Dinesh Karthik: If Morgan is not around, I will be happy to lead KKR

Dinesh Karthik’s last appearance for India in a Twenty20 (T20) match was in February 2019 against Australia. He has since fashioned his T20 game around a mix of conventional and unorthodox shots, which has seen him emerge as a finisher for KKR in the Indian Premier League. Overall, Karthik has so far scored 6,183 T20 […]

IPL 2021: BCCI keen on reducing double-headers

The Indian Premier League final could now be held on October 15 as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is looking to reduce the number of double-headers to avoid the September heat in the United Arab Emirates.While the Board is expected to announce the final schedule of the tournament in two weeks, […]

Business & Economics

Federal Bank’s deposits grow 13% in Q4

Advances at the end of the fourth quarter stood at Rs 134,876 crore, compared with Rs 124,153 crore in the same period last year. Federal Bank’s deposits rose 13% year-on-year (YoY) during the fourth quarter of the previous fiscal, while gross advances reported a 9% Y-o-Y growth, the bank said in a regulatory filing. The […]

Resurgence in Covid-19 cases: Manufacturing growth hits 7-month low in March

Despite pressure on domestic demand, new export orders rose further in March, stretching the current sequence of growth to seven months. Representational image Manufacturing activity accelerated at its slowest pace in seven months in March, thanks to a resurgence in Covid-19 cases that weighed on domestic demand and output. Firms cut jobs again, continuing with […]