PM Modi Launches 3 Indian Digital Payment Apps In Singapore

PM Modi today started his tour in Singapore, by visiting the exhibitions centre. (File) Singapore:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched three Indian mobile payment apps in Singapore at a business event aimed at internationalisation of the country’s digital payment platform. At the ‘Business, Innovation and Community Event’ where digital platform was the main feature,…

Didier Deschamps Backs Zinedine Zidane As Future France Coach

France coach Didier Deschamps has backed former teammate Zinedine Zidane to step into his shoes “one day”, only hours after the latter’s shock decision to step down as coach of Real Madrid. Deschamps, however, played down suggestions that Zidane’s decision had heaped more pressure on his shoulders ahead of the June 14-July 15 World Cup….

Government May Relook At Air India Stake Sale Strategy: Minister

Air India’s total debt stood at over Rs 48,000 crore at the end of March 2017. (File) New Delhi:  The civil aviation ministry today said it was expecting better participation for the Air India stake sale and indicated that there could be a rethink on the strategy after the disinvestment failed to attract any initial…

Joe Root Accepts England Have A ‘Point To Prove’ Against Pakistan

England captain Joe Root has admitted his side have a “point to prove” as they look to square a two-Test series with Pakistan. Root’s men could be without Ben Stokes after the all-rounder suffered a tight hamstring during fielding practice at Headingley on Wednesday. Stokes will now undergo a scan to assess the full extent…

Madhya Pradesh Medical University Allows “Hinglish” Exams

All colleges will have the option to answer questions in English, Hinglish. (Representational) Jabalpur:  The Madhya Pradesh Medical Science University (MPMSU) has allowed use of “Hinglish”(a mix of Hindi and English) in all written and oral examinations. “Following a detailed discussion, the board of studies has decided that the students of all colleges will have…

Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Pandurang Fundkar Dies At 67

The 67-year old Mr Fundkar is survived by his wife Suneeta, two sons and a daughter. Mumbai:  Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Pandurang Fundkar died at a hospital here early today after suffering a cardiac arrest, a BJP office-bearer said. The 67-year old Mr Fundkar is survived by his wife Suneeta, two sons and a daughter. “Fundkar…

After Outburst On Anti-Sterlite Protests, Rajinikanth Expresses Regret

Rajinikanth had called for action against those who attacked policemen during the May 22 protest. (File) CHENNAI:  Superstar Rajinikanth who lost his cool yesterday after being questioned about his statement justifying last week’s police firing in Tuticorin that killed 13 people, expressed regret, saying he did not intend to hurt anyone’s sentiments. Rajinikanth had sparked…

Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist Sanjita Chanu Fails Dope Test, Suspended

The Manipur star has the right to challenge the decision before an anti-doping disciplinary panel. © AFP Star Indian weightlifter Sanjita Chanu has been handed a provisional suspension by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) after failing a dope test. “IWF reports that the sample of Ms. Sanjita Chanu Khumukcham (IND) has returned an Adverse…

Enforcement Directorate Files Money Laundering Case Against Air Asia, Officials

Sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act has been pressed against Air Asia. (File) New Delhi:  After the CBI, the Enforcement Directorate has now registered a criminal case of money-laundering against Air Asia officials and others for allegedly trying to manipulate government policies through corrupt means to get international licence for its Indian venture…

Sarfraz Ahmed Believes Pakistan Can Be Even Better Against England

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed believes his side can hit even greater heights against England in the second Test at Headingley despite a nine-wicket win in the series opener at Lord’s. Victory, completed inside four days at the ‘home of cricket,’ put Pakistan 1-0 up with one to play and on the verge of a first…

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