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The just released report of global rating agency "Moody's Analytics" which analyzes the recent controversial remarks made by BJP party members, is covered by the Press. "Rein-in hot heads or lose global credibility, Moody's tells Modi". The Indian Express writes that the report also raised questions over the government's ability to deliver on promised reforms.
A report in the Hindu states that the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) will begin consultation on India's membership to the elite group of nuclear export next month, says NSG chairperson. The Economic Times says "Millions More may take wing, courtesy new aviation policy", adding that the proposal seeks to limit fares to rupees 2500 for flight lasting an hour or less.
The Pioneer reports - As the Bihar polls reach its fourth phase, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday took on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on the 'Bahari' or outsider issue, by asking him if he considered Congress President Sonia Gandhi also a 'Bahari'.
"Supreme Court to hear plea demanding ban on websites hosting Sardar Jokes", -- headlines the Tribune. The PIL was initiated for a ban on about 5000, websites hosting sardar jokes, which created an atmosphere of ridicule against the sikh community and promoted enmity between various sections of society.
Asian Age writes, Mumbai-born music maestro Zubin Mehta has said he failed to understand why artists, writers, filmmakers and other intellectuals were returning their state awards, while suggesting that those protesting against the Govt should engage in a dialogue with it.
The Financial Express writes that the Unique Identification Authority of India has said that 93 per cent of adults in India, voluntarily posses their Aadhar Number. And finally, The Times of India reports "Earthworks found in Kazakhstan deepen ancient mystery", adding that satellite pictures of a remote and treeless northern steppe has revealed colossal earthworks.
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