Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Student hurt in Osmania University violence #Telangana

Student hurt in Osmania University violence

Newspaper Headlines

The Tribune says that in an indication of a critical strategy shift closer to the elevation of Rahul Gandhi as the Congress's prime ministerial candidate, Priyanka Gandhi chaired a key meeting of party's top strategists in the run-up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

The Pioneer reports that a political war has erupted between Congress and BJP over reports that suspected Lashkar-e-Tayyeba terrorists had approached Muzaffarnagar riot victims in order to recruit them. The paper adds that while the Congress said it has proved right Rahul Gandhi's assertion that Pakistan's ISI was working to lure the riot-hit people, the BJP targeted both the Centre and the UPA government saying it showed how well-entrenched LeT and other such outfits supported and funded by Pakistan were in Uttar Pradesh and elsewhere.

The Hindu writes that the UPA government has widened the scope of its flagship scheme MGNAREGA to include works relating to rural sanitation in collaboration with the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan.

The Times of India says that the three power distribution companies in Delhi have closed ranks and sent letters to the Delhi government challenging the legality of the CAG audit calling the entire process politically motivated.

The Hindu says two relatives of former Maharashtra Cheif Minister Ashok Chavan are among the 33 benami owners of apartments that the CBI has unearthed in its probe into the Adarsh building society scam.

In a move expected to affect a large number of Indians, the Saudi government might restrict foreign workers' stay in the country to a maximum of eight years under a proposed law to create jobs for its citizens, reports the Pioneer.

And finally, a US firm claims to have designed world's first antimicrobial touch screen glass which can combat bacteria and fungi & can be installed in electronic devices such as computers, mobile phones. writes The Times of India.

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