Dogfight Exposes Chinks In India’s Armoury: NYT

NEW DELHI — The top US newspaper ( New York Times) has presented a gloomy picture of Indian military capabilities and stated that dogfight with Pakistan in which it lost a fighter jet has ‘left observers a bit dumbfounded’. The aerial clash, the first by the South Asian rivals in nearly five decades, was a rare test […]

Juve put one hand on title after squeezing past Napoli

NAPLES- Serie A leaders Juventus held on to win 2-1 at Napoli in a stormy top-of-the-table clash on Sunday which saw both teams have a player sent off and Lorenzo Insigne miss a late penalty for the hosts. Soccer Football – Serie A – Napoli v Juventus – Stadio San Paolo, Naples, Italy – March […]

Cricket to make Asian Games return at Hangzhou 2022

MUMBAI :-  Cricket will return to the next Asian Games at Hangzhou 2022 after the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) added it to its sports programme for the next edition of the continental event. Cricket has struggled to grow beyond its traditional bases and was last played at the Olympics in the 1900 Paris Games. […]

Reduce GST Rate On LPG Conversion Kits To 5%,Urges Auto LPG Industry

NEW DELHI — Auto LPG industry in the country has sought a reduction in GST rates on LPG conversion kits for automobiles from current 28 per cent to 5 per cent to boost vehicle conversions to the environment-friendly fuel. Indian Auto LPG Coalition, the apex industry body for auto LPG in India, said that high GST […]

Tahir to quit one-day international cricket

DURBAN — Veteran leg-spinner Imran Tahir said on Monday he would retire from one-day international cricket after the World Cup in England and Wales, which ends on July 14. But he said he would like to continue playing for South Africa in Twenty20 internationals. Tahir, who will turn 40 later this month, played a starring […]

NBFC Crisis Slows GDP Growth, Real Estate Worst Hit

MUMBAI — India’s GDP growth slowed to 6.6 per cent in the October-December quarter of 2018-19, the lowest rate in five quarters, primarily due to the stress among the non-banking finance companies (NBFCs). A direct correlation can be seen as many NBFCs have been facing liquidity challenges resulting in slower loan disbursements and eventual fall in […]

EC Told to Hold Lok Sabha, Assembly Polls In Tandem

SRINAGAR — The political parties of Kashmir Monday impressed upon the Election Commission of India (ECI) to hold the assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir simultaneously with the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The ECI Monday began a two-day visit to the state to assess the feasibility of holding the Lok Sabha and the assembly polls simultaneously. […]

Don’t Know Number Of Casualties: Air Chief Marshal  

COIMBATORE — Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said Monday that the death toll in “India’s cross-LoC airstrike in Balakot” would depend on the “number of people present in the target” and the casualty figure would be “given by the government”. “The Indian Air Force is not in a position to clarify the […]

MRI scan reveals no bugs in pilot Abhinandan Varthaman

NEW DELHI:- No bugs have been found implanted in Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman during an MRI scan, a source said on Sunday. The security agencies were understood to have been checking for any bugs which could be present in Wing Commander Varthaman, who was returned by Pakistan on Friday. The scan […]

Army Kills Leopard After It Attacks Soldier In Shopian  

SRINAGAR  — Army on Monday killed a leopard after it attacked a soldier at Pehlipora in Shopian district of South Kashmir. Official sources said animal attacked an army patrol and injured one army soldier. Later Wildlife department took possession of carcass, reported news agency GNS.. DFO wildlife Ifshana said: “We had deputed a team in the […]