Centre Fixes Norms For E-commerce Firms, Bars Them From Holding Exclusive Sales

New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday took a slew of steps to keep e-commerce firms in check. Now e-commerce firms like Amazon have been barred from selling products of companies in which they have a stake. The Commerce and Industry ministry also barred them from entering into an agreement for the exclusive sale of products. “An entity having equity participation by e-commerce marketplace entity or its group companies, or having control on its inventory by e-commerce marketplace entity or its group companies, will not be permitted to sell its products on the platform run by such…

3rd Test: Pujara’s Hundred, Kohli’s 82 Put India in Command vs Australia on Day 2

3rd Test Melbourne, Australia vs India Day 2: Cheteshwar Pujara produced yet another classy hundred and stitched a 170-run stand with captain Virat Kohli (82) to put India in command against Australia on day  2 of the third Test in Melbourne on Thursday. Pujara hit his second century of the series, a dogged but faultless 106 off 319 balls, to ensure that India consolidated the good start of the first day. It was though his slowest hundred in Test cricket yet. Kohli, who contributed a significant 82 off 204 balls, made a…

IPL 2019 Player Auction: ‘Paltan Ab Aeega Maza’, Here’s How Jubilant Yuvraj Singh Acknowledged Mumbai Indian’s Move

IPL 2019 Player Auction: The Indian Premier League 2019 player auction had a lot of drama during the bidding wars between the eight participating franchises on the 60 players who got roped in. Several uncapped players earned big as the teams broke their bank for them. Whereas, big names like Brendon McCullum, Dale Steyn found no buyers. Meanwhile, in the first round of the auction, the veteran India cricketer Yuvraj Singh also went unsold as no franchise looked interested to brought him in. But, at the last instance, the tables got turned…

IPL 2019 Player Auction: Prayas Gears Up To Share Dressing Room With Icon Kohli

The biggest and surprising outcome of the IPL 2019 player auction is Prayas Ray Barman, who fetched a fetched huge amount in the event. The 16-year-old is bought by Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 1.5 crore. The 16-year-old leg-spinner, who was Bengal’s top wicket-taker in his debut season in the Vijay Hazare Trophy never thought he would be picked at such a price. “The feeling has not sunk in. But I’m getting a flood of calls, with several in waiting. Never expected I will be picked,” Prayas told PTI.…

IPL 2019 Player Auction: ‘I Was Hoping To Get a Rs 20 Lakh Bid’ Says Varun Chakaravarthy After Bagging Rs 8.4 Crore Deal From Kings XI Punjab

IPL 2019 Player Auction:  The mystery spinner Varun Chakaravarthy is the biggest outcome of the IPL 2019 auction, which was held in Jaipur on Tuesday. The 27-year-old from Chennai was an unknown quantity until he turned heads with his performances in the Tamil Nadu Premier League and the Vijay Hazare Trophy, earlier this year. The architect-turned cricketer said getting a buyer for a base price of Rs 20 lakh was the only thing on his mind. “I am over the moon… I never expected this (to be picked up for such a…

Sensex Manages 6th Straight Rise as Rupee Goes up Sharply

Mumbai: Lower crude prices coupled with an inflow of foreign funds and a strong rupee buoyed the Indian equity market on Tuesday to log the 6th straight session of advances. Initially, the S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 had a gap-down opening on the back of subdued global markets ahead of the US Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) two-day meeting starting on Tuesday. The committee is expected to raise interest rates which have kept the sentiments tepid, analysts said. In addition, the Indian equity indices remained in the negative zone as…

Australia vs India: Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri’s Roles Must Be Assessed If India Don’t Win Remaining Tests, Says Sunil Gavaskar

Australia vs India: After losing the second Test in Perth, batting legend Sunil Gavaskar feels, the utility of Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri as captain and coach must be assessed if India fail to win the next two Tests against Australia. He is baffled by the “selection blunders” committed by the team management in the second Test, where India faced a 146-run defeat. India went in with four specialist pacers while Australia picked spinner Nathan Lyon, who eventually tuned out to be the difference between the two sides. Gavaskar was not…

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus Aims Champions League Glory, Prepares to Take on Atletico Madrid

New signing Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Champions League with former clubs Manchester United and Real Madrid, he will now be on a quest to achieve the same with a third team when his Juventus team prepared for the road to the finals with a round of 16 draw against Atletico Madrid. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has said that his team has been driven by ambition to achieve big things, as he commented on facing Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League round of 16. Having recorded its best ever…