Saturday, November 28, 2015

'Li-fi 100 times faster than wi-fi' - BBC News

'Li-fi 100 times faster than wi-fi' - BBC News


Parliament's Winter Session getting off to a heated start on the 26th, with a verbal face-off between Home Minister Raj Nath Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi, receives front page coverage. "Heated Debate Kicks off  Winter Session", headlines The Pioneer. The Indian Express writes " Government vs Opposition starts with Our Ambedkar vs Your Ambedkar", and The Times of India headline reads "Secularism is the most misused word in politics", says Rajnath.

The Financial Express reports that the Government is hopeful of passage of the Goods and Services Tax Bill in the Winter Session of parliament, claiming that 30 of the 32 parties have supported it, and is awaiting the Congress response on the key legislation. Business Line of the Hindu writes, "To meet Congress halfway, Government may accept 18% rate for GST".

Also on the issue of the Winter Session, The Asian Age writes - Giving out a clear signal to the Opposition that the Government is willing to debate all issues during the Winter Session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday said - there cannot be a bigger platform for dialogue than the Floor of the House.

Mail Today reports of banned harmful Khesari dal creeping back into NCR markets  as Arhar prices soar.  The Indian Express writes that the Chairman of The Indian Council for Historical Research - Mr.Y Sudershan Rao, has quit his post just 16 months into his term. Quoting government sources the paper attribute this to his being denied an honorarium of Rs.1.5 Lakh per month.

And finally, Times of India informs us that the Capital is all set to witness a contest of ideas between Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his immediate predecessor P Chidambaram, as they square-off against a backdrop of books, ideas and literature when they kick-off the high-profile inaugural 'Times LitFest' in Delhi on Saturday.

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