Friday, September 12, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Guilty of Culpable Homicide in Killing of Girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius Guilty of Culpable Homicide in Killing of Girlfriend


The front pages of most newspapers are replete with stories related to the floods in Jammu & Kashmir. Under the headline, “Government missing, flood victims on their own”, Hindustan Times writes, Locals accuse ministers of helping VIPs first, say no authorities on streets; those rescued also waiting for food, water. “Centre takes charge of relief ops in J&K”. The Times of India, under that caption, writes that with Omar Abdullah's administration conspicuous by its absence in rescue and relief operations in Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre has virtually taken charge in the state and is rallying all resources to fill the gap.
The Pioneer reports that former CAG Vinod Rai has come out with a stinging criticism of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying integrity is not just financial but intellectual and professional too and claimed that Congress leaders had sought to apply pressure on him to keep the PM’s name out of audit reports.
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s bid to form a government in Delhi has got a shot in the arm from an unusual quarter - the former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Contrary to her party’s stand, the Congress veteran said in a television interview on Thursday that there was nothing wrong in the BJP trying to form the government if it managed to get the numbers, reports The Hindu.
And finally, the Indian cosmetics industry is furious about a government diktat that shampoos, toothpastes, soaps and other items need to carry a red or brown dot.

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