Six of top-10 firms add Rs 65,060 cr in m-cap; RIL, HDFC lead

Six of the 10 most valued Indian companies together added Rs 65,060.30 crore in market valuation last week, with RIL and HDFC emerging as the biggest gainers. HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and SBI were the other winners in the top-10 list, while TCS, Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), Infosys and ITC suffered losses […]

Tiger Woods caps comeback year by leading emotional team win

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The emotions poured out of Tiger Woods, just like they did at Augusta National in the spring, except this felt different. The Masters was for him. This was for 11 players — at times his teammates, always under his captaincy — who delivered another American victory in the Presidents Cup and […]

BWF World Tour Finals: Kento Momota caps stellar year with 11th badminton title

World number one Kento Momota fought back from a game down to win his 11th badminton title of the year Sunday with victory at the BWF World Tour Finals. The Japanese had lifted 10 titles in a remarkable 2019 while opponent Anthony Sinisuka Ginting had won none prior to their final in the southern Chinese […]

NHL roundup: Caps rout Lightning after Kucherov hurt

Lars Eller and Garnet Hathaway scored 45 seconds apart to break a third-period tie in the Washington Capitals’ win over the host Tampa Bay Lightning, who lost Nikita Kucherov — the NHL’s MVP and points leader last season – to injury in the middle of the second period Saturday. Dec 14, 2019; Tampa, FL, USA;Tampa […]

Aaron Dell’s goaltending helps Sharks end winless streak at six

Aaron Dell earned the Sharks’ net for at least another game, and Bob Boughner has a win. Dell made 33 saves as San Jose broke a six-game winless streak Saturday night and gave its interim coach his first win. Tomas Hertl, Timo Meier, Evander Kane and Logan Couture supplied the goals in a 4-2 win […]

The fiercest federal lawman you never knew – and he was African American

Bass Reeves was first black deputy U.S. marshal west of the Mississippi River. He worked mostly in Arkansas and the Oklahoma Territory in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Bass Reeves was first black deputy U.S. marshal west of the Mississippi River. He worked mostly in Arkansas and the Oklahoma Territory in the late […]


•‘Urge to share excess funds at the centre  fuelling agitations’ • Wants N-Delta Ministry scrapped,  NDDC strengthened Renowned Public Administration scholar, Prof Ladipo Adamolekun, in this interview, examines the clamour for development commissions for the South-East, North-Central, South-West and North-West. He identifies the desire to have access to the ‘’excess money’’ at the centre as […]

Airtel, Vodafone-Idea made no provisions for AGR disputed amount

A study of the balance sheets of private telecom operators, namely Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea, show that they did not declare the disputed amounts under the levy of annual gross revenues (AGR) as ‘provisions in their books. The Supreme Court recently ruled that telcos have to pay approximately Rs 92,000 crore to Department of […]

PSG’s Nkunku joins Leipzig

Video PlayerClose PARIS, July 18 (Xinhua) — French young midfielder Christopher Nkunku has joined Bundesliga club Leipzig from Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain through a contract running until 2024. “I’m overjoyed to be a Leipzig player. I’ve heard a lot about the club and I’m convinced that the way they play football here suits me […]

After 52 years, woman finds photo of father she never met

In this Nov. 25, 2019 photo, Stacey Pflaum tells the story of finding her Army veteran father through a genealogy search in the back room of Plum Trophy store in Sumrall, Miss. Pflaum knew her father’s name was John Richard Hubbard. She knew he was a sergeant major in the Army, but until recently never […]