Thursday, January 1, 2015

Happy New Year


Dhoni's retirement from test cricket, a special CBI court discharging BJP President Amit Shah, and debris of Air Asia aircraft found in Java sea are front page stories in most papers today.
"Dhoni drops a bomb", is The Hindustan Times headline. "Dhoni takes the highway, Mahi way" writes the Times of India. While The Tribune writes "Captain cool' Dhoni stumps all, retires from test cricket".
"Amit Shah innocent in Prajapati, Soharabuddin killings, says court", reports the Hindustan Times. "Charge against Shah rejected 'in totality' writes the Pioneer.
Referring to the Air Asia tragedy, the Asian Age writes "Plane debris, bodies found". "Air Asia debris found, 3 bodies retrieved", writes The Statesman.
To send out a signal to foreign investors that settling commercial disputes in India will no longer be a time consuming affair, the government has decided to promulgate an ordinance to amend the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 reports The Hindu.
Eminent journalist B G Verghese, a Ramon Magsaysay award winner and former editor of leading dailies Hindustan Times and Indian Express died on Tuesday at the age of 87 after a brief illness writes The Pioneer.
Now some news, that will dampen the New Year Mood. If caught driving drunk on New Year's eve, you may end up losing your driving license, writes The Express News Line. Prices of cars and durable goods like TV and fridge will go up from Thursday as government plans to end the excise duty concessions given in February reports The Hindu.
In some good news for incorrigible vacationers, the year 2015 could be the year for 'Chhota breaks' as it has a string of three and four day weekends through the year.
And finally, the red planet is to go green. Well, the Times of India writes that a student team in the United Kingdom plans to grow lettuce on Mars by 2018.

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