Daily Archives: October 10, 2018

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Thursday (October 11) that comprise fifth and last day action of the first Test between Pakistan and Australia, and action from Pro Kabaddi.

Afghan casualties from air strikes up 39%: UN

Sri Lanka enacts law to compensate war victims

Passenger plane rolls off runway on landing in Siberia

The Russian-made Sukhoi Superjet-100, which was on an internal flight, landed in the region of Sakha early today, but then came off the runway for some reason. Footage showed the rear wheels of the aircraft had collapsed in the accident. Everyone on board was safely evacuated and nobody was seriously injured.

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin may meet again in Helsinki next year: Report

The two presidents met in Helsinki in July and the summit was followed by backlash in the United States over Trump’s cordial public tone with the Kremlin leader.

Youth Olympics: Saurabh clinches gold in 10m air pistol

Saurabh Chaudhary claimed the gold medal in the 10m air pistol event at the Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday, capping off the Indian shooting team’s best-ever outing in the mega event on a rousing note.

Amid nostalgia, India unveils Hockey World Cup Stadium

The revamped Kalinga Stadium was officially opened for the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup with an exhibition match involving present and former Indian players. Among the salient features of the refurbished stadium is the capacity that has been upped from 8000 earlier to 15,000 now with the number of stands increased to four.

AirAsia India appoints Sunil Bhaskaran as new CEO

No-frills airline AirAsia India has appointed Sunil Bhaskaran as chief executive officer and managing director. Currently, Bhaskaran is vice president of corporate services at Tata Steel and has over three decades of experience in the fields of manufacturing, export and commercial operations with the Tata group. His appointment would be effective from Nov 15.

Bandhan Bank Q2 net profit rises 47.4%

“During the quarter, our net interest income grew by 55.6 per cent, which helped in the profitability. Also, our loan growth was 51 per cent and NPA movement was restricted,” the bank’s managing director and chief executive officer, Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, told reporters here.

German historians accuse far right chief of echoing Hitler