Thursday, October 27, 2016

Surat businessman gifts 1,260 cars, 400 flats to employees

Surat businessman gifts 1,260 cars, 400 flats to employees

Newspaper headlines

The lead story in most papers refers to the corporate war between TATA Sons and Cyrus Mistry. The Hindu's Business Line writes, 'Gloves come off as Mistry levels grave charges against Ratan Tata - allegations cover interference, fraud, flawed decisions; flags fears of 1.18 lakh crore write downs', while the Asian Age writes, 'Shocked' Mistry says Tata made him Lame duck".
The Indian Express reports that a special CBI court in Bengaluru has acquitted the BJP's Karnataka President BS Yedyurappa and his sons of all charges in a graft case, pertaining to the 2008-2011 period when he was the Chief Minister.
In celebratory Diwali News, the Tribune writes that with Haryana becoming the first state in the country to award the 7th Central Pay Commission benefits to its Employees from January 1st 2016. Employees are set to get a 32 percent hike in their basic pay.
The Pioneer writes that bringing cheer to commuters in Delhi and NCR, the Allahabad High Court has declared the Delhi-Noida DND flyover toll free, saying that they were being illegally taxed. The Hindustan Times adds that this decision will benefit 1.5 lakh vehicles daily while the Times of India says 2,000 crore rupees have already been collected as toll.
The Indian Express, reporting a Supreme Court ruling, writes that the apex court has revised Navjot Singh Sidhu's trial under the election law in connection with alleged mal practice during the 2009 Lok Sabha election, when the cricketer-turned-politician was elected from Amritsar.
Most papers have also covered Paul Beatty being the first American to win the Man Booker Fiction Prize. Beatty received the prestigious award for 'The Sellout' a biting satire on Race Relations in the US.
And finally, the Hindu takes note of an unusual study. The paper reports that Kodini, a tiny village is Malappuram, Kerala, is known for an extra ordinary concentration of twin siblings.

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