Sunday, October 18, 2015

A Rapist’s Nightmare

A Rapist’s Nightmare


    The striking down of the collegium system to select judges by Supreme Court, Prime Minister signaling an era of transparency through digital India at an RTI convention, NSG to deploy women in combat roles, TRAI ordering Telecos to compensate consumers for 1 rupee per call drop are some of the stories dominating newspapers today.

    Provident fund subscribers may soon be able to withdraw their money online from March end after the Supreme Court extended voluntary use of Aadhaar Card to government schemes including PF, reports the Hindustan Times.

    A Nathealth report says that India has shortage of 2 million doctors and 4 million nurses - a striking contrast to the fact that we also have some of the best in-class health care delivery system promoting medical tourism.

    The Business Standard reports of Stanford engineers creating a plastic skin that can feel through sensors - this could help particularly those with a prosthetic limb.  In some good news for children, the country's food regulator FSSAI (Food Safety Standards Authority of India) is all set to restrict consumption of junk food in schools and also in 50 meter radius of school premises, says Times of India.

    It's festival time and mega sales by e-tailors has propelled a demand for delivery boys and bikers- there is a shortage of 70 per cent boys to the tune of 1 lakh vacancies expected during Navratri-Diwali season. This has forced companies to tap villages around metros- that's a story on the front page of Economic Times .

    The Hindu carries a colourful picture of artists performing Garba in front of the world famous Bhadra fort at Ahmedabad. Rohan Murthy, son of Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy, is paying 1 million dollars to a Robotic Company Caltech, in Arizona, has also been covered by most newspapers.

    And Finally, Mrityunjay Sharma- final year B.Com student from Delhi University- is all set to get into Guinness World Record Book by playing piano for 155  hours, says a Pioneer report.

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