Tuesday, July 28, 2015

APJ Abdul Kalam: A scientist who led from the front

APJ Abdul Kalam: A scientist who led from the front

Newspapers Headlines:-

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation in his Mann Ki Baat series on All India Radio is prominently noticed on the front pages. "PM hails Kargil soldiers, promises road safety Bill" reports the Indian Express.

Bollywood actor Salman Khan's tweets against the death sentence for Yakub Memon in connection with the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts gets wide coverage. The Times of India writes "Sallu tweets hang tiger, not Yakub, retreats after outrage".

The death of two persons in police firing as a mob protested the suicide of a girl after she was teased by some youths in UP's Hamirpur district is highlighted in most papers. "UP firing deaths: top cop suspended" reports the Statesman.

A late night meeting between BJP leader and actor Shatrughan Sinha and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has the press guessing about whats brewing. "Ignored Shatrughan meets BJP enemy, says who knows future" reports the Tribune. The Hindu writes "Still with BJP, asserts Shatrughan".

In a special story the Tribune writes that the government has ordered the blocking of at least 40 webpages with inflammatory content relating to a minority community including posts on social media and popular video sharing platforms.

The Asian Age, citing experts at the country's premier health institute AIIMS, reports that the average age of people suffering from oral cancer has fallen from 55 years to 35 years in the last 25 years.

And finally, news of a mobile app which can make life much easier for you. The Indian Express says that an IAS couple from Punjab have created an app that can help you locate the nearest public toilet and even tell you how clean it is.

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