WTC Final: Shami brings India back but NZ edge ahead by removing openers
Mohd Shami's incisive swing bowling brought India back in the contest but NZ nosed ahead by removing both the openers as WTC Final headed towards an engrossing 'sixth' and final day. With Gill (8) and Rohit (30) back in the hut, India finished the fifth day at 64 for 2 with a lead of 32 runs, having erased a 32-run deficit. Skipper Kohli (8) and Pujara (12) were unbeaten at the crease at stumps.
Two people thrown out of stadium after hurling racist abuse at Taylor
The World Test Championship final in Southampton was marred by racist behavior by a few individuals in the crowd on Tuesday. It is learnt that the New Zealand team was at the receiving end of uncharitable words from the crowd while racist slurs were hurled at Ross Taylor.
EU proposal at WTO may delay progress on patent waiver
The European Union has submitted a draft declaration at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), "ignoring" the objectives of intellectual property (IP) waiver jointly sought by India and South Africa on Covid-19 drugs and vaccines.
Akshay to begin ‘Ram Setu’ shoot in September
Akshay Kumar is leading from the front when it comes to resuming film shoots. Right now he’s busy with Aanand L Rai’s ‘Rakshabandhan’ and next on the cards is the shooting schedule of ‘Ram Setu’. The shoot will begin in September and the new schedules are supposed to be shot on open locations, so the makers of the film want to begin post-monsoon.
Nepal decides to resume international, domestic flights with Covid restrictions
Domestic flights will be allowed to operate with 50% seat occupancy to help contain the possible spread of Covid-19, while international flights will be operated as per the safety protocol developed earlier by the government.
UAE's capital apparently offering Covid-19 vaccines to tourists
The capital of the United Arab Emirates has apparently started offering free coronavirus vaccines to tourists flying into the emirate, a move that could entice travelers and help revive the country's struggling tourism industry.
States' borrowing costs rise as yields touch 7%: Report
Notwithstanding the Rs 10,000-crore liquidity infusion through the G-Sap route by the RBI last week and fewer states tapping the bond markets, their cost of borrowing has been heading north, as the coupon hit the highest level since mid-March at 7 per cent.
Crude output slips 6.3% in May, gas production jumps
India's crude oil output fell 6.3 per cent in May after state-owned ONGC produced nearly a tenth less due to cyclone 'Tauktae', government data showed on Tuesday. Crude oil production at 2.43 million tonne in May was 6.32 per cent lower than 2.6 million tonne output in the same month last year, according to the latest data released by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
Wealth of India's super-rich slips 4.4% in 2020: Report
In spite of Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani, the Poonawallas and many other Indians seeing a jump in their net worth in the pandemic-hit 2020, overall wealth of the country's super-rich dipped 4.4 per cent to $12.83 trillion in the year due to the rupee's fall, and so did their tally, says a report.
Thalapathy Vijay's best first-look posters
The makers of Thalapathy Vijay's 'Beast' released the film's first-look poster to mark the screen icon's birthday on June 22. Let us take a stroll down nostalgia lane to take a look at some of his other great first-look moments.
Bolly Buzz: Celebs who made headlines today
From buzz about Vijay Deverakonda's 'Liger' heading the OTT way to rumours of Akshay Kumar bagging his next big deal, we've also got those aww-dorable photos from Aparshakti Khurana's wife's maternity shoot and more... so stick around.