Ban cheese imports? Pakistan discusses outside-the-box ideas to avoid IMF bailout

Ban cheese imports? Pakistan discusses outside-the-box ideas to avoid IMF bailout

Ashfaque Hasan Khan, a member of Economic Advisory Council (EAC) gestures during an interview with Reuters in Islamabad, Pakistan on September 7. (REUTERS Photo)   ISLAMABAD, September 9 (Reuters): Pakistani economic advisors discussed banning imports of luxury cars, smartphones and cheese in a wide-ranging strategy session on how to avoid seeking a bailout from the International […]

Serena defends her integrity after Grand Slam controversy

Serena defends her integrity after Grand Slam controversy

Serena Williams of the USA argues with tournament referee Brian Earley while playing Naomi Osaka of Japan in the women’s final on day thirteen of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (USA TODAY Sports)   NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 9 (REUTERS): Serena Williams said she did not know […]

England’s Anderson fined for dissent

England’s Anderson fined for dissent

James Anderson in action as India’s Virat Kohli looks on. (Reuters Photo)   London, September 09 (Reuters): England seamer James Anderson has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for dissent towards umpire Kumar Dharmasena during the second day of the fifth Test against India at The Oval, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Sunday. […]

Serena defends her integrity after Grand Slam controversy

Serena defends her integrity after Grand Slam controversy

Serena Williams of the United States speaks at a press conference after her match against against Naomi Osaka of Japan (not pictured) in the women’s final on day thirteen of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (USA TODAY Sports Photo)   NEW YORK, September 09 (Reuters): Serena Williams said she did […]

Spain start Enrique reign with win over England

Spain start Enrique reign with win over England

Spain’s Dani Carvajal is fouled by England’s Luke Shaw leading to a yellow card. (Reuters Photo)   LONDON, SEPTEMBER 9 (REUTERS): Spain began a new era under Luis Enrique in impressive fashion as they came from a goal down to outplay England in a 2-1 win in their Nations League opener at Wembley Stadium on […]

Tripura gears up to tackle Monday shutdown

Agartala, September 9 (IANS): Even as the Tripura government expressed its determination to maintain normalcy during an opposition-called shutdown on Monday, the Congress and Left Front leaders were on Sunday pulling out all stops to ensure its success in the state.   The ‘Bharat Bandh’ called separately by the Congress and Left parties is in protest […]

Manipuri militant arrested in Kolkata

Kolkata, Septmber 9 (IANS): The Special Task Force of Kolkata Police has arrested a Manipuri militant here and seized arms and ammunition from him, a police officer said on Sunday.   Amon Nelson Singh alias Chingkhei Kuman (28) is the self proclaimed Chairperson of the Manipur-based Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP).   He was arrested from Kolkata […]

Kim Jong Un tells Chinese envoy North Korea is upholding U.S. nuclear deal

Kim Jong Un tells Chinese envoy North Korea is upholding U.S. nuclear deal

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China’s Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), wave to people while attending a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of North Korea’s foundation in Pyongyang, North Korea on September 9. (REUTERS Photo)   BEIJING, September 9 (Reuters): North Korea leader Kim […]