Monday, January 18, 2016

Suspended Hyderabad varsity research scholar commits suicide

Suspended Hyderabad varsity research scholar commits suicide: The suspension of five Dalit research scholars from the University of Hyderabad took a tragic turn on Sunday when one of them committed suicide.


Prime Minister Modi announcing a string of initiatives to support the country's start-ups makes for front page news in all the dailies this morning. "Modi eases norms for Start-Ups to enter, exit" leads Hindustan Times. "Start-up Indian gets tax breaks, Rs 10,000 crore fund" writes the Asian Age.

Indian Express and Hindu covers the Burkino Faso hotel siege with photographs on the front pages. "Foreigners among 23 killed as al-queda militants storm Burkina Faso hotel" writes the Indian Express.

Not only HIV treatment was made possible globally by Indian generics companies, but now their efforts are about bring down the cost on hepatitis C drug reports Times  of India under the head "Desi generics firms pave way for cheaper hepatitis C drug." It further expects cost could come down from 150 thousand dollar in US to just 200 dollar in India.

Hindustan Times reports that aspirants who flunk thier language test in the UPSC conducted exams for recruitment to premier Civil Services such as the IAS and the IPS can now demand to know how they performed in the other papers.

The Hindu and the Asian Age in an interesting story informs us about what US President Barack Obama carries in his pocket. The Asian Age writes that a statuette of Lord Hanuman is among the few items that Obama carries in his pocket and seeks inspiration from whenever he feels tired or discouraged.

Sunday Business Standard quoting international researchers and researches reports "Yoga improves balance, mobility for old people."

Hindustan Times in a special story writes about how architect Sudipto Ghosh and graphic designer Shimonti Sinha have come up with a first of its kind cognitive DTC route map to make sense of DTC bus routes.

Hindustan Times reports that most tech-savvy Indian travellers consider smartphone to be their single most indispensable item while their plan to travel ahead of toothbrush, deodorant and driving licence, according to a study.

Some good news for girls in Haryana. Well, the Times of India reports for the first time in a decade, Haryana's child sex ratio crossed the 900 mark in December 2015. This is a major jump since 2011 when census figure revealed the state had the worst sex ratio in the country at 834.

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