Monday, March 19, 2012

world's first Pashmina goat


Dinesh Trivedi calling it Quits as Railway Minister is a lead story in today's press. "Didigiri snuffs out Trivedi" is the top headline in Mail Today. "Dinesh Trivedi finally derailed" - writes the Statesman.
Delhi boy - Virat Kohli - pulverizing Pakistan's bowling, to score 183 runs and keep India alive in the Asia Cup, is also highlighted by the Press. The Asian Age writes - 'Kohli hammers Pakistan' - giving a photograph of 'the man of the match.' - "India's new Viru", is the Times of India's turn of phrase.
Intense activity for release of two abducted Italian nationals in the forests of Khandhamal in Odisha, is also seen on the front pages. The Statesman, quoting home secretary UN Behera writes - "the two tourists are safe and unharmed."  The paper says, hectic back-channel efforts are underway, at a time when ties between India and Italy have come under stress - over the killing of two Indian fishermen by Italian marines, a month ago,
"Sexual harassment bill to cover domestic help", reads a Hindustan Times headline. The Protection of women against sexual harassment at workplace Bill, 2010 introduced in Lok Sabha did not include the domestic helps, and their inclusion now would benefit about 47.5 lakh women registered as domestic workers in India, says the paper.
The Hindu Business Line says that bullion traders are unhappy over the extension of one per cent excise duty on unbranded precious metal jewellery, announced recently in the Budget.
AND FINALLY, The Tribune writes that Dr. Riaz Ahmed Shah, a veterinary scientist at the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, whose team cloned Noorie, the world's first Pashmina goat, says it took two years to clone Noorie, but the next one is expected to take birth just six month later.

1 comment:

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