Thursday, April 9, 2015

Satyam verdict a wake-up call for India Inc

Satyam verdict a wake-up call for India Inc


    The story of the quantum of compensation to farmers being raised is covered prominently by all dailies today. "Compensation for distress farmers doubled" headlines the Statesman. The Tribune quotes the Prime Minister as saying "Rain hit farmers to get 50 percent more compensation". The paper adds that "Centre eases crop damage criteria for relief from 50 per cent  to 33 per cent."
    The Hindustan Times on its front page carries an exclusive interview with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The paper quotes him as saying "Industry will have to come forward to take the benefit of the process we have set in motion" "Our job is to run a policy driven government. Red tape should not be there. Red tape should not be there means it shouldn't be there for Mukesh Ambani, but be there for a common man, that won't do".
    All the newspapers today report of Amitabh Bacchan and 48 others getting the Padma awards from President Pranab Mukherjee. The Pioneer on its front page carries a photograph of President Pranab Mukherjee presenting Padma Vibhushan to Amitabh Bacchan at a function at Rastrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday.
    On Pakistan ferrying 11 Indians whom it evacuated from strife torn Yemen, the Statesman remarks "Modi thanks Sharif for evacuation".
    Referring to the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order to ban 10 year old diesel vehicles in Delhi and the National Capital territory, the Pioneer writes "Delhi outraged by NGT ban on 10 year old diesel cars", adding that 'authorities in a fix on how to stop old vehicles from hitting the road'. "Day after order, 96 old diesel vehicles seized" states the Times of India.
    'Chief information commissioner's post vacant for a year. high court seeks centres reply', writes Indian Express.
    'V K Singh in a fresh tweet row' headlines the Asian Age adding Congress demands Ministers sacking , BJP distances itself".
    "Shiv Sena upset at Shobhaa De's tweets, seeks action" writes the Hindu. "Shobhaa De faces Sena ire after Marathi diktat tweet's". states The Asian age.
    An ongoing study undertaken by Wildlife institute of India has revealed that the Leopard population has dropped by 70 per cent to 80 per cent in the last 100 years due to poaching, loss of habitat and conflicts with humans reports the Pioneer.
    And finally, the Asian Age writes that a new study has warned that anesthetic gases used to carry out smooth surgeries are accumulating in the earth's atmosphere, where they are contributing to climate changes.

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