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Opinion, Reporters diary, 02 Jan 2017 Page-2

33 per cent more tourists visit Everest in 2016

As many as 27,465 tourists visited the Everest region in 2015 while the number was recorded at 36,694 in 2016.

02 Jan 2017 5:01 PM

Under 3 weeks left: Obama in closing stretch of presidency

His final days will largely be consumed by a bid to protect his endangered health care law, a major farewell speech and handover of power.

02 Jan 2017 4:54 PM

BCCI can do better under judges, says Anurag Thakur after SC axe

Anurag Thakur asserted that it was not a personal battle for him but a battle for the autonomy of the sports body.

02 Jan 2017 4:44 PM

Smaller babies born to women affected by 9/11 dust

When the towers of the World Trade Centre in New York City fell, a cloud of hazardous materials enveloped the surrounding neighbourhood.

02 Jan 2017 4:30 PM

Crocodile bites selfie-seeking French tourist in Thailand

She suffered a severe bite wound, said the head of the National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department.

02 Jan 2017 4:28 PM

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RM Lodha hails Anurag's removal as BCCI chief

The Supreme Court removed Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shirke from the posts of BCCI president and secretary respectively.

02 Jan 2017 4:17 PM

Volkswagen to focus on entry segment in India

Volkswagen has been attempting to build its nearness in the section apparent in Ameo.

02 Jan 2017 3:47 PM

Qualities in men that give women better orgasms

Women in heterosexual relationships were asked what quality in a man gets them going, and one emerged as a winner.

02 Jan 2017 3:41 PM

Lower lending rates to cushion demonetisation

Banks have started lowering their lending rates as demonetisation has led to a surge in deposits.

02 Jan 2017 3:38 PM

India, Indonesia to be big area of focus for DBS

Development Bank of Singapore top priorities for this year is to be prepared for volatility.

02 Jan 2017 3:24 PM

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Bengaluru: Drunk men molest women in front of cops on New Year

At least 1,500 police personnel were deployed in the area, but they were heavily out numbered, and were left powerless.

02 Jan 2017 3:24 PM

Kotak Mahindra Bank cuts MCLR by up to 0.45 pc

Banks have moved to MCLR as their new benchmark lending rate from April 2016, replacing the base rate system for new borrowers.

02 Jan 2017 3:21 PM

Ashok Leyland sales dip 12 per cent in December

Light commercial vehicle sales saw a fall of 20 per cent at 1,949 units as compared to 2,451 units in December 2015.

02 Jan 2017 3:19 PM

Ponting takes up coaching duties for Australia

He also coached the Mumbai Indians to the Indian Premier League title.

02 Jan 2017 3:18 PM

Govt extends export sops on onions till March 31

Maharashtra, the top onion producer, had demanded the central government to extend export incentive of 5 per cent to exporters.

02 Jan 2017 3:15 PM

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Mahindra sales down 4 pc at 36,363 units in Dec

The auto industry continues to go through challenging times, grappling with the short-term effects of demonetisation.

02 Jan 2017 2:58 PM

First Nepali trans model selected for Lakme Fashion Week

Anjali Lama was born a boy named Nabin Wali in Nuwakot, and moved to Kathmandu in 2010.

02 Jan 2017 2:53 PM

PEs pull out record $10.3 bn after solid show in 2015

The total PE exits rose 1 per cent to USD 10.3 billion, from USD 9.4 billion in 2015.

02 Jan 2017 2:39 PM

For 14 years, development has been on exile in UP: Modi

BJP president Amit Shah, senior leaders Rajnath Singh, Kalraj Mishra and Uma Bharti also attended the rally.

02 Jan 2017 2:35 PM

Hrithik wants a twosome with Akshay in Twinkle's next?

Hrithik congratulated Twinkle on her maiden production, playfully, asked her to pen a two-hero film next.

02 Jan 2017 2:31 PM

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