Tuesday, June 11, 2013

BJP says NaMoskar


The BJP crowning Narendra Modi as Campaign Chief for the 2014 general elections yesterday, and in the process firmly ruling against the 84 year old patriarch - L K Advani, makes for top headlines in the press today. "BJP bets on Modi for 2014", writes the Hindu, and adding to the recent spate of acronyms around Narendra Modi's name, "BJP says NaMoskar", as per Mail Today.

Following worries about US spy agencies snooping into accounts and online data of Internet Users, the Hindu writes, "India gets ready to roll out cyber snooping agency". The government has set the ball rolling for creating its own multi agency body - the National Cyber Coordination Centre that will carry out 'real-time' assessment of cyber security threats.

"Dirty Train toilets? SMS for clean up" - reports the Tribune. The Railways has decided to launch a pilot SMS -based service for immediate response to passenger complaints about housekeeping services in coaches.

Hindustan Times informs us that with futuristic war fare in mind, India is working to develop robotic soldiers to beef up its unmanned fight capabilities by the DRDO. The robots will be developed with very high intelligence to enable them to differentiate between friend and foe.

"Nadal seals eighth win in Paris", writes the Asian Age. Rafael Nadal becoming the first man to capture the same Grand Slam title eight times in a power packed French Open final, is extensively covered.

The 94 year legendary singer Manna Dey is in a critical but stable condition after being admitted to a Bangalore hospital due to chest infection, writes the Pioneer.

And finally, scientists have developed a pill to prevent Delhi Belly, the infamous condition that causes cramps and upset stomach in foreigners travelling to India - on account of contaminated food and water, writes the Times of India.

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