Thursday, March 31, 2016

Kolkata flyover tragedy: Death toll rises to 21, around 150 people still trapped under debris

Kolkata flyover tragedy: Death toll rises to 21, around 150 people still trapped under debris


    The latest on the situation in Uttarakhand is one of the top stories in the papers this morning. "Uttarakhand High Court freezes Rawat's floor test" leads Hindustan Times. Writing on the suspense in Dehradun the Indian Express writes "Court stays floor test,both hold their horses". The paper writes that"final hearing on Rawat plea on April 6, BJP, Congress try to keep MLA flocks intact."
    The other major story this morning is that of the embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya."Mallya ups Kingfisher's loan settlement offer to 4,000crore rupees" states the Financial Express. The Business Line adds, "Apex court asks lenders to respond within a week."
    Writing on the Prime Minister's three nation tour the Tribune writes "India, Belgium to work on disrupting terror network."Modi deepens blood ties with bereaved Brussels", headlines the Pioneer.
    On the Pathankot terror attack case the Asian Age writes "NIA asks Pakistan for voice samples of JeM chief". "Now, India seeks access to JeM chief in quid pro quo diplomacy" writes the Pioneer.
    The Indian Express quotes Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump as saying "Nuclear-armed Pakistan is very vital problem".
    Asian Age, Times of India and the Pioneer report on the front pages that the Bombay High Court backs entry of women in temples.
    The Hindu reports new jobs in eight labour-intensive industries fell to six-year low in the first nine months of 2015 - with just 1.55 lakh new jobs being created compared to over three lakh jobs over the same period in 2013 and 2014, according to Labour Bureau data.
    "Rajnath will 'seal' Bangla border to halt all infiltration" informs the Asian Age.
    Commenting on Tatas Steel exit mode from the UK the Economic Times writes "Amid global storm, Tatas Steel for return from UK. "Tata says bye-bye to Corus in Britain"informs the Times of India."
    And finally, Uncertainty is a stress producer. Well, Hindustan Times reports that a new study has found uncertainty creates more stress than knowing for sure something unpleasant is about to happen. The researchers said this is the first time the effect of uncertainty on stress has been quantified, but the concept is not new.

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