Sunday, May 1, 2016

Uttarakhand blaze, a man-made disaster

Uttarakhand blaze, a man-made disaster


    Stories around the Agusta Westland chopper scam case continue to hover this morning on the front pages of most prominent newspapers. "Middleman Michel claims he signed nothing, records show he did - on payoffs" reads an Indian Express headline. A caption in The Statesman says "Government rubbishes charge of PM striking deal with Italy".
    The Asian Age, as well as most dailies, has covered on their front pages, the Bombay High Court ruling directing the Union Environment Ministry to demolish the 31-storey scam-tainted Adarsh housing society building in Mumbai. "HC stuns all, says demolish 31-storey Adarsh 'forthwith', says The Times of India.
    The Hindu says seven children with special needs and four other inmates of a government-run home near Jaipur have died in the last 10 days, allegedly after consuming contaminated food or water.
    In a move that is sure to bring cheer to millions of Indians, the Centre has rolled back a move to slash the Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) interest rate to 8.7% from 8.8% as recommended by the Central Board of Trustees, the EPF Organisation's apex decision making body, writes Hindustan Times.
    And finally,"Eat chocolate, keep diabetes away" - Now doesn't that sound like music to your ears? The Times of India quotes research findings  published in the British Journal of Nutrition Consumption that a small amount of chocolate each day may help prevent diabetes and insulin resistance and improve liver enzymes.

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