Daily Archives: August 12, 2019

Food packs may have expiry dates; discounts likely

Packaged food companies may soon have to carry an ‘expiry/ use by date’ along with the ‘best before date’ label on all products and offer discounts after the ‘best before date’. The proposal is part of the labelling regulation and good food retail practices under consideration of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, official sources said.

Fans pour in wishes on Sridevi’s 56th birthday

In February 2018, the entire nation went in shock after the news of legendary actress Sridevi’s demise came out. Many Bollywood celebs and the fans of the actress took to their respective social media accounts to express their grief.

Birthday Special: Rare images of Sridevi

Lara congratulates Gayle for becoming Windies’ highest ODI run-scorer

West Indies great Brian Lara congratulated Chris Gayle after the latter surpassed him as the team’s highest run scorer in ODI cricket. Gayle on Sunday managed to score just 11 runs but that was enough for him to go past Lara’s tally of 10,348 runs. Gayle now has 10,353 runs to his name in 300 ODIs.

Cricket in line to be included in 2028 LA Olympics, says Mike Gatting

Cricket could be part of the 2028 Olympics as the ICC is working towards getting the sport included in the roster for the Los Angeles Games, MCC World Cricket Committee chairman Mike Gatting said.

Former champion Svetlanta Kuznetsova added to US Open field

Two-time major champion Svetlanta Kuznetosva has moved into the main draw of the US Open after Dominika Cibulkova withdrew because of an injured left foot.

Bengal Warriors and Telugu Titans play out 29-29 draw in PKL

Bengal Warriors and Telugu Titans played out an exciting 29-29 draw in a Pro Kabaddi League match on Monday.

Six candidates short-listed for Team India’s head coach’s job

Six candidates, including incumbent Ravi Shastri, were short-listed for the high-profile post of the Indian cricket team’s head coach. The other five candidates are former NZ coach Mike Hesson, ex-SL coach Tom Moody, former Afghanistan coach Phil Simmons, ex-India team manager Lalchand Rajput, and former India fielding coach Robin Singh.

Argentine peso collapses as primary suggests return to interventionist economics

The peso weakened 30.3% to a record low of 65 per US dollar on Monday, traders said, after opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez – whose running mate is former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner – dominated the primary by a much wider-than-expected 15.5 percentage point margin.

Olympic-bound Maharashtra athletes to get extra Rs 50 lakh

Maharashtra Sports Minister Ashish Shelar on Monday announced that an additional fund of Rs 50 lakh would be given to the athletes from the state who have qualified for the Olympics.