Amnesty International voices concern over NRC final list

Posted on   6:16 pm

As the National Register of Citizens (NRC) final list excluded 19.07 lakh people, Amnesty International India has appealed to the Assam government to ensure that the Foreigners Tribunals function with utmost transparency. It should function in line with the fair trial standards guaranteed under national and international laws, Akar Patel, Head of Amnesty International India, said in a statement here.

Bank merger earns laurel from experts

Posted on   6:08 pm

By merging small public sector banks (PSBs) with their larger counterparts, the government has managed to rationalize the demand on government finances for capital infusion. An analysis of the data provided in the finance ministry’s presentation shows that the larger banks stand to benefit more in terms of capital adequacy than the smaller lenders, a sharp departure from the past, wherein the government infused capital in their balance sheets year after year.

CFC bid farewell to midfielder Fernandes

Posted on   5:43 pm

Chennaiyin FC confirmed the departure of midfielder Francisco Fernandes from the club. The 33-year-old Goan bids adieu as an Indian Super League title winner, having lifted the trophy with CFC in the 2017-18 season.

Djokovic, Serena excited for Coco-Osaka clash

Posted on   5:39 pm

Serena Williams is usually playing in the matches that thrill her most, but she’s going to join a host of fans in watching Saturday’s US Open third round showdown between teen sensation Coco Gauff and top-ranked defending champion Naomi Osaka.