Mary Kom, Panghal secure Olympic berths

Posted on   2:46 pm

Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) and world number one Amit Panghal (52kg) were among three Indian boxers who secured Olympic berths by advancing to semifinals of the Asian Qualifiers here on Monday, taking the total number of the country’s Tokyo-bound pugilists to eight.

Editorial: Yes or no

Posted on   1:52 pm

Days after the ED grilled Yes Bank co-founder Rana Kapoor, the CBI carried out searches at seven locations on Monday in connection with the scam pertaining to the Rs 600 crore alleged bribe to his family by DHFL. Teams of CBI officers are carried operations at the residence and official premises of the accused in Mumbai.

EU warns Erdogan to respect migrants deal

Posted on   1:45 pm

Stern-faced EU leaders have warned President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect the terms of a previous deal to keep migrants away from Europe’s borders, after the Turkish leader came to Brussels to demand more support.