BUDGET AND REACTIONS OVER IT is the Front page news of almost all dailies today. “Interim Budget, Final Pitch” is the headline in the Hindustan Times whereas The Business Standard headline reads “Budgeting for votes” with a superion ‘Fiscal deficit target missed again’. ‘Direct Benefit Transfer’ is the headline in the Indian Express
Taking note of Finance minister’s reaction The Asian Age writes “Goyal sells $10 trillion ‘New India’ 2030 vision” while the Hindu reports on one of the budget announcements saying, “Not really bullish on native cow breeds” with a subtext ‘Goyal bumps up revised budget for Rashtriya Gokul Mission, slashes it for 2019-20’
The Times of India carries a picture of a helmet at the crash-site in Bengaluru with the heading, “2 IAF officers killed as Mirage crashes in Bengaluru”
On Supreme court’s nudge to the Centre on CBI director’s appointment that is noticed by The Statesman which writes, “Immediately appoint CBI chief says Supreme Court to Centre”
Writing on the worsening global climate The Hindustan Times has juxtaposed two contrasting pictures of a frozen lake in Michigan, US and burnt bushes in Deepwater National park in Australia with a headline “Climate woes: US cold blast kills 21; Hottest January in Australia”
Writing on US-Russia Arms-treaty the Hindustan Times has a headline that reads, “US walk out of historic arms treaty with Russia”
“J&K terrorists put woman’s ‘execution’ on social media” reports the Times of India of a gruesome incident in Srinagar.
How does the brick being made out of human excreta sound to you? You heard it right! A Times of India report says, “You flushed the toilet, they made some bricks” further adding that it’s been made possible by an engineer at the Royal Melbourne Institute of technology who thinks that bricks made this way could save land and energy and reduce carbon emissions.