Sunday, September 7, 2014

Floods unleash more misery in J-K, PM offers Rs. 1,000 cr relief

Floods unleash more misery in J-K, PM offers Rs. 1,000 cr relief


The lead in most newspapers is about J&K's worst flood in 60 years. 'Deadliest in the state since independence' writes the Times of India. 'Army says situation as grim as in Uttarakhand last year' says the Indian Express. '10,000 stranded, 390 villages submerged, Modi to visit today' writes the Asian Age. The paper also shows a washed away bridge which connected Uri and Baramulla.
 With BJP preparing to form the next government in Delhi, the Hindustan Times headline reads 'BJP set to storm Delhi Darbar, AAP protests'. 'BJP CM race gains pace' is how Mail Today puts it, with a 2 page spread on the details and pictures of the aspirants.
In a shocking revelation, the Times of India reports on its front page '70% of illness related deaths in Indian nuclear hubs due to cancer'. The paper writes that 2600 people succumbed to cancer in 19 centres between 1995 and 2014.
The Sarada scam has begun to threaten Mamata Banerjee, report many dailies. Suspended and jailed MP, Kunal Ghosh, who is the prime accused in the case has said 'Mamata benifitted most from Sarada writes Mail Today.
 In the Hindustan Times Sunday Special on its front page, the paper writes 'A biopic, and tale of two iconic Manipuri women', talking of Mary Kom and Irom Sharmila.
 And finally, The Hindu reports of Anjanthali village in Karnal district of Haryana, which is also called a climate smart village. Why? Because under a project, women farmers get voice and text messages on weather forecasts and recommended action they should take for a good harvest.

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