Continuing ceasefire violations by Pakistan, and PM's UAE visit are top stories in newspapers today.
Pioneer headlines " Non-stop Pak firing panics Valley." HT leads with " India prepares to push hard line with Pakistan." TOI states "Govt summons Pak envoy as LOC firing death toll rises to 6." " Bid to provoke Delhi to cancel NSA talks ?" asks the Asian Age.
"At UAE grand mosque, Modi hails 'peace, harmony inherent in Islam' ", is the Indian Express headline, adding, "Dubai gets ready for mega Modi moment; plan includes live translation of speech on FM Channels." Pioneer quotes Modi as saying, " 'Mini-India' UAE close to my heart", while the Asian Age suggests " ' Petroleum reserve' key issue in talks?"
Under the caption " Jihadi Terror's Godfather Dies; His Creation haunts Pakistan", Times Of India reports, " Pak Punjab's home minister killed by 2 sucide bombers." The paper also informs, Hamid Gul, who bled India as ISI chief and was the brain behind Pakistan proxy wars with India, died of brain hemorrhage in Murree on Saturday.
HT notes on its front page, Naved, the captured Pakistani who thought it was "fun" to "kill Hindus", now wants to kill LeT handlers who sent him on a fidayeen mission.
Pioneer mentions "France says no to Rafale offset, ok's Make in India" to carry forward talks for 36 Rafale fighter jets.
And finally, Hindustan Times and the Hindu report, the world's oldest living monarch at 89, Queen Elizabeth II will on September 9, become the longest- reigning monarch, beating the record held by her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, who reigned for more than 63 years.