Monday, September 22, 2014

India's Mars mission: ISRO's 'Mangalyaan' test firing successful, all set to create history

India's Mars mission: ISRO's 'Mangalyaan' test firing successful, all set to create history


 The tug-of-war in the Maharashtra alliance between the BJP and the Shiv Sena for seat sharing in the 15th October assembly elections, continues to occupy front pages. Times of India reports "BJP prepares for life after Sena, but keeps doors open", asking for at least 135 seats.
 The Congress, too, is making all efforts to salvage ties with the NCP in the Maharashtra polls. The Pioneer writes, a meeting could take place over the next two days to save the alliance. "Sonia-Pawar talks last hope to break deadlock", headlines the paper.
 Prime Minister Modi's visit to the US also receives prominence. Times of India reports that in New York Mr. Modi will embark on a massive charm offensive with America's Corporate Elite at a breakfast meeting, and at Washington he is scheduled to have an exclusive dinner with the US President.
Hindustan Times writes that India and the US are working on a compromise formula on food subsidies to remove a major irritant in the stalled World Trade Organisation deal, ahead of Mr. Modi's meeting with the US president in Washington.
The stand-off in the Chumar area of Ladakh took a new turn with the Chinese Liberation Army pitching 7 tents within Indian territory and showing no signs of withdrawing, despite repeated Indian warning, reports The Statesman.
 Indian Express reports, Madras High Court order insisting RTI Applicants to disclose the reason for seeking the information has sparked a debate with several legal experts and activists calling it an attempt to derail the RTI Act.
"CBI examines P. Chidambaram's wife in Saradha Scam", writes the Asian Age on it's front page. CBI sleuths examined Nalini Chidambaram, a leading lawyer, in connection with the legal fee paid to her by the Saradha group.
 And finally, in a new way to treat illnesses, US researchers are developing a revolutionary new device that can be implanted in the body to heal organs when they become infected or injured, thereby reducing dependence on pharmaceutical drugs reports the Times of India. The paper also adds that scientists are developing a  highly efficient device to collect water and harvest it from FOG.

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