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RIL’s media biz to be merged into Network18

Reliance Industries (RIL) on Monday announced consolidation of all its media and distribution businesses under one umbrella brand ‘Network18’. Under the scheme of arrangement, TV18 Broadcast, Hathway Cable & Datacom and Den Networks will merge into Network18 Media & Investments, which will be an integrated media and distribution company with a revenue of Rs 8,000 crore.

Cricket can’t thrive with just three strong nations: Steve Waugh

Former Australia captain Steve Waugh didn’t mince his words while talking to TOI on the sidelines of the Laureus World Sports Awards here.

Apple to miss revenue forecast as iPhone supply hit

Apple is to miss its revenue forecast for the March quarter due to the coronavirus epidemic, the US tech giant said Monday, warning that iPhone supplies worldwide would also be impacted, underlining the economic cost of the health crisis.

Manchester United win 2-0 at Chelsea amid VAR controversy

Headed goals from Anthony Martial and captain Harry Maguire earned Manchester United a hard-fought 2-0 win at toothless Chelsea on Monday amid more VAR controversy, putting them back in the hunt for a top-four Premier League finish.

Paracetamol prices up 40% as coronavirus shuts China

India is facing the ripple effects of shutdowns in China with production of medicines being hit as supply chain disruptions prolong. Prices of paracetamol, the most commonly used analgesic, have jumped by 40% in India, while the cost of azithromycin, an antibiotic used for treating bacterial infections, has risen by 70%, said Pankaj R Patel, chairman of Zydus Cadila.

Chinese wrestlers denied visa for Asian Championships in Delhi

A 40-member strong Chinese wrestling contingent will not compete at the Asian Championships beginning here today. The Indian government denied them visas due to the outbreak of coronavirus in China.

China, Pakistan pull out of ISSF World Cup in Delhi

In what would come as a big relief to the organisers, China has withdrawn entries of its shooters for the ISSF World Cup to be held in New Delhi in March.

Kat’s endearing comment on Janhvi’s poster

Janhvi Kapoor recently took to her social media handles to share the poster of her upcoming film, ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ to announce a new release date. Commenting on the post, Katrina wrote, ‘Love’ and we feel it is simply endearing!

‘Love Aaj Kal’ Box office collection Day 4

The Imtiaz Ali directorial ‘Love Aaj Kal’ released on the Valentine’s Day is literally crashed at the box office. Looks like even the targeted audience has also rejected the romantic drama starring Kartik Aaryan and Sara Ali Khan. The film which opened with a decent start on Friday collecting Rs. 12 crore nett, saw a huge drop over the weekend and as per the trend, the film didn’t see any growth on the first Monday which is a weekday.

Biles wins third Laureus award; Messi, Hamilton share men’s trophy

Gymnastics star Simone Biles was named the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year for the third time on Monday, while Lionel Messi and Lewis Hamilton shared the men’s award.