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Opinion, Reporters diary, 20 Mar 2017

Newer type 2 diabetes drugs show heart protective quality: study

The drugs, known as SGLT-2 inhibitors, work by removing blood sugar via the urine.

20 Mar 2017 9:48 PM

Bill Gates world's richest man again; Trump slips: Forbes

Bill Gates, whose wealth is estimated at USD 86 billion, led the list for the fourth straight year.

20 Mar 2017 9:30 PM

India ranks a low 122 among world's happiest countries

Norway ranks as the happiest country in the world, according to The World Happiness Report 2017.

20 Mar 2017 9:28 PM

FBI confirms investigation of alleged Russian links to Donald Trump campaign

James Comey said that he could not say more about the matter because the investigation was classified.

20 Mar 2017 9:26 PM

UP: 2 slaughterhouses sealed soon after Adityanath takes office

Almost an year ago the National Green Tribunal had ordered the closure of these two slaughterhouses, an official said.

20 Mar 2017 9:23 PM


Uphaar case: Gopal Ansal surrenders in Tihar jail

Gopal Ansal was jailed earlier in connection with the case related to a fire tragedy in which 59 persons died in Uphaar cinema.

20 Mar 2017 9:15 PM

Oil India to buy back shares worth Rs 1,527 crore

Oil India shares ended 0.5 per cent down at Rs 334 apiece on the BSE.

20 Mar 2017 8:46 PM

Big blow for Delhi Daredevils as JP Duminy pulls out of IPL 10

The South African star decided to skip IPL 2017 due to personal reasons.

20 Mar 2017 8:46 PM

UK names new spy chief amid dispute with Washington

Jeremy Fleming is taking over from Robert Hannigan, who announced that he was stepping down for personal reasons in January.

20 Mar 2017 8:33 PM

Declare assets within 15 days: UP CM Adityanath asks officials on Day 1

Adityanath, the 21st CM of UP, has promised to work without any discrimination, pursuing BJP's agenda of 'sabka sath, sabka vikas'.

20 Mar 2017 8:12 PM


Two crore new LPG connections given since 2014

Government had promised to provide 5 crore new LPG connections at subsidised rates.

20 Mar 2017 8:10 PM

India to attract USD 4.2 bn global investment: report

The total global wall of money in 2017 has fallen by 2 per cent compared to 2016's peak of USD 443 billion.

20 Mar 2017 8:03 PM

Delhi poll panel opposes Swaraj India's symbol plea

The poll panel's submission was made before Justice Hima Kohli, who listed the matter for hearing on Tuesday.

20 Mar 2017 7:47 PM

Plane crashes in south Sudan with 45 onboard, 14 injured

The manager of South Supreme Airlines said he did not have any information except that there were 40 passengers and 5 crew members.

20 Mar 2017 7:45 PM

Delhi: Man commits suicide at metro station

Services on the Yellow Line were affected due to the incident for several minutes.

20 Mar 2017 7:26 PM


87 lakh job cards removed from MNREGA list

NREGA provides supplementary means of livelihood to people in rural areas, primarily during lean periods.

20 Mar 2017 7:05 PM

US Democrats 'made up' allegations of Russia interference: Trump

US intelligence agencies concluded that Russia meddled in the campaign to help Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton.

20 Mar 2017 7:04 PM

Toilets in China install cameras to stop toilet paper theft

For years, many residents have been taking reams of paper from public toilets for use at home.

20 Mar 2017 6:35 PM

Xiaomi sets up 2nd manufacturing unit in India

Xiaomi had entered India in July 2014 and started local manufacturing just over a year later.

20 Mar 2017 6:35 PM

UK to formally trigger Brexit on March 29

The office of Prime Minister Theresa May said that she will make a statement in the House of Commons on the day Article 50 is triggered.

20 Mar 2017 6:30 PM