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  Opinion   Reporter\'s Diary  14 May 2018

Opinion, Reporters diary, 14 May 2018 Page-6

World’s oldest tortoise is still having sex daily

According to Vet Joe Hollins, the reptile has a tremendous libido, and enjoys having sex especially when the sun is out.

14 May 2018 11:13 AM

Several dead during WB Panchayat polls, MHA seeks report from state

A state Election Commission official said there are reports of six people being killed in violence during Panchayat polls.

14 May 2018 11:13 AM

Gold futures fall 0.39 per cent as participants trim positions

Gold is trading at Rs 31,395 per 10 grams as participants trimmed their positions even as the precious metal edged up overseas.

14 May 2018 11:11 AM

Why Shahid, Sidharth, Imran were considered but not signed for Bhavesh Joshi

The director of the film, Vikramaditya Motwane, revealed why the vigilante drama eventually went to Harshvardhan Kapoor.

14 May 2018 11:06 AM

4 suicide bombers blow themselves up at Indonesian police HQ: official

On Sunday, wave of suicide bombings on churches killed at least 14 and injured dozens more.

14 May 2018 11:00 AM


Jio files complain against Airtel over Apple Watch service, Airtel denies charges

Jio filed complaint against Airtel alleging that the company is offering eSim service on Apple Watch Series 3 in violation of licence norms.

14 May 2018 10:52 AM

8 Sherpas summit Mt Everest in a first for the season

Expedition Operator Association Nepal has assigned HGN to fix the ropes on Mt Everest this season, it said.

14 May 2018 10:47 AM

Media ‘grossly misinterpreted’ his 26/11 Mumbai attacks remark: Nawaz Sharif

In an exclusive interview with the Dawn on Friday, Sharif also criticised the apparent delay in the conclusion of the Mumbai attack trial.

14 May 2018 10:45 AM

32-yr-old Pak-trained man planned high-profile assassinations in Mumbai, held

Interrogation revealed that the man was part of a terror group that planned to carry out attacks on 'public utilities' and crowded areas.

14 May 2018 10:28 AM

MH370 experts convinced they finally know what happened to missing plane

It has been four years since MH370 disappeared, carrying 239 passengers onboard en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur.

14 May 2018 10:27 AM


Petrol, diesel prices hiked after 19-day pre-poll hiatus

Petrol prices in Delhi registered a fresh high in four years and eight months .

14 May 2018 10:27 AM

Bihar women's sleeves snipped off in 'public view' before exam as disciplinary step

The footage of the incident was flashed on regional news channels, sparking outrage by local people and the parents of the women.

14 May 2018 10:27 AM

Sensex opens higher despite weak macro data

NSE Nifty went up by 15.55 points, or 0.14 per cent, to 10,822.05.

14 May 2018 10:23 AM

Why Aamir Khan is still unhappy about his work in launchpad Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak

The film might have given the superstar instant success and a fan following, but he was not too pleased with it.

14 May 2018 9:58 AM

Chef Heston Blumenthal weds young lover in secret ceremony

The 51-yr-old chef married Stephanie Gouveia, who is about 20 years his junior, in the Maldives in a surprise holiday wedding.

14 May 2018 9:48 AM


Rupee gains 12 paise against dollar in early trade

Rupee is trading at 67.21 against dollar in early trade on fresh selling of the US currency by exporters and banks.

14 May 2018 9:33 AM

PNB scam: RBI declines to share copies of inspection reports

The scam, considered to be the biggest ever fraud in India's history, came to light earlier this year.

14 May 2018 9:24 AM

Centre may cut excise duty on petrol, diesel

Government faced strong criticism for holding on to higher duty on petrol and diesel to meet revenue.

14 May 2018 9:17 AM

RBI printing more notes to build cash reserves

The new currencies would not be released for circulation, but would be kept as reserves.

14 May 2018 9:12 AM

Men, here’s how you may cure erectile dysfunction

New stem-cell jab that could cure men of erectile dysfunction is developed by scientists.

14 May 2018 9:08 AM