

Harmanpreet special ends Australia's World Cup reign

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES
The Supreme Court observing that right to privacy is not absolute makes for front page news in most of the dailies this morning. "Right to privacy is not absolute, observes Supreme Court" is the lead in DNA adding "A 9 judge bench is hearing arguments on whether it is a fundamental right". The Pioneer quotes the Supreme Court as saying "Digital age dilutes privacy. In data sharing era, it is tough to say privacy fundamental right".
The government informed Parliament that around 210 websites of central and state government were found displaying personal details and Aadhaar numbers of beneficiaries, in gross violation of norms reports Hindustan Times.
The Indian Express quoting the US administration writes "Pakistan terror safe haven, Lashkar and Jaish move freely. Islamabad hasn't acted against terror groups."
"Decks cleared for the creation of an 'oil gaint' " is the banner headline in the Business Line. The paper writes that the Cabinet approved ONGC-HPCL deal, Ministerial panel to oversee process.
Referring to the INX Media which was then being run by Peter and Indrani Mukerjea Hindustan Times writes "CBI summons Chindambaram's son again in INX Media case.
There is no proposal by the government to cut down maternity benefits in the draft on Labour Code on Social Security reports DNA.
"Centre set to study feasibility of bidding for 2032 Olympics" informs The Times of India.
"Special Investigation Team (SIT) closes 51 of 60 re-opened cases in 1984 sikh riots" notes Hindustan Times.
"The Government is pro-actively considering the matter of having two separate times zones in the country observes The Financial Express.
And finally, India'a tiger population is set to record a rise a nearly 1,700 big cats have been captured on camera traps across 46 of the country's 50 reserves in the latest annual estimation. The overall numbers is likely to cross the current tiger population figure 2,226 reports DNA.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Telangana government staff all set to get pay hike

Telangana government staff all set to get pay hike
NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES

China hardening its stance on Doklam, Supreme Court bench to decide on right to privacy and Mayawati quitting the Rajya Sabha, are major stories in the papers today.
"India keeps all options open as China decries 'trespass'", is the lead in the Hindustan Times. The Times of India reports, "Sikkim stand-off could escalate into full - scale conflict, warns China".
"Supreme Court to decide your Right to Privacy today", leads the DNA, while the Pioneer uses a pun, "Right to privacy: SC to assess its Aadhaar". The Financial Express notes, "SC signals it could plump for privacy "observing, "In a Republic founded on a written Constitution, it is difficult to accept there is no fundamental right to privacy".
"Maya resigns from RS, alleges voice muzzled" on not being allowed to speak on Dalits, highlights the Pioneer.
Papers take note of filing of nominations by the Vice-Presidential candidates. 'Moving from active politics to a new role', The Hindu quotes Venkaiah Naidu.
Sushma Swaraj responding to an ailing PoK youth who needs a liver transplant, also receives wide mention, "Sushma says PoK part of India, gives visa to patient", waiving the need for a nod from Pakistan, writes the Asian Age.
"Cess on cigarettes wipes out 48 thousand crore rupees from BSE in 1 day" notes the Pioneer. "ITC Smoke Chokes Markets" is how the Economic Times puts it, as the shares of India's largest cigarette maker faced the biggest intra-day fall in 25 years.
"Air India flies high on operational profit" states the Pioneer, proving wrong the sceptics who think the government has no option but to sell the national carrier.
"Star ratings for packaged food soon" with mandatory display of dietary ingredients on the front of packets, the Business Standard informs.
And finally, the Hindustan Times carries an interesting story of "A CISF constable who helps the lost and separated find their loved ones". Noorjahan Khatun, who has solved 100 cases of reuniting lost people in the New Delhi Metro, received the employee of the year award.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Two more soldiers die in Pak LoC fire

Two more soldiers die in Pak LoC fire

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES
The NDA picking Venkaiah Naidu as its Vice-Presidential nominee is the top story in most dailies today.
"It's 99% voting, 100% Kovind," headlines DNA about the presidential polls held yesterday. "Cross voting in divided Samajwadi party, Shivpal claims MLAs chose Kovind," reports the Statesman.
Papers have carried news of military activities near the border. "Amid standoff, PLA live-fire drills in Tibet: Chinese signal to India," reports The Asian Age. The Indian Express says, "China briefs envoys on Doklam: Our troops waiting patiently, won't do so indefinitely." The Statesman highlights, "India denies reports of troops killing in Chinese military action."
"Heavy shelling in Rajouri, Poonch; soldier, six-year-old die," headlines The Tribune. "India tells Pak: we reserve right to retaliate," reports The Asian Age. Meanwhile, Hindustan Times notes, "Islamic State creates cell to make inroads into Kashmir, in efforts to gain a toehold in India."
On the effects of demonetization, DNA highlights, "Note ban data puts 'super-rich' on tax sleuths' radar."
"Nagaland crisis: Court to deliver verdict today on the CM's petition challenging the Governor's order to seek a vote of confidence," is a front page story in The Asian Age.
And finally, build bridges not walls! "Eco-bridges for the movement of tigers!" reports the Hindu. "In a first of its kind, Telangana will have eco-friendly bridges over a canal cutting across the tiger corridor linking Chandrapur district in Maharashtra".

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

From a farmer's son to NDA's vice-president candidate: All you need to know about Venkaiah Naidu

From a farmer's son to NDA's vice-president candidate: All you need to know about Venkaiah Naidu

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES:
The PM's remarks in an all party meeting yesterday, urging states to act against cow vigilantes is the lead headline in many newspapers. The Asian Age headline reads "PM to States: Act to rein in lynch mobs". The Economic Times writes "Gau rakshaks again get the stick from Modi".
Most newspapers have covered the Amarnath pilgrims' mishap prominently, with pictures of the rescue work by security personnel being featured on many front pages.
"Reverse charge squeezes out small firms" reports Business Standard. The paper writes that this provision for collecting and paying tax on behalf of unregistered vendors, is causing a shake-out in the procurement chain.
Another picture adorning the front page of most newspapers is that of eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer with his trophy. The Tribune has published his picture under the caption "Ageless Wonder".
"Censor Board's powers likely to be clipped" reports Hindustan Times. The paper writes that a draft bill proposes to remove the Censor Board's power to modify or delete the content of films.
"Bofors ghost returns: Centre set to reopen case" reports The Hindu Business Line. The paper says that BJP members on the Public Accounts Committee have cited 'new evidence' to seek a fresh probe into the Bofors deal.
Govt's flagship insurance schemes face challenge as claims surge reports Financial Express. The claims-to-premium ratio of the flagship accident insurance policy PMSBY, stood at an unsustainable 170 per cent in only its second year of operations, says the paper.
Under the headline "How you can be 'caught' checking out pals of pals", The Times of India reports that Facebook has introduced a new feature called Facebook Hello that makes online stalking riskier.
Rita, who is Delhi zoo's oldest inmate and it's only chimpanzee, is all set to get a birthday bash that promises to be an "emotional and informative" experience for visitors, writes The Pioneer. 

Monday, July 17, 2017

Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao gives free hand to cops in drug case

Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao gives free hand to cops in drug case

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES:
The situation in Kashmir is the lead in most papers. 'Mehbooba meets Rajnath, discusses  Amarnath, law and order' is the Asian Age headline.  The Hindu, quoting Mehbooba writes 'External forces to blame for violence in J&K'; Indian Express headline quotes Mehbooba Mufti saying 'Kashmir so vulnerable even China now raising it.'
The killing of 3 terrorists in Tral after a 12 hour gunfight is reported by The Pioneer, Tribune and Mail Today.
Garbine Muguruza clinching her first Wimbledon title beating Venus Williams figures in almost every paper, showing the Spanish champ holding her trophy.
Tejaswi skipping a government function to avoid sharing the dais with Nitish is noticed by many dailies. 'Acrimony between JD (u) and RJD reaches flashpoint' is how the Pioneer puts it.
The Hindustan Time has a picture on its front page showing flood misery and writes that the death toll has reached 59. The Hindu has an aerial view of Rajkot in Gujarat after heavy rain. 'Flooding after heavy rain kills 4 in Gujarat' writes the paper.
The Times of India lead story is a shocking revelation. It says '6 out of 10 get driving license without test in India'.  The paper elaborates that according to a study, 88% respondents in Agra never took a driving test. The figures are 72% for Jaipur and 54% for Delhi.
In a Hindu Sunday special, according to a survey, the paper writes 'Chiristian, Muslim households top in donation for charity.' The paper adds 'but in absolute terms, Hindus contributed maximum in 2014-15, thanks to a large population.
30% more women enter IIT Delhi after third round of conselling' writes the Times of India. But on the flipside, the same paper says on its front page, 'Surging lay offs plunges techies into depression', quoting cases of people getting the pink slip in most companies leading to the blues and even suicide.
And finally, The DNA has an interesting trivia on its front page, about a hamlet called Ghumanhera on the South-West Delhi border. 'Each home in hockey village has players' says the paper, adding that around 2000 Ghumanhera residents have played the national game at zonal, state and national levels.