Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Egyptian warplanes attack ISIS targets in revenge for video showing beheading of 21 Egyptians | National Post

Egyptian warplanes attack ISIS targets in revenge for video showing beheading of 21 Egyptians | National Post


The story of Team India's superb victory over Pakistan in the World Cup at Adelaide in splashed across the front pages of all papers with photographs. "India flaunt six-pak'' screams the Mail Today. The subhead above reads 'India bleed blue as Kohli, Dhawan, Raina and Shami dazzle to vanquish Pakistan for the sixth time in World Cup". 'India's Virat score, stumps Pakistan' is the lead in the Pioneer.

"Team Kejri begins today' states the Hindustan Times, adding that the six ministers of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will hit the ground running Monday, the first working day of the new Government.

Referring to Modi's jibe at the Aam Aadmi Party over it's promise to provide power at reduced rate in Delhi, the Pioneer writes 'Modi powers up reality check on all poll promises'. The Asian Age writes 'Modi swipe at AAP over cut in power bill, rivals hit back". While the Times of India quotes the Prime Minister as asking 'Why do parties promise free power?"

The Statesman reports in a news story that "Prime Minister focuses on renewable energy to help the poor" to ensure universal energy access at the inauguration of Re-Invest 2015, India's first renewable energy Global investors meet and expo.

The Hindustan Times reports that the capital is all set to get the country's first mobile app designed to monitor air pollution in the city on real time basis. The Centre is to launch it.

The Tribune writes that ' Lankan President in India, focus on rebuilding ties'. The Times of India reports that 'India may sign nuclear agreement with Lanka'.

The Hindu in an exclusive story states that 'BJP-PDP deal now in Prime Minister's court', adding that Narendra Modi has to take final call on J&K's status and Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).

The Indian Express reports that Union Cabinet meetings will soon go paperless. The paper writes that Government is finalising a plan to put all Cabinet notes on kindle devices which ministers will use at meetings and return to the Cabinet Secretariat immediately after.

And finally, now we have contact lenses that zoom in & out. Well, The Times of India writes that researchers have unveiled the latest version of a first of its kind telescopic contact lens that allows the wearer to zoom in and the out with the wink of an eye.

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