Sunday, March 17, 2013

Dhawan's ton World's fastest on test debut


27 year old Delhi cricket player Shikhar Dhawan's unconquered 185 in yesterday's match against Australia at Mohali finds front page coverage in most Papers, along with photographs. ''Dhawan, the Demolition Man", headlines the Tribune. "Dhawan's ton World's fastest on test debut" writes the Asian Age.

The UPA government finalising its stand on the US sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka, over alleged violation of ethnic Tamils - at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva is also highlighted by the Press. "Government under DMK heat, may vote against Lanka", is a Sunday Times headline.

The Hindu writes - ' Fearing a backlash after it refused to send back two marines facing trial in India for killing two Indian Fisherman in Kerala, Italy has advised its nationals to be 'vigilant and cautious'.

The Financial Express reports that after the money laundering allegations by an online news portal against 3 top banks in India, the HDFC bank has suspended 20 officials concerned till investigation are complete, the ICICI bank 18 and the Axis Bank suspended 16 employees.

The Hindu reports that the Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid, Maulana Syed Ahmed Bukhari, has severed his year-long turbulent relationship with the Samajwadi Party, sending in the resignation of his nominees. He said Muslims were still waiting to get their due in the SP government.

Hindustan Times writes that Tihar's probe into Delhi gang rape accused Ram Singh's alleged suicide has found three jail officials, including a warden, guilty of dereliction of duty.

And finally, Hindustan Times informs us that Personal Genomics - the science of decoding the genetic map of individuals to help identify future health challenges - is fast catching the public eye in India, where in a saliva based test can predict future health problems.

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