Thursday, October 23, 2014

Ottawa Shooting Is Latest in Growing List of Attacks Linked to Extremism

Ottawa Shooting Is Latest in Growing List of Attacks Linked to Extremism
Newspaper Headlines

The attack on the Canadian Parliament, updates on the Black Money kept by Indians in Swiss Banks and the race for the Chief Minister's chair in the Maharashtra BJP hotting up are some lead stories reported by papers today.

"Gadkari firmly in race for CM: Pankaja Munde, however, seen as Dark Horse", says the statesman.

Reporting on the PM's Srinagar visit, the paper writes, " If PM listens, he may find a weary Srinagar asking for a hearing;" and quotes PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti as saying", could be moment for Naya Kashmir, Naya Modi".

"CBI raids V.K Singh aide's house in probe into 'irregular' RAW purchases" is a headline in the Indian Express.

"With dropped calls on the rise, landlines ring again", says the Times of India. The paper writes that frequent call drops, poor voice quality and slow internet speeds are increasingly adding to the growing problems of  mobile phone user across networks.

"BJP hints it wont take NCP support", headlines the Asian Age writing that talks between Udhav Thackrey and Amit Shah are likely today.

"Under the headline Wary Swiss Banks Advise Some Indians to Cash out", The Economic Times says that with Switzerland and India ensuring a system for automatic information sharing on accountholders, Swiss banks are trying to steer clear of dodgy Indian clients.

The Business Standard writes that four months after it began a probe into the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund scam, the Special Crime Branch of the Central Bureau of Investigation first chargesheet in the case, yesterday.

And finally sounding out good news the Hindustan times writes "Big Bang reforms coming post Diwali " - all to boost investment, create jobs, make land acquisitions easy and raise FDI limits in insurance and pension sectors.

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