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The Vyapam scandal continues to dominate headlines this morning."Cover up seen in medicos death" headlines the Hindu,adding"Madhya pradesh scandal turns murkier,autopsy report said Namrata had died of violent asphyxia".The paper also quotes Madhya Pradesh chief minister as saying "I exposed Vyapam scam".
Almost all the papers report of the sensex crashing 484 points on Chinese rout."Shaky China likely to strengthen India"leads the Economic Times,adding "China's stock market meltdown triggers panic on Dalal street. Analysts, however, say India could emerge stronger"
"Modi and Xi talk Lakhvi,PoK and border"writes the Indian Express."Modi, Putin talk to boost strategic ties"states the Pioneer.
The Asian Age carries a photograph of Narendra Modi with Russian president Vladimir Putin in Ufa.The caption quotes Putin as saying "Yoga looks difficult, haven't tried it".
"Racist slur can land you in jail for 5 years" says a report in the Hindu.
"Delhi says no to Centre's pricey power", writes the Times of India adding that the Delhi government has proposed surrendering 2255 MW of power it gets from central power stations.
"CPI (M) makes peace with Somnath" writes the Hindu almost after seven years, on the 102nd birth anniversary of the former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu on Wednesday.
"Western Ghat's green zone may shrink" speculates the Hindustan Times. Adding that politics seems to have overtaken environment protection in Western Ghat as environment ministry is set to dilute the Eco-sensitive zone to assuage local political aspirations.
The Times of India reports that the Centre has conveyed its concern to state government over rising prices of key kitchen items, including tomato, pulses and onion, and advised them to boost vegetable supplies to help stabilize prices.
The Pioneer reports that the Railway on Wednesday announced to run the first Suvidha Train by replacing the elite Premium concept of trains from next week on an experimental basis from a fortnight between Anand Vihar to Gorakhpur.
And finally, the Indian Express writes that the thin brown canvas PT shoes used by Indian Army soldiers could soon make way for sports shoes. Different option are being evaluated and the Army is hopeful of signing a contract for sports shoes soon.