Sunday, July 6, 2014

Wall Collapse Kills at Least 11 Workers in Southern India - WSJ

Wall Collapse Kills at Least 11 Workers in Southern India - WSJ


The safe return of the 46 nurses caught up in the fighting in Iraq, dominates the front pages of all news dailies today. Heartrending photographs of emotional reunions with family members have been displayed prominently on the front pages. "Second birth", say nurses on home coming." reports the Mail Today. The Hindu adds that one of the nurses said of the ISIS rebels that "they were good at heart."

In a related story, The Asian Age reports that barely 10 minutes after the nurses left the hospital complex, a bomb exploded over the hospital building partially destroying it. According to the Hindustan Times "SOS to friends goodwill won India this battle."

As the first session of the new parliament starts on Monday, many newspapers have speculated on the agenda of the session. "Budget to present government strategy to stem slump" informs The Hindu. While The Pioneer opines "Price rise is oppositions lever".

In a related story, The Indian Express reports "Silence on Leader of Opposition, session begins tomorrow". The news paper adds that in 1984 when the Congress party had 415 MP's in the house, it denied that very status to the party which came in second.

The Brazilian superstar Neymar being kneed in, by Columbian defender Juan Zuniga has led The Times of India to exclaim "Brazil's back broken - lenient refereeing "Knees" Neymar out of world cup". The Indian Express adds "It's star injured, Brazil in pain, shock despite entry into semis."

And finally, The Times of India reports that a 51 year old Halwai from Punjab's Abohar has won a rupees 1 crore lottery but hasn't been able to get the money because he doesn't have a PAN Card.

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