From Danish dinner to Inter move: how Spurs lost control in Eriksen saga

Eriksen joined Spurs from Ajax in what came to be known as the Bale summer of 2013 – the one in which Gareth Bale departed for Real Madrid and the club spent the £86m proceeds on seven new faces. As such, Eriksen has been around for long enough to read Spurs from the inside, to […]

Bruno Fernandes set to join Manchester United for £46.5m plus add-ons

United’s stance in refusing to meet Sporting’s €85m valuation of the midfielder proved successful, the Portuguese club having raised this from an initial €75m, it is understood.

Vakrangee Kendras are leading the country towards a digitally inclusive future

The Elara Capital Economist thinks the Modi government’s second term is likely to be more challenging than the first with limited fiscal space amid compelling priorities and electoral promises. She also feels that the solution to these problems is complex, and requires a radical shift in the economic policy. “The first five years of the […]

Oil firms set to gain as subsidised LPG prices move up steadily

The government’s subsidy for LPG under the DBTL (direct benefit transfer for LPG) for 2018-19 stood at ₹31,447 crore, accounting for 84% of the total subsidy of ₹37,397 crore, according to Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) data.

What Motivates China’s Entrepreneurs? An Interview With Kai-Fu Lee

Russia kind of has its own ecosystem. It is possible for China to have some penetration but I think Russia … There are a few countries that are fairly independent from the rest of the ecosystem. Russia is one of them. They have their own search engine, video site, mail, website, social network. It is […]

VST to make higher power tractors with Czech partner

VST Tillers Tractors Ltd has tied up with Czech-based Zetor Tractors to jointly make tractors with higher horse power for Indian and global markets, a top official said on Saturday.”Tractors with 50 Horse Power and 70 HP will be made in our Bengaluru plant whose capacity has been expanded by 30,000 units per annum at […]

MILLER: Russia’s Always-Veiled Agenda: The U.S. And Israel

The United States has a dreadful and appalling penchant for allowing important nations to fall off of its foreign affairs radar screen and notwithstanding National Security Advisor John Bolton’s current visit to the region. Given Azerbaijan’s strategic location at a crossroads of nations, cultures and societies, coupled with its oil and gas and its willingness […]

NHS data is a goldmine. It must be saved from big tech

That is why, as the leaked documents say, “obtaining commitments on the free flow of data is a top priority” for the US (you can find this on page 22). Free flows of data, including removing barriers to “data localisation”, imply that very sensitive health data could be taken and placed on servers outside of […]

Manchester United 0 Manchester City 2: Silva, Sane send Man City back to summit

At times this season, Ederson has looked like City’s most involved spectator – looking on as goals are rattled at the other end. But twice in the space of a week he has stood up to show razor sharp instincts and flawless handling to set up pivotal wins. The Brazilian did not have to make […]

Crafting a workable PPP law in 2020

In nature, a PPP project is implemented to provide public services using private capital and/or private management. It means that in case the private sector is not engaged, the state must spend its budget or mobilise official development assistance loans (meaning the state must bear all risks and responsibilities). Therefore, if the state wants to […]