Daily Archives: September 15, 2019

Snag in Air India One, Prez stuck in Zurich for hrs

President Ram Nath Kovind’s flight from Zurich to Slovenia was delayed on Sunday after the Air India Boeing 747 that was to fly as AI One developed a snag. According to sources, the president drove to Zurich airport where a last-minute glitch on the 26-year-old jumbo jet (VT-ESO) was suspected.

Lenskart gets Rs 392 crore from Kedaara

Lenskart gets Rs 392 crore from Kedaara

Eye-wear retailer Lenskart is raising Rs 392 crore ($55 million) from home grown private equity firm Kedaara Capital, according to the latest regulatory documents. Lenskart, which sells its products through online and offline channels, will be valued at around Rs 8,200 crore ($1.15 billion).

SBI shelves plans to list SBI General

Default row: Banks ‘must not go solo’

SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar has cautioned lenders against undertaking “selfish steps” without coordinating with other creditors involving a common borrower. Kumar was responding to a query on default by Altico Capital.

Government looks to plug GST leaks, boost collections; meet on Friday

The Centre is planning to tighten processes related to claiming input tax credit (ITC). The government’s effort to shore up collections and improve revenues is likely to be a major area of discussion at the GST Council.

Extend 2-year post-study visa : Indian students in UK

Pentagon steps up efforts to counter China’s rising power

5th Ashes Test: England beat Australia to square series

England crushed Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and final Ashes Test on Sunday to level the series at 2-2, ending their historic World Cup-winning season on a high. Victory for the home side means the Ashes ends in a draw for the first time since 1972, although holders Australia retain the urn.

Watford battle back to salvage draw against Arsenal

Arsenal squandered a two-goal lead as Watford hit back to draw 2-2 in new manager Quique Sanchez Flores’s first game of his second stint in charge at Vicarage Road on Sunday.