Sunil Chhetri does the star turn for BFC

FC Pune City kept Sunil Chhetri under a close watch on Monday, given the latter’s reputation to create goals out of nowhere. But it did not detract the Bengaluru FC captain from scoring by instinct when the ball arrived within range. Two strikes from him and a third from Miku sunk the host to a […]


Waited too long for Second Turn: MT

Malayalam novelist moves court to get back film rights of ‘Randamoozham’ Tired of waiting for his classic novel to be made into a film, eminent Malayalam writer M.T. Vasudevan Nair decided to ask for the film rights back. He approached the Kozhikode Munsiff court in Kerala, and on Thursday, it barred director V.A. Shrikumar Menon […]


PNB to turn profitable in FY19, says MD

The Punjab National Bank (PNB) is expected to turn profitable this fiscal and is poised for growth, its Managing Director Sunil Mehta said asserting that the Rs. 14,000 crore Nirav Modi scam is a bygone. Mr. Mehta said he hopes PNB will be back in the black during 2018-19 due to various efforts taken by […]


Sensex, Nifty turn choppy ahead of US Fed policy outcome

The BSE 30-share barometer slipped in the negative terrain after advancing 200.76 points The benchmark Sensex turned choppy after surging over 200 points in early trade on Wednesday, ahead of US Federal Reserve’s policy outcome due later in the day amid mixed global cues. Investors were cautious ahead of the expiry of September derivative contracts […]


Allies turn up heat on BJP to fill Goa power vacuum

Alliance partners of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Goa have demanded a permanent solution to the leadership crisis, following the deteriorating health of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is being treated at AIIMS for advanced Pancreatitis-related ailments. On Sunday, a BJP Central team, consisting of Ram Lal, national general secretary (organisation), B.L. Santosh, […]


FPIs turn net sellers in Sept, pull out USD 1.3-bn so far

FPIs turn net sellers in Sept., pull out $1.3 bn Foreign investors pulled out a massive Rs. 9,400 crore ($1.3 billion) from the capital markets last fortnight, after putting in money during the previous two months, on widening current account deficit (CAD) due to a surge in oil prices and depreciating rupee. The latest outflow […]


Thousands turn out for Tour champ Thomas

Geraint Thomas soaked up the cheers of his home town as the Tour de France champion was welcomed by thousands of fans on his return to Cardiff on Thursday. Team Sky rider Thomas is only the third Briton to win the legendary Tour and his presence in Cardiff sparked a rapturous reception from the Welsh […]