Sushma stopped PM from signing pact in U.K.

Sushma stopped PM from signing pact in U.K.

MoU on returning Indians living illegally in Britain was dropped after intervention by Foreign Minister A last-minute intervention by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was responsible for ensuring that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not sign a key agreement on taking back illegal immigrants when he visited the U.K. in April, senior officials in New […]

Afghanistan set for ‘Test’ run in and against India

  BENGALURU: Statistically, it’s a classic David vs Goliath showdown but contextually, it’s the beginning of a historic new chapter in international cricket as world No.1 India take on a war-ravaged-but-resilient Afghanistan in their first ever Test match on Thursday. There is always a nervous anticipation associated with performance of a new team but the […]

Bavuma sets sights on de Villiers’ No. 4 spot

  Temba Bavuma wants to make the No. 4 spot in South Africa’s Test batting line-up his own, following the retirement of AB de Villiers. Bavuma, who is part of South Africa’s squad for their tour of Sri Lanka, has only batted at that position five times, having spent most of his 29-Test career at […]

Ronaldo: ‘Revelation’ Salah can win Ballon d’Or

  Cristiano Ronaldo believes Liverpool sensation Mohamed Salah is a genuine contender to break his and Lionel Messi’s decade-long dominance of the Ballon d’Or. Salah enjoyed a stunning debut season at Anfield, scooping the Premier League Golden Boot en route to netting 44 goals in all competitions. His sparkling form underpinned the Reds’ surge to […]

When applicant faces stress from interview board

Shahid Majeed Mir There are generally two sectors in economy Viz public and private. Apart from difference in the controlling authority these sectors vary in their functional aspect to a varied level. While as private sector maintains a good but specialist cadre of employees the public sector faces crisis in the right selection. As far […]

Money machine flows from Noida in UP

  Sandeep Bamzai From anecdotal and documentary evidence before us, one can say without any hesitation that Noida and Greater Noida are not only the most lucrative postings anywhere in India but the centrifugal force that drives the Uttar Pradesh government’s black economy. It’s said a winning strategy sometimes requires a sacrifice or two. “King […]