West Bengal trims guv’s powers, cuts direct access to universities
Tuesday’s gazette notification — putting the state government between the chancellor’s office and vice-chancellors — caps three months of back and forth between Raj Bhavan and the Bengal government, starting with governor Jagdeep Dhankhar’s visit to the Jadavpur University campus to “rescue” Union minister of state Babul Supriyo from student protesters.
Miss South Africa crowned Miss Universe
Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa wins the 2019 Miss Universe competition, becoming the third South Afri...
Indian banks back in UK court over Vijay Mallya's non-payment of debt
Besides SBI, the 13 Indian banks include Bank of Baroda, Corporation ba...
Government readies plan to push India into top 50 ease of business rankings
The government on Tuesday set out the roadmap to get India to break into the top 50 countries in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi brainstorming with ministries.
Make sure Hindus don't get left out, particularly in West Bengal: RSS tells the government on CAB
The Sangh is most concerned about the implementation of the bill in West Bengal, where it feels that if the identification of immigrants is left to the Trinamool Congress there, it might not be carried out the way it ought to.
South African cricketers refuse to deal with board
SACA chief executive Tony Irish said his organisation, which represents the country's professional cricketers, was prepared to deal with interim chief executive Jacques Faul but not with any CSA panel if it included members of the board.
Oil prices wilt on surprise build-up in US crude stocks
US West Texas Intermediate crude slipped by 33 cents, or 0.6 per cent, to $58.91 a barrel.
South Africa wins Miss Universe 2019 crown; India's Vartika Singh in top 20
Miss Puerto Rico and Miss Mexico were named the first and second runner-up, respectively.
West Indies level series against India with a 8-wicket win
Batting first, India scored 170 for 7 with Shivam Dube hitting 54 off 30 balls and Rishabh Pant contributing an unbeaten 33 off 22. In reply, Lendl Simmons scored an unbeaten 67 off 45 balls and Nicholas Pooran scored 38 off 18 balls to finish the chase.
Cricket: Team India needs a new approach in T20s
In T20s, India need players who can bat around Viratt Kohli and Rohit Sharma and play with more freedom. India won the first T20I despite hitting fewer boundaries than the West Indies, but just like Kohli’s special knock, that was an exception, not the rule. Which is why the West Indies might go into the decider in Mumbai as the slight favourites.
People in Delhi, WB, Odisha, Telangana not getting Ayushman Bharat scheme benefits: Harsh Vardhan
"Ayushman Bharat is being implemented in the entire country. There are four states including Delhi which have not implemented the Ayushman Bharat Scheme -- Delhi, Telangana, Odisha and West Bengal. "It has benefited 10.75 crore poor families but the people in the four states including Delhi are certainly deprived of the scheme," Harsh Vardhan said.
Number of Lok Sabha MPs with cases of crimes against women up from 2 to 19 in 10 years: ADR
West Bengal reported the highest number of MPs/MLAs (16) who declared cases of crimes against women, followed by Odisha and Maharashtra with 12 MPs/MLAs each.
Oil prices recoil as spectre of trade war, weaker demand haunts market
Brent futures were down 14 cents, or 0.2 per cent, at $64.11 per barrel by 0450 GMT.
India beats West Windies by six wickets in first T20
Kohli hit six sixes and accelerated just when the team needed to help India chase down a 208-run victory target with eight balls to spare at Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium. KL Rahul, Kohli's collaborator in a century stand, made 62 but the India captain completed a clinical chase, going run-a-ball in his first 20 deliveries before plundering 74 in his next 30.
Brian Lara visited India 6-7 times this year, says cricket in the country is an experience unlike any other
Lara said that India is now the buzz place when it comes to cricket, for both fans as well as players.
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