Sunday, November 9, 2014

Fate of ‘critically wounded’ ISIS chief unclear

Fate of ‘critically wounded’ ISIS chief unclear


The imminent cabinet reshuffle, new Goa Chief Minister, and area of Burdwan terror mastermind, are prominent stories in newspapers today.
"Eye on polls, Modi govt may add regional faces " headlines the Hindustan Times . " Will join cabinet rejig only if Maharashtra tangle is solved", the Times of India quotes the Sena.
The Hindustan Times also reports" AAP to bench 6 MLAs, half of 2013 poll candidates" over concerns about their ability to win this time around.
"New ISI chief takes, charge in Pakistan" reports the Tribune. The paper cites an academic paper at the US Army war college where Lt. General Rizwan Akhtar wrote, Pakistan must aggressively pursue rapprochement with India, and asks " Will he keep the hawks at bay ?"
"For first time, 1984 Sikh victims testify before UN panel" , raising the stakes in their bid to initiate a UN -led investigation into the anti-sikh riots, is a story in the Indian Express.
"Modi plans a huge campaign against drug abuse" to prevent use of narcotics among youth, reveals the Asian Age.
Vacancies reduce the Central Board of Direct Taxes, a key player in the govt's plan to track down black money, to a two-member body, reports the Hindu.
The Business Standard states, the breather on food inflation that India has been enjoying for some time, may end, as projections of low-production are pushing up agri-commodity prices.
And finally, "World's first selfie was taken in 1839". The Asian Age says , the World's first known self-portrait was taken 175 years ago by American photographer, Robert Cornelius.

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