Highlights of India Today 30th October 2017, issue:
This week's cover story 'Brown girls in the ring' focuses on Indian supermodels who are scorching the international runways and making it to international magazine covers. As the notion of beauty begins to change worldwide,catwalks are becoming more diverse, Indian designers and actresses are making a mark abroad, the Internet is providing both exposure and opportunity, and Indian women are stepping on to international runways and gracing the covers of top international fashion magazines.
The story, All roads lead to Ram, talks about the the Uttar Pradesh government pushing multiple projects to fast-track religious tensions in Ayodhya. In dire neglect for years, Ramkatha Park on the banks of the Saryu river in Ayodhya began buzzing with activity a few days before Diwali. Ramkatha Park is to be part of a new Rs 133 crore ‘Ramayan circuit’ that will include an urban haat and a Korean temple, all along the Saryu riverfront.
The Big Story of this week 'A case of injustice' focuses on the Talwar couple and the return of Rajesh and Nupur Talwar to freedom and an uncertain afterlife. Meanwhile, a high court verdict indicts the police, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and trial judge for pursuing a biased investigation against the Talwars.
The story, China: The world's new banker, focuses on how China is almost certain to become the world’s single biggest donor and lender this year. Numbers show it is clear that China is today lending more than ever before, with Beijing opening its purse strings through President Xi Jinping’s pet ‘One Belt, One Road’ global infrastructure initiative.
The issue also comes with a free magazine: Simply Bangalore.
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