South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Hosts on course to win 1st Test

Debutant spinner Lasith Embuldeniya took five wickets as Sri Lanka produced a strong fightback with the ball on day three of the first test, but hosts South Africa remained on course for victory at the close at Kingsmead on Friday. Set a target of 304 to win, Sri Lanka were 83 for three when bad light brought a premature end […]

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Fiascos and fumbles: Oscar organizers stumble to restore glory

First it was the furor over a proposed new “popular” film category, then it was the fiasco over planned host Kevin Hart, and last month the organizers of the Oscars were accused of intimidating celebrities not to present at rival award shows. Last week, another storm erupted when, as part of a pledge to shorten next Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, plans to present awards for […]

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Jose Mourinho open to working in France

Jose Mourinho said he could see himself coaching in France as he attended the 0-0 draw between Lille and Montpellier to reportedly cast an eye over Ivorian star Nicolas Pepe. Mourinho was sacked by Manchester United in December in a move that cost the Premier League club $25 million in severance pay for the Portuguese boss and members of his […]

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Infosys to train students in US for digital jobs

Infosys is partnering with the Community College of Rhode Island to set up a digital economy aspirations lab for training students in the US for digital jobs, said the software major on Wednesday. “Our digital innovation and design centre at Providence in Rhode Island will help bridge the gap for design and human-centric skills and provide digital technologies to our […]

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We support India’s right to self-defense’: US NSA John Bolton to Ajit Doval on Pulwama attack

US National Security Adviser John Bolton told his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval on Friday that America supports India’s right to self-defense. Bolton telephoned Doval Friday morning to express his condolences for the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir and offered the US’ full support to India in confronting terrorism. “I told Ajit Doval today that we support India’s right to […]

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