US government executes killer obsessed with witchcraft
William Emmett LeCroy, 50, was pronounced dead at 9:06 pm EDT after receiving a lethal injection at the same US prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, where five others have been executed i n 2020 following a 17-year period without a federal execution.
Olympic-bound Indian boxers seek foreign exposure
TOI can confirm that a proposal for a 45-day-long training-cum-competition tour to Italy, France and Poland has already been submitted by high-performance director Santiago Nieva and Indian coaches to the Boxing Federation of India and Sports Authority of India for their consideration.
Alia to shoot for Gangubai Kathiawadi in Oct
In the first post-pandemic schedule, team 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' will shoot solo scenes of Alia Bhatt and other sequences that require fewer people. The report also added that some cheat shots will be employed, which will be corrected later at the VFX stage.
Man United reach League Cup last 16 as coronavirus causes chaos
Manchester United moved into the League Cup fourth round with a 3-0 win at Luton, while West Ham boss David Moyes and two of his players contracted the coronavirus ahead of their 5-1 victory against Hull as the pandemic caused chaos on Tuesday.
Reliance says KKR to invest $755.1 million in retail arm
US private equity firm KKR & Co Inc will invest 55.50 billion rupees ($755.09 million) in Reliance Industries Ltd's retail arm, giving the unit a pre-money valuation of 4.21 trillion rupees, the Indian conglomerate said on Wednesday.
Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh breaks his one-day fast
Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh on Wednesday broke his one-day fast, he has started on Tuesday to protest the unruly behaviour towards him by some opposition members during the passage of agriculture Bills in the Upper House on September 20. Janata Dal (U) MP Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh offered juice to Harivansh to help him break the fast.
Six Indian Super League players test positive for Covid-19
Six players from Indian Super League (ISL) clubs have tested positive for Covid-19 before they were to enter the bio-secure bubble in Goa. The players are from defending champions ATK Mohun Bagan, league champions FC Goa and Hyderabad FC. Two of the players have now recovered, according to the clubs, while the other four are isolating themselves at home.
India, US share strong interest in rules-based Indo-Pacific region: Biden
Asserting that India and the US share a strong interest in a rules-based Indo-Pacific region where no country including China threatens, Democratic vice-presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday said the two nations can undeniably shape the region for a much better future. In his first-ever fundraiser for Indian Americans, Biden alleged that Trump is ceding space to China.
BCCI planning overhaul of NCA, coaching staff departs
In a not-so-surprising move, the BCCI has decided not to allow the National Cricket Academy (NCA) to renew the contract of any of the coaching staff members who had been hired in 2019 on a one-year contract under the aegis of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA).
West Ham boss David Moyes, two players test positive for coronavirus
West Ham manager David Moyes and Hammers players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen tested positive for the coronavirus just before the Premier League club's 5-1 win over Hull in the League Cup on Tuesday. West Ham's medical team were informed of the test results while Moyes and his squad were at the London Stadium preparing for the third round tie.