Daily Archives: September 1, 2019

Manmohan slams govt on ‘man-made economic crisis’

He called upon the Modi government to put aside “vendetta politics” and reach out to all “sane voices and thinking minds” to steer the economy out of the crisis.

Sodexo set to foray into daycare

Sodexo, best known for its meal passes and housekeeping services, will soon be taking care of your children while you are at work. The 20-billion-euro French company is drawing up plans to foray into creche management through acquisitions, said a top executive.

2nd Test: Vihari, Rahane take India closer to series sweep

India inched closer to a 2-0 series sweep as West Indies found themselves struggling at 45/2 at stumps on Day 3 of the Jamaica Test. Chasing a massive 468 for an improbable win, the hosts lost openers cheaply in the 13 overs of play in their second innings. With two more days remaining, India need eight wickets to win the match and the series.

Inter Milan’s Lukaku targeted by racist chants at Cagliari

Inter MIlan striker Romelu Lukaku was targeted by racist chanting on Sunday before slamming home the winning penalty in his side’s 2-1 Serie A triumph at Cagliari on Sunday.

Bale scores twice then sent off in Real Madrid draw at Villarreal

Gareth Bale twice came to Real Madrid’s rescue to salvage a 2-2 draw at Villarreal in La Liga on Sunday but the Wales forward ended the night in despair as he was sent off in added time for receiving two yellow cards.

US Open: Serena Williams advances in New York despite ankle injury

Serena Williams needed a medical time out in the second set of her 6-3, 6-4 win over Petra Martic on Sunday to get treatment on her right ankle but recovered to advance to the US Open quarter-finals.

Jasprit Bumrah, the new Sultan of swing

Jasprit Bumrah’s hat-trick against West Indies epitomises his consistent brilliance and showcases his ability to make the ball move both ways, a rarity among pacers nowadays.

Pakistan offers consular access to Jadhav today

Pakistan has once again offered consular access to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav. There was no immediate response from MEA, but sources said India would only accept private access – that is, unrestricted and unimpeded access to Jadhav. This will have to be without Pakistani officials or video-audio surveillance.

1st T20I: Taylor fires New Zealand to win over Sri Lanka

Ross Taylor hit a quickfire 48 to set up New Zealand’s five-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka in Kandy on Sunday.

49L filings on Aug 31, I-T returns hit record 5.65cr

A record 5.65 crore income tax returns were filed up to Saturday, the extended deadline for the annual filing. Data showed that till the end of August, there was a 4% increase in filings for financial year 2018-19, compared with the 5.4 crore returns that were filed up to August 31, 2018. However, the surge in filing of returns seen in the aftermath of demonetisation seems to be petering out.