Saina Nehwal hopes to start season on a high with Indonesia Open triumph
May 29, 2016 at 13:39 | Source:
Jakarta: Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal will continue her quest for a maiden title this season to boost her confidence ahead of the Rio Olympics, when she begins her campaign at the $900,000 Indonesia Open Super Series Premier starting with the qua...
Discus throw champ Seema Punia clinches Rio Olympics berth
May 29, 2016 at 13:17 | Source:
New Delhi: Asian Games discus throw gold medal winner Seema Punia hasqualified for the Rio Olympics with a 62.62-metre effort at the Pat Young's Throwers Classic 2016 at Salinas (California) in the United States.Seema,32, crossed the Rio Games qualif...
Dollar falls on durables data; global stocks steady| Reuters
May 27, 2016 at 03:30 | Source:
NEW YORK The U.S. dollar slipped on Thursday after U.S. durable goods orders data showed weakness in business spending plans, while world stock indexes edged higher, extending recent gains.U.S. oil prices closed slightly lower after earlier topping $...
Punching away: Sonia Lather storms into final of World Boxing Championship
May 26, 2016 at 21:14 | Source:
Astana (Kazakhstan): Sonia Lather (57kg) stood just one win away from ending India's six-year-old gold medal drought at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championship as she advanced to final after outpunching Kazakhstan's Aizhan Khojabekova in the last-...
Asian shares look set to advance, oil prices eye $50| Reuters
May 26, 2016 at 06:30 | Source:
TOKYO Asian shares look set to extend their recovery from 12-week lows on Thursday after renewed optimism on European banks' prospects and a rise in oil prices to near $50 a barrel helped lift global shares.Australian share futures YAPcm1 rose 0.6 pe...
Asian shares gain, dollar firm on Fed outlook| Reuters
May 25, 2016 at 06:45 | Source:
TOKYO Asian shares gained on Wednesday, taking cues from sharp gains in European and U.S. financial shares while the dollar was underpinned as investors count on the U.S. Federal Reserve to hike U.S. interest rates in coming months.MSCI's broadest in...
First they warned against butter, now against bread: What is left to eat?
May 24, 2016 at 16:51 | Source:
Now that bread, once the staff of life and the stuff we broke with each other, has been found guilty in Delhi, there goes another pillar of culinary probity.A report gives the details of the supposedly cancer-causing chemicals being used in the bread...