Salary Challenge: Chennithala attempts to call Isaac’s bluff

Chennithala accepted the challenge and called up Dr Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan’s health and family welfare minister. In fact, Chennithala wanted to talk directly to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot but he was in the midst of a video conference. So he talked to Sharma, an old friend of his from the Youth Congress days.

Coronavirus live updates: Santa Clara County demands reporting of protective supply inventories

6:54 a.m. Marin public health officer details “humbling” infection experience: Marin County’s public health officer Dr. Matt Willis spent 16 days in isolation with COVID-19 before he started recovering, he said in a video update. Willis said he had been four days without a fever by Tuesday, when the video was released, and his symptoms […]

Coronavirus latest updates: 704 new cases reported since Sunday

NEW DELHI: With 704 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the total number of coronavirus positive cases has surged to 4,281, the Union health ministry said. The death toll now stands at 111. Of the 4,281 cases, 1445 are related to the Tablighi Jamaat, the Union ministry added. Here is a look at […]

MLB talks May return, hosting all games in Arizona without fans amid coronavirus: reports

In the plan, all 30 teams would play games at ballparks in the Phoenix area with no fans in attendance — including Arizona Diamondbacks’ Chase Field, 10 spring training facilities and other fields, ESPN reported. Compared to other states like Florida, the ballparks in Arizona are in an area of just 50 miles. To limit […]

BT boss gives salary to health workers, lifts pay for key staff

Companies across Britain, big and small, have been forced to turn to the government to pay their staff as the pandemic cuts through vast swathes of the economy. BT said it would not need the scheme and would pay all staff for at least three months.

Report: Eagles were shopping Alshon Jeffery early last season

Jeffery’s practically untradeable now, at least until the fall when his foot recovered to the point he’d pass a hypothetical physical (and it’s all hypothetical at the moment), so if they want to move on, they’ll likely just have to release him. (Unless Bill O’Brien calls.)

Eagles attempted to trade Alshon Jeffery in 2019, not adverse to moving on in 2020, per report

The soap opera that exists between the Philadelphia Eagles and Alshon Jeffery permeated nearly the entire 2019 season, and it has not exactly gone away in 2020. Speculation ran wild last season when reports surfaced of a toxic rift between Jeffery and franchise quarterback Carson Wentz, which led to rumors general manager Howie Roseman was […]

Report: MLB, Players Union Eye Plan for May Restart in Arizona

MLB stars such as Bryce Harper and Mike Trout potentially would be forced to play an entire campaign away from families and friends while the Washington Nationals would try to defend their World Series crown in empty ballparks on the other side of the country.

Report: Lakers asking some staff to defer salary

From “fiscally responsible” to “small group of senior level staff” to “voluntarily,” this is written to minimize backlash. Will it work? It probably depends whether observers see this as a noble sacrifice by rich executives or a mechanism to preserve the wealth of Lakers owner Jeanie Buss.

States reel from revenue loss, salary delays likely

Madhya Pradesh finance department has estimated revenue loss of 25% on taxes from petroleum fuels, one of the biggest revenue sources for the states; Uttarkhand is estimated a loss of Rs 980 crore in March, which is 0.3% of the GSDP, said the state’s finance secretary Amit Singh Negi; while Jharkhand’s additional chief secretary (planning […]