News on the go: Rs 120 lakh salary, a possible bonus for Anil Ambani's son

Here are the top five interesting stories from the newspapers of the day for you.

Getting late? No time to go through the newspapers? Here are the top five interesting stories from the newspapers of the day for you:

Anil Ambani’s son Anmol to be paid Rs 120 Lakh – and a possible bonus

Jai Anmol Ambani, the older son of 57-year-old Reliance Chairman Anil Ambani, was on Tuesday appointed as an executive director at parent Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. Reliance Capital, which runs India’s third-biggest mutual fund, will pay the 24-year-old a salary of Rs 12 million a year as well as perquisites and allowances, and a commission based on profit.

Anmol holds an undergraduate degree in management from the Warwick Business School in the UK and has two years of experience in financial services.
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14% of those held for gay sex last year were minors

Nearly 14% of those arrested in 2015 under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code for unnatural offences were minors. The figures were revealed in the latest report brought out by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

Police in different states and Union Territories arrested 1,491 people under Section 377, including 207 minors and 16 women, in 2015.

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12-year-old’s hoax sparked Uran terror scare

Remember the massive, multi-agency search mounted last week by the Navy, Coast Guard, NSG and Maharashtra ATS for “a group of suspicious men dressed in black and heard mentioning ‘school’ and ‘ONGC'” near the Uran Naval base in Navi Mumbai? The 12-year-old girl who claimed of “spotting” conceded during questioning that the incident was a figment of her fertile imagination.

She said she had earlier seen pictures of Islamic State terrorists wearing black clothes and flashing automatic weapons, which prompted her to spread the word that she had spotted them in Uran “for some thrill”.

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Class 10 Board exams to be revived from 2018, says CBSE chairman

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is planning to bring back the Class 10 board examinations as there is a growing opinion in its favour. CBSE chairman Rajesh Chaturvedi the board will like to go ahead with the exams from 2018 as it has become important in the context of improving quality.

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Tearful 9-year-old girl delivers speech as another black man is shot dead

Nine-year-old black girl Zianna Oliphant tearfully pleaded for respect for her community in North Carolina, saying its a shame that our fathers and brothers are killed and we can’t see them anymore.

Her father, Keith Scott, was killed last week. That was the second fatal shooting of a black man by the police that week — the first was Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Florida.

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