Brian Matthew, the veteran broadcaster who hosted Sounds of the 60s on BBC Radio 2, has died at the age of 88. His death follows the announcement in January that he is stepping down from the programme because of ill health. Matthew presented his last full show last November, returning in February for a final … Continue reading BBC radio broadcaster Brian Matthew dies at 88
NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN – APRIL 01 The Gujarat Assembly amending the law to make cow slaughter punishable with life imprisonment is one of the top stories covered by the dailies this morning. “Gujarat assembly passes bill that awards life term for cow slaughter”writes Hindustan Times adding “Amendments to the state’s animal protection law say vehicles used … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN – APRIL 01
NEWSPAPERS SCAN- MARCH 30 Passage of GST bills in the Lok Sabha dominates front page of all dailies. “4 key GST bills passed in Lok Sabha, July 1 roll out set” reports the Asian Age. The Economic Times writes “Green signal from Rajya Sabha looks easy ; July 1 deadline achievable though much work remains … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN- MARCH 30
NEWSPAPERS SCAN -MARCH 28 Supreme Court’s verdict on the Aadhaar card has been noticed prominently in all dailies today. “Can’t make Aadhaar must for benefits,” while “allowing the government to use it for non-profit welfare schemes such as opening bank accounts,” reports Hindustan Times. On the slaughterhouse ban, the Indian Express reports, “More than half … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN -MARCH 28
NEWSPAPERS SCAN -MARCH 27 The Times of India today reported that Debit Cards have conclusively displaced Credit Cards as the primary mode of payment in the country following demonitization, jumping from 42% of the total card-spend to 60% after the November 8 demonitization drive. Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanting to take the war on blackmoney … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN -MARCH 27
NEWSPAPERS SCAN -MARCH 26 UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s first public address after being sworn-in gets widely reported in different newspapers. “Development for all, no appeasement: UP CM” reports the DNA. In the backdrop of the crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses in the state, the Indian Express quotes him as saying “Won’t touch abattoirs with license”. … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN -MARCH 26
Jaishankar Gupta – C K Nayak Panel won Press Association elections which was held on March 25. here is the final list of the results.
NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN – MARCH 23 The terrorist attack in London is on the front page of all the newspapers today. “Year after Brussels terror hits London” writes the Hindustan Times while the Tribune says “London Bleeds”. “UP government bans pan gutkha in offices” reports the Pioneer. The Hindustan Times, referring to the UP Chief Minister’s … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN – MARCH 23
NEWSPAPERS SCAN – MARCH 22 The Supreme Court saying that the long pending Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid dispute should be resolved outside the court among all parties concerned makes for the front page news in most of the dailies this morning. “Supreme Court Chief Justice offers an Ayodhya solution roadmap- out of court” leads … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN – MARCH 22
NEWSPAPERS SCAN- MARCH 21 Most of the dailies have reported the return of the two Indian clerics said to have gone missing in Pakistan. “Grilled in Pak over alleged RAW links, Dargah clerics return safely” says the TImes of India while the Hindustan Times writes “Nizamiddin clerics back in Delhi.” Under the headline “Birth of … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN- MARCH 21
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[caption id="attachment_30524" align="alignleft" width="482"] The death toll from Saturday's deadly 7.9 magnit ...