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Costa’s criminal claim just a joke to Conte

Costa’s criminal claim just a joke to Conte

Antonio Conte refused to make peace with Diego Costa as he laughed off the Chelsea striker’s claim that he has been treated like a criminal by the Premier League champions.

BJP will win Karnataka polls next year: Shah

BJP will win Karnataka polls next year: Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah, who arrived here yesterday on a three-day visit to Karnataka, claimed that the party would return to power after assembly elections in early 2018.

Nadal’s pursuit of No. 1 derailed by Canadian teen

Nadal’s pursuit of No. 1 derailed by Canadian teen

Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov shocked top seeded Rafael Nadal to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP Montreal Masters tournament, temporarily spoiling the Spaniard’s chances of returning to world number one.

Emerging markets bask in glow of dollar’s weakness

Emerging markets bask in glow of dollar’s weakness

With the dollar at 13-month lows, emerging stocks headed for a second straight week of gains yesterday and yields on emerging currency bonds hovered at their lowest in 2-1/2-years as the sector enjoyed buoyant fund inflows.

Mercedes widens lead over BMW with trendy new E-Class and SUVs

Mercedes widens lead over BMW with trendy new E-Class and SUVs

Mercedes-Benz widened its global luxury-car sales lead in the first half of the year, setting back BMW chief executive officer Harald Krueger’s effort to reclaim the segment’s top spot.

New Qatar-India shipping line launched

New Qatar-India shipping line launched

As yet another measure to keep the supplies to the country intact, the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) has launched a new direct maritime line between the Qatar and India, the “India Qatar Express Service” (IQX).

Come to think of it, President Zuckerberg has a nice ring to it!

Come to think of it, President Zuckerberg has a nice ring to it!

Can’t you just see the campaign button: “ZUCK for PREZ” Stranger things than Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg running for president have happened, including what happened last November.

Emirates airline posts 82.5% drop in 2016-17 profit

Emirates airline posts 82.5% drop in 2016-17 profit

Leading Middle East airline Emirates said Thursday its profits had plunged by 82.5% in its last fiscal year, blaming fierce competition, currency devaluations and US travel restrictions.

Has master poll strategist Kishor lost his magic?

Has master poll strategist Kishor lost his magic?

Often credited with turning Narendra Modi into a political brand and bringing arch-foes Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar together for the Grand Alliance in Bihar, the magic of master poll strategist Prashant Kishor appears to have faded for the Congress, which suffered a drubbing in Uttar Pradesh

Man who moved oil market with his words won’t talk about it anymore

Man who moved oil market with his words won’t talk about it anymore

For more than two decades, the oil market hung to Ali al-Naimi’s every word - whether he was taking a characteristic stroll at dawn on Vienna’s Ringstrasse, hurrying through a hotel lobby after a conference, or dodging throngs of reporters at an Opec meeting.

Nintendo Switch console goes on sale

Nintendo Switch console goes on sale

Nintendo’s Switch console went on sale yesterday in a global launch seen as key to the Japanese videogame giant reversing flagging sales and moving past the failure of its last console, the Wii U.

Cash handler held over toy notes in India ATM

Cash handler held over toy notes in India ATM

Indian police have arrested a cash handler after notes in a state bank ATM were replaced with children's toy bills, an officer said Friday.