The influential sister of North Korea’s leader warned on Tuesday that her country is ready to take “quick, overwhelming action” against the United States and South Korea, a day after the US flew a nuclear-capable B-52 bomber in a demonstration of strength against the North. Monday’s US-South Korean training involving the B-52 bomber
Quakes put more pressure on Turkey’s effort to curb inflation
After reaching a staggering 85.51 points in October 2022, Turkey’s consumer prices index (CPI) has seen a steady decrease for the past months. In February, the country further narrowed its inflation number, reaching 55.15 points, compared to 57.68 points in January, according to a report published by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat).
China agrees to help SL’s debt restructuring
Breaking the biggest barrier to receive the promised conditional International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout package of $2.9 billion to help Sri Lanka’s cash-strapped economy, China has given assurance to help the island nations debt restructuring programme.
Belarus sentences exiled opposition leader to 15 years
A court in Belarus on Monday sentenced exiled opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya to 15 years in prison after a trial in absentia on charges including conspiring to overthrow the government, the latest move in a months-long effort by the Belarusian government to suppress dissent.
‘Won’t look at form of any batter in BGT, Kohli will bounce back’
Ricky Ponting won’t assess Virat Kohli’s form on the basis of his performance in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy because the pitches have been a ”nightmare” for all batters in the contest so far. Kohli, who has not scored a fifty in his last 14 innings, has managed just 111 runs
IPL: Lucknow Super Giants unveil their jersey for IPL 2023
Lucknow Super Giants revealed their offical jersey for the latest edition of the Indian Premier League on their social media handle on 7th March. BCCI secretary Jay Shah, LSG captain KL Rahul, owner of LSG Sanjeev Goenka and team mentor Gautam Gambhir together unveiled LSG’s new jersey.
Rahul breaks silence on pitch controversy
India’s head coach Rahul Dravid doesn’t regret one bit playing the ongoing Test series against Australia on spinner-friendly tracks as World Test Championship points are at premium and most countries are preparing result-oriented pitches
Markram named T20I skipper of SA
Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced the squads for the upcoming white-ball series against West Indies, which includes three ODIs and five T20Is. The T20I team will be led by Aiden Markram, who takes over from Temba Bavuma, the former T20I captain.
Hardik gets 25 mn followers in Insta
All-rounder Hardik Pandya is enjoying a golden run in cricket at the moment. In 2022, Pandya was appointed captain of debutants Gujarat Titans and promptly led them to the Indian Premier League (IPL) title. The GT skipper is now almost certain to take over as full-time T20I skipper of the Indian team.
Michael Jackson biopic gets $21 million in California tax credits
‘Michael’, the biopic about Michael Jackson, will receive more than $21 million in California tax credits, the state’s film commission announced recently. The California Film Commission announced the latest round of credit allocations, totalling $81.7 million for 24 projects, reports ‘Variety’.