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The front page stories today include Obama penning a tribute for Prime Minister Modi, Rahul returning after 8 weeks and separatist leaders in Srinagar put under house arrest to prevent them from leading a rally.
13 Indians in Time 100', reports the Hindustan Times, of Narendra Modi, Chanda Kochar and Vikram Patel, who have done India proud by being featured in the annual list of 100 most influential people in the world of the Time Magazine.
Mail Today writes, In a gesture that seals Modi's status as a global statesman, U.S President writes a eulogising piece on him for Time magazine. 'Obama hails 'Narendra' in personal tribute', says the Times of India.
The Asian Age, Indian Express and The Pioneer show Prime Minister Modi with his Canadian counterpart. The Hindu headline reads 'Nuclear energy turns saffron', referring to the 350 million dollar deal with Canada, which will ensure supply of reactors and Uranium to India.
A day after Geelani and Masarat raised pro Pakistan slogans and flags in Srinagar, The Statesman says, "House arrest for Jammu and Kashmir separatists". Mufti acts after Rajnath prod' is the Tribune headline, adding that the Tral march today has been halted.
Two leading newspapers have given different predictions for monsoon. The Hindustan Times writes, "Fresh farm worry as El Nino sets in, cloud over monsoon", adding that the weather glitch would cause drought, while the Times of India says 'normal monsoon this year'.
Keen on a home coach, the BCCI seriously considering Ganguly and Shastri to coach team India is reported by the Hindustan Times.
And finally, "want to buy a hill or lake" ? asks the Times of India, 'come to Faridabad and Gurgaon, it says, reporting of major parts of land being privatized here.