Today's Newspaper Headlines
Top headlines this morning comprise the Government allowing State run oil marketers to raise diesel prices in "small quantities" over several months and raising the cap on subsidised LPG cylinder - to 9 a year.
Most paper report of Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar's climbdown-offer of a discussion on 'all concerns related to the LoC'. The Indian Express headline reads "India to wait and watch, after Pak Talks offer".
Hindustan Times writes that the Delhi bus rape case which was transferred to a fast track court, will start daily hearings from the 21st of January. Defence lawyers say they have already received soft copies of the chargesheet and related documents.
Hindu Business Line reports "Air India closes booking, grounds all six dreamliners" as Federal Aviation Administration pointing to problem with the battery of dreamliner.
Finance Minister reiterated India's commitment to a Stable Tax Regime, Moderate Tax Rates and a fair mechanism for Dispute Resolution, reports The Hindu.
The Economic Times writes that according to an NGO- Pratham, which focuses on primary education, the "no examination system" has resulted in a decline in learning of basic reading and math skills among rural children in Govt. Primary Schools.
And finally The Times of India tells us that an Indian researcher, 27 year old Mahaveer Golechha has been selected for an award for his work on a drug to cure Alzheimer's. He has been recognized for his outstanding research on 'Naringin' found in grape fruit and other citrus fruit which contains anti-Alzheimer properties.