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Opinion, Reporters diary, 27 Mar 2017

Bikaner rape case: 'Father concocted charges against teachers to take revenge'

Rajasthan minister said father is now recanting his statement saying that he had wrongfully filed the FIR under the influence of substances.

27 Mar 2017 9:11 PM

In a major breakthrough, LS passes Mental Healthcare Bill decriminalising suicide

The bill seeks to ensure health-care, treatment and rehabilitation of persons with mental illness without intruding their privacy or rights.

27 Mar 2017 8:45 PM

Govt trying to snoop into people's lives: Oppn on Finance Bill

Opposition parties lambasted the govt for not making enough provisions for creation of jobs through the rural employment guarantee scheme.

27 Mar 2017 8:34 PM

Watching porn makes men sad, says study

They expect a lot more from their partners and are disappointed when they do not get what they want

27 Mar 2017 8:32 PM

Al Qaeda wants to create local leadership in India, says US defence official

We believe it was created specifically as al Qaeda's permanent presence within South Asia, the official said.

27 Mar 2017 8:32 PM


GST bills providing for a maximum rate of 40 per cent

Arun Jaitley today introduced in Lok Sabha four bills on Goods and Services Tax.

27 Mar 2017 7:59 PM

Rajasthan police arrest man for allegedly molesting Austrian woman

Bianci, the Austrian woman, had gone to a massage parlour in Udaipur when the accused allegedly touched her private parts.

27 Mar 2017 7:53 PM

BJP making desperate attempts to destabilize Kejriwal govt: AAP

‘The BJP will have to face defeat in the same manner as they did in 2015 when they could win only three seats,’ AAP's Sanjay Singh said.

27 Mar 2017 7:37 PM

Australia police to probe if attack on Indian-origin cabbie was 'racial': envoy

Australian High Commission spokesperson said the government attaches great importance to the safety and security of everyone in Australia.

27 Mar 2017 7:37 PM

UP: 23-yr-old molested by youth commits suicide after police 'fail to act'

The girl's uncle lodged a complaint with the police but reportedly no action was taken.

27 Mar 2017 7:22 PM


After Maha, doctor attacked in Gujarat; colleagues briefly stop work in protest

Around 300 resident doctors stopped work around 10 pm on Sunday after a woman colleague was assaulted by a group of around 50 people.

27 Mar 2017 7:17 PM

SP leader Azam Khan demands nationwide ban on animal slaughter

The Samajwadi Party leader also advised the Muslims to stop eating meat.

27 Mar 2017 7:06 PM

Sima Kamil: first woman to head Pak's third-largest bank

Chairman of Pakistan's Stock Exchange Muneer Kamal described Kamil as a 'solid professional'.

27 Mar 2017 6:53 PM

94-year-old woman honored for working 44 years at McDonalds

Maurer started working at McDonald's in 1973 and has been a fixture behind the counter at several locations in the area ever since.

27 Mar 2017 6:45 PM

Porn film blares through loudspeakers of Turkish town

The residents of a Turkish town Kastamonu were woken up at 1 am because of the surprising sounds

27 Mar 2017 6:45 PM


Jio offers extra freebies with Prime to woo more users

Users will get extra 1GB, 5GB and 10GB of data provided they recharge before Happy New Year offer ends.

27 Mar 2017 6:44 PM

Arunachal Deputy Speaker's son allegedly shoots dead Cong leader

The incident was reportedly a fallout of a scuffle between the two, he said adding the matter is being probed further.

27 Mar 2017 6:29 PM

Airlines' ban on Sena MP may be lifted, Govt mulls changing rules

The decision came after Civil Aviation Minister Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Shiv Sena MPs meet for 45 minutes on the flying ban on Gaikwad.

27 Mar 2017 6:24 PM

Malaria kills 150 in Zimbabwe after heavy rains

The most affected regions of the country are in the south where floods cut off access to health clinics.

27 Mar 2017 6:24 PM

Future Lifestyle Fashion deal gets CCI clearence

FSRL would issue compulsorily convertible preference shares worth Rs 250 crore to FSRL CCPS Trust.

27 Mar 2017 6:06 PM