HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

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...

UK police probe mercenaries from Sri Lanka’s civil war

London police said on Monday (30) they have launched an investigation into alleged war crimes by British mercenaries who trained a security force accused...

Retailer Boohoo probes Pakistan suppliers over ‘underpaid’ staff

British online fashion group Boohoo on Wednesday (23) said it was investigating a Guardian newspaper report that its suppliers were underpaying workers in Pakistan, after facing...

India’s Hetero to produce 100m doses of the Russian Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine

INDIAN drug firm Hetero will produce 100 million doses of the Russian Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine per year, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)...

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...

Moeen Ali tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Sri Lanka tests

England all-rounder Moeen Ali has tested positive for COVID-19 upon arriving in Sri Lanka and will self-isolate for 10 days, as will fast bowler...

Virat Kohli named cricketer of the decade

India captain Virat Kohli was named the ICC’s male cricketer of the decade on Monday as Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry swept the top women’s...

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...

Apple puts supplier Wistron on notice after Indian factory violence

Apple Inc has placed supplier Wistron Corp on probation, saying on Saturday it would not award the Taiwanese contract manufacturer new business until it...

India approves AstraZeneca and local Covid vaccines; roll out to start in a week

INDIA’s drugs regulator approved for emergency use two coronavirus vaccines, one developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and the other by local company Bharat...