NEWSPAPERS SCAN – Sep 11
The Economics Times reports, that the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima yojana started last year is going for a revamp, making it more holistic and to cover for property damage in natural disasters too.
The Pioneer reports of a 13 year old, 9 year old and 5 year old molested in Delhi with a headline ‘Paedophiles on rampage’.
“Drought warning sounded for 225 districts in 17 states” headlines Hindustan Times.
“All women crew, Nirmala get going” headlines The Tribune, saying the defence minister flags off an all women circumnavigation sailing crew of the navy. The paper also carries picture of her taking salute, on INSV Tarini in Goa.
“NIA seeks details on forced conversions” headlines The Hindu.
Kolkata gearing up for a peak tourism move, due to Durga pooja on 26 September followed by FIFA under 17 World Cup finale has been covered by The Hindu.
Aadhaar is free, but enrollment centres are fleecing applicants says The Times of India, on its front page. A lady was charged 200 rupees to update her address when the prescribed fee is only 25 rupees, the report cautions.
A report of a survey in The Tribune shows a direct link between closure of liquor vends and fatal accidents. Ludhiana has the highest road fatality in the country due to poor implementation of the Punjab and Haryana high court order of banning liquor vends – says Harman Sindhu who had filed a petition.
Anganwadi centres in Rajasthan to be declared tobacco free; now Kerala sees Burkhas made of Khadi; All India Akhara Parishad, a body of Hindu seers releasing list of 14 fake sadhus; left winning all 4 seats in JNU;