We recommend that you go through these five stories from The Indian Express before starting your day:
1. J&K Floods:
At 3 am on September 8, I was able to finally speak with my uncle in Srinagar. “The ground floor of the house is submerged, and the water is rising,” he could say before the line got disconnected.
In Srinagar, torn between being brother, nephew and reporter, special report by Muzamil Jaleel
2. LOVE JIHAD:
A 15-year-old Muslim boy from Meerut, who went missing along with a classmate on Teachers’ Day, sparking off charges of ‘love jihad’, communal tension in Meerut district, and a desperate hunt by the police till they were tracked a day later in Jaipur.
Two school students with Bollywood dreams versus ‘love jihad’ nightmare, exclusive report by Kaunain Sherrif and Amit Sharma
3. RACE AGAINST TIME:
HMT Watches, the iconic brand that evokes nostalgia in most Indians, will be shutting shop soon. The government has decided to wind up the company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of HMT Ltd, which has been incurring losses since 2000.
HMT loses race against time, to be shut soon, report by Shruti Srivastava
4. RNG AWARDS:
The Ramnath Goenka Awards for Excellence in Journalism are truly a fitting tribute to the man they are named after, who would never get bogged down by the difficult circumstances that came his way.
Factual and fearless, excerpts from the speech of Sumitra Mahajan at Ramnath Goenka Awards for Excellence in Journalism
5. TALKING SPORT:
By targeting Moeen Ali and Ravi Bopara, the crowds made it clear that the act was no longer in jest, it wasn’t the crowd equivalent of banter, and that is why it was terribly poor.
British Asians let themselves down by booing Moeen Ali, by Harsha Bhogle