Daily Archives: August 11, 2019
EtechAces Marketing and Consulting, the operator of online insurance selling platform PolicyBazaar and lending marketplace PaisaBazaar, said it will create 4,000 jobs in J&K and Ladakh — over 12 months. Roughly 95% of the new jobs will be in the customer advisory function and the rest would be around corporate and tech functions with each seat costing around Rs 1 lakh, the company said.
Captain Virat Kohli led from the front with a brilliant century, his 42nd of the career, to guide India to a comfortable 59-run win over West Indies via Duckworth-Lewis method in the second ODI. By virtue of the win, India took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The first ODI between the two sides was washed out.
Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari said he had once recommended to the finance minister to sack the RBI governor. Through this incident he sought to make the point how rigidity by regulators had hampered business growth in the country. In NDA’s first innings, Raghuram Rajan and Urijit Patel were RBI governors.
Rafael Nadal defeated Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 6-0 on Sunday to win his fifth title at the ATP Montreal Masters. The Spanish top seed defended the title he won last year in Toronto, extending his record with a 35th Masters 1000 title.
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will give the upcoming edition of World Cup, which is to be held in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia from September 9 to October 4, a miss. Anand had earned an automatic qualification for the tournament on the basis of his rating average for the last 12 months.
Chasing a competitive 262-run target, India U-19 rode on fifties from openers Yashasvi Jaiswal (50), Divyansh Saxena (55), skipper Priyam Garg (73) and wicket-keeper Dhruv Jurel (59 not out) to reach home with consummate ease, scoring 264 for four in 48.4 overs.
Serena Williams’ first U.S. Open tune-up ended in dramatic fashion as the tearful American was forced to retire with a back injury while trailing Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu 3-1 in the Rogers Cup final on Sunday.