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Opinion, Reporters diary, 30 Oct 2017

World Bank to provide USD 200 million loan for farm sector in Assam

The loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, has a 7-year grace period, and a maturity of 16.5 years.

30 Oct 2017 8:53 PM

RCom debt repayment plan: Lenders to have 51 per cent stake in company

RCom said it has made a comprehensive 'debt resolution plan to its domestic and foreign lenders'.

30 Oct 2017 8:43 PM

Bharti Infratel posts 17 per cent drop in Q2 net profit

Profit after tax fell to Rs 6.38 billion ($98.40 million) in the quarter ended September 30, from Rs 7.74 billion in 2016.

30 Oct 2017 8:27 PM

Tata Steel posts second-quarter profit driven by volume growth

Total steel deliveries were up 15 per cent to 6.45 million tonnes, with Indian deliveries contributing about 48 per cent of total.

30 Oct 2017 8:14 PM

Brain areas that can be zapped to boost memory identified

The study suggests that even low currents of electricity can affect the brain circuits that control memory and human learning.

30 Oct 2017 8:05 PM


Reliance Communications presents new debt repayment plan

RCom, controlled by billionaire Anil Ambani, will retain debt of Rs 60 billion after the completion of the new repayment plan.

30 Oct 2017 7:59 PM

AC, fridge or washing machine to cost you more

Consumers are likely to pay 3 to 5 per cent more for electronic consumer durables from November.

30 Oct 2017 7:49 PM

Sleepwalkers may be better at multi-tasking: study

Sleepwalking is caused by a partial arousal from slow- wave or deep sleep.

30 Oct 2017 7:48 PM

Vaping in high school ups cigarette smoking: study

The findings provide support for both sides of the debate.

30 Oct 2017 7:34 PM

'Why we are better at solving friends' problems than our own'

A second online study with 356 participants produced a similar pattern of results.

30 Oct 2017 7:21 PM


Activeon launches its GoPro competitor at a reasonable price

The action camera also allows you to take time-lapse photos and videos and also provide an option to upload them instantly to social media

30 Oct 2017 7:06 PM

Cheetah Mobile upgrades its utility apps with AI

The new update will add AI support for applications such as CM Launcher, Clean Master, Security Master, CM Locker, and Cheetah Keyboard.

30 Oct 2017 7:05 PM

Australia has to take responsibility for asylum seekers before closing detention centre: PNG

Australia disallows asylum seekers arriving by boat to reach its shores, detaining them in camps in Papua New Guinea.

30 Oct 2017 7:00 PM

Sherin's body sent to funeral home, medical report awaited

Sherin Mathews’ body was released on Saturday but did not say who has custody.

30 Oct 2017 6:52 PM

Here're some toxic ingredients one should avoid in their beauty products

The advertising works cleverly on our self body image issues and before we know it we have bought that expensive, lovely smelling cream.

30 Oct 2017 6:10 PM


Army to carry on retaliatory measures against Pak ceasefire violations: DGMO

The request for the unscheduled talks between the DGMOs of the two countries' armies came from the Pakistani side.

30 Oct 2017 6:05 PM

Russian meddling: Trump’s ex associate charged

The charges are the first in Robert Mueller's investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign.

30 Oct 2017 6:03 PM

Light makers flag concerns over "spurious" LED products in market

A Nielsen study found that 76 per cent of brands making LED bulbs are not following the safety standards.

30 Oct 2017 5:59 PM

Ex-BCCI general manager Dr MV Sridhar passes away aged 51

Last month, Sridhar had stepped down from the post of the BCCI's (BCCI) general manager after allegations of 'conflict of interest'.

30 Oct 2017 5:50 PM

Indian economy in tatters due to PM's note ban, GST: Rahul Gandhi

'Narendra Modi had failed to understand the pain of the people,' Rahul Gandhi added.

30 Oct 2017 5:46 PM