1st Test: Pakistan's Fawad Alam punishes South Africa with century
Fawad Alam put Pakistan in control of the first Test against South Africa, chalking up a superb century to lead the home side to 308 for eight by the close of day two in Karachi for a first innings lead of 88 runs.
Relationship with Amethi not political but that of a family: Priyanka Gandhi
"The relationship with Amethi is not political, it is that of home and family. It is an old relationship, and a strong one. The relationship, which we had with the people of Amethi, the same is intact today, and it will be the same in future," Gandhi said. She told party workers that "building the organisation is the first priority of all of us".
HUL Q3 net up 18.8% at Rs 1,938cr; sales rise 20%
FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Ltd on Wednesday reported a 20.3 per cent rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 1,938 crore for the third quarter ended December 2020. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 1,631 crore in the October-December quarter previous fiscal.
'TCS 3rd most-valued IT services brand globally'
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has been ranked third most-valued IT services brand globally, after Accenture and IBM, according to a report by Brand Finance. Four Indian IT services companies -- TCS, Infosys, HCL and Wipro -- secured spots in the top-10 global tally.
'Don't worry, I will handle it': Saini reveals chat with Pant
Navdeep Saini in an interview with TOI revealed the conversation he had with Rishabh Pant before he helped India breach the Gabba fortress. Saini said, "When I went to the crease, I looked at Rishabh and asked 'kya karna hai'? He said 'kuch nahi karna, bass tej bhagna, jab bolunga, risky run mat lena. He went to his crease then came back and told me 'don't worry, mai dekh lunga'.
FIR against farmer leader Rakesh Tikait over violence during tractor parade
The Delhi Police has registered an FIR against farmer leader Rakesh Tikait and others in connection with the violence in the national capital during the tractor rally on Republic Day, officials said on Wednesday. Police detained 200 people and have registered 22 FIRs so far in connection with the violence that left over 300 policemen injured, officials said on Wednesday.
Two farmer unions withdraw from protest after January 26 violence
Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan and the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) on Wednesday announced that they were withdrawing from the ongoing farmers' protest in wake of violence that took place during tractor parade on Republic Day. Condemning the violence, Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan's leader VM Singh said the agitation will continue but "not in this form".
FC Goa clubbed with Persepolis in group stage of AFC Champions League
Indian Super League team FC Goa was on Wednesday clubbed with the last edition's runners-up Persepolis FC of Iran, Qatari heavyweights Al Rayyan SC and one yet-to-qualify side in Group E in the prestigious AFC Champions League (ACL). FC Goa had become the first Indian club to directly qualify for the group stage of the ACL by virtue of finishing on top of the points table at the end of the league phase.
Need to reduce errors despite tough conditions in Torrey Pines: Lahiri
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri will look to cut down on his errors after enduring mixed fortunes in the last two weeks as he eyes a quick turnaround at the Farmers Insurance Open starting on Thursday. The Indian made the cut at Sony Open but missed it at the American Express. Both times he looked promising at the start only to throw away that advantage.
Israel to vaccinate athletes for Tokyo Olympics by May
Israel intends to have all its athletes due to compete at the Tokyo Olympics vaccinated against COVID-19 by May, its National Olympic Committee said on Wednesday, amid global debate over whether athletes should be given priority access in the rollout.
Royals who go by their regal names rather than real names
Besides enjoying and relishing the luxurious fortunes left behind by their ancestors, members of the British Royal Family have many customs and traditions to follow and to adhere to. Whether it's performing their royal duties or maintaining the high decorum of the royal household, British royals must stay on guard at all times.