Friday, August 22, 2014

Rape remark row: Arun Jaitley flayed by Delhi gang-rape victim`s parents

Rape remark row: Arun Jaitley flayed by Delhi gang-rape victim`s parents


 The Jaharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren jeered, Start of Ganga cleaning, continuning deadlock in Pakistan, meeting of Assam and Nagaland Chief Minister and working out of a joint mechanism, and the I&B Ministry putting on hold release of Punjabi film 'Kaum De Heere' are some of the lead stories in papers today.

 "Soren Jeered too, Modi face's ire of opposition Chief Ministers headlnies the Hindustan Times. The Tribune reports about the Cong, BJP spar over booing of opposition Chief Ministers adding that after Hooda, there were jeers for Jharkhand Chief Minister Soren at PM function & Prithviraj Chavan skips Modi event in Nagpur.

"Ganga cleaning takes off, toxin sensors to keep tabs, is a Hindustan Times headline saying that in a first step towards cleaning of the Ganga in 6 months, sensors are to be installed at all critical points of the river.

 "Assam, Nagaland agree on joint mechanism", states the Hindu, reporting that Assam and Nagaland have decided to put in place a joint mechanism to prevent the recurrence of violence over the long pending boundary dispute.

The NDA government not allowing the scheduled Friday release of controversial Punjabi movie "Kaum De Heere" that deals with the assassination of former PM Indira Gandhi has been covered by almost all newspapers.

 The Asian Age quotes Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif as saying 'Crisis in Pakistan to worsen if I quit.. The paper says that the political crisis in Pakistan has deepened as talks between the protestors headed by Imran Khan and clerik Tahir-ul-Qadri and the government broke down on Thursday.

The Business line in a front page box item writes that "Kerala's United Democratic Front opts for total prohibition" referring to ban on alcohol consumption. The paper says that the decision will be implemented over a period of ten years and all bars to be shut by April the first.

The Times of India reports that a war memorial is to come up at India-Gate complex to honour Indian soldiers who laid down their lives since 1947.

 And finally, we will soon have cars that talk and save lives. Well, the Times of India writes that researchers at Ann Arbor, Michigan are working towards a not too distant future where vehicles will be in constant harmonious communication with one another and their surroundings, instantly warning drivers of unseen dangers.

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