Daily Archives: November 20, 2018

More headroom for banks, but investors unimpressed

The RBI board also decided to grant relief to small businesses — a move that could result in lenders not having to classify stressed loans in this sector as non-performing. Allahabad Bank was the only PSU lender to see its shares gain, while its peers lost between 2% and 5% on Tuesday.

Protect new-found trust: Former central bankers

A former central bank governor said deputy governor Viral Acharya’s speech attacking the government was unnecessary, adding that there would be a period of painful adjustment after the patch-up.

Facebook access hit by unspecified problems

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Wednesday (November 21) that comprise the action from Ranji Trophy and Pro Kabadi League.

Under-fire UN environment chief resigns

Australians cannot play like pussycats against Kohli: Hughes

Australian players cannot be “pussycats” while dealing with Virat Kohli during the series against India and they must get under the skin of the world’s premier batsman, feels former captain Kim Hughes.

Ola starts ride sharing services in New Zealand

World Championships: Mary Kom, three others secure medals

The 10th AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships is finally starting to throw up its share of surprises. Former champions and Olympic medallists are falling by the wayside while debutants have now assured themselves of at least a medal from the World Championships.

PCB had the need of bilateral series: ICC Panel

The ICC’s Dispute Resolution Committee, which dismissed PCB’s compensation claim against the BCCI, has stated it was Pakistan that needed bilateral cricket between the two countries while India ‘may have had the wish’.

Batting coach Bangar to help Test specialists in Sydney

The T20 series is starting on Wednesday, but Indian team management has decided to send its batting coach Sanjay Bangar to Sydney to help Test specialists prepare for the five-day rubber starting December 6. Bangar will help out the likes of Prithvi Shaw, Hanuma Vihari, who will be having their net session in Sydney for the next five days.