Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Pak Militants ignored ISI peace directive


"Pak Militants ignored ISI peace directive", reads the headline of today's  Mail Today. The paper adds the cat was out of the bag but now the tiger has escaped from its cage. Pakistan based terror groups who are known for taking orders from Pakistan army went against the advice of Inter Service Intelligence to plan and execute suicide attacks in Jammu, says the paper.
The Tribune on its front page writes that Rajya Sabha member Rasheed Masood was disqualified from the Upper House after he was found guilty of criminal conspiracy, cheating and forgery in allocating seats in a Medical College.
France and Mexico have angrily demanded prompt explanations from the United States over new spying allegations leaked by former US Security contractor Edward Snowden reports The Asian Age.
The Hindu on its front page writes that the government will place before the cabinet and Parliament, a fresh G-33 proposal. As per the proposal according to which, developing nations must be allowed to factor in the much higher inflation rate occurring in their economics to justify higher procurement prices offered to farmers.
According to Times of India,  Tamil Nadu has halved its infant mortality rate IMR in the past decade while Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka - have shown significant decreases of around 40 per cent and the overall IMR for the country has gone down by a third.
As Unnao's Ground Zero digging is proceeding slowly, no gold yet but shards of pottery, which may belong to the Kushan Dynasty of the 2nd and 3rd century AD have been found. Reports Hindustan Times.
And finally, the Charkha used by Mahatama Gandhi while he was in Yerwada Jail in Pune during India's freedom struggle, will go under the hammer at a prestigious British Auction on Nov 5 reports the Statesman.

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