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Opinion, Reporters diary, 30 Jan 2017

Hafiz Saeed put under house arrest in Lahore

US had warned Pak of sanctions if it didn’t take action against JuD chief.

30 Jan 2017 11:05 PM

WhatsApp will now notify you about low battery

There will be a notification in case the battery level goes down during a call

30 Jan 2017 9:26 PM

Japanese arcade pioneer, 'Father of Pac-Man' has died

Nakamura held an honorary position at Bandai Namco, formed in 2005 from a merger of two game companies

30 Jan 2017 9:24 PM

My role in BCCI is that of a night-watchman: Vinod Rai

The SC appointed a 4-member committee of administrators to run the affairs of the BCCI and implement the Lodha panel recommendations.

30 Jan 2017 9:23 PM

Manmohan Singh paints bleak picture of economy ahead of budget

That the Indian economy is not in a good state is obvious, said the former Prime Minister.

30 Jan 2017 9:04 PM


Health ministry warns about shortage of cash

According to government officials ministry has sought more than $1.2 billion in additional money

30 Jan 2017 8:58 PM

Pfizer registers marginal improvement in net profit

Net profit rose to Rs 60.5 crore in the quarter ended December 2016 as against Rs 59.9 crore

30 Jan 2017 8:53 PM

Indian cities get pilot service from IPPB

The paid up equity of the new bank is Rs 800 crore, of which the government infused Rs 275 crore.

30 Jan 2017 8:50 PM

UP polls: Aparna Yadav, husband have Rs 23 cr assets including a swanky Lamborghini

In the affidavit filed along with her nomination paper, Aparna has showed movable assets worth over Rs 3.27 crore.

30 Jan 2017 8:46 PM

Feeling of phone ringing caused by cell phone addiction

When people have addictions, there is a phenomenon in which they are hypersensitive to stimuli associated with a rewarding stimulus.

30 Jan 2017 8:04 PM


Disturbed sleep seen more in creative people

Verbally creative tend to go to bed and wake up later than others, although they sleep for more number of hours.

30 Jan 2017 7:40 PM

Iraq parliament votes in favour of travel ban on US: MPs

Trump barred citizens of Iraq, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya and Yemen from entering the US for at least 90 days.

30 Jan 2017 7:40 PM

UP polls: BJP’s Suresh Rana booked for ‘inciting hatred’

‘If I emerge as the winner (in UP polls), curfew will be imposed in Kairana, Deoband and Moradabad,’ Rana had said.

30 Jan 2017 7:20 PM

Diana Edulji suprised after being named in BCCI panel

Former India women's captain Diana Edulji was expecting a role in after the BCCI reforms but not the one she has now been entrusted with.

30 Jan 2017 7:16 PM

RBI lifts restrictions on withdrawals from ATMs, current accounts

The RBI however said that restrictions on savings bank accounts would continue for now.

30 Jan 2017 6:10 PM


J&K: 5 soldiers rescued after avalanche die

The five soldiers were trapped under snow at a forward post in Machhil on Saturday. Avalanche, soldiers die, Macchil sector, brave jawans.

30 Jan 2017 5:57 PM

Nearly 39,000 Muslim refugees entered US in 2016: report

US admitted 84,995 refugees in the fiscal year ending in September 2016, the most in any year during the Obama administration.

30 Jan 2017 5:38 PM

Akhilesh accuses BJP of copying SP’s poll manifesto

On the demonetisation move of the Modi government, he accused the Centre of harassing the common people.

30 Jan 2017 5:36 PM

'Belan Brigade' in Punjab to tackle drug menace in polls

The NGO chief said the 'belan' (rolling pin) has always been part of every household and it is the symbol of a woman's strength.

30 Jan 2017 5:35 PM

Widower asks for fishing mate in heartbreaking post

Ray Johnstone said he was willing to pay for petrol and the bait too.

30 Jan 2017 5:24 PM