Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Wikileaks says Rajiv negotiated for Swedish jet in the 70 ties, Cables recall days of Emergency

Most newspapers have front page photographs of the Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher who died at the age of 87. She was the longest serving British Prime Minister and the first woman to hold the post.

Gujarat Chief Minister Narender Modi addressing the 29th annual session of the FICCI ladies organisation is the other major front page story with photographs. According to the Asian Age, Mr. Modi focussed on women empowerment, entrepreneurship and equality. "Privatisation of PSE's on Modi's wish list" writes the Financial Express. "Modi tells ladies why he should be man of the house" writes the Economic Times.

"Wikileaks says Rajiv negotiated for Swedish jet in the 70 ties, Cables recall days of Emergency" is the Indian Express headline. The Times of India adds that a 1975 Cable from the US embassy in Delhi quotes a Swedish diplomat as claiming, that Rajiv Gandhi may have been the main negotiator for the Swedish firm. Saab Scania, when it was trying to sell Viggen fighter planes in the 1970's. "Wikileaks haunts congress, mere sensationalism says the party" writes the Statesman.

The DDA easing conversion policy on free hold flats, is also a major story in most papers this morning. According to the Hindustan Times, The Statesman, Hindu and other papers, The DDA clarified its stand and said that the execution of the conveyance deed of DDA built up flats will be allowed on an unregistered GPA between 1992 and 2001. After 2001 a registered GPA will be mandatory.
And finally, Scientists of the life sciences Institute at the University of Michigan have shown, that the growth of white muscle due to exercise can help keep blood sugar levels in check writes the Hindustan Times.

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