Monday, December 5, 2011

IIT Delhi student of computer engineering Ankur Dahiya has been hired on campus by Facebook for Rs 65 lakh a year


The front pages of newspapers this morning have carried stories related to the legendary actor Dev Anand's passing away. "Evergreen hero fades away", under that headline, Hindustan Times writes that the Bollywood actor with the longest shelf life died after a heart attack in a Central London hotel on Saturday night at the age of 88. A headline in The Asian Age reads, "The Guide is no more".

"City resounds with Anna chant, team returns with bang" - under that headline, The Times of India reports that showing no let up in their fight against corruption, Team Anna supporters, led by Kiran Bedi and Prashant Bhushan, took out a rally on Sunday in Delhi to garner support for their agitation at Jantar Mantar on December 11.

The Tribune writes that the credit for bringing about a policy change by Australiaon Uranium sale to India, should go to PM Manmohan Singh, who had done some plain-speaking with his Australian counterpart Julia Gillard on the issue.

Hindustan Times reports that in the backdrop of China's increasing assertiveness,Washington will, for the first time, host a trilateral official-level dialogue with Japanese, Indian and US diplomats on December 19 to build convergence over regional maritime security and non-proliferation in East Asia and Pacific region.

The Indian Express says that expressing concern at the stalemate in Parliament, India Inc's prominent leaders have given a call to Corporate India to come out and strongly support progressive measures and reforms with the same spirit and gusto with which we take the liberty to criticise policies or issues we do not appreciate.

The Tribune reports that at least a 100 large dams in India are over 100 years old with South Asia Network for Dams, Rivers and People calling for urgent steps and legal mechanism to ensure safety of people and the structures.

And finally, Hindustan Times reports that an IIT Delhi student of computer engineering Ankur Dahiya has been hired on campus by Face book for Rs. 65 lakh a year.

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