Saturday, September 5, 2015

Top Headlines: Modi government set to announce OROP with five-year reset clause

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Saturday, September 05, 2015
Modi government set to announce OROP with five-year reset clause
Looking to resolve a major bugbear that has defied resolution for decades, the Modi government is set to announce a one rank, one pension package for ex-armed forces personnel that will kick in from July 2014 and use 2013 as the base year for calculations.
Music composer Aadesh Shrivastava dies of cancer
Music composer Aadesh Shrivastava (51), who was battling a cancer relapse, passed away at Kokilaben Hospital on Saturday at around 12.30am.
'Pak terror groups eye drones to attack India'
During the process of finalizing regulations, intelligence agencies shared details of threats, including news of Lashkar-e-Toiba's acquisition of advanced paragliding equipment which cannot be picked up by radar signals.
Ola cabbie held in Jaipur for assaulting Finnish girl
On a day three men were sentenced to 20 years' rigorous imprisonment on charges of raping a Japanese tourist in Rajasthan, an Ola cab driver was arrested here on Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 24-year-old Finnish girl.
Librarian held for teaching kids 'kiss, sex and rape'
Librarian of a missionary school in Jabalpur was arrested on Friday, a day after he was found giving lewd lessons to Class 5 students on 'how to kiss, have sex and rape'.
Upset over her affair, Bengaluru youth kills mother
Upset over her affair with a colleague, a 21-year-old youth bludgeoned his mother to death with a grinding stone.
5 hot smartphones under Rs 7,000
Nowadays, you can pick up an entry-level smartphone with a 5-inch display and which handles Full-HD movie playback, almost every productivity task, and even social networking.
Padmasree Warrior in race for CEO post at Twitter
Pressure on Twitter's board is mounting. In the three months since the company started searching for a new chief executive officer, the stock has slipped 22% and several product executives have left.
Google urges CCI to maintain confidentiality of probe
After a report filed by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) last week accused Google of abusing its dominant position to rig search outcomes.
Dravid prefers Rahane to bat at no. 5 in Tests
While scoring a second innings century for a winning cause at the P Sara Oval in the second Test, Rahane failed to reach double figures in the other three innings in which he batted at no. 3.
Vikas Krishan in final of Asian Championships
Vikas defeated Iraq's Waheed Abdulridha 3-0 to set up a clash with Uzbekistan's Bektemir Melikuziev in the final.
Live scorecenter: US Open 2015, Day 5
Live: US Open 2015, Day 5
JPMorgan MF gave 3 big companies exit route
In the run-up to JPMorgan Mutual Fund's decision to restrict redemptions in two of its beleaguered schemes late last week, the fund house took in Rs 80 crore from a Gurgaon-based startup and simultaneously allowed redemptions to three large corporate investors.
Rajan urges strong world economies to hike rates
Under pressure back home to cut rates, RBI governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said global economies witnessing sustainable growth need to hike rates, although not in a "one go, big bang" manner, and that market volatility concerns should not come in the way of central bank decisions.
'Stiff fines for mis-selling financial products'
A panel constituted by the finance ministry has recommended that there should be stiff penalties for mis-selling of financial products coupled with higher level of disclosures.
Exclusive: First look of Tiger Shroff's 'Baaghi'
First look of Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor in Sajid Nadiadwala's Baaghi directed by Sabbir Khan.
Movie Review: 'Welcome Back'
Two chastened goons Uday and Majnu want to get their sister married. But she ends up falling for a 'bhai'. What follows is mayhem...
Honey Singh's mother wrote 'Dheere dheere'?
Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh is known for his upbeat tracks but his rendition of the '90s song 'Dheere dheere' is a pleasant change.
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