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Opinion, Reporters diary, 02 Jan 2017 Page-5

Wrap-up: And miles to go before we sleep

If anybody had to pick one event that defined 2016, then it has to be demonetisation.

02 Jan 2017 6:50 AM

Nazi Enigma technology may make bank cards ultra secure

New cards will include a device that generates new numbers for transactions, replacing existing three-digit CVV security number.

02 Jan 2017 6:42 AM

Queen Elizabeth II misses church due to cold

The queen as usual spent Christmas at her private Sandringham estate in Norfolk, with members of her family.

02 Jan 2017 6:35 AM

A Titanic and tragic truth

Fire in boiler the real reason for the famous ship’s sinking, claims documentary.

02 Jan 2017 6:28 AM

Forty four newborns usher in 2017 across Mumbai, parents elated

Mothers, fathers believe kids will make the year ahead ‘lucky’ for them.

02 Jan 2017 6:18 AM


Aarey Colony metro station missing from MMRC website

There has been a hullabaloo around the construction for a metro car shed and station inside the colony.

02 Jan 2017 6:12 AM

Muslims asked to donate bank interest to charity

NGO has asked Muslims to give away interest money in charity so that it can be utilised for education and employment purposes of youth.

02 Jan 2017 6:08 AM

Mumbai Metro-3 noise rouses Marol locals’ anger

MMRC, implementing agency of Metro-3 underground corridor has claimed that it aims to complete 20 per cent of civil work in 2017.

02 Jan 2017 5:57 AM

BMC to fix 455 pothole spots

Also launches special drive to resurface six bridges by May end.

02 Jan 2017 5:52 AM

Mumbai records very poor air quality on day one of year

According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research the air quality would reduce to 309 on Monday.

02 Jan 2017 5:46 AM


Fireman dies, kin insist ‘Shahid’ title

The Bhojane family was promised that due compensation and title would be given as soon as requisite papers were processed.

02 Jan 2017 5:40 AM

2 tea gardens attached in Assam over provident fund default

The minimum benefit under deposit-linked insurance will also be increased from Rs 40,000 to Rs 1 lakh per worker, says Das.

02 Jan 2017 5:36 AM

Bombay HC directs landlord to pay tenant to occupy own house

Son of the landlord requested the court to expedite the 2005 case, as he needed a place to stay.

02 Jan 2017 5:34 AM

Shut Kerala halls that don’t screen Malayalam films: Adoor Gopalakrishnan

The filmmaker said that the lack of commitment demonstrated by the exhibitors should not go unnoticed.

02 Jan 2017 5:30 AM

Thief told to do 1-year community work

The sentence was given as per the provisions of the Probation of Offenders Act.

02 Jan 2017 5:27 AM


Death due to mosquito bite an accident: Consumer Commission

The insurer submitted before the forum that Debashish had died due to a mosquito bite and not due to an accident.

02 Jan 2017 5:24 AM

Builder gets stop work notice over additional floor

Jadhav complained that the builder is yet to provide them amenities promised in 2000.

02 Jan 2017 5:22 AM

Supreme Court ruling on use of religion in polls today

It was not possible to completely shut them from making any appeal on the basis of religion.

02 Jan 2017 5:17 AM

New Year’s Eve sees 30 per cent less drunk drivers

565 cases of drunken driving registered on Dec 31 compared to 705 in 2015.

02 Jan 2017 5:15 AM

Auto, home loans set to be cheaper

State-owned lender Union Bank had last week reduced its one-year MCLR by 65 basis points or 0.65 per cent to 8.65 per cent.

02 Jan 2017 5:07 AM