Pending class 10, 12 CBSE exams to be held between July 1-15

Students directed to carry their own sanitiser bottles, wear masks

NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Monday announced the date sheet for the pending class 10 and 12 board exams, which will now be held from July 1-15. The exams were postponed due to the nationwide lockdown imposed on March 25 to contain the spread of Covid-19. The class 10 board […]

Obama was a grossly incompetent president, says Trump

Obama was a grossly incompetent president, says Trump

Washington: US president Donald Trump on Sunday called his predecessor Barak Obama a ‘grossly incompetent president’. Trump’s reaction came after Obama on Saturday criticised the US authorities’ response to the coronavirus outbreak. “He (Obama) was an incompetent president. That’s all I can say. Grossly incompetent,”” Trump told reporters at the White House on his arrival […]

China announces USD 2 billion in virus help at WHO assembly

Geneva: China will provide USD 2 billion over two years to fight the coronavirus pandemic, President Xi Jinping said Monday, rallying around the World Health Organization and its efforts even as the Trump administration has slashed funding for the UN health agency. The European Union’s 27-member bloc and other countries, meanwhile, called for an independent […]

Virat Kohli unquestionably the best at the moment: Ian Chappell

New Delhi: Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels India skipper Virat Kohli’s penchant for playing copybook cricketing shots and his incredible fitness make him the world’s best batsman across formats among the current generation of cricketers. “Of that group (including Steve Smith, Kane Williamson, Joe Root), Kohli is the best in all three forms. That’s […]

Sensex crashes 1,069 pts; bank, auto stocks among worst hit

Mumbai:  Benchmark Sensex crashed 1,069 points on Monday tracking massive selloffs in banking and auto stocks as government’s fiscal stimulus package failed to revive confidence in domestic investors. The 30-share BSE index ended 1,068.75 points or 3.44 per cent lower at 30,028.98, while the broader NSE Nifty plunged 313.60 points or 3.43 per cent to […]

China announces USD 2 billion in virus help at WHO assembly

Geneva: China will provide USD 2 billion over two years to fight the coronavirus pandemic, President Xi Jinping said Monday, rallying around the World Health Organization and its efforts even as the Trump administration has slashed funding for the UN health agency. The European Union’s 27-member bloc and other countries, meanwhile, called for an independent […]