Sunday, April 19, 2015

Why #ZameenWapsi could well lead to #CongressWapsi - IBNLive

Why #ZameenWapsi could well lead to #CongressWapsi - IBNLive


News of clashes erupting in Srinagar yesterday over the arrest of Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam Bhat, appears on most front pages this morning. The headline in the Hindu reads,  "clashes erupt after Alam's arrest: Hurriyat Chairman Geelani calls for shutdown today".

Mail today writes that, The National Green Tribunal has asked all States and Union Territories to submit a status report on 'air quality' and suggest ways to curb pollution in big cities. The Hindustan Times also reports that the National Green Tribunal has asked the South Delhi Municipal Corporation to fine vehicles Rs. 5000 for offenses such as wrongful parking and stopping and waiting in restricted areas.

"First Germany, now UK object to India's 'breach' of secret bank data," is the lead headline in The Indian Express. The paper writes, while German authorities objected to the manner in which 18 names of Indian account holders in a  bank in Liechtenstein were disclosed to the Supreme Court and the public, the authorities in UK have made similar protests after details of some transactions also appeared in the public domain.

The Hindu reports that Chinese President Xi Jinping is heading to Islamabad on a two-day visit, with billions of dollars of likely investments which would be used to build the Pakistan node of Beijing's ambitious Maritime Silk Road.

Hindi Daily Dainik Bhaskar has reported about an incident in a village in Chhattisgarh where a bride refused to marry her bridegroom as he was found drunk.

Several papers carry the story of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) recruiting its first woman driver - 30 year old Saritha - who hails from Telangana. Saritha will be hitting Delhi roads on Route 615 from Monday.

And Finally, The Asian Age tells us that the historic Red Fort will, reportedly, be restored to its Mughal era glory in the next three years. The Archaeological Survey of India has excavated the original water channels and plans to make all the 230 fountains functional over the next few years.

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