Daily Archives: August 3, 2019
TV Mohandas Pai, a former board member at Infosys, said his criticism of the tax department’s excesses – in the context of Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha’s suicide – has resonated with business people across India. Pai criticised the I-T dept for saying that Siddhartha had signed a confession note arguing that confession under duress, is invalid under law.
The suspect, a 21-year-old white male from Allen, Texas, went on a shooting rampage killing 20 people and wounded more than two dozen at a Walmart in El Paso on Saturday. Many of those in the busy store were buying back-to-school supplies when they were caught up in the rampage trying to flee the store. This is the second mass shooting to hit the US in a week.
India made a heavy weather of a modest run chase, after debutant pacer Navdeep Saini led an impressive bowling display, but still managed to beat West Indies by four wickets in their first T20 International on Saturday. Chasing 96 for a win, India huffed and puffed before reaching the target with 2.4 overs to spare.
Beijing Olympics gold medallist Abhinav Bindra, who has won seven medals at the Commonwealth Games including four gold, felt it is time the world body and commonwealth shooting body worked hard to get the sport back into CWG.
Hong Kong protesters removed a Chinese national flag from its pole and flung it into the city’s iconic Victoria Harbour on Saturday, and police later fired tear gas at demonstrators after some of them vandalized a police station.