Merger of BoB, Dena bank and Vijaya bank unwarranted: AIBEA

“The merger will also affect the interests of employees, their jobs and job security. The move would also affect employment opportunities in the banking industry,” the association general secretary, CH Venkatachalam, said here. Continue Reading

Private players need to invest in expressway projects: Gadkari

The government had brought down the cost of land acquisition drastically to Rs 80 lakh per km from Rs 7.5 crore per km earlier for the development of expressways, Gadkari said, adding that private players should take advantage of the reduced land acquisition and labour cost. Continue Reading

Australia Perth Test: Kohli anchors innings after slippery start

Skipper Virat Kohli played a pivotal role with a workmanlike 82, lifting India from a double-blow at the beginning of the innings to 172 for three on the second day of the second Test against Australia here today. Continue Reading

Sindhu keeps clean slate, Sameer qualifies

Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu continued her unbeaten run while debutant Sameer Verma also qualified for the knockout stage with a straight-game win in his last group B match at the BWF World Tour Finals, here Friday. Continue Reading

Rajapaksa resigns as Lanka PM, Wickremesinghe to assume charge Sunday

While Ranil will assume charge Sunday, reports from the island nation stated that a new Cabinet will be sworn in Monday. The Cabinet will consist of 30 members and include six Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) parliamentarians, they said. Continue Reading

DA case: IT officials complete 2-day questioning of Sasikala

Income Tax officials from Tamilnadu Friday completed their two-day questioning of former AIADMK leader V K Sasikala at Parapana Agrahara Central Jail in connection with a tax matter, an official said. Continue Reading

TPCC demands a probe into irregularities in Telangana polls

In a meeting attended by senior leaders, Chief spokesperson of TPCC, Sravan Dasoju said the party “noticed” that as many as 22 lakh names were missing from the voters’ list. Continue Reading