Sunday, April 26, 2015

More than 1,500 killed by 7.8-magnitude quake in Nepal - The Washington Post

More than 1,500 killed by 7.8-magnitude quake in Nepal - The Washington Post


Arvind Kejriwal's volte face by tendering an apology on Rajasthan Farmer's death has been widely covered by today's national dailies. "Kejriwal says he's sorry, again" headlines The Hindustan Times. The paper writes that Aam Admi Party changed track, going from confrontationist to apologetic in the space of a day. The Asian Age writes "Kejri's apology finds few takers". It further reports that the farmer's family seeks an investigation by CBI.

The Prime Minister's appeal to end the Sarpanch-pati Culture in Panchayats has been covered by many News papers. The Statesman reports that Prime Minister Modi called upon women Panchayat members to exercise their powers more efficiently. The Hindustan Times writes that the PM called for an end to the practice of the husbands of women sarpanches acting as de facto sarpanch.

The Government telling the Delhi High court that a plan to curb air Pollution in NCR has not been created yet, is reported in The Indian Express. The newspaper opines "No plan so far to check NCR air Pollution: Govt to High Court."

S C calls urban shelter scheme 'a big scam'  writes the Times of India about the Supreme Courts finding that only 208 shelters for 9 lakh urban homeless were built in 14 states, though the center had released Rs. 1078 crore to all state and UT's.

And finally, The Mr. India fans would be pleased to know that "Invisible Man is fact now, not just fiction" The Times of India reports that in a first, scientists have created a perceptual illusion of having an invisible body among humans in the lab.

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