Nirbhaya killers to be hanged as Supreme Court upholds death sentence, is the lead story in most papers.”No rethink on death penalty for Nirbhaya killers, says SC” is the Times of India headline. The Hindustan Times writes “SC puts Dec 16th rapists step closer to gallows”.
“PM, South Korea President open world’s largest mobile factory in Noida” reports the Tribune. “World’s largest phone factory a Make-in-India feat”, the Pioneer quotes PM Modi.
“Farming in India unprofitable for nearly 2 decades” the Hindustan Times cites a global study, adding “Obsession with keeping food prices low, to blame”.
‘Will give jobs to drug survivors’ the Tribune quotes Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister, Brahm Mohindra.
“2 Pak satellites launched by China concern India” reports the DNA, as China launched two remote sensing satellites for Pakistan on Monday.
“Boris Johnson quits, May government in turmoil” notes the Asian Age, as the British foreign secretary followed Brexit minister, David Davis in resigning over British PM Theresa May’s masterplan for Britain’s future outside the European Union.
“Policemen told to arrest pot bellies; Lose weight or face action, personnel of the Karnataka State Reserve Police told” to choose between keeping their jobs and their pot bellies, notices the Hindu on its front page.
“Railways toilet-trains itself to deal with India’s water habits; To install vaccum toilets to limit water use on trains” states the Hindu Business Line, as the Indian Railways has become the first public transporter in the world to install bio-toilets on a massive scale.