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Hindustan Times reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil his signature ‘Make in India’ initiative tomorrow with a raft of proposals designed to get foreign companies to set up shop and make the country a manufacturing powerhouse. The paper adds that Modi will announce the plan at an event in Vigyan Bhawan that will be beamed live not just across the country but to gatherings of industrialists across the world.
In a bid to create uniformity among central universities, the HRD ministry has decided to frame guidelines for common admission, common curriculum, student and faculty mobility as well as a national system of credit transfers. It has also been decided to evolve a national ranking system for central universities, reports The Times of India.
A Centre for Science and Environment analysis has showed the floods in Jammu & Kashmir were a manifestation of an extreme weather event linked to climate change resulting from a combination of unprecedented and intense rain, mismanagement, unplanned urbanisation and a lack of preparedness says The Hindu.
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has expressed his desire to occupy the chief minister’s post in Maharashtra, which is going to polls on October 15. “I don’t day-dream or hanker for power. But if I get an opportunity to head the state, I will not shy away from the responsibility.”, writes The Indian Express.
The Hindu reports that CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has urged the Supreme Court to dismiss allegations raised against him by the Centre for Public Interest Litigation unless it discloses the identity of the “whistleblower” who gave it information that he met and favoured those accused in the 2G scam.
The Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) has swept the Delhi University Students’ Union elections for the first time in 17 years, bagging all four important positions, president, vice-president, secretary and joint secretary, reports Hindustan Times.
The worst-ever outbreak of Ebola fever has now killed more than 2,400 people and infected twice that number, according to a new toll released on Friday by the World Health Organisation, writes The Indian Express.
And finally, a study presented at the American Urological Association has reported that two German shepherds were able to detect prostate cancer in urine with about 98% accuracy.