Indian batsmen grasp loss from jaws of victory in extraordinary collapse at Manuka Oval
The suicide of the Dalit scholar and its aftermath, and the Prime Minister's visit to Assam dominates newspaper headlines this morning.
'Dalit suicide unites opposition', leads the Hindustan Times. 'Netas head for Hyderabad as anger over student's suicide spreads', writes The Times of India.
The Asian Age reports, 'PM raps Congress for its failure to develop North East' adding 'We will show a big heart'.
The Hindu quotes the Minister of state for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh as saying that the Pakistani team probing the Pathankot terror attack will not be allowed into the Airforce station.
Indian Express reports that according to the National Family Health Survey 2015-2016 Infant Mortality has come down and there is improvement in maternal health and immunisation coverage in 13 states.
'Social sector to be key focus of coming Budget, PMO's directive to Niti Aayog', informs The Asian Age.
The Financial Express in its front page reports that the IMF on Tuesday kept unchanged its growth forecasts for India at 7.5% for the next two years, but trimmed projections for global economic growth for 2016 and the year after that by 0.2 percentage point each on 'subdued demand and diminished prospects'.
All the papers take note that China's economy grew 6.9% in 2015, the slowest annual expansion in a quarter of a century.
The Railways will roll out a semi-high speed train (160-200 km/ph) linking New Delhi and Agra on a pilot basis for a year. The Gatiman Express, with 12 coaches, will take 105 minutes informs The Asian Age.