Saturday, March 2, 2013

Violence over Delhi child rape

Newspaper Headlines

In yet another shameful incident, a seven year old student was sexually assaulted, inside a Municipal school in the outer Delhi area, report almost all newspapers on their front page. The incident triggered violent protests by locals who were cane-charged by the police. The Asian Age covers it under the headline, "Violence over Delhi child rape".

The Finance Minister's proposal to set up a women's bank, will give a boost to financial inclusion reports the Times of India, adding that it will provide a sense of comfort for a segment of women that finds going to a bank intimidating.

In order to check frauds, the RBI has asked banks to impose monetary limit for international transactions on credit and debit cards and refrain from issuing cards with global access unless specifically sought by the customers, reports the Statesman.

The Hindustan Times front page headline states - "Capital's green cover under siege". Elaborating, the paper writes, Delhi's green cover continues to bleed because of weak enforcement which stipulates strict penal provisions for anyone harming trees.

The Indian Express writes that the Election Commission has decided to improve the quality of the electors photo-identity card (EPIC), with new cards that are tamper-proof, look like a PAN card and carry a colour photo of the voter.

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