NEWSPAPERS SCAN- Sep 12
Under the headline “No move against Jammu and Kashmir sentiments”, The DNA writes that Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh gave a much needed breather to beleaguered chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti when he assured that the centre will not go against the sentiments of the People of the State on the issue of its special status.
News related to the gruesome murder of a 7 year old student of Ryan International school in Gurgaon have been reported by major dailies today. “2 Ryan officials held, CEO seeks anticipatory bail” says The Times of India while The Pioneer writes Two, top Ryan officials held for evidence tampering – Supreme Court seeks centre, CBI’s response to father’s probe plea.”
The Business Standard reports that the Supreme Court has directed that the Sahara group’s 37,000 crore rupees luxury township Aamby Valley be auctioned as scheduled.
“Breathe Delhi Air, die early”, announces The Hindustan Times . The paper writes that NCR residents are losing out on almost 6 years of life because of dangerous pollution levels, adding that India loses out on 1.6 billion life years because it fails to meet its own air quality standards.
In heartening news that will help school children choose subjects in sync with their aptitude, The Hindustan Times writes that NCERT has developed a test to identify the potential and inherent abilities of children to help them zero in on the streams they should opt for in higher classes.
In an interesting nugget, The Times of India writes that people are more likely to be dishonest while in a group than as individuals, especially when money is at stake. A study reveals that even individuals who have a proven record of honest behavior are no match for the potentially negative influences present in a group dynamic.