- Venice Carnival ended, lockdown in Italy as Covid-19 spreads(4 minutes ago)
Rome, Feb 23 (IANS) The Venice Carnival was ordered shut on Sunday, two days ahead of schedule, and a lockdown imposed in party northern Italy, as authorities scramble to control the country's coronavirus outbreak, which is so far Europe's worst, reports said.
- 'Non-provisioning for AGR dues by telcos led to today's crisis'(8 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) One of the reasons why telcos are under severe financial stress over meeting AGR dues is that they never made annual provisions towards this contingent liability, like the way banks provide for NPAs against loans stuck in NCLT cases, to act as a buffer, official sources said.
- SA vs AUS 2nd T20I: SA level series with 6-wicket win(22:23)
Port Elizabeth (South Africa), Feb 23 (IANS) South Africa levelled their three-match T20I series against Australia with 12-run win in the second match in Port Elizabeth on Sunday. Captain Quinton de Kock smashed 70 off 47 balls while Lungi Ngidi took three wickets as the Proteas levelled the series 1-1.
- J&K police arrests a woman drug peddler(21:44)
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) The J&K Police, in its recent action against drug dealings in Ganderbal, have arrested a woman drug peddler and recovered contraband substance and cash from her possession.
- Women Police Station inaugurated in Doda(21:38)
Jammu, Feb 23 (IANS) Members of Women Empowerment Centre, Doda -- Umera and Sania -- inaugurated the Women Police Station here on Sunday in the presence of Director General of Police Dilbag Singh.
- Women's T20 WC: SA beat England by six wickets(21:28)
Perth, Feb 23 (IANS) South Africa beat England by six wickets in a thriller to make a good start to their 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup campaign. Migon Du Preez, who became the first South African woman to play 100 T20Is in this match, held her nerves to hit a six and a four in the third and fourth ball of the last over of the match to see her team through.
- Garment exports ready to capture larger market share: AEPC(21:05)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Though Indias readymade garment exports showed a marginal increase in April 2019-January 2020 period, apparel exporters are confident of capturing a larger market share due to the renewed enthusiastic support of the government, the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) said in a statement on Sunday.
- 4 drug peddlers arrested in J&K(20:54)
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Jammu & Kashmir Police have arrested four drug peddlers in two separate instances in south Kashmir's Kulgam district and recovered a huge quantity of contraband from them.
- CAIT reaches out to Trump against e-commerce majors(20:51)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Sunday sent a memorandum to US President Donald Trump asking him to advise e-commerce majors to carry out their operations in India in line with the rules and laws.
- Ansal, Ira win at badminton Senior Ranking Tournament(20:49)
Bareilly, Feb 23 (IANS) Continuing his good show from the just-concluded Premier Badminton League, Ansal Yadav soared won the mens singles title while seventh seed Ira Sharma caused an upset to emerge the womens singles champion at the All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament 2020 here in Bareilly on Sunday.