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Parl panel slams changes in pension calculation criteria

Parl panel slams changes in pension calculation criteria

A Parliamentary panel has rapped the government for abruptly amending the formula for calculating pension...

Govt may relax 'creamy layer' norms for OBC reservation
Govt may relax 'creamy layer' norms for OBC reservation

With a large number of vacancies in government jobs meant for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) remaining unfilled for want of candidates, the government is mulling relaxing the 'creamy layer' criterion by raising the income ceiling to Rs eight lakh annually.

Theresa May may not seek parliamentary vote on Brexit
Theresa May may not seek parliamentary vote on Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May is being accused of displaying a monarch-like arrogance over her reported intention to deny a parliamentary vote on Brexit before beginning the formal process of pulling the United Kingdom out of the European Union (EU).

AUTOMOBILES

Never, ever rest your hand on the gear lever! You'll be surprised to know why
Never, ever rest your hand on the gear lever! You'll be surprised to know why

If you drive a car with a manual transmission, just try to recollect where does your left hand mostly rest? The gear lever mostly we'd say and that's not just restricted to us Indians but it's a global thing.

TECHNOLOGY

Apple plans to integrate Touch ID into iPhone's screen
Apple plans to integrate Touch ID into iPhone's screen

US tech giant Apple is planning to remove the physical Touch ID button below the screen and directly integrate with it the biometric functionality for its 2017 iPhone model, a media report said.

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SCIENCE

SpaceX Dragon brings research samples from space station
SpaceX Dragon brings research samples from space station

After successfully delivering almost 2,268 kgs of supplies and scientific cargo on its ninth resupply mission to the International Space Station, SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Friday with more than 1,360 kgs of crucial research samples from the orbiting laboratory, NASA said on Saturday.

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TRAVEL

IndiGo introduces 2 new fare options
IndiGo introduces 2 new fare options

Flexible Fare allows travellers to change to another flight at no extra charge. For those that frequently make daily round trips with no check-in baggage, such as corporate travellers, the airline has introduced the Lite Fare.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 28 Aug )This Week ( 21 Aug - 03 Sep )

SAGITTARIUS It's surprising how much your attitudes to money are bound up with fears and feelings about emotional security. I told you yesterday how cash complaints could come between you and a colleague or partner. Now is the… read more