Friday, February 7, 2014

Union cabinet clears Telangana bill, Hyderabad to be joint capital - Hindustan Times

Union cabinet clears Telangana bill, Hyderabad to be joint capital - Hindustan Times


Most newspapers this morning report that the CBI has charged four IB officers in the Ishrat Jahan case. The Hindustan Times & Indian Express write that former IB special Director Rajendra Kumar has been charged with murder of Ishrat Jahan, while the three others have been charged with criminal conspiracy.

The other major stories covered include the FIR filed in the CWG street lights scam and the center deferring a decision on the Andhra Pradesh reorganization bill till the 17th of February.

Mail Today reports that there is a new twist to the capitals power struggle story with the BSES now demanding that the Delhi government pay upto 450 crore rupees it owes to the discom so that NTPC's dues can be cleared. The Hindustan Times adds that 70% of Delhi is staring at a blackout from Monday after power distribution companies moved the Supreme Court against the NTPC notice threatening to cut supplies over unpaid dues.

The Auto fair has been extensively covered by most newspapers this morning with photographs of newly launched cars by various companies. In view of the increasing traffic on the DND due to the Auto Expo in Greater Noida, the toll plaza will be free for three hours from 5 to 8 pm every day till the 11th of February, writes the Pioneer.

And finally, the Times of India writes that British scientists in the university of Cambridge have found that the higher consumption of low fat fermented dairy products, which includes all forms of yogurt and some low fat cheeses, reduces the relative risk of type 2 diabetes by 28%.

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