• LIFE
    Life as it is

    The make-shift stage is dimly lit. Images covered with white piece of cloth start moving in a ghostly manner towards the downstage and remove the piece of cloth. The stage is now brightly lit; music starts playing with distant sounds of a coach being pulled by horses. This is how Anton Chekhov’s most charming masterpiece […]

  • LIFE
    Life as it is

    Based on an Anton Chekhov masterpiece, “Waqt Guzar Jaata Hai” is worth your time The make-shift stage is dimly lit. Images covered with white piece of cloth start moving in a ghostly manner towards the downstage and remove the piece of cloth. The stage is now brightly lit; music starts playing with distant sounds of […]

  • NEWS
    Rupee strengthens to 65.16 as RBI maintains status quo

    MUMBAI, OCT 4:   The rupee strengthened to 65.16 against the dollar soon after the RBI policy decision. The RBI has decided to maintain status quo and keep its key interest rate, the repo rate, unchanged at 6 per cent The pause was on expected lines as market consensus had predicted a pause in its cutting cycle. The […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Wenger: Gunners to use Liverpool loss as motivation

    Arsene Wenger says that his embattled Arsenal side must use their humiliating 4 – 0 loss to Liverpool as motivation ahead of their trip to Chelsea on Sunday. The long-serving Gunners boss believes that his players should view the upcoming trip to Stamford Bridge as an opportunity to regain some confidence by putting in a […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Gothenburg using playoff loss as motivation

    Gothenburg linemen go through drills during practice. (NTV News)  Gothenburg’s Craig Haake has served as head coach of the Swedes football program for the last 23 years. That experience will come in handy this season as Gothenburg looks to contend for a district title. The Swedes ended a three–year playoff drought in 2016. The team […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Simeone says Atletico can use transfer ban as motivation

    BARCELONA, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said on Friday his players will dig deep in the face of adversity as they begin the new season shackled by a transfer ban and with key players missing. Atletico will be without striker Kevin Gameiro and left back Filipe Luis for the opening game at newly promoted Girona. […]

  • STARTUPS
    Approvals to start-ups for tax sops multiply as govt softens stand

    NEW DELHI, AUGUST 18:   Faced with criticism over the slow pace of approvals to start-ups for tax sops, the government has speeded-up the process with as many as 55 ventures getting the go-ahead in the on-going fiscal so far as opposed to just 10 approved in the last financial year. “Approvals will be even faster […]

  • SUCCESS
    G20: Trump hails talks as ‘success’ despite divisions

    US President Donald Trump has declared the G20 summit in Germany a “wonderful success”, despite his country’s isolated position on climate change. In a joint statement, the leaders of 18 nations and the EU recognised the US decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. However, they also said other G20 members remained committed to […]