Cheering, hopeful crowds greet PM Modi in Abu Dhabi
Many Newspapers have pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering the Independence Day address or unfurling the national flag at the Red Fort. 'PM lists out achievements of his government' states the Hindu while quoting,' Start- up, stand up'campaign is Modi's new route to push growth. The Hindustan Times quotes the Prime Minister as saying 'Prosperity of India linked to East' while the Sunday Times headline reads 'Won't cave into pressure to dilute black money law'. The Financial Express writes 'Modi pushes for Team India - focuses on development, inclusion and corruption.
The Delhi CM under fire over display of his name figures on the front page of most dailies. 'Kejriwal turns Independence- Day into my day' states Mail Today, adding that students were holding placards with Delhi CM's name, instead of Jai Hind or any other patriotic slogan.
Hindustan Times page one plus features Saina Nehwal who became the first Indian to enter the World Badminton final. 'Super Saina' writes the paper, adding that she has assured herself of at least a silver medal now.
The Hindu business line has a picture captioned 'Prize Catch' which shows Ajinkya Rahane diving to take a catch to dismiss Sangakkara during the India Sri Lanka match at Galle. Rahane set a new record by taking 8 catches in a test match, writes the paper.
Taking a step closer to free and compulsory education for all, the Hindustan Times writes 'Right to education may apply from nursery to high school'.
The Taj Mahal made its Twitter debut yesterday, becoming the world's first monument to have its own handle, writes the Times of India on its front page.
And finally, your favourite Maggi will be back soon. 'Noodle ban over, hope returns to Maggi's small town home' writes the Indian Express, of Rudrapur, where people who had lost jobs are looking forward to good days again.