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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...

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...

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...

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...

Small businesses to benefit as Walmart plans to triple exports from India by 2027

WALMART on Thursday(10) said it will triple its exports of goods from India to $10 billion each year by 2027. The expansion in sourcing will...

India to increase IPL to 10 teams

The Indian Premier League is to be increased from eight to 10 teams as the world’s richest Twenty20 event seeks to cash in on...

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...

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)...

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...

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...