Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Kejriwal most-preferred choice for Delhi CM, AAP takes lead over BJP in last leg: HT survey

Kejriwal most-preferred choice for Delhi CM, AAP takes lead over BJP in last leg: HT survey

    "Biggest guns boom in Battle for Delhi" is The Hindustan Times headline. Pointing to yesterday's Sunday being a rally day in Delhi with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal holding election rallies in Delhi. There were 95 rallies in all. The Pioneer calls it 'Threesome awesome'.

    The Economic Times says that analysts are predicting the election outcome on Dalal street. An Aam Aadmi Party win over the BJP may not go down well with the market they say.

    "Diversity should not only be accepted but also celebrated" says Rashtriya Swayam Sewak Sang chief Mohan Bhagwat, at a gathering at Mysuru, reports The Hindu in a box item.

    In some good news for the nation, India's maternal mortality rate, MMR, has further dropped to 165 per 1 lakh live births, as compared to 178 in 2010-2012. This gives hope of India achieving the millennium Development goal 5, reports The Asian Age. Kerala has lowest MMR at 61 per lakh live births.

    The Financial Express reports of Akondara, a small hamlet in Gujarat with a population of just over a 1000 people. It is now a digital village where services range from cashless banking to digitized school teaching.
    The Indian Express has an inspiring story of a daily wager's son- Nawaz Shaikh from Solapur district who studied at a Zilla parishad school and is now pursuing his Phd in immunology. A logo designed by him has been chosen for the new education policy. And that's not all he may well be its brand ambassador too."

    The 15-day, 29th Surajkund International Crafts mela inaugurated by Haryana Chief Minister M.L.Khattar yesterday has been covered by most newspapers.

    And Finally, India has the fourth largest area planted under Genetically Modified(GM) crops reports The Hindustan Times. The paper says the MNC Monsanto has a monopoly here.

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