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Opinion, Reporters diary, 19 Dec 2016

Capital City Minstrels’ tunes warm chilly Delhi

The Capital City Minstrels have performed more than 200 concerts at prestigious venues in India and in Europe.

19 Dec 2016 10:01 PM

Genetic biomarker patients at increased risk of heart damage

Patients being treated for lymphoma or gastric cancer with the same chemotherapy were vulnerable to cardiotoxicity from the treatment

19 Dec 2016 9:12 PM

RBI to issue new Rs 500 note in new series with inset letter R

These banknotes have the ascending size of numerals in the number panels and it will be similar to Rs. 50 banknotes.

19 Dec 2016 9:03 PM

Sunil Gavaskar lavishes praise on Karun Nair, KL Rahul

India broke a plethora of records en route their highest ever Test total of 759 for 7 against England in Chennai Test.

19 Dec 2016 9:00 PM

Canadian group grooves to classic bhangra steps

The Maritime Bhangra Group dances in the back of a parking lot while shoveling snow

19 Dec 2016 8:55 PM


IMF's Lagarde guilty, but not punished, in French negligence trial

The court has decided not to punish her or give her a criminal record.

19 Dec 2016 8:49 PM

Privacy concerns make youth shun sex health advice

Teens and young adults do not visit the doctor as they do not want to make it public

19 Dec 2016 8:15 PM

Murder accused Indrani breaks down outside Mumbai court

Mukerjea broke into tears after she was told her father had passed away in Assam.

19 Dec 2016 7:57 PM

Cyrus Mistry resigns from all 6 Tata Group companies, vows to 'shift fight'

Mistry was ousted as a director of Tata Industries a week ago at an EGM.

19 Dec 2016 7:47 PM

Rainbow-headed snake among 163 new species found

The snake has unique colouration pattern and different number of scale rows and upper teeth

19 Dec 2016 7:21 PM


More married women in jobs than unmarried

Married women also tend to choose to have less children than those at home

19 Dec 2016 7:08 PM

Govt denies setting limit to keep cash at home

Media reports speculated that the limit to be kept in home was between Rs 3-15 lakhs.

19 Dec 2016 6:46 PM

UK's oldest convict, 101-year-old child-sex offender, jailed for 13 years

The retired truck driver had abused two young sisters and assaulted their young brother in the 70’s and early 80’s.

19 Dec 2016 6:38 PM

Trump aides ask of Russian meddling: Does it matter?

Republican electors have been inundated by Trump opponents urging them to defy the results in their states and vote against Trump.

19 Dec 2016 6:26 PM

Cash crunch crashes the big fat Indian wedding

Modi's bold stroke was meant to squeeze dry the nation's "black,"money and terrorist financing.

19 Dec 2016 6:16 PM


Don’t raise ‘Modi murdabad’ slogans, will defeat him politically: Rahul

The Congress vice-president states that the PM has given 60% of India’s wealth to 1% of its population at the Jaunpur rally.

19 Dec 2016 6:16 PM

Ind vs Eng, 5th Test: Karun Nair's triple ton puts India in command

Karun's unbeaten 303 powered India to 759 in their first innings and helped them secure 282-run lead over England.

19 Dec 2016 6:15 PM

First biological pacemaker developed

The human pacemaker cells were tested in rat hearts and were shown to function as a biological pacemaker

19 Dec 2016 6:09 PM

In a first, NSG commandos may suit up at Republic Day parade

While the black cats may be part of the parade for the first time, some regular paramilitary contingents may miss the show.

19 Dec 2016 6:01 PM

Priyanka Chopra named Assam tourism brand ambassador for two years

The government has already signed a two-year agreement with Chopra ‘free of cost’.

19 Dec 2016 5:39 PM