Monday, April 11, 2016

India Mends Ties With Maldives

India Mends Ties With Maldives 


    The fire tragedy at the Puttingal Devi temple in Kerala dominates the front pages with most papers putting out pictures of the debris and rubble at the site. Describing the horrific nature of the tragedy, the Pioneer writes "Accident site resembles carpet-bombed ground".
    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar taking over the reins of the JD(U) from the outgoing party president Sharad Yadav is prominently noticed in the press. The Asian Age states "Nitish takes over as new JD-U chief : Aims to challenge BJP in UP in 2017 and 2019 Lok Sabha polls".
    Most papers take note of actor Anupam Kher's visit to Srinagar to meet students of the National Institute of Technology NIT. "Kher goes to Srinagar but cant leave airport" reports the Hindustan Times. The Asian Age quotes Kher as saying "Not allowed to visit family home".
    An elaborate five-layer security plan to completely stop infiltration across the 2900 kilometer border with Pakistan is highlighted on the front page of the Times of India under the caption "India plans five-layer lock for Pak border". The paper writes that this plan entails round-the-clock surveillance CCTV cameras, thermal imaging, night vision devices and laser barriers.
    The Indian Express highlights a very unique train journey under the caption "A train pulls in late at night, raising a cheer over 300 kms away". The paper writes that a train with 50 tankers pulled into Miraj in Sangli district late Saturday night to be filled with water for its onward journey to water starved Latur district.

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