‘Don’t try to advantage of BCCI’s mess’

‘Don’t try to advantage of BCCI’s mess’

New Delhi: A few nations are making a big mistake by trying to take advantage of the current mess that Indian Cricket Board is in, warned former captain Ravi Shastri, who also advised the BCCI to demand every penny it deserves from the ICC for being the biggest revenue generator. Shastri, who served as Team […]

Gujarat riots: HC begins hearing on Zakia Jafri’s petition

Gujarat riots: HC begins hearing on Zakia Jafri’s petition

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today began hearing on a petition by former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri’s widow Zakia challenging the clean chit given by a lower court to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and 58 others regarding their alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots. Justice Sonia Gokani will also continue the hearing tomorrow. Petitioners’ […]

Pakistani girl undergoes liver transplant surgery in India

Pakistani girl undergoes liver transplant surgery in India

NOIDA: A five-year-old Pakistani girl has got a new lease of life after undergoing a liver transplant surgery in a private hospital with her father donating a portion of the vital organ. patient, Anabiya, was suffering from Hyperoxaluria Type 1, a rare condition among children, which required a liver transplant. This is an inherited condition […]

Pakistan’s President gets driving licence following due procedure

Pakistan’s President gets driving licence following due procedure

ISLAMABAD: Mamnoon Hussain visited Traffic Police Office like a common citizen after his previous licence from Karachi expired. If Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain decides to drive now, he won’t be challaned. The President, whose previous licence from Karachi had expired, visited Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) Office like a common citizen and got his driving licence […]

Kohli and Smith inspire new captain Root

Kohli and Smith inspire new captain Root

Leeds: Joe Root hopes becoming a Test captain will take his batting to the “next level”, just as it’s done for India’s Virat Kohli and Australia’s Steve Smith. Root was confirmed as England’s new Test skipper, following Alastair Cook’s resignation, despite the likes of former Test spinner Graeme Swann saying it could adversely affect his […]

E-commerce expected to touch $50-55 billion by 2021: Study

E-commerce expected to touch $50-55 billion by 2021: Study

MUMBAI: E-commerce market is expected to be at $ 50-55 billion by 2021 from the current $ 6-8 billion, according to a recent report. The report by Retailers Association of India and Boston Consulting Group revealed that on decoding the digital opportunity sectors that could see maximum e-commerce penetration would be consumer electronics, apparel, homeware […]

Over 65% turnout in UP phase-II polling

Over 65% turnout in UP phase-II polling

LUCKNOW: An impressive turnout of over 65 per cent was recorded in 67 Assembly constituencies across 11 districts of western Uttar Pradesh, figuring in the second phase of the crucial state polls on Wednesday. The districts where polling were held included Bijnor, Saharanpur, Moradabad, Sambhal, Rampur, Bareilly, Amroha, Pilibhit, Kheri, Shahjahanpur and Badaun. A total […]

Chinese media warns India against playing Taiwan card

Chinese media warns India against playing Taiwan card

Beijing: China’s official media Thursday warned India against playing the ‘Taiwan card’, saying New Delhi will suffer losses by challenging Beijing over the sensitive issue. The warning came after a Taiwanese women Parliamentary delegation visited India.”By challenging China over the Taiwan question, India is playing with fire,” state-run Global Times said in an op-ed article […]

India dismisses Chinese protest

India dismisses Chinese protest

New Delhi: India Thursday dismissed Chinese protest against the visit of a Taiwanese parliamentary delegation here, saying there is nothing unusual and no “political meanings” should be read into these trips. “We understand that a group of Taiwanese academics and business persons, including a couple of legislators, is visiting India. Such informal groups have visited […]

Pay IT, apply for PAN using mobile app soon

Pay IT, apply for PAN using mobile app soon

New Delhi: In step with government’s digital India drive, the Income Tax department is developing an app that will soon allow assessees to pay taxes or apply for PAN using smartphones. The department is also working on a project to issue Permanent Account Number to assessees within minutes by way of e-KYC authentication using Aadhaar, […]