Monday, April 27, 2015

Nepal Terrorized by Aftershocks, Hampering Relief Efforts -

Nepal Terrorized by Aftershocks, Hampering Relief Efforts -


The worst devastating earthquake in 80 years finds top mention in all the dailies today. "Devastating quake leaves Nepal Shaken India stirred,"  headlines the Business Standard. With you in grief  Nepal" headlines the Mail Today. The paper adds that "India reacts strongly and swiftly to head global relief and rescue as killer quake claims over 1450 in the region. 'Himalyan tragedy' headlines the Indian Express.

The Hindustan reports that the termors have Delhiites running scarred.  They were felt twice, first at around 11:42 am and an after shock 12:18pm on Saturday. Almost all the papers carry photographs of the death and devastation caused by the killer quake.

'US asks India to explain action against 2 NGO's headlines the Asian Age, adding that 'Washington seeks clarification over crackdown on Greenpeace and Ford Foundation".

"United Spirites (USL) asks Mallya to step down' headlines the Financial Express. The subhead reads "Mallya refuses to resign as Chairman, says charge of fund diversion "Unjustified and fake". The Times of India and the Financial Express also carry the story on their front pages.

The Asian Age on its front page carries a photograph of Mr. Modi on his first Delhi Metro ride. Mr. Modi had to go to Dwarka for an official function and took the Metro to avoid inconvenience to the public on the route because of security arrangements.

The Hindu in an exclusive story reports that inspired by China's Conficus Institute, the RSS (Rastriya Swayamsevak Sangh) think tank has now proposed that Union Human Resource Development minister Smriti Irani establish an Indian Institute of classical studies to promote Indian languages abroad.

And finally, The Times of India reports that abusing in -laws and not allowing them to reside in the matrimonial home by a woman amounts to cruelty to her spouse, ground enough for grant of divorce.

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