The National Law Commission’s 2 days deliberation on simultaneous Lok Sabha and State Assembly polls are covered extensively in different newspapers. ‘Simultaneous polls idea splits parties”, is the DNA top headline. The Tribune writes “Parties split over one poll – Four back idea, 9 voice opposition – BJP, Congress still to firm upview”.
“Tree wall around Delhi to shield it from dust storms”is a Hindustan Times inner page headline. The National Capital Territoryof Delhi is to have a wall of nearly 31 lakh native trees encircling it soon tosheild it from polluting particulate matter and frequent dust stroms.
The Hindu informs us that if things go according to plan, you could be sipping your cold drink using a bio degradable and reusable bamboo straw as an alternative to use-and-throw plastic straws. Scientist at the Botanical Institute in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands have discovered a bamboo species endemic to the island, which canideally be turned into a drinking straw.
“Joy in Thailand, fresh efforts today”, headlines The Asian Age, reporting on the safe rescue of four boys among a group of 13 footballers trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand for more than a fortnight.”Nine more of trapped soccer team still inside cave; operation paused for next10-12 hours”, headlines The Statesman.