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Rafael Nadal to face promising Spanish teenager at Madrid Open

It wasn’t too long ago that Rafael Nadal was handing Carlos Alcaraz a PlayStation as the boy’s prize at a local tennis tournament in Spain. Now the Spanish great is about to play against the promising youngster in the second round of the Madrid Open. The 17-year-old Alcaraz defeated Adrian Mannarino 6-4 6-0 on Monday […]

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Health Insurance: Covid survivors buying health cover for first time face scrutiny

(This story originally appeared in on Apr 23, 2021) MUMBAI: With nearly 1.6 crore Indians having tested positive for Covid, the number of first-time insurance buyers who are likely to face scrutiny is rising. While it is usual for insurers to inquire about pre-existing diseases before selling a health cover, Covid has made insurers turn […]

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SBI customers face glitches just before scheduled downtime

Mumbai: Several customers of (SBI) faced issues processing online transactions hours before its scheduled maintenance outage. The bank, which upgraded its internet banking platform on Thursday, had informed customers about a four-hour maintenance activity although customers faced transaction failures early Thursday. Several customers took to social media to vent their frustration. While a few customers […]

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Mizuho may face $90 mn loss from Archegos: Nikkei

TOKYO: Japanese financial firm Mizuho Financial Group Inc may face a loss of 10 billion yen ($90 million) from deals with Archegos Capital Management, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Thursday. The Financial Times earlier reported that Mizuho had conducted an investigation into its possible losses related to the U.S.-based fund, and its potential losses could […]

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Bihar CA defies BCCI diktat to ‘stop T20 league’, players may face sanction

The controversy-ridden Bihar Cricket Association, along with its registered first-class and List A players, are likely to face tough sanctions from the BCCI for defying the parent body’s orders to stop the unsanctioned Bihar Cricket League (BCL). The BCL was held in Patna from March 20-26. The tournament had five franchises Angika Avengers, Bhagalpur Bulls, […]

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An all-American duel: Zane Khan to face off Crawford at the 15K Men’s ITF Finals

The $15,000 Men’s ITF Championships finals in Pune will have 19-year-old American Zane Khan take on compatriot Oliver Crawford on the Deccan Gymkhana hard courts. Winner of the legs in Lucknow and Indore, Khan made it to his third straight final, where he will have his second run-in with Crawford in the ITF circuit, after […]

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Domestic mutual funds face redemption for the ninth month

At a time when the benchmark indices are trading near record highs, domestic mutual funds have continued to report the redemption pressure for the ninth consecutive month in February 2021. According to the data from SEBI, they have sold equities worth Rs 1.2 lakh crore during the period. It is about half of the total […]

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Brazilian Pigossi to face Zakarlyuk of Ukraine in 25k Women’s ITF finals

The $25,000 Women’s ITF Championships finals in Pune will have Brazilian player Laura Piggosi take on Marianna Zakarlyuk of Ukraine on the Deccan Gymkhana tennis courts. It will be their third run-in in the ITF circuit after edging out their opponents in the semi-final rounds on Saturday. The first semi-final was a one-sided affair as […]