Wednesday, January 16, 2013

The railways has launched a first-of-its kind web-page,, using Google Maps


The Prime Minister's  tough talk on the LoC killings is the lead story in most papers. The Headline in the Mail Today reads, 'Soft PM delivers Hard Talk to Pak'.
In a related  report, The Hindustan Times writes, 'Chill Sets In', liberal visa regime is put on hold, nine Pakistan hockey players are sent back.
In an unprecedented 'Anti-Corruption' gathering in Pakistan, influential cleric Tahir-ul-Quadri spearheading the million-man march in Islamabad yesterday, is the major headline in The Pioneer. 'Million Man March rattles Pakistan", writes the paper.
'Pakistan slips into fresh crisis', says The Hindu, adding that as protestors besiege Islamabad, Supreme Court has ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Parvez Ashraf.
'LPG Cap may be raised to 12', reports The Hindustan Times, reporting that the Government is hoping to substantially negate the political fall out of higher diesel and cooking gas price by doubling the cap on the number of subsidized LPG cylinder from 6 to 12.
The Hindu writes that in the wake of the horrific gang-rape that took place in a moving bus on December 16 in Delhi, the Union Urban Development Ministry has asked all states to ensure that urban transport system including buses, autos and taxis are fitted with intelligent transport systems like cameras and tracking devices.
Reporting on the weather, The Hindustan Times writes, 'Don't pack your woollens, rain may bring back cold'. The paper says that though the sunny days may have brought cheer to Delhiites, the weatherman predicts rain and thunderstorms, and the temperature is expected to dip.
And Finally, 'Google to the rescue of fog-hit railway, to help fight delays'. The Hindustan Times reports that even as hundreds of trains continue to be delayed due to fog, the railways has launched a first-of-its kind web-page,, using Google Maps.

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