The Malin landslide tragedy in Maharashtra, the Delhi High Court banning E-rickshaws in the capital, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj calling US snooping on the BJP 'Completely unacceptable' and the Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi declaring that she would pen her memoirs to bring out the truth, are some prominent stories in newspapers today.
"UPSC opposes 'Suggestion' to postpone or cancel prelims", writes the Indian Express. The paper says that in reply to a DOPT circular containing a list of suggestions, the UPSC has given a detailed response with reasons why a majority of them would be difficult to implement at this stage of the 2014 exam cycle.
The Asian Age writes that in a move to save thousands of jobs in financially strapped airlines, and not wanting a repeat of the Kingfisher mess, the Civil Aviation Industry is considering the Satyam Model for rescuing loss making private airlines.
A report in the Indian Express indicates that regulator TRAI will soon issue guidelines on how the extent of Politicians' links with some media houses could be toned down, as well as measures that should be taken to create a firewall between corporate investment in Media and their editorial departments.
And finally, sometimes it pays to Monkey around ! The Times of India writes that about 40 trained Youths have been pressed into service to disguise themselves as langoors, even screech like the simians and scare away monkeys from Delhi's VVIP Zone.
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