Monday, June 6, 2016

Muhammad Ali: 4 Ways He Changed America

Muhammad Ali: 4 Ways He Changed America


    Most leading dailies have splashed, on their cover pages, the story of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Afghanistan visit. "India-Afghanistan ties on new course with Friendship Dam - Kabul confers its highest civilian award on Narendra Modi" reads a headline in the Sunday Tribune. "India’s ties with Afghanistan timeless: Prime Minister" says the Hindu. “India will not forget you or turn away,” the Prime Minister promised Afghans, writes the Indian Express.
    The story of boxing legend Muhammad Ali passing away is seen on the front pages too. ‘I told you... I was the greatest of all time’ - says Hindustan Times while the Times of India writes, "The Greatest Punches Out" - he floated like a butterfly, stung like a bee.
    "Two Bihar board Class XII toppers fail to clear re-test" -says The Sunday Tribune. The paper writes that the Bihar School Examination Board has cancelled result of science topper and another rank holder from the science stream after their performance was not found up to mark.
    Government curbs smartphone use over hacking, data theft fears; tells Bureaucrats to stick to face to face meeting and landlines - reports the Times of India.
    The Hindu says passengers who report to the airport on time before the scheduled departure of the flight and are denied boarding by airlines may get double the amount of the original ticket price or the cost of the ticket on that particular date, whichever is less.
    Family members of a corrupt official are equally responsible if they share his ill-gotten wealth, a CBI court in Jabalpur has ruled, reports the Times of India.
    Hindustan Times reports that private residential rent management agencies are set to get government patronage to enter the largely unorganised housing market in the country, through a policy aimed at addressing the growing housing shortage in the country.
    The Indian Railways has initiated steps to run solar-powered locomotives on mainline routes, a move that could reduce the dependence on fossil fuels, says Hindustan Times.
    And finally, Facebook has built an Artificial Intelligence - AI system that can read text like a human. The new computer can read through thousands of posts per second, in more than 20 languages, and understand what they are all saying, writes the Times of India.

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