Wednesday, July 23, 2014

4,000 Photos (and More) Hightlighting Hong Kong's Iconic Neon Sign Culture - Core77

4,000 Photos (and More) Hightlighting Hong Kong's Iconic Neon Sign Culture - Core77


Apart from the news of alleged involvement of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in conferring permanent status to Madras High Court additional judge, different stories find prominence in different newspapers.

'Manmohan batted for tainted judge? "Questions the Hindustan Times headline.

"Rahul rejects CM change in Maharashtra, Assam" makes for front page story in the Asian Age.

The Hindu reports, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to visit Nepal tomorrow

"Fewer girls - only families now" says a UN report according to The Hindu - there are only 2 percent of them in Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan.

"Poor to get milk from temples" is a report in The Asian Age. Several temples in Lucknow, at the initiative of the oldest Mankameshwer Math temple have urged devotees to make only a symbolic offering of milk to Shivling in the present month of Shraawan - the offered milk is collected and turned into Kheer and served as prasad for poor.

The Kullu Shawl, Kangra tea, Chamba Rumal and Kinnauri Shawl from Himachal Pradesh have already got geographical certification. Recently Kangra paintings have acquired GI tag as well. And in the pipeline for GI Tag are Chulli oil and Kannauri Kala Zeera, says a Tribune report.

The Mail Today reports of Kuldeep Narayanan a young IAS officer posted as PMC commissioner who has instituted vigilance case against 447 builders in Bihar. The Bihar government moved the Supreme Court for his transfer and the city mayor tried to stop his salary but he is backed by judiciary to the hilt says the report.

The Times of India reports of racial discrimination suffered by 2 Sikh players Amritpal Singh and Amjyot Singh at the hands of organizers at the 5th FIPA Asia Cup in China.

Google maps service is now available in Hindi also says a Hindu  report.

And finally, a survey published in The Hindu reports that Indians are now spending 3 hours on an average on their smart phones with one third time spent on apps. Its even higher than the US where a person spends only about 2 hours on an average their smart phones.  

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