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Governments strategy to prevent youths from joining ISIS features on the front pages of many papers. ‘Centre plans social media checks to counter IS threat’, is the Tribune headline. The Hindu and Mail Today say that state police forces and moderate muslims will be roped in.
The Asian Age writes about the Congress’ demand for resignation of Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje in parliament. ‘Logjam in Houses, no way out, yet’ is the paper’s headline.
The Hindu says, quoting the minister of state for finance, that India is aiming to be among the top 30 in ‘Ease of doing business’.
The Hindustan Times , The Hindu and the Statesman report of Supreme Court deputy registrar quitting over the Yakub Memon hanging verdict.
In a revelation, the Financial Express writes, ‘Small cites outdo big ones in smart city list’, surprise winners being Bihar Sharif and Dharamsala among others, edging out Bangalore and Patna.
The Times of India reports of a dramatic rise in women’s education in India. ‘Rise in women grads almost double that of men in a decade’ writes the paper.
Fourteen year old Ranveer Saini winning the special Olympic gold figures prominently in the Times of India and The Statesman.
Giving projections from United nations, the Hindu warns that India will be the world’s most populace country in 2022.
The Times of India reports of India winning the patent war on hair loss formula. It adds that a UK based lab had sought rights for turmeric, pine bark and a green tea composition being used as a treatment for thinning hair.
India is set to deploy its first world class river information system by the August in the Sagar- Farakka section of National Water way-one-reports Business Standard.
And finally, The Pioneer has an interesting real life story of a feisty Odia Woman fighting off an attacking crocodile with a cooking pot and spatula. ‘Hungry croc meets it match’ is how the paper puts it’.