#NewsInTweets: Tanzanian Student Stripped, Brutally Assaulted By Mob In Bengaluru

Posted on February 4, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. Tanzanian student brutally assaulted by a mob in Bengaluru after a mob thought was in some way connected to an accident where a Sudanese man ran over a local woman. Her car was also torched. The police have arrested 5 suspects, and Rahul Gandhi has demanded a report on the assault from the state government.

2. Centre issues orders for implementation of OROP. This will cost Rs 7.5 crore a year, arrears Rs 10.9 crore. The benefits will go to 18 lakh ex-servicemen.

3. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal calls on MCD workers to end strike, offers loan of Rs 550 crore.

4. A journalism student from the Indian Institute Of Mass Communication has accused another student of passing derogatory, casteist remarks on Dalits and Adivasis. One student has approached the National Commission of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes with a formal petition.

5. A Hyderabad pharmacy has created the world’s first Zika vaccine candidate. Representatives from the pharmacy said they were probably one of the first ones to file a global patent for a vaccination against Zika.

6. Amit Singhal, Google’s Senior VP of Search is leaving the company after 15 years. John Giannandrea, VP of Engineering, will be taking his place.