Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Hyderabad-based scientists solve method to cure cancer through Neem

Hyderabad-based scientists solve method to cure cancer through Neem

NEWSPAPERS

Two big political developments on Tuesday dominate newspapers this morning.
"BJP ends uneasy PDP pact in J&K" states the Asian Age. "BJP's nationalist note in Mehbooba divorce" says the Pioneer. "After Mufti Experiment, over to Army", headlines The Times of India, adding "In Pre-emptive Strike, BJP brings down Mehbooba, goes for Governor's Rule". "Bid to restore 'strong Modi' image "observes the Asian Age.
The other big story is headlined by the Hindustan Times as "Delhi deadlock over, as CM ends sit-in protest". "Kejri, babus dilute stands, end stand - off  in Delhi government" writes the Times of India. The Asian Age reports "Kejri ends 9-day protest, assures babus of safety".
In other news, the Times of India reports "52 asylum seekers from India branded illegal migrants, put in US jail", under the Trump administration's tough "zero - tolerance" policy against illegal immigration.
The UK government has directly linked the exclusion of Indian students from a list of countries offered easier visa norms, to India's refusal to sign an MoU on the return of illegal immigrants, notes the Tribune.
And finally, the Times of India reports " Conservators discover hidden Mughal treasure", of a stunning discovery of hidden paintings, some even in gold, on the domed ceiling of the Sabz Burj, near Humayun's tomb, the first time early 16th century wall paintings have been found on a monument in Delhi.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Jammu Kashmir govt collapses as BJP pulls out of ruling alliance with PDP

Chanda Kochhar goes on leave, ICICI Bank names Sandeep Bakhshi as COO

Chanda Kochhar goes on leave, ICICI Bank names Sandeep Bakhshi as COO

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES

The Centre's decision to resume full scale anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir after Eid makes for top newspaper headlines today.
The Indian Express reports "Forces showed restraint, terrorists didn't...J&K ceasefire over, says Government". The Tribune quotes J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti condemning the "other side" and saying "Saboteurs undid it for common man".
The NITI Aayog's governing council meeting yesterday is the other top story reported across newspapers. "Time to eye double digit growth, Modi tells CMs" headlines the Hindustan Times. "Follow cooperative federalism, Centre told" writes the Tribune.
In the backdrop of the same meeting, the dharna politics of Delhi also grabs newspapers' attention. "Asked PM to intervene, resolve 'constitutional crisis' in Delhi, say four CMs after NITI Aayog meeting" notes the Indian Express. "Now the ball is in Modi's court says Mamta" headlines the Pioneer. "Not on strike, says IAS body; CM pledges security to officers" writes the daily.
Another top headline in the Indian Express reads "ED to move court against Mallya in first case under new fugitives law". The paper speculates that if the special court declares Mallya a fugitive, his assets in India and abroad are liable for confiscation.
"DU cutoffs today, may be higher than 2017" especially in arts and commerce, writes the Times of India.
And finally, the Indian Express reports that the hunger for data in our country is growing. The paper says that there has been a 4-fold spike in WiFi usage at 370 railways stations of our country over the last year.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Indians with advanced degree may have to wait 151 years for green card

Indians with advanced degree may have to wait 151 years for green card

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES

The fate of the Ramzan ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir, in the backdrop of the murder of Kashmiri journalist ShujaatBukhaari is the front page headline in the Tribune which reads "Truce ends today, Rajnath briefs PM". The paper adds "35 ultras in PoK aiming to attack Army installations".
The Indian Express quotes the father of the soldier Aurangzeb who was abducted and killed by militants in Kashmir as saying "My son died, but don't stop sending your own to Army".
"Taliban leader who ordered attack on Malala killed in US drone strike" is the headline in the DNA and the Asian Age.
Taking note of the exorbitant charges realised by Aadhaar authentication services, the Hindu writes "High UIDAI charges leave banks stressed".
"IITs likely to be asked to ease the difficulty level of JEE advanced exam" is a report in the Economic Times. The paper says this direction comes from the HRD ministry as it feels that JEE 2018 was beyond students ability.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah 'killed in drone attack'

Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah 'killed in drone attack'
NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES

The gruesome killing of Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari by unidentified gunmen in Srinagar gets major attention across newspapers today.
"Top Kashmir editor shot dead in Srinagar attack" headlines the Hindustan Times, calling the editor of Rising Kashmir, a fiercely independent and courageous voice. The DNA in its headline says "Government in fix over ceasefire in J&K, terrorists aren't".
Highlighting the Prime Minister's concern over Maoist violence, the DNA writes "In Chattisgarh, PM Modi sings tune of development to curtail violence".
On the administrative crisis in Delhi, the Pioneer reports, "Kejriwal writes to PM, seeks his intervention to end officers' 'strike'".
The Hindu, in an exclusive, writes, "President rejects Tamil Nadu's plea to release Rajiv Gandhi assasination case convicts".
And finally, the Times of India reports that the alcohol ban imposed in Bihar in 2016 has turned the state into a land of milk and honey! The paper cites 2 state-sponsored studies that indicate drinkers in the state have diverted their alcohol spends to consumer goods.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

India slams UN report on Kashmir, calls it 'fallacious and motivated', says it's based on 'unverified information'

India slams UN report on Kashmir, calls it 'fallacious and motivated', says it's based on 'unverified information'

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES

The killing of 4 BSF personnel in unprovoked firing by Pakistani Rangers along the International border in Jammu and Kashmir is one of the top newspaper story reported today. The Times of India writes "Assistant commandant among 4 BSF men killed in Pak firing". The Indian Express observes "Ceasefire in J&K may not extend beyond Eid".
Reporting on the continuing stand off between the government and the bureaucracy in the national capital, the Hindustan Times leads with "Dharna Politics at play - Delhi administration hits pause.
The Hindu, in its lead, highlights "Downturn in ties with Maldives hits Indians' job oppotunities". The paper reports that advertisements from Maldivian companies that are hiring say - "Indians need not apply" as they would not be given work permits.
And finally, it all starts today, "FIFA set to make 6.1 billion dollars from World Cup" headlines the Business Standard. The Tribune photographs Achilles, the cat, who has predicted the hosts Russia to be the winner in their opening match with Saudi Arabia. We will have to wait and watch if the cat is right!

4 BSF Personnel Killed In Pakistan Firing In Jammu And Kashmir's Samba

4 BSF Personnel Killed In Pakistan Firing In Jammu And Kashmir's Samba

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES

Trump-Kim meet is the top story covered in the front page of almost all the newspapers this morning with The Hindu saying ''Trump's vow to end war drills with Seoul stuns the region''. The Hindustan Times adds '' In India statement on Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un summit, an oblique reference to Pakistan''.
''High Profile guru Bhaiyyuji Maharaj takes his own life'' reports The Indian Express, speaking of stress and being fed up with life, but did not spell out a reason for it.
''Nirav Modi shifted all dummy directors in Hongkong to Cairo after scam was exposed'' headlines The Times of India adding reportedly destroying mobile phones of all his dummy directors.
''Pre-authorisation must for nearly half of all treatments under National Health Protection Mission (NHPM)'' reports The Indian Express.
''Uttarakhand government to use satellite technology to check illegal mining is a headline in The Economic Times.
In a shocking headline in Mail Today, the paper says ''18 children disappear in Delhi daily'', forced to work in factories or taken by criminal gangs.
The Times of India reports ''Now you can track what's cooking at rail kitchens'', with IRCTC developing an app for passengers to keep an eye on the kitchen while traveling, to bring transparency.
And in finally, an encouraging headline The Times of India says ''Trips taken before starting work at a new employer can help you recharge and refocus, so plan a 'jobbymoon'.