Sakshi front page
"Rain fury coming to Uttarakhand again, hopefully warning will be heeded" reads the front page headline of the Times of India. The paper adds that from 4th of July another furious spell of rain is expected to hit the state which is still grappling with the aftermath of the mid-June devastation. Hopefully, warning will be paid heed to this time, writes the paper.
According to the Tribune the Central Bureau of Investigation is unlikely to name Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his close associate Amit Shah as accused in its charge-sheet in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case.
The Asian Age report says, following representations made against the Jet Airways- Etihad deal, the cabinet secretary is likely to chair a meeting today to look into aviation bilateral agreements and the Jet-Etihad deal including certain security concerns about the implementation of the deal.
Tata sons, India's biggest business group and firms controlled by billionaires Anil Ambani and Kumar Mangalam Birla are among the 26 companies that have applied for a license to open banks, reports the Pioneer and Indian Express.
The Hindu on its front page reports that the US National Security Agency snooped on the Indian Embassy and considered it a "target" along with 37 other embassies and mission in Washington citing a report in the Guardian which has been reporting on the data obtained by the fugitive whistle-blower Edward Snowden.