Daily Archives: November 1, 2018

G N Bajpai resigns from IL&FS board

On October 3, the government had set up a seven-member team to replace the earlier board of IL&FS with Bajpai as one of its members and chaired by noted banker Uday Kotak. However, soon after Bajpai’s appointment, proxy advisory firms had red-flagged the government’s decision citing conflict of interest during his association with Kingfisher Airlines.

Indian freestyle wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt turns 36 today

Indian freestyle wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt turns 36 today

‘RBI’s refusal to engage forced govt to mull extreme legal step’

The Modi government was driven to consider the extreme step of invoking the never-before-used Section 7 of the RBI Act by central bank governor Urjit Patel’s reluctance to engage with stakeholders, according to highly-placed sources. “He was scarce and unavailable to bankers, industry and market players even on matters of pressing concern,” a highly placed source said.

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Friday (November 2) that comprise the action from Ranji Trophy and second T20I between Pakistan and New Zealand.

Review: Ekkees Tareekh Shubh Muhurat 1.5/5

A comedy of errors that is let down by shoddy execution.

Ganguly backs participation of 9 new teams in Ranji Trophy

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday put his weight behind is the nine new teams that have made their way into the Ranji Trophy, the country’s premier first-class competition.

‘Lankan Parliament won’t be convened on Monday’

National Boxing Championships: Gaurav Bidhuri, Manish Kaushik storm into finals

World Championships bronze-medallist Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg) advanced to the finals but former youth world champion Sachin Siwach (52kg) settled for a bronze medal on the penultimate day of the senior men’s National Boxing Championships.

India vs West Indies: Brathwaite, Pollard sweat it out at Eden Gardens

West Indies’ T20 skipper Carlos Brathwaite Thursday sweated it out at the Eden Gardens, a ground where his four successive sixes in a World T20 final made him a household name.

Sonali’s heartwarming wishes for PeeCee

Sonali Bendre, who is currently getting treated for Cancer in New York, attended Priyanka Chopra’s bridal shower held recently. She now took to her Instagram handle to wish PeeCee and her post is most certainly heartwarming.