India Creates History as Mangalyaan Enters Mars Orbit
BJP-Shiv Sena alliance nearing a truce, US air strikes in Syria, a tiger mauling a youth in the Delhi Zoo and Prime Minister's upcoming US visit are some of the major stories in newspapers this morning.
"Back from the brink : BJP's alliance with Sena intact", writes the Business Standard. On the Congress-NCP alliance, the Hindu comments "Congress caught off-guard", when NCP suddenly added to its wish-list the demand that the Chief Minister's post be shared by rotation.
On the air strikes in Syria, the Hindustan Times states, "Washington says Qaeda attack against Western interests foiled", while also reporting "Air raids may put Indian hostages at risk, worries govt", over the fate of 39 construction workers taken hostage in Iraq three months ago.
The Indian Express carries a huge photograph of the white tiger and the youth watching each other, before the youth was mauled to death. The Express Newsline quoting a Zoo official, states the tiger, "Vijay's first instinct was not to kill". The Times of India writes, "Better rescue drill could have saved life".
"No Modi-Nawaz meet on US trip", highlights the Asian Age. The Economic Times comments, "Modi's American Dream to have no Business Knights" as the Prime Minister is unlikely to be accompanied by an Indian Business delegation.
The Hindustan Times writes "CBSE makes Mars move a must-view" for students collectively, as "A billion people hold their breath", for Mangalyaan to enter the Mars orbit today.
And finally, An E-mail service of India's own is what the govt. is working on now, reports Mail Today.