Thursday, October 24, 2013

China and India's dreams are interconnected and mutually compatible, when China and India speak, the world listens


    The successful outcome of extensive talks between the Prime Ministers of India and China - receives prominence in today's Press. The Asian Age writes - Dr. Singh attempted to reset India and China as fellow travellers on the same journey and said - 'China and India's dreams are interconnected and mutually compatible, when China and India speak, the world listens'.
    The Hindu reports that  amidst increasing instances of ceasefire violation along the Indo - Pak border, Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has said that Indian Forces have been asked to give a 'fitting reply' to such unprovoked incidents.
    Hindustan Times writes - as the UPA Govt tries to tame high onion prices, Farm Minister Sharad Pawar has asked all Chief Ministers to invoke the Essential Commodities Act (an anti-hoarding legislation) and stated that onion prices are to stay High. The Statesman writes "Onion hits CENTURY".
    Most papers cover the Union Home Ministry seeking the Maharashtra Govt's opinion on reducing Sanjay Dutt's jail term. The Pioneer reports that Press Council of India Chairman Justice Katju had asked for a Presidential pardon for Dutt and two others on humanitarian grounds.
    Hindustan Times covers the Supreme Court reprimanding former army chief Gen. V K Singh, saying that his contemptuous remarks attributing 'motive' to its verdict in the Age Row, had scandalized the judiciary and lowered the Court authority.
    The Financial Express reports that Swedish furniture maker IKEA is likely to setup its first Indian Store in Noida or Greater Noida, which are attractive for their infrastructure, comparatively lower rentals and proximity to the National Capital.
    And finally, the Statesman, in covering some of India's lost treasures, writes that Shah Jahan's exquisitely carved milky-white jade 'wine cup', as also Maharaja Ranjit Singh's famous octagonal throne - are now in the possession of and can be seen in - the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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