Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, the first active cricketer to be nominated to Parliament - is the special focus of newspaper headlines. 'Little Master turns Elder' writes Mail Today. The Times of India writes - a Bharat Ratna might still be distant - but he will soon have to choose between his duty to the team and his job as a Parliamentarian.
Photographs of Jhina Hikaka - walking free after 33 days in Maoist captivity, in good health, are seen on the front pages of The Tribune, Asian Age, Hindu, Statesman and The Pioneer.
'Bofors Boom disrupts Houses', headlines The Asian Age. The paper writes that both houses witness adjournments, with the Opposition wanting a fresh probe on the matter, which had first hit the headlines 25 year ago.
"Election Commission relaxes model code of conduct" reports the Indian Express. The paper writes - In a move with far reaching implications, the EC will, on an experimental basis, 'rationalize' the model code of conduct.
India successfully launching its 'eye in space', the Radar Imaging Satellite - RISAT 1, is covered by Times of India. The paper writes it can monitor our borders 24x7, irrespective of weather condition, thanks to a 'cloud penetrating radar'.
The Hindustan Times writes of an auto driver, who returned over 200 navy identity cards, left behind in his vehicle. Auto driver Shafiqul Hasan's quick thinking, not only helped restore more than 200 identity cards belonging to the Indian Navy but also prevented them from landing in wrong hands.
AND FINALLY, the Hindu carries a ring side view of Jack Canfield, best selling author of 'Chicken Soup for the Soul' series. Some nuggets from his talk - * take 100 % responsibility for your actions and become solution oriented. He jots down 'victory notes' at the end of each day and follows a 'gratitude ritual'.