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IAAF extends Russia’s all-round doping ban

Monte Carlo:The Athletics’ world governing body IAAF has voted to extend Russia’s doping ban from international competitions, reports said on Friday. Russia was suspended by the International Association of Athletics Federations since November 2015 over a massive doping and corruption scandal uncovered by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). Russian athletes also missed the Rio Olympics

Ronaldo extends Real Madrid deal to 2021

Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to retire at Real Madrid after agreeing a bumper new five-year contract to be signed today that ties him to the Spanish giants until 2021. “The official event for the renewal of Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract will take place tomorrow, Monday 7 November at 1:30pm in the presidential box at the

Ex-Congress Leader Jagmeet Singh Brar extends support to AAP in Punjab

Mohali: Expelled Congress leader and Punjab Lokhit Abhiyan Chief Jagmeet Singh Brar today said he was not averse to fighting Assembly polls on the AAP symbol even as he heaped praise on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. “I am prepared to fight polls on the AAP symbol if asked by the party,” Brar, who was expelled

John Kerry extends stay in India

New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrived in India on a three-day visit on Monday, will be extending his stay here, it is reliably learnt. Kerry was scheduled to leave New Delhi for Washington on Wednesday evening but is now likely to stay back here at least for a day more. Kerry

Rebel AAP group extends support to Chhotepur

A rebel group of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led by Manjit Singh Randhawa, who was earlier member of the Political Review Committee of AAP, said that they rejected all the candidates announced by AAP for the forthcoming assembly elections in Punjab.Talking to media persons here on Saturday, Randhawa said that they have already formed their

Sonia extends greetings on Raksha Bandhan

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday extended her greetings on Raksha Bandhan and hoped that the “sacred festival strengthens family bonds and creates a safe society for women”. “Having evolved as a powerful symbol of symbiotic and mutual interdependence between individuals and communities, Rakhi represents our glorious culture,” said Sonia Gandhi. She hoped

Punjab Govt extends one year insurance plan for farmers

Chandigarh: In order to provide free and better health services to the farmers, Punjab government has extended by one year the Bhagat Puran Singh Health Insurance Scheme for the farmers, starting from November. Giving details, the spokesman said that under this farmer friendly Free Health Insurance Scheme, 4.33 lac farmers have been registered by the

Gold futures extend gains on global trend, up Rs 260

New Delhi: Continuing its upward journey, goldprices rose by another Rs 260 to Rs 32,040 per 10 gram in futures trade today as participants created more bets amid a firm global trend At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in far-month October was trading higher by Rs 260 or 0.82 per cent to trade

Crude palm oil futures extend gains, up 0.50% on rising demand

New Delhi: Extending its gain for the thirdstraight day, crude palm oil prices advanced by 0.50 per cent to Rs 502 per 10 kg in futures trading today as traders engaged in enlarging positions, taking positive cues from spot market on strong demand. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude palm oil for delivery in far-month

Crude palm oil futures extend losses on subdued demand

New Delhi: Continuing its losing streak forthe third day, crude palm oil traded lower by 0.85 per cent to Rs 510.70 per 10 kg in futures trade today as participants engaged in reducing their exposures, triggered by muted demand in the spot market. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, crude palm oil for delivery in July

Breaking- SC extends the parole of Sahara chief till July 11

New Delhi: After granting him four weeks of leave, the Supreme Court on Wednesday extended the parole of Sahara chief Subrata Roy till July 11. The court extended his parole on the condition that he will deposit Rs 200 crore with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). “Failure to deposit Rs 200 crore