Africa's football ambitions remain a spark
Nigeria were dismal in the loss to Croatia, while Morocco unlucky against Iran. Tunisia were competent but dull, while Egypt could point to the lack of match fitness of their talisman, Mo Salah. Senegal hinted at ambition, but it would be a huge surprise if Cisse’s men went beyond the last 16.
What's on Zahabiya Khorakiwala, Sahil Malik's reading list while travelling?
Khorakiwala enjoyed reading Andre Agassi's autobiography 'Open'.
23 Indian passports go missing from Pakistan high commission, spark alarm
Twenty three Indian passports have been reported missing allegedly from the Pakistan high commission, leading to a security scare here. The passports belonged to Sikh pilgrims.
Banks cash in on gilt price surge as RBI move sparks rate cut hopes
These banks sold a net of Rs 12,036 crore of debt securities on Wednesday.
Picture of Saudi princess on magazine cover sparks controversy
Princess Hayfa bint Abdullah al-Saud is in the driver's seat wearing leather gloves and high heels.
Nifty outlook: Market may not see major fall, but any rise may spark profit taking
Nifty is likely to see the 10,920 and 10,960 levels act as the immediate resistance.
Militant presence in heart of Srinagar around August 15 sparks alarm
The police acting on a tipoff regarding presence of militants cordoned the area on wee hours of Sunday, triggering an exchange of fire during which the armed forces sustained injuries.
Shashi Tharoor questions PM Modi's headgear choice, sparks row
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has plunged headlong into a fresh row with remarks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi donning "outlandish" Na...
Assam ground report: NRC has sparked fear and foreboding
In a state with complex fault lines, those left out of the NRC list stare at an uncertain future.
Facebook dive sparks investor calls to loosen Zuckerberg's grip
On Thursday, Facebook fell 20 per cent, costing investors $120 billion.
In Germany, Ozil racism row sparks #MeTwo debate
The campaign was launched earlier this week by Turkish-origin author and rights activist Ali Can, who dubbed it #MeTwo.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah's portrait at AMU sparks row
In a letter written to Vice Chancellor Tariq Mansoor yesterday, Aligarh MP Satish Gautam objected to the Pakistan founder's picture on the walls of the AMU student union office.
Atos-Syntel deal may spark mid-tier IT buyouts
On Monday, Atos announced it was buying Syntel to expand its scale in North America, especially among banking and financial services clients.
India hunger photo series sparks 'poverty porn' backlash online
The pictures by Italian photographer Alessio Mamo, which show children covering their eyes next to fake meals, went viral after the World Press Photo Foundation shared them on Instagram.
House chaplain's firing sparks uproar among Democrats
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan has told fellow Republicans that he fired the House chaplain after complaints from members that he wasn't doing a very good job — not because of pressure over the Rev. Patrick Conroy's political leanings.
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