Monday, October 22, 2012

Cool videos, history lessons on I&B ministry's Youtube channel


Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat evokes a great deal of speculation in the press today. "RSS blessings for Modi as PM" reports the Mail Today. The Indian Express writes "Modi meets RSS chief Bhagwat, wants Joshi, Togadia reined in".
Protests by members of India Against Corruption or IAC at Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's New Delhi residence are prominently noticed in the papers. The Hindustan Times observes "IAC protest alleged Hooda hand in 'Vadra land deals". Meanwhile, commenting on questions posed to Arvind Kejriwal by an angry Annie Kohli at a press meet, the Statesman writes, "Ex IAC member questions Arvind's conduct".
In the backdrop of the increasing number of complaints  against  police harassment, UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's rap to the police force is widely reported. "Akhilesh warns of stern action against erring policemen" writes the Hindu.
The passing away of film producer and director Yash Chopra is prominently noticed in the papers today. In its obituary, the Hindustan Times says "Bollywoods affair with romance ends". 
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh's exhortation to women not to get married into homes that don't have toilets, is highlighted in most papers. "No toilet, no bride" sums up the Asian Age.
In its front page lead , "Heavy attrition, suicides bleed paramilitary forces", the Times of India cites government figures to state, "44,000 personnel quit in 3 years : BSF, CRPF worst hit".
The Asian Age carries a disturbing story on milk adulteration. Over 68% milk in the country is adulterated, writes the paper, citing a report by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India.
In an exclusive story, the Hindustan Times reports on the success of a surveillance system that keeps a watch on tigers round the clock at the Corbett National Park. With cameras installed on tall towers, it helped authorities catch illegal sand and stone miners near the boundary wall of the park.
And finally, the Indian Express informs us about "Cool videos, history lessons on I&B ministry's Youtube channel". The paper writes that as of yesterday, the channel had 318 videos in sections like music, photos, speeches, campaigns and news.

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