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NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES :
The JNU row continues to dominate headlines. The Hindustan Times headlines "JNU sedition case row reaches Pranab's door". The Asian Age notes "Bar Council vows 'Life ban' on guilty".
"Kanhaiya bypasses trial court and High Court, goes straight to Supreme Court for bail citing threat to life" is the lead in The Times of India. The Indian Express states "Kanhaiya 'sedition' video which went viral, aired on TV, may be doctored".
"JNU fallout to decide Jammu and Kashmir government formation?" asks The Times of India. Hindustan Times writes "PDP team to visit capital".
"National flag to flutter at all Universities now" reports the Hindustan Times, saying the first tricolour atop a 207-feet mast will be unfurled at JNU. "Push for Right Values at Centre Stage; so that there are No Red flags, Universities to raise National Flag" is the Economics Times headline.
The paper also reports "Most Central Universities fail anti-discrimination test" citing the HRD Ministry as saying, extensive violation of regulations have been reported from across universities.
"Government to enable farmers to sell produce at better rate online" covers The Pioneer on its front page, reporting the PM's announcement to launch a digital platform on Ambedkar Jayanti, and pledging to double farmers' income by 2022.
"Moody's in town again, with bagful of positive sentiment" writes the Economic Times, as the ratings agency pegs growth for the next 2 years at 7.5 per cent saying India is relatively insulated.
"CBI questions PNB board members on loans to diamond company, subsidiaries" is a front page story in The Indian Express, in the government's drive to address the huge pile of bad loans and fix accountability.
And finally, Imagine an LED bulb doubling up as an access point for connecting to the Internet! The Hindu reports on the path-breaking technology of 'Light-Fidelity' which uses light as a medium to carry data.