HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

Asda stores all set to welcome Eid

    SUPERMARKET chain Asda has said that all its stores are decked up with Eid delights as the festival is just around the corner. Asda has...

Sonu Sood crowned top global Asian celebrity for 2020

INDIAN actor Sonu Sood, who won praise for his charitable work helping migrant workers in India during the pandemic, has been named the number...

Privatisation of India’s loss-making national carrier likely to be delayed

THE privatisation of India’s national carrier Air India will be delayed further as the divestment process is unlikely to conclude in 2020-21, an official...

Taiwan bars arrivals from India as Indonesia reports first cases of Indian COVID-19 variant

Taiwan became the latest place to ban arrivals from coronavirus-stricken India on Monday, as it moves to prevent new infections, with more nations reporting...

Preparations in full-swing as Cyclone Burevi nears Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA evacuated 75,000 people from homes on the east coast, where tropical cyclone Burevi, packing winds of 80 kph to 90 kph (50...

Holder, Dawood sue the ECB for alleged ‘racial discrimination’

TWO former umpires from a BAME background have sued the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for alleged racial discrimination and sought damages. Prominent black...

India turn tables on Australia in Melbourne to level series

A rejuvenated India short of Virat Kohli turned the tables on Australia to claim the second test within four days in Melbourne on Tuesday(29),...

Covid, pandemic and lockdown: how 2020 changed the world

When the world celebrated the dawn of a new decade with a blaze of firework parties and revelry on January 1, few could have...

Indian banks’ consortium seeks UK bankruptcy order against Vijay Mallya

A consortium of Indian banks has returned to the High Court in London for a bankruptcy application hearing against liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya. The consortium...

UK becomes the first country to roll out the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

BRITAIN began vaccinating its population with the Covid-19 shot developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca on Monday(4), touting a scientific “triumph” that puts it...