KCR, Chandrababu Naidu extend wishes to Ramoji Rao
India and France signing 14 pacts is a story that dominates headlines this morning. "India, France sign 14 pacts but Rafale stuck on pricing" leads The Times of India. "France, India ink Rafale deal, pricing unresolved", writes Hindustan Times.
Another major story hogging the limelight this morning is that of India's highest honours the Padma Awards to be given to 112 people - this includes 10 Padma Vibhushan, 19 Padma Bhushan, 83 Padma Shri awards.
The Hindustan Times quotes the President Pranab Mukherjee as saying "Peace must for India-Pak Talks"; while The Tribune quotes him as saying "No peace talks under shower of bullets". "President urges MPs : Pass laws after discussion" writes The Asian Age.
All the papers note that Kejariwal's Odd-Even formula which could be back as early as Februray 14 but only if Delhites 'vote' in favor of the road-rationing scheme aimed at clearing the city's notoriously toxic air.
The joining of the BJP by Subhash Chandra Bose's grand nephew - Chandra Bose in the presence of Amit Shah in Howrah is also noticed by all the papers.
The Hindustan Times in an exclusive story writes that the testimony of a Sanyasi or a mendicant who renounced the world and follow an ascetic life cannot be accepted in a civil dispute in a court of law - the Supreme Court has held.
A sports story covered by papers this morning is that of India-born ex-South Africa and Delhi Daredevils batsman Ghulam Bodi being banned for 20 years by South Africa Cricket Board for allegedly trying to fix domestic T-20 matches.
And finally, you can catch heart beats without body sensors. Well, Hindustan Times reports that Japanese researchers have devised a system to measure heart beats without body sensors. This will lead to developing ways to measure how people's hearts function as they go about daily activities.