HEADLINES AT A GLANCE AUGUST 19, 2016

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Banner headings on Sindhu, Sakshi feat                                               

August 19 newspapers were unanimous in terms of picking their news items for the front page. Haryana wrestler Sakshi Malik breaking India’s drought of medals on Day 12 of the Rio Olympic Games and shuttler PV Sindhu’s win in the semifinals over her Japanese rival which takes her into the gold medal match with the Spanish world no. 1 was the lead in all newspapers. Save The Asian Age which chose to allot the space to the Indo-Pak diplomatic games wherein India has thrown the “ball back in Pakistan court”, asking its neighbor to talk on the “earliest possible vacation of PoK”.the times of india

THE TIMES OF INDIA
  1. On Rakhi, it’s Women’s Day
  • Smashing Sindhu will be 1st Indian woman in any sport to get Olympic gold or silver
  • Sakshi grabs second chance, gives India its first medal ever in female wrestling

the indian express

THE INDIAN EXPRESS
  1. Sindhu & Sakshi
  2. India draws clear red lines for Pakistan
  3. Valley lecturer killed in custody, ambulance driver shot, probe on

hindustan 19

HINDUSTAN TIMES
  1. Sindhu goes for gold as Sakshi takes bronze
  2. Pak says India has crossed red line on Balochistan issue

the telegraph

THE TELEGRAPH
  1. Glory girls: Sindhu goes for gold, Sakshi  breaks medal  jinx

the tribune

THE TRIBUNE
  1. Sindhu assures India silver after Sakshi’s bronze
  2. Three teachers on AAP’s second list
  3. Haryana for CBI probe into Jat stir violence in Rohtak

the asian age

THE ASIAN AGE 1.     India throws ball back in Pak’s court

2.     Two girls who made a billion people smile