Sunday, September 6, 2015

Top Headlines: After 42 years of battle, OROP is finally on, but hiccups stay

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Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Sunday, September 06, 2015
After 42 years of battle, OROP is finally on, but hiccups stay
Defence minister Manohar Parrikar said the detailed government order for OROP would be issued in a month or so under the special category of "military pension" to fulfill the commitment made by the PM "despite the huge fiscal burden" of Rs 8,000-10,000 crore every year.
Fadnavis raps police over focus on Sheena case
Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis rapped Mumbai Police over the attention devoted to the Sheena Bora murder case.
No meat in Mumbai suburb for 8 days of Jain fast
Residents of Mira Road and Bhayander in the northern suburbs will have to go without meat for eight days during the Jain fasting period of Paryushan this month.
PM to flag off Delhi-Faridabad Metro Line tomorrow
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tomorrow inaugurate the Delhi-Faridabad Metro Line that would allow hassle free travel for around two lakh daily commuters between the national capital and the industrial hub in Haryana.
Three crushed to death by bus in Delhi's Motibagh
Three members of a family, including a three-year-old boy, were crushed to death by a bus in south Delhi's Motibagh area, police said today.
Lord Krishna takes birth in Muslim devotee's house in Kanpur
Days after communal flare-up in Shamshabad area of Agra, a Muslim man in Kanpur's Barra Vishwa Bank locality has come out as a perfect example of communal harmony.
7 hot smartphones with 3GB RAM under Rs 20,000
With economies of scale moving in the handset makers' favour, a number of manufacturers have started offering phones with high-end specifications at a mid-range price.
Online shopping may get costlier as Delhi slaps VAT
All retailers carrying out transactions on e-platforms such as Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon will now have to register with Delhi's trade and taxes department and pay state sales levies.
Google charged with abusing dominance in India
The CCI report has noted that Google's search services produce biased results, raise conflict of interest issues and often result in users not getting the most relevant results.
Can play with five bowlers if Binny is that option: Ganguly
Ganguly is of the opinion that the Kohli-led side can play with five bowlers if Stuart Binny is the bowling all-rounder although it should be situation specific.
Live scorecenter: US Open 2015, Day 6
Live scorecenter: US Open 2015, Day 6
Shooter Apurvi Chandela wins silver in ISSF World Cup
The 22-year-old Jaipur girl finished second on the podium after she tallied 206.9, just 0.6 behind Ahmadi Elaheh of Iran, who won the gold medal with a tally of 207.5.
MNCs compete with startups for talent, match salary, offer esops
The battle between MNCs and startups to attract the best talent is heating up -- and campus recruits seem to be the winners.
Global safety nets needed to check currency: FM
India today strongly demanded creation of global safety nets to address concerns over volatility in currency movements and markets, a demand that has come against the backdrop of economic shocks triggered by Chinese devaluation of yuan.
Grant of payments banks licence arbitrary: Swamy
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday termed RBI's decision to grant in-principle approval to 11 entities for payments banks as "arbitrary and malicious".
Geeta Basra, Bhajji's reception to be in Delhi
Bollywood actress Geeta Basra and Indian cricket's ace spinner Harbhajan Singh will tie the knot on October 29 in Punjab among close friends and family.
'I lived my music with Aadesh Shrivastava'
Aadesh Shrivastava's demise has come as a shock to Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan. For Aadesh, Big B was family and he would fondly call him Dada.

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