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The change of guard at the BCCI dominates the headlines of most news dailies today. "Little master pads up as SC declares Srini retired hurt" states the Economic Times. The Times of India enquires "Sunny takes guard at BCCI, but is Srini the non-playing captatin?". The newspaper also adds that M.S. Dhoni has offered to step down as Chennai Super King's Captain and Vice-President of India Cements.
The Opposition of BJP's Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Na qvi to expelled JD(U) MP Sabir Ali joining the BJP has also been prominently noticed by many newspapers. "Naqvi revolts against 'Bhatkal friend' in BJP" reports the Pioneer while the Indian Express adds "JD(U)'s Sabir Ali joins BJP, Naqvi asks if Dawood is next".
In a front page story the Mail Today informs "CBI nets Darda in rupees 24 crore coal kickback" and goes on to inform that the Congress leader and media baron Vijay Darda received the kickback from the Jayaswal Group to facilitate the allotment of a coal block.
In its lead story the Indian Express reports "Five officers killed after Indian Airforce's latest showpiece Super Hercules crashes near Gwalior". The report says that the C130J Aircraft crashed during a low level, tactical training mission, killing all five crew and destroying the plane.
The Hindu in its lead story informs that the Sri Lankan President has ordered the release of all Indian fishermen, as a 'goodwill gesture' which comes a day after India abstained from voting on the US backed resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva.
And finally, the Asian Age reports that an Afghan girl Shakila Zarin who was in India to reconstruct her once beautiful face left badly disfigured by a gun toting cruel husband finally got to meet her heart throb actor Salman Khan at Mumbai on Friday.