India can be a beacon to the world: Bhagwat - The Hindu
The firing by Pakistan in J&K is one of the main leads in the newspapers today. "Pak firing kills three in J&K, villagers flee border homes" is the headline in the Hindustan Times. "Pak unleashes heavy fire along border, 2 Jawans, 1 woman dead" is the lead in the Tribune.
On the two terror boats that sank after being intercepted by the coast guard in the Asian sea in the early hours of January 1st, the Times of India writes " 'Terror'; boats were in touch with Pak army: Intercepts". While the Indian Express leads with "Intercepts under scrutiny as coast guard ship returns". "India to get to bottom of terror boat" writes the Pioneer.
"Will back risks taken by PSU banks", The Asian Age quotes the finance minister Arun Jaitely. While the Hindu quotes him as saying "banks need autonomy to cut NPA's."
The Asian Age and the Hindu carry photographs on their front page of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Randy W. Schekman, Nobel laureate and cell physiologist at the Indian Science Congress in Mumbai on Saturday.
A Christmas crib kept on the premises of a church in Rohini, north west Delhi, was mysteriously burned to ashes on Saturday morning reports the Times of India and the Hindu.
In an interesting story, the Times of India reports, that medical second opinion service centre has found that almost 44% of the 12,500 patients for whom surgery was recommended were advised against it by their second opinion consultants.
Here's the best way to stick to your New Year resolutions. Well, the Times of India writes that according to a survey done by psychologist Richard Wiseman, 60% of those who slept well found it easier to achieve their resolutions, compared to the rest who reported sleeping badly.