Daily Archives: September 16, 2019

Steve Smith’s Ashes heroics push Kohli to number 2 in ICC Test rankings


India captain Virat Kohli has managed to hold on to his second position behind Australia’s Steve Smith in the ICC Test Rankings for batsmen released on Monday. Kohli, with 903 rating points, is 34 points behind Smith (937). Besides former Australia captain Smith, compatriot Pat Cummins has also retained his one position in the ICC Test bowlers’ rankings. Both Smith ...

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Air India posts Rs 4,600 cr operating loss in 2018-19


Air India posted an operating loss of around Rs 4,600 crore in the last financial year mainly due to higher oil prices and foreign exchange losses but the debt-laden carrier expects to turn operationally profitable in 2019-20, according to senior officials. Reflecting tough business conditions, the airline’s net loss stood at about Rs 8,400 crore while total revenues touched around ...

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Trump to join Modi in Houston during ‘Howdy Modi’ says White House

US President Donald Trump will join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Houston’s mega “Howdy, Modi!” event on September 22, the White House said on Sunday. Reflecting on the new bonhomie in the India-US ties under the Trump administration, this is for the first time in recent history that the leaders of the two largest democracies would be addressing a joint ...

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PM to visit Narmada dam on b’day to mark highest water level feat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turns 69 on Tuesday, will visit the site of the Gujarat’s Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river whose water level has reached its highest mark for the first time to celebrate the feat and kick off “Namami Narmade” festival. For the first time since the height of the dam was raised in 2017, the ...

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