Friday, July 25, 2014

16-year-old Malaika Goel trends on Twitter after winning silver medal in Women's 10m Air Pistol event

16-year-old Malaika Goel trends on Twitter after winning silver medal in Women's 10m Air Pistol event

The cabinet clearing 49% FDI cap in insurance, reports of the Air Algerie Plane with 116 on board crashing over Northern Mali in Africa, stories related to Sania Mirza being appointed as brand ambassador of Telangana and the tragedy involving school children being killed in an accident between  bus and a train are some lead stories in papers .

"Faudsters Pilfer lakhs from salary account of Indian Air Force men", writes The Tribune adding that, believed to be operating from Canada, these tricksters withdrew money from accounts with the SBI, under the defence salary package.

In what it is being billed as CBI and CVC coal war, The Mail today headlines that the CBI will challenge the CVC in the apex court over the reopening of 14 cases in the coal scam.

"Some leaders in BJP urge Modi to break silence", says the Asian Age. Reporting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on a range of controversial issues, the paper writes that according to some BJP leaders and senior ministers, this silence could have an adverse impact on the government and party.

The Indian Express writes that a book by Dina Nath Batra the man, whose civil suit earlier this year had led to the pulping of Wendy Doniger's book on Hinduism has been made 'must reading", in Gujarat Govt. Schools. The paper highlights some moral preion from this book, including one that says "Drawing a map of India? Make sure you include Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Myanmar. These are a part of undivided India or Akhand Bharat".

"Iraq jihadists order genital mutilation of all women", is the lead headline in the Times of India. According to the UN, four million girls and women could be affected by this ISIS Fatwa.

And finally in empowering news for diversity, The Hindu writes that the HRD ministry had advised all states and Union Territories except Jammu and Kashmir to include third gender children in schools.

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