Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Who named Mahatma Gandhi Father of the nation, has Babudom stumped


The Possibility of Osama-Bin-Laden playing a key role in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, is covered by Hindustan Times. The paper writes 'Hard evidence that Pakistan based LeT chief Hafiz Saeed was communicating with Osama-Bin-Laden through a courier, points to the then Al-qaida chief having played a key role in the blast's.
On the same issue the Tribune reports that India has whole heartedly welcomed the US placing the bounty on Hafiz Saeed, and has asked Pakistan to speedily act against the master mind of the Mumbai attacks.
"Chief seeks more time from CBI", reads a headline in the Hindustan Times, adding that army chief General V K Singh has asked the CBI more time to privide details on the 14 Crore bribe offer to clear the Tatra trucks deal.
"Separate Chief Minister's Meet on 'National Counter Terrorism Center' on 5th May" - headlines the Statesman. The paper adds - following pressure from three State Government's that the NCTC would infringe on the federal rights of States, the Center will hold a Chief Minister's Meet exclusively on the proposed NCTC.
"Facebook on mobiles in 8 Indian Languages soon", report the Asian Age. On Tuesday the social network gaint announced the Launch of - 'Facebook for every phone' mobile application - in Hindi, Tamil, Gujrati, Punjabi, Bengali, Malayalam, Marathi, and in Kannada.
And Finally, a school girl's RTI query - "who named Mahatma Gandhi Father of the nation, has Babudom stumped reports Hindustan Times. Though a National Archives of India official replied that there were no specific document, a Gandhian scholar has said that around 1942 Jawahar Lal Nehru referred to Mahatama Gandhi as father of the nation and the tittle became universally accepted.

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