Category Archives: Religion

Behind the bombast: NKorea’s genteel foreign minister

The man who called Donald Trump “President Evil” last week at the UN General Assembly is actually a genteel intellectual who studies the memoirs of former US presidents and has taste for fine whiskey, according to ten people who know him.

US planning to draw down embassy staff in Havana

The United States is crafting a plan for a drawdown of staff from the American embassy in Havana in response to still-unexplained incidents that have harmed the health of some US diplomats there, US and congressional officials said on Thursday.

Banks may lose Rs 3,800 crore a year on card swipes: SBI

The country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has said in a research report that banks stand to lose Rs 3,800 crore annually due to the investment in card-swipe machines as costs outstrip revenues.

RBI unlikely to cut key rates in its Oct 4 policy

It wasn’t a great batting effort from us: Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli on Thursday admitted that his batsmen should have done a better job in the fourth ODI against Australia but at the same time termed the defeat as a result of a rare off-day.

Vivo Pro Kabaddi: No end in sight to Delhi’s misery after loss to Titans

Dabang Delhi were looking to salvage some pride after enduring five straight defeats at home when they took on a buoyant Telugu Titans in an Inter Zone Challenge match of VIVO Pro Kabaddi 5 at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex on Thursday.

Punam Raut keen to interact with AB de Villiers

India’s Women team is scheduled to tour South Africa to play three one-day internationals and three T20 games starting from February 2 with a warm-up game.

Somalia police say car bomb blast kills five in capital

A car bomb explosion in Somalia’s capital late Thursday has killed at least five people, police say. The blast was by a car parked outside a restaurant in Mogadishu’s Hamarweyne district and killed mostly civilians, said Captain Mohamed Hussein.

Woods has ‘nothing to prove’, says McIlroy

Rory McIlroy said Tiger Woods “doesn’t have anything to prove to anyone” as the 14-time major winner battles to recover from injury and return to competitive golf.

Umar Akmal banned for three matches, fined 1 million rupees

The Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday banned controversial batsman Umar Akmal for three matches following breach of central contract. The parent body imposing a hefty fine of one million rupees with additional sanction on plying his trade in private T20 leagues.

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