Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Iraq: 40 Indian workers kidnapped, whereabouts not known - Firstpost

Iraq: 40 Indian workers kidnapped, whereabouts not known - Firstpost


Different issues make it to the front pages in different newspapers today.

"Food price war - Jaitley targets hoarders export" says the Hindustan Times.

Curbs on exports of onions, potatoes to combat says the Hindu.

The Tribune reports of militants closing in on Baghdad and that the Iraq upheaval may hit global oil markets. Even the UN calls it life - threatening.

The Financial Express reports of Iraq's biggest refinery BAI JI having shut down.

The Pioneer reports of the UPA appointed Governors of West Bengal, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tripura being asked to quit.

The Indian Express on its front page reports that the meat exporter Moin Qureshi who is under Income Tax probe also had his daughters firm secure contracts to organise parties for two CBI directors.

A brave heart coolie - Dharmanath Yadav who had caught a terror suspect at Patna junction last year was assaulted at the railway station on Monday night and the attackers could be related to terror, as he was getting threats, reports Mail Today.

The Hindu reports that with Indian Met Department predicting 93 per cent below normal Monson, the worst affected states have readied drought mitigation plans.

The Hindu reports of Assocham study which has found that Madhya Pradesh the most favorite destination for domestic travelers followed by Maharashtra and then Tamil Nadu and then Karnataka.

Many newspapers report of water ATM's, yes, that's right. Water ATM'S 500 of them to be installed in Delhi.

The 350th anniversary of Anandpur Sahab, associated with the birth of the Khalsa, falls tomorrow. The town, earlier known as MAKHOWAL was founded by guru Teg Bahadur ji in 1665. The Tribune reports of a year long celebration here.

Preparations are also on for the Jagannath Yatra in Ahmedabad is illustrated by a beautiful picture of colorful Raths, in the Pioneer.

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