Thursday, September 3, 2015

Refugee crisis: Shocking photo of dead Syrian child washed up on beach is 'wake-up call'

Refugee crisis: Shocking photo of dead Syrian child washed up on beach is 'wake-up call'


    Different News papers carry different headline today.
    "Nitish cheating people Modi" is the Hindustan Times Headline, pointing to the Prime Minster's address in Bhagalpur rally yesterday.
    The Asian Age reports of the Manipur clashes due to new land reforms, resulting in death of 8 and clamping of curfew across the state.
    The Indian Express reports of the government collecting details of all consultants in department and minister is but draw salaries from external agencies.
    Army Chif General Dalbir Suhags accusation, of Pakistan adopting new tactics to enlind are of violence in J&K has been carried by Tribune on front page.
    At 44% India is lowest in South Asia in breast feeding practices reports the Pioneer. This is one of the major reasons for Diarrhoea and Pneumonia.
    Child trafficking on the rise in Assam's tea gardens reports Hindustan Times saying that about 2 lakh children go missing every year in the country -  Many are forced into a life of bonded labour or prostitution.
    The Indian Express reports of the Prime Minister eating only once a day for 4 months during the Hindu calendar of Chaturmas from 27 July to 22 November.
    Kurravi, A small tribal hamlet in remote Telangana with only 300 dwellings now has produced many doctors, engineers, civil servants and  after Independence reports the Hindu.
    There is a plastic epidemic in our oceans writes the Hindu Business Line report by 2050 99 percent sea sea bands like Penguenis, Gulls and albatrosses would have ingested plastic according to a study.
    The Financial Express reports of whitefly pest attach having caused massive damage to cotton crop in Punjab and Haryana about 6000 acers of crop has had 100% loss due to the pest attack.
    Here's some good news for reduction of congestion for ever shrinking roads now Meru Cabs has launched car pooling services in 24 cities in addition to the personal transportation services this will also cuts costs for the passengers sharing the ride, reports the Hindu.

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