News Headlines

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death could reshape the presidential campaign

NEW YORK: A presidential campaign that was already tugging at the nation’s most searing divides has been jolted by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, potentially reshaping the election at a moment when some Americans were beginning to cast ballots. For months, the contest has largely centered on President Donald Trump‘s handling […]

Sports

The ball that MS Dhoni hit for that iconic six to win 2011 World Cup located

Written by Devendra Pandey | Updated: September 24, 2020 4:47:09 pm MS Dhoni had taken India to the historic win in the 2011 World Cup final with a huge six at Wankhede. (FILE) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has come forward to help the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) locate the ball which disappeared into the […]

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US House of Representatives votes to ban imports from China’s Xinjiang over forced labor

WASHINGTON: The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to ban imports from China’s Xinjiang region, vowing to stop what lawmakers say is systematic forced labor by the Uighur community. Despite opposition by US businesses, the act passed 406-3 in a sign of growing outrage over Xinjiang, where activists say more than one million Uighurs […]

Budget 2020

Cost structure for pension fund managers of NPS likely to change soon, says PFRDA Chairman

The pension regulator is relooking at the cost structure for pension fund managers and other intermediaries and plans to revise their rates well ahead of appointing more fund managers. “We are doing a cost-benefit analysis and definitely very soon we will see some changes in the cost structure for pension fund managers and other intermediaries […]

Budget 2020

Cottonseed oil cake futures rise on fresh bets

New Delhi: Cottonseed oil cake prices on Tuesday increased by Rs 7 to Rs 1,822 per quintal in futures trade as speculators created fresh positions driven by firm spot demand. On the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, cottonseed oil cake for delivery in December traded up by Rs 7, or 0.39 per cent to Rs […]

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Four labour bills passed in Gujarat Assembly : Easier for small firms to lay off workers

By: Express News Service | Gandhinagar | September 23, 2020 4:50:49 am Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Dilipkumar Thakor, tabled the Bill. (File) The Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday passed four Bills of the labour and employment department that watered down existing provisions of The Industries Disputes Act, 1947 and the Factories Act, 1948, […]

Sports

First Covid lay-offs by BCCI: 11 coaches at national academy; they say were not alerted

Written by Devendra Pandey | Mumbai | Updated: September 23, 2020 3:39:37 pm Dravid, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and board secretary Jay Shah did not respond to queries from The Indian Express. (File) NO INDIA matches since February, its showpiece IPL playing out in a bio-bubble of empty stands in the UAE, the world’s richest […]

Budget 2020

Gold tanks ₹ 608; silver declines ₹ 1,214

In the international market, gold traded lower. Gold prices fell by ₹ 608 to ₹ 52,463 per 10 grams in the national capital on Thursday, in tandem with weak international trends, according to HDFC Securities. In the previous trade, it had closed at ₹ 53,071 per 10 grams. Silver also failed to attract investors as […]