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The attempt to break the deadlock over the Land Acquisition Bill ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament is the lead in most newspapers today.
"NDA signals shift in strategy on Land bill" headlines the Hindustan Times. Indian Express writes "Centre tells states at Niti Aayog meeting: 'Can't keep waiting, bring your land bill' ". The Hindu reports, "States want freedom to frame their own land acquisition laws".
Economic Times remarks "Bihar to get Mother of all Election Packages" as Finance Minister Jaitley leads 18-ministry effort to shower goodies on the poll-bound state.
An HT special on one of many cases related to the Vyapam scam reveals, how the daughter of a private secretary to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan got into medical collage despite answering only 31 of 200 questions in the pre-medical exam correctly.
Times of India notes, India was the biggest recipient of US economic aid between 1946 and 2012, at 65 billion dollars, though Pakistan got more in per capita terms.
The paper also informs "Government - Ford Foundation stand off ends as NGO agrees to come under Fema".
Indian Express reports, " Pak says it shot down Indian drone, Army and IAF say not ours".
The Hindu writes Telangana will soon be the first state in the country to make IT parks differently abled -friendly.
Times of India reports "Government keeps Sun out of FM radio auction" with the Union Home Ministry standing firm on denying security clearance to the SunGroup.
The paper also notices, with a photograph on its front page, the birth of 11 cubs in Gujarat's Gir sanctuary has brought cheer to forest officials after the shock of at least 13 lions dying in floods last month.
And finally, in an innovative competition launched by the administration of Harda district in Madhya Pradesh, Hindustan Times reports, "In MP, gift your sister a toilet on Rakhi for a shot at Bhai No. 1".