IPL bubble: Some Indian players didn’t like restrictions but we felt safe, says MI’s Pamment

Mumbai Indians fielding coach James Pamment has claimed that some senior Indian players did not like being subjected to restrictions inside the currently-suspended IPL’s bio-bubble but it felt completely safe till the time cases from participating teams hadn’t come to light. Pamment did not elaborate on his assertion about the Indian players and did not […]

IPL 2021 – COVID-19 cases, cancellation: Where did it all go wrong?

The bubble is safe. The bubble won’t burst. That seemed to be the mantra of the bigwigs of the Indian cricket board every time they were questioned about hosting the Indian Premier League (IPL) amid the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Even as millions were affected, and the death toll rose by the day, […]

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 […]