French Open 2020: Dominic Thiem moves to second round by beating Marin Cilic

By: AP | Updated: September 28, 2020 7:31:34 pm Dominic Thiem celebrates winning his first round match against Croatia’s Marin Cilic. (Source: Reuters) Dominic Thiem showed no sign of a hangover from his U.S. Open triumph as he began his Roland Garros campaign with an impressive 6-4 6-3 6-3 win over Marin Cilic on Monday. […]

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Abbott wins EU approval for smallest version of glucose monitoring device

Abbott Laboratories’ said on Monday it had received clearance to market the smallest version of its fastest-growing low-cost diabetes monitoring product in the European Union. FreeStyle Libre 3, which received the European CE Mark, is a more discreet sensor and will be priced the same as previous versions of the device, the company said. The […]


French Open 2020: Petra Kvitova, Kiki Bertens progress into second round

By: Reuters | Updated: September 28, 2020 7:14:13 pm Petra Kvitova reacts during her first round match against France’s Oceane Dodin. (Source: Reuters) Czech seventh seed Petra Kvitova put in a power-packed show to beat Oceane Dodin 6-3 7-5 on Monday and breeze into the second round of the French Open. The 30-year-old twice Wimbledon […]

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NCLAT may reconsider its 5-member bench ruling on debt acknowledgement for insolvency plea

Appellate tribunal NCLAT may reconsider its own judgement passed by a five-member bench on the acceptability of debt entered in the balance sheet of a company for deciding the time frame for initiating insolvency proceedings. The issue pertains to whether entries in the balance sheet can be treated as an acknowledgement of debt for the […]

Budget 2020

38.71 lakh EPF members withdrew ₹44k crore since lockdown: Labour Minister

Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha that the withdrawals also include COVID-19 claims As many as 38,71,664 employees provident fund (EPF) withdrawal claims worth ₹44,054.72 crore were settled since March 25, Parliament was informed on Monday. The government had imposed the nationwide lockdown on March 25, 2020, to […]

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Mid-range smartphones to be sweet spot this festive season: Amazon India

New Delhi: Mid-range smartphones, priced in the range of Rs 15,000-25,000, could emerge as the sweet spot during the upcoming festive season for online shoppers, according to e-commerce major Amazon India. According to findings of the ‘Great Indian Mobile’ survey, 38 per cent respondents said they are looking at buying a mid-range smartphone between Rs […]


Ashok Dinda to play for Goa in upcoming domestic season

By: PTI | September 28, 2020 5:08:58 pm Ashok Dinda in action in Ranji Trophy. (Source: File) Ashok Dinda, who was sidelined by Bengal in the previous season, will play for the Goa Ranji team in the upcoming domestic season, the start of which is still shrouded in uncertainty. Calling himself a victim of politics, […]

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Like US and China, India must ensure that foreign tech companies here are locally owned

By: Vivek Wadhwa For a moment in time, there was complete harmony in the social media world. US President Donald Trump demanded that TikTok be sold to a US company, and China’s propaganda outlet Global Times tweeted: ‘The US restructuring of TikTok’s stake and actual control should be used as a model and promoted globally.’ […]