Newspapers Scan – March 07
Attacks on Indians in the Unite States has been noticed widely in many dailies today. “India raises hate crime issue with US: Trump government assures of speedy justice,” highlights the Asian Age. “Fear, hurt, disbelief among US Sikhs: FBI helps probe attack,”: The Tribune. Meanwhile, in another incident, in another continent: “Indian attacked in New Zealand — told to go,” is reported in The Tribune.
Pakistan’s Former NSA admitting that “26/11 work of Pak group” is noticed in the Asian Age. “Saeed should be punished,” DNA quotes the National Security Advisor.
“SBI asked to end fine on low balance,” reports The Asian Age. “Cash transaction fine may go: government urges bank to review decision,” says The Pioneer.
In a gruesome and bizarre top story, DNA reports the killing of foetuses by a doctor couple: “Sangli doc on 10 year killing spree.” Homeopath BA Khidrapure and his wife, alleged to have killed dozens of foetuses, are ‘on the run now’.
On demonetization, the Tribune reports, “A mother of newborn twin girls moves the Supreme Court against the Centre’s decision not to allow her to deposit demonetised currency notes till March 31st as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his November 8, 2016 speech”. “Why didn’t you stick to promise on deposit deadline? SC to government,” quotes Hindustan Times.
The Hindu carries a story of “Kolkata’s barefoot doc who treats poor, refugees for free. Age has withered him but has not broken the indomitable spirit of this octogenerian whose life has been documented in a film called dr. Jack: One Man One Life One Fight.”
“Peacock Massacre” headlines the Mail Today adding, Seven peacocks with necks broken were found by forest officials in Bundi district of Rajasthan. As per figures of 2016 Bundi district tops in Poaching of the National Bird in Rajasthan.