Saturday, July 20, 2013

Flood situation in several districts of AP continues to be grim

Flood situation in several districts of AP continues to be grim


Newspapers have reported on their front pages, PM Manmohan Singh's address at the inauguration of the annual meeting of ASSOCHAM. The Hindu Business Line writes that Dr. Singh while promising more FDI reforms said that the RBI may consider relaxing its monetary tightening measures once the pressure on the rupee eases.

'United Colours of Divided BJP', under the headline, Mail Today writes that the BJP's 2014 Rath had been unveiled and though it has Narendra Modi written all over, it comes with Advani, Joshi and Naidu riders. The Tribune headline reads, 'Modi stamp evident as BJP unveils poll teams', while the Asian Age caption reads, 'Team Modi, Guide Advani'.

The Centre intends to explore all legal and legislative options to reverse the controversial Supreme Court judgment, scrapping the common entrance test for admission to medical and dental colleges, reports Hindustan Times.

The Times of India writes that BJP Chief Rajnath Singh has stirred up a controversy with his comment that English has caused a great loss to India by eroding its cultural values. The comment was greeted with derision by intellectuals and political leaders.

The Statesman reports that Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin LAden was in Pakistan for at least the last 9 years of his life, moving from place to place with his wives and children. All this while he was listed as the most wanted man by the United States, with Pakistan as its front ally in the war against terror.

Archaeologists claim to have found a 3,000-year old palace and royal storehouse in Jerusalem belonging to the biblical king David, says the Asian Age.

Want to lose weight without having a workout regime? Two newly published studies investigate the enticing possibility that we might one day be able to gain the benefits of exercise by downing a pill, rather than by actually sweating, reports the Indian Express.

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