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The Prime Minister's visit to Russia, the odd-even rule for traffic in Delhi for 15 days, and the BJP elders' meet form the main stories in today's dailies.
In its bid to curb pollution, the Delhi government announced the new rules for vehicles in Delhi from the 1st of January. "Odd Even: VIPs, women driving alone and with under-12 kids exempt" headlines the Times of India, which adds a rider that "Leaving two-wheelers out may make scheme a flop from start." Hindustan Times report warns of the number game being played in Delhi's motor market: "Fake plates, stickers, embossed numbers available to beat AAPs vehicle experiment."
"Make in India: Modi, Putin ink pact to develop copters" headlines The Tribune. "India, Russia sign 16 pacts" -- Asian Age, whereas The Hindu in a related story notes: "Reliance Defence Ltd. and Almaz Antey, Russia's leading developer of air defence missile system, have decided to work jointly on the entire range of air defence missile and radar system required for the Indian defence forces".
On the ongoing DDCA row, the Business Standard notes: "Kirti Azad seeks PM intervention". " BJP elders meet in shadow of Azad suspension" reports Hindustan Times.
And, finally, in news that brings cheer to all throat cancer patients: "Bengaluru doctor designs 50-rupee-prosthetic device to give patients their lost voice back. The device weighs 25 gm and is seen as a boon for the poor."