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Most papers today have carried the Naval mishap as their lead with Hindustan Times headlining 'Navy jinx continues, officer dies after gas leak on board warship; the Tribune says navy takes a hit again.
The Business Line has reported with a banner headline Bank Licenses soon But with EC nod, the paper quotes RBI governor to say that 25 applicants await final decision to open bank branches.
The Hindustan Times reports that Arvind Kejriwal flies a chartered plane from Jaipur to Delhi and said a media house funded it, creating yet another controversy.
The Hindu carries the story of the principal advisor to the Delhi Metro E.Sridharan being felicitated by the embassy of Japan for his commendable work in bringing metro to lakhs of Delhities.
It is International Women's Day today, but probably its time for greater contemplation than rejoicing, in India at least. Haryana has the worst sex ratio - with just 877 women per 1000 men, with female foeticide rampant there. In another survey, Delhi is the most unsafe city and Ahemdabad is the safest city for women reports the Hindu.
In a bizarre case, the home page of Uttarakhand government's website has been hacked and subsequently shut down reports the Indian Express. An FIR has been lodged.
The Pioneer reports of Delhi getting the country's largest national flag - 5000 square feet at Central Park, yesterday at a height of 207 feet four lights of 2000 watts each will illuminate it at night. The Asian Age also has a picture on its front page.
Delhi autos switch poll gears, to sport Modi for PM tags, reports The Hindustan Times on the front page saying that more than 300 autos in Delhi will be named Modi Rath and will campaign for Modi for an hour daily.