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SPORTS

Is Kings XI Punjab Punjab Hiding Chris “Universe Boss” Gayle?

Chris “Universe Boss”, the Windies T20 legend and opening batting star has not had a game since the IPL tournament got underway over a week ago. However, Kings XI Punjab captain KL Rahul may well be saving the best wine for last — keeping Gayle on the bench until the team’s neediest moment. So far, Kings XI Punjab has struggled […]

BUSINESS

U.S. Jobs Fall Lower Than Expected

The U.S. added fewer jobs than expected in September in a sign that America’s rebound from the economic collapse triggered by the coronavirus pandemic is slowing. Employers added 661,000 jobs against the more than 800,000 expected. The jobless rate fell to 7.9 per cent, dropping for a fifth month, but the minority workers hit hardest saw minor change. The gains […]

BUSINESS

Airbnb Goes To Market To Raise US$3 Billion

Home rental company Airbnb Inc is aiming to raise around US$3 billion in its upcoming initial public offering (IPO). Airbnb will be one of the largest and most anticipated U.S. stock market listings of 2020 which has already been a blockbuster year for IPOs. The company’s current plan is to make its filing publicly available in November after the U.S […]

Jamaica

Virgin Atlantic Resumes Flights To Jamaica

After a hiatus from Jamaica due to its borders being closed to stem the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) earlier this year, Virgin Atlantic has resumed flights to the island. Virgin Atlantic flight ‘VS 165’ from London, England, carried some 192 passengers and 10 crew members to the Sangster International Airport in St. James, on October 2. During a press […]

COMMENTARY

Wedged Issues Facing The Man In The Street

There are some circular arguments, for example, “When does life begin,” or “Which comes first, the chicken or the egg?” Now, your answers may be reflective of your awareness, hopefully rather than choosing between a rock and a hard place or even being Solomonic in splitting babies right down the middle. That type of,” But the Bible says,”……….!”, doesn’t absolveany […]

COMMENTARY

The First Look

The error of some things should be apparent at first look or interaction, but if we can convince ourselves or be persuaded that a difference comes with a distinction such that which should have been impermissible is indeed legal, a moral imperative even, then the absolute of black and white is now relative and suddenly there is neither prohibition nor […]

BUSINESS

H&M Set To Close 250 Stores World-wide

Hennes & Mauritz AB, the Swedish multinational clothing-retail company, known for its fast-fashion clothing for men, women, teenagers, and children, plans to cut 250 of its stores globally. H&M operates in 74 countries with over 5,000 stores under the various company brands, with 126,000 full-time equivalent positions. The planned closures will come next year after the firm said the COVID-19 […]

SPORTS

Courtney Walsh Named New Head Coach Of The Windies Women’s Team

Cricket West Indies (CWI) today named Courtney Walsh as the new Head Coach of the West Indies Women’s team. The West Indies cricket legend will lead the preparation and development of the Women’s Team at least up until the end of 2022, including competing in the next International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s Cricket World Cup (50 overs) and ICC Women’s […]

SPORTS

India’s Top Young Guns To Keep An Eye On In The IPL

Over the years, India has minted some of the greatest cricketers to grace a cricket pitch. This situation obtains because India has invested heavily in its cricket’s infrastructure and players’ development, starting from an early age. Consequently, they continue to churn out excellent players who can perform in all formats of the game. Today, some of the young players featuring […]

SPORTS

What Makes IPL One Of The Most Popular T20 League In The World?

Today, the Indian Premier League has been one of the most successful leagues around the world. During the inaugural season in 2008, there were questions raised about the longevity of the tournament. The questions of its survival were legitimate at the time, given that T20 was relatively new, and most players weren’t accustomed to playing this format of the game. […]