Shane Warne picks Sourav Ganguly as captain of his greatest Indian XI

Former Australian spinner Shane Warne on Wednesday picked Sourav Ganguly as the skipper of his greatest Indian XI. Among the selections, the most notable omission was of VVS Laxman as he had an impeccable record against Australia. The 50-year-old nominated his greatest Indian XI during an Instagram Live session and picked only the players he […]

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Business Economy

Coronavirus | RBI announces more measures to fight economic disruptions

The Reserve Bank of India has announced more measures to fight economic disruptions caused by the Coronavirus, like extension of realisation period of export proceeds and allowing States to borrow more. “Presently value of the goods or software exports made by the exporters is required to be realized fully and repatriated to the country within […]

Economy National

Government cuts interest rates on NSC, PPF

The government on March 31 slashed interest rates on small savings schemes, including National Savings Certificate and Public Provident Fund, by up to 1.4% for the first quarter of 2020-21, in line with the moderation in bank deposit rates. Interest rates for small savings schemes are notified on a quarterly basis. With the reduction, term […]

Business Economy

Construction halt to hit L&T revenue

The COVID-19 lockdown in India has brought construction activities to a halt in the peak season, a move that will hurt revenues of engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T), according to analysts. “We note that March is a peak month for construction activities in India. Even post the lockdown, there might be some […]