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Opinion, Reporters diary, 12 Dec 2016

Britain to cut student visas by nearly half: report

Some university chiefs are also warning that many Indian students are already being denied visas on minor grounds.

12 Dec 2016 9:20 PM

Ryan Gosling's La La Land leads Golden Globe nominations with 7 nods

Dev Patel's Lion comes second with four nominations.

12 Dec 2016 9:13 PM

Don’t interfere with gold owned by Indians, Jaya wrote to Modi: report

The report adds that it was Sasikala who decided that Jayalalithaa would be buried next to the MGR Memorial.

12 Dec 2016 9:12 PM

Demonetisation like 'Financial Pokhran'; a paradigm shift: RSS' Gurumurthy

India conducted nuclear tests at Pokhran in 1998 that catapult the country into a select nuclear club.

12 Dec 2016 8:49 PM

F-35 fighter jet program cost out of control: Donald Trump

'Billions of dollars can and will be saved on military (and other) purchases after January 20th,' the US President-elect tweeted.

12 Dec 2016 8:22 PM


India makes the top 5 in defence budgets: reports

The US remained way ahead of the world with a budget of $622 billion, followed by China at $191.7 billion.

12 Dec 2016 7:40 PM

Rs 93.52 lakh in new notes seized from 7 in Jaipur: police

The Income Tax department has been informed about the seizure and they are probing the matter, he said.

12 Dec 2016 7:36 PM

Free WiFi in institutes: Bihar govt to block porn sites

Beltron officials said free WiFi service would be provided in over 300 colleges and 9 universities of Bihar.

12 Dec 2016 7:21 PM

No step to cancel Axis Bank licence: RBI

The clarification comes amid rumours in a segment of the media that the bank was likely to lose its banking licence.

12 Dec 2016 7:09 PM

Cyclone Vardah weakens; 4 die in Tamil Nadu, thousands evacuate

Vardha will turn into a 'cyclonic storm' in next 3-4 hours, the India Meteorological Department said.

12 Dec 2016 6:47 PM


TCS shareholders to decide fate of Cyrus Mistry

Tata Sons seeks to pass a resolution for removal of Mistry as director after removing him as chairman on Nov 10.

12 Dec 2016 6:38 PM

Coal demand growth to stall as appetite wanes: IEA

The share of coal in the power generation mix will drop to 36 per cent by 2021

12 Dec 2016 6:24 PM

Demonetisation: Court extends ED custody of Axis Bank official till Dec 15

The custody plea was opposed by the defence counsel on the ground that their custodial interrogation was not needed.

12 Dec 2016 6:15 PM

Demolition of shanties leaves 1,500 homeless in cold

Officials said the land belonged to the city and that residents were asked to clear the area several times.

12 Dec 2016 6:13 PM

Uber wants people to stop having sex in cabs

The firm mentions that the no sex rule means no sexual misconduct between passengers or with drivers.

12 Dec 2016 6:07 PM


Kawasaki W800 spotted at dealership

The Kawasaki W800 would be one year from now with a sticker price of around Rs.10 lakhs.

12 Dec 2016 5:58 PM

Court sends KLF chief Harminder Singh Mintoo to 2-day judicial custody

Mintoo was nabbed from a Delhi railway station, a day after he escaped with five other inmates from the prison.

12 Dec 2016 5:49 PM

Taliban's demands for cash stir fears of comeback in Pakistan

Locals fear that a spate of targeted killings earlier this year marks an attempt by the Taliban to regain a foothold in Swat Valley.

12 Dec 2016 5:43 PM

WB mosque issues fatwa against state BJP chief Mamata drag by hair remark

The fatwa states that he should be pelted with stones and then kicked out of Bengal. He does not deserve to stay in Bengal.

12 Dec 2016 5:38 PM

Importance of personal milestones has diminished: Kohli

Virat Kohli said that the importance of personal milestones is of little significance under his leadership.

12 Dec 2016 5:26 PM