Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Sensex at lifetime high as investor see lotus bloom


"Politics of pahle AAP may propel L-G to power" reads the Pioneer front page headline. The paper adds as the 2 leading parties in Delhi-BJP and AAP are reluctant to stake claim to form a government in Delhi, the focus is now shifting to lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, who according to the rule book can call for the President's rule.
The Hindustan Times on its front page writes that Sharad Pawar has attacked the Congress saying, its dismal show in the assembly elections is due to weak leadership. Quoting him the paper writes "People need strong, decisive and result oriented leaders, they don't need weak rulers".
Stocks indices surged to close at record high and the rupee strengthened further against the U.S. dollar following poll results of four states writes almost all papers. The Financial Express covers it under the headline "Sensex at lifetime high as investor see lotus bloom".
The Tribune's front page story reads that the progressive Punjab Investor Summit got off to a flying start with 21 companies signing agreements with Punjab government entailing an investment of Rs. 55,000 crore and creation of an estimated one lakh jobs.
The Indian Express on its front page writes that Iran wants a high-level business delegation from India to test for HIV before issuing Visas, angering New Delhi as such a demand is seen as discriminatory and politically incorrect.
The Times of India reports that a powerful icy storm system is sweeping across the US, resulting in temperatures dropping to minimum 29 degrees Celsius and lower resulting in deaths, power cuts and massive travel disruption with nearly 3200 flights being cancelled.
Facebook is considering giving its users a less cheery alternative to the "LIKE" option - a "Sympathise" button. If a user were to tag his or her status with a negative emotion, the "Sympathise" button would automatically replace the "like" button writes the Asian Age.

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