The Indian papers:
National-Award winning child artiste. Shweta Basu Prasad, who was embroiled in a controversy for her alleged involvement in a prostitution racket, has finally broken her silence.
The Makdee star was arrested in August on charges of alleged prostitution from a Hyderabad hotel. Initial reports had suggested that Prasad had issued a statement admitting to be a part of the racket stating that she was in need for money.
Outlook has won an “honourable mention” from the World Media Summit for “Exemplary News Teams in Developing Countries” in 2014.
It seemed like a feelgood story from a Mumbai film.
Arun P. Vijayakumar, 27, a native of Manimala in Kottayam district of Kerala, had been making headlines since 2012.
This former student and Lecturer of College of Engineering, Poonjar under the Institute of Human Resources Development (IHRD) in Thiruvananthapuram, Malayalam media reported in August 2012, had been accepted by NASA, the American space organisation, as a research scientist.
He had also been admitted simultaneously for a doctoral thesis by the famous scientist Barbara Liskov, faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the stories went.
It started with a front-page report in the Hindu's Delhi edition today: