Saturday, September 10, 2016

Newspaper headlines: PM's schools 'crusade' and Facebook backs down

Newspaper headlines: PM's schools 'crusade' and Facebook backs down


The Supreme Court refusing to stay a Delhi High Court verdict declaring the lieutenant Governor (LG) the administrative head of the national capital territory is one of the top stories in most of the dailies this morning. "Whose Delhi? Centre, AAP Govt spar over power in Supreme Court." writes the Pioneer. "Supreme Court agrees to lay down law on LG's power to run Delhi" leads the Hindu. "Supreme Court setback to AAP, Apex court refuses to stay High Court verdict on LG's supremacy" notes the Statesman.
"Naik's NGO says it gave 50 Lakhs rupees to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation" leads the Times of India.  The paper also quotes the Congress as saying "Money went to Rajiv trust, now returned".
On separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani Hindustan Times writes "Pakistan  a friend, India an occupier: says separatist leader Geelani".
Referring to the G20 communique the Indian Express writes "India sat on final nod to Paris deal to get back at China over NSG."
The Tribune reports that  the HRD Ministry is working to ensure that degrees and certificate are given to students in the digital format from the 2017 academic session onwards.
The Businees Line quotes the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) as saying " Samsung Galaxy note 7 allowed only in hand baggage." The DGCA notice has been issued in light of battery issues with Samsung Galaxy note 7 devices globally.
The Asian Age reports that  to make the Padma awards nomination process more transparent, any Indian can now recommend any achiever for the awards, and can do so online provided he/she provides Aadhar details to establish his/her identity and for authenticity.
And finally, nearly  a tenth of wilderness lost since 1990's. Well, Hindustan Times reports that an estimated 3.3 million sqkm-almost 10% -of wilderness area has been lost over the last 20 years.

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