Wednesday, September 23, 2015

West Virginia engineer proves to be a David to VW's Goliath

West Virginia engineer proves to be a David to VW's Goliath


    The BJP clearing the air after RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's call for an overhaul of the Reservation Policy, is noticed by several news papers. "Quota policy need no overhaul, says BJP", is the top Hindustan Times headline. The BJP stated it was against reconsidering the constitutional provision that granted benefits to weaker sections.
    India conveying its displeasure to Kathmandu over the manner in which the Nepal promulgated its new Constitution, is also noted by the Press. The Hindu reports that in its third and most stern statement in three days on the situation in Nepal, the MEA said, it cautioned the leadership of Nepal to take urgent steps to diffuse the tension in the Terai region. Mail Today writes that China has on Monday strongly backed the Nepal government on the promulgation of the new constitution.
    "Trapped workers freed after nine-day ordeal", is the headline in the Statesman. The Tribune writes - in a rare rescue mission spanning nine gruelling days, two workers trapped in an under-construction  tunnel in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district, were finally pulled out of the tunnel yesterday.
    Introduction of a new Encryption policy under Section 84 A of the Information Technology Act 2000 by a government committee, has triggered privacy concerns, is also extensively covered by the press. The Times of India reports - personal chats on social media as well as popular instant messengers like WhatsApp, Viber and Facebook Messenger may need to be kept undeleted for 90 days, in case they need to be furnished as and when demanded by law enforcement agencies.
    And finally, The Hindustan Times writes that Gurgaon is gearing up for a first 'car free day today, to keep a check on traffic and pollution. Every Tuesday, the use of metro, cycle rickshaws, autos and shared cabs will be encouraged instead of private vehicles.

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