Saturday, October 19, 2013

All eyes on India's Gold Rush


The papers have widely covered on their front page the arrest of 33 crew members of a US owned ship, by Tamilnadu police, on charges of illegally carrying arms and ammunition and straying into Indian Territorial waters. The Tribune headlines it as "US ship crew under arrest, arms seized."

The meeting between the DGMOs of India and Pakistan which was meant to ensure that there are no ceasefire violations and agreed upon by the Prime Ministers of the two countries when they met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly last month has been put on hold by India reports the Asian Age.

According to the Pioneer "All eyes on India's Gold Rush". The paper adds rising gold prices may have led to despair but a seer's dream of gold reserves under the ruins of a fort in Unnao district  has not only perked up a nation but even the media and archaeologists. What's more, courtesy international media coverage for all things exotic, the administration is hoping for a rise in tourist footfalls.

New Delhi intends to seal a new border defence agreement with Beijing to set tighter ground rules for the armed forces along the border during Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's five day 2 nation visit to Russia and China beginning this weekend writes the Hindustan Times. India's liberalised visa agreement with China which was to be signed during the PM's visit to Beijing, has been struck off by New Delhi as a mark of protest against China issuing stapled visas, reports the Indian Express.

Stocks rose to a three year high and the 30-share Sensex rose 467 points to 20,882, its hightest level since November 2010 Economic Times headlines it as "Sensex stays hot in Economic winter".

A wake up call for an estimated 150 million people who don't get enough sleep. According to the Times of India, scientists say sleep is the mechanism through which the body flushes waste from the human brain. This method is called Glymphatic system and is responsible for removing toxins that cause Alzheimer's disease.

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