Friday, July 1, 2016

5 arrested in Hyderabad for suspected IS links sent to 14-day judicial custody

5 arrested in Hyderabad for suspected IS links sent to 14-day judicial custody


    The Centre's decision to implement the 7th Pay Commission recommendations grabs front page attention. With an average pay hike of 23.5%, the Hindustan Times writes "Centre okays healthy pay hike for staff, pensioners". Economy to get boost from spending but inflation fear remains. The Pioneer observes "Ache din here for sarkari staff".
    The busting of a suspected ISIS module with the arrest of five persons in Hyderabad is prominently noticed in the press. "Group planned to spark riots during Ramzaan" states the Times of India. Quoting investigators, the Indian Express reports "Ammonium nitrate, bomb manuals, forged IDs seized".
    Will the GST Bill get passed in the monsoon session of parliament? The Tribune quotes the government as saying "Have support to pass GST". The Business Standard reports "Government confident of AIADMK help".
    The Supreme Court's response to a bunch of petitions by Muslim women against what they describe as exploitative Islamic practices is keenly noticed in the press. "SC to examine if Muslim personal laws violate basic rights of women" observes the Hindustan Times.
    The Times of India takes note of a new law that can transform the work culture in the country as it cites the Central Model Law to write "Malls, movie halls and shops can work 24x7".
    And finally, have you ever fantasized about seeing your own face on a postage stamp....well...this fantasy may soon turn out to be true. The Times of India reports, this is just how the postal department plans to pamper you. The paper writes "For just Rs.300, leave stamp of yourself on India Post".

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