Daily Archives: October 11, 2018

Most payment companies fall in line with RBI’s data storage diktat

Those who have taken steps to move payments data exclusively to India include Alibaba Group, Amazon and WhatsApp. In April this year, the RBI had asked all payments system providers to ensure that they store their data only in India.

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Friday (October 12) that comprise first day action of the second and final Test between India and West Indies, and action from Pro Kabaddi.

Former UK envoy says May’s Brexit plan a ‘pipe dream’

As Theresa May prepared to update key Cabinet ministers on progress toward a deal, Ivan Rogers said that, more than two years after voting to leave the EU, Britain is “on fantasy island” about what kind of divorce agreement is possible.

Pro Kabaddi 2018: Patna Pirates pull-off thrilling win over UP Yoddha

Defending champions Patna Pirates edged out UP Yoddha 43-41 in a thrilling match of the Pro Kabaddi Season 6.

Federer says new Davis Cup ‘not designed for me’

Roger Federer added his heft to the growing debate around the controversial new-format Davis Cup, saying on Thursday that “this was not designed for me”.

US, Russian astronauts safe after emergency landing

Police: Trump’s UK visit used 10,000 officers, cost $24m

Selectors and team management on same page: MSK Prasad

In the line of fire with regards to ‘communication policy’, national chief selector MSK Prasad Thursday said his panel and the Indian team management are on the “same page”.

Pak province creates dedicated burial spaces for trans people

While Pakistan is deeply conservative and homosexuality is illegal, the country has approved laws giving transgender people better rights than in many other nations. Last year, it issued its first passport with a transgender category. The govt of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province said it would set sections of state graveyards aside for the burial of trans people.

Bajrang Punia seeded third at World Wrestling Championship

CWG and Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia is the only Indian wrestler from a strong 30-member squad to get a seeding at the upcoming World Championships as he has been seeded third in the 65kg category in men’s freestyle competition.