Rahul Gandhi assures revisiting GST when Congress is voted to power at Centre
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the his party is committed to reconceptualising the Goods and Services Tax regime if voted to power at the Centre and assured ushering in a 'One tax, minimum tax.'
Sara shares pics from her Maldives getaway
Sara Ali Khan has been giving fans a glimpse of her vacay in Maldives and in her latest pictures the actress is snapped chilling at the beach. Sporting a blue bikini the actress sported stunning red shades as she posted for the camera. “Sky above, Sand below, Live in the moment- Go with the flow,” Sara had captioned the images.
Rafa Benitez leaves China's Dalian Pro, blames virus
Rafa Benitez abruptly left as coach of Chinese Super League side Dalian Pro on Saturday, saying it was for family reasons in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The 60-year-old Spaniard, who took Liverpool to Champions League glory in 2005, had been in charge of Dalian since July 2019.
Biden orders faster relief checks, more food aid
US President Joe Biden on Friday ordered the faster issuance of pandemic stimulus checks to needy families and increased food aid for children who normally rely on school meals, an effort to ease Americans’ burdens while Congress negotiates over his proposed $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package.
Larry King, broadcasting giant, dies at 87
King died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ora Media, the studio and network he co-founded, tweeted. No cause of death was given, but CNN had earlier reported he was hospitalized with COVID-19. A longtime nationally syndicated radio host, from 1985 through 2010 he was a nightly fixture on CNN, where he won many honors, including two Peabody awards.
Pietersen shares Dravid's email to help Sibley, Crawley tackle spin
As England openers Dom Sibley and Zack Crawley continue to struggle against Sri Lanka's spinners, former England skipper Kevin Pietersen on Saturday shared an email sent by Rahul Dravid to him as he felt it might help both batters tackle spin.
Anup Jalota on late Narendra Chanchal
Narendra's contemporary, bhajan singer Anup Jalota, who is currently in Bangalore, is deeply moved by his demise. When ETimes reached out to him, he lamented over what a great loss it is for everyone. "Narendra Chanchal ji was one of his kind. He single-handedly created a whole new genre of music--Maata Ki Bhetein," informed Anup.
SAI takes steps to ensure no drop in intensity of athletes returning to training
With a view to ensure no reduction in training intensity of the Olympic Games-bound athletes, Sports Authority of India has amended the quarantine regulations for those returning to its centres from various competitions.
Telcos want govt to clarify on security breach
Telcos have asked the government to clarify about the entity that will be held liable if there is security breach in the network post implementation of National Security Directive (NSD) on the telecom sector, according to industry sources aware of the development.
If China can get aggressive at LAC, so can we: IAF chief
The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief RKS Bhadauria on Saturday said that eight Rafale aircrafts have already arrived in India and another three are expected by the end of January. The Air Chief Marshal made the statement while addressing the press during the exercise Desert Knight-2021. On the possibility of the Chinese getting aggressive along the LAC, the IAF chief said, "If they can be aggressive, we can also be aggressive."
2nd Test: England lose openers after Anderson takes six Sri Lanka wickets
James Anderson took six wickets to help bowl Sri Lanka out for 381, but England's openers failed again as the tourists closed the second day of the second and final Test on 98 for two in reply at Galle International Stadium on Saturday.
People tend to remember the misses but not the brilliant catches: Sridhar
Fielding is a thankless job as a single dropped catch is remembered more than all the brilliant ones taken. There were quite a few catches dropped by both teams in the just concluded Test series between India and Australia Down Under but India’s fielding coach R Sridhar is not going to lose sleep over the misses by his boys.