Heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built: Basketball legend honoured at Grammy Awards in LA

Musicians and performers at the Grammy Awards paid tribute to Kobe Bryant on Sunday at his former home arena, the Staples Center in Los Angeles, hours after the NBA great was killed some 40 miles (65 km) away in a helicopter crash. Bryant, 41, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven other people died on Sunday […]

Much respect my brother: Kobe Bryant’s last tweet to LeBron James garners 1.9 million likes

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Business Economy

Monetary policy has its limits, reforms must continue: Das

Though recognising the signs of an economic slowdown and acting early helped the central bank to reduce interest rate as falling inflation provided space, monetary policy has its own limits, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Friday. Speaking at the St. Stephen’s College, his alma mater, on ‘Seven Ages of India’s Monetary […]

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Indian Bank profit up despite provisions

Public sector lender Indian Bank has posted a 62.42% increase in its standalone net profit for the third quarter ended December 2019 to ₹247.96 crore despite a surge in provisions. “Earnings of Indian Bank remained good despite the recognition of a huge sum of ₹1,325 crore of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd. (DHFL) account as […]

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India drop 10 ranks to 51st position in Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index

The latest edition of the Democracy Index spells gloom for India. The world’s biggest democracy slipped 10 places in the 2019 global ranking to 51st place. The survey published on January 22 attributes the primary cause of “the democratic regression” to “an erosion of civil liberties in the country”. India’s overall score fell from 7.23 […]