Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Don't want package instead of separate Telangana: AP Ministers - The Economic Times

Don't want package instead of separate Telangana: AP Ministers - The Economic Times


Almost all major news dailies have reported with photograph on the trail of destruction left by the rains in Uttarakhand. Many newspapers have shown photographs of the famous Kedarnath temple intact, surrounded by rubble and slush, along with pictures of pilgrims and vehicles stranded en-route.

In continuing coverage of the Coalgate scam, the Indian Express reports "Coal Block probe reaches PMO door", while the Pioneer adds, "All the PM's men under CBI scanner".

In significant news, the Hindustan Times reports that Jamaat-ud-Dawa, the parent body of the banned terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba that carried out the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, has been allocated over 61 million rupees by Pakistan's Punjab Province Government, headed by PM Nawaz Sharif's PML-N party.

According to the Financial Express, "PM and FM chart out 8-week revival plan", adding that a road map with over a dozen action points has been made to give another booster doze to the economy.

Many newspapers have reported that today is the last day for filing application at the Delhi University. The Hindustan Times informs that with the University getting 65,000 more forms than last year, the cut-offs are likely to rise.

The Indian Express reports on a remarkable invention by 2 research scholars Deepak Joshi and Ramandeep Singh from IIT Delhi that will help people who have received below-knee amputations to walk with ease, without disturbing their gait as the prosthetic leg would mimic the action of the good leg.

According to the Times of India, the transport department in Delhi will implement its colour coding policy soon, to check auto rickshaw drivers who refuse to go to a particular place.

And finally, the word "Tweet" in the sense of social networking has entered the hallowed pages of the Oxford English dictionary, reports the Hindu, with the lexicon breaking its rule that a new word need to be in use for 10 years before its inclusion.

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