Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Boston Marathon explosions: two dead, 64 injured as 'bombs' hit race finish line

Boston Marathon explosions: two dead, 64 injured as 'bombs' hit race finish line

India's first passenger train


The Janta Dal (United) pushing its alliance with the BJP to the edge, is a lead story in today's papers. Hindustan Times writes "Nitish gives BJP time till December to ditch Modi". The Times of India says, "BJP won't dump Modi for Nitish, NDA headed for split".

Mayawati's warning to Samajwadi party goons, is also noticed by the papers. Mail Today reports that former Chief Minister Mayawati hit out at the Akhilesh Yadav government- accusing it of political vendetta. She said Samajwadi Party goons would be taught a lesson when she returns to power, reports the paper.

Hindustan Times reports that Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan's party - the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has acknowledged that 'Kashmiri Jihadi forces' were active in Pakistan and were instigating terror and lawlessness in the country.

With Pakistan continuing to deny India transit access to Afghanistan, New Delhi is trying to complete the formalities for entering into an agreement with Iran for development of the Chabahar port for a vital link, reports Hindustan Times.

Now you can no longer choose your college at Delhi University, reports the Hindu. From June this year, all that a student has to do is indicate the choice of subjects - and the University will do the rest, says the paper.

The Pioneer carries a story 'God of small things' telling of hundreds of Pakistani nationals who migrated to India in search of a better life, and have found shelter in the two-story Delhi residence of 60 year old Nahar Singh.

And finally, Business Line of the Hindu informs us that sunlight powered bulbs made of old plastic bottles are powering classrooms in two villages near Thane.

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