Sunday, May 13, 2012

Goa will start paying 1,000 rupees to stay at home Moms with an annual household income of below 3 lakh rupees

Today's Newspapers Headlines

Air India Pilot's strike has been widely reported by the media. The Hindustan Times and the Tribune show pictures of fliers left fretting on day 5 of the pilots strike yesterday. "Sacked AI pilots may not be taken back" is the Hindustan Times headline. The Sunday Tribune writes Air India cancellations continue, fliers fret.

Three years after 26/11, BCCI invites Sialkot Stallions for champions league, writes the Hindustan Times. The paper adds that Pak T20 team will play in India. The Times of India has taken this as its lead story and its headline reads "India, Pakistan pad up for bilateral cricket ties".

The Business Standard writes that "Punjab National Bank wants to go to Pakistan in search of its roots', where it was founded 118 years ago.

The Indian Express shows the ransacked office of Sushas Palshikar. "Day after Cartoon row, NCERT ex-adviser's office vandalized" writes the paper. "outrage in Pune in the wake of cartoon ban" says the Hindu.

"Commanding Officer relieved of charge, unit to be disbanded" writes the Times of India, of the clash between officers and jawans. " Behind Army Leh clash, breach of rules, failure of command' is how the Indian Express puts it.

Was last evening like a typical May day in Delhi yesterday? Of course not! Strong winds and rain lashed the city. The Hindustan Times and the Pioneer show people at India Gate and vehicles with headlights on at 5 P.M. But papers report of power cuts and traffic snarls too.

Many newspapers report of Mothers Day being celebrated today. While many dailies feature Celeb Moms and their kids, a report in the Times of India stands out. Titled "recognize housework, recognize home maker', it says, in a radical step, Goa will start paying 1000 rupees to stay at home Moms with an annual household income of below 3 lakh rupees. "Will others follow suit ? asks the paper- Well, we certainly hope so!

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