Daily Archives: October 2, 2019

PMC Bank jitter may trigger second round of crisis

The trouble in Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank, one of the top five in the segment, is threatening to trigger a second round of crisis of confidence in the sector. Many depositors are playing it safe and choosing to spread their investments and several cooperative societies are reviewing their decision to keep a bulk of deposits with cooperative banks.

SBI not open to takeovers, says chairman Rajnish Kumar

The SBI is not open for acquisitions. SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar has said that the lender is not considering any acquisition, has not been sounded out for one, nor is it in a situation to take over another bank. Responding to a query on whether SBI was likely to be port of call for authorities looking to merge distressed lenders, Kumar said that there was no such move.

Joaquin ’embarrassed’ by his diva behaviour

​​Actor Joaquin Phoenix felt “a little embarrassed” by his diva behaviour on the sets of ‘Joker’.

Ranveer Singh snapped outside SLB’s office

Apart from delivering power-packed performances in his films, Ranveer Singh is also known for his out of the box fashion statements. The actor makes heads turn whenever he steps out in the city.

Justin to drop his new single in this week!

One of the top musicians of the world, Justin Bieber has successfully ventured in pop, electronic, hip-hop and R&B. And now, it seems the singer wants to try something new. Bieber will be joining hands with Dan + Shay for his new single, reportedly, it is country music. This will be the first time that the singer will be exploring this. Billboard confirmed that the title of the song is ‘10,000 Hours’.

India’s youngest T20I debutante trained as a boy as no Rohtak academy would admit girls

Rohtak teenager Shafali Verma, who contributed to India’s 51-run win over South Africa in Surat on Tuesday, started her cricket training in the guise of a boy as there were no academies for girls in her hometown. The 15-year-old batswoman chopped her hair on the instructions of her father after every cricket academy in Haryana’s Rohtak district refused her admission.

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Thursday (October 3) that comprise the Day 2 of the first Test between India and South Africa, and action from UEFA Champions League.

IOC plans boxing qualifiers with the help of suspended AIBA

The International Olympic Committee has been cooperating with boxing’s suspended international federation AIBA as the Olympic body plans the sport’s qualifiers and tournament at next year’s Tokyo 2020 Games.

Boris Johnson offers EU Irish backstop alternative in new Brexit offer

Johnson’s proposals would see the UK territory of Northern Ireland effectively stay within the EU single market for goods but leave the common Customs Union. The new offer would mean additional checks on goods moving from Great Britain to Northern Ireland, but the UK would not apply further checks on goods entering Northern Ireland from Ireland.

Alia looks beautiful in a yellow outfit

Alia Bhatt is one of the most beautiful actresses of Bollywood. The actress who has impressed us with her stellar performances is also known for making fashion statements. The actress often gets snapped by the paparazzi during her various outings in the city.