Thursday, April 16, 2015

Net Neutrality: Facebook defends platform; Cleartrip logs out - The Economic Times

Net Neutrality: Facebook defends platform; Cleartrip logs out - The Economic Times


Aam Admi Party rebels Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan deciding to stay in the party and vowing a clean up from within, Pakistan's Punjab government challenging the Lahore High Court's decision to suspend the detention of Let operations commander and 2008 Mumbai attack master mind Zaki ur-Rehman Lakhvi and Flipkart walking out of the Airtel Zero deal are some lead stories in newspapers today.

"Flipkart bats for Net neutrality, logs out of Airtel Zero Deal, " writes the Tribune while the Hindu says "Net Neutrality wins as Flipkart does a U turn".

The Hindustan Times reports that a week after it was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Air Quality Index seems to be failing in its task of effectively calculating air toxicity in the country.

"RSS proposal shot down- centre advised anti conversion law is untenable", writes the Asian Age, adding that according to the Union law Ministry the centre has no jurisdiction over the subject.

In a jolt for govt servants by the supreme court, The Hindi daily Rashtriya Sahara writes that the apex court has decided that prosecuting corrupt government officials does not need government approval anymore.

"Six people to check 16 trucks per minute :NGT must look at own monitors' reports" says the Indian Express.

And finally, The Times of India reports that according to the Archaeological survey of India, the mounds at Bhirrana village on the banks of the Ghaggar river is the oldest Harappan site, older than the site at Mehrgarh in Pakistan.

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