Kumar cuts loose in Colombo

Sri Lanka have laid the foundations for a mammoth first-innings total thanks to centuries from Kumar Sangakkara and Tharanga Paranavitana on day one of the second Test against India. Captain Sangakkara reached the close unbeaten on 130 and opener Paranavitana made exactly 100 as the hosts posted 312-2 on another Read More

Hoy to christen 2012 velodrome

Sir Chris Hoy will be the first to cycle in the 2012 velodrome tomorrow (Tuesday 27 July), marking two years to the start of the Games in London. Hoy will be joined by other sporting stars at London’s Olympic Park, including American runner Michael Johnson and British basketball player John Read More

Jansen committed to Hamburg

Germany full-back Marcell Jansen is committed to Hamburg despite interest from Liverpool, according to his agent. The 24-year-old joined the Bundesliga club after an unsuccessful stint at rivals Bayern Munich for £7million in 2008 and was part of Germany’s World Cup squad that finished in third place. Jansen scored the Read More

Carra sure duo will stay

Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has admitted that he expects to see star men Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard stay at the club. In what has been a summer of transition at Anfield following the departure of Rafa Benitez and the introduction of Roy Hodgson as manager, speculation has been rife Read More

EUR/USD update (26th July 2010, 12:30)

The euro is currently trading slightly above its previous close at $1.2900 against the US dollar this morning. It seems investors are mixed on which way to move EUR/USD following the results of the European bank stress test on Friday. Many analysts are claiming that the test was not ‘stressful’ Read More

PRGX Global, Inc. Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results

Operating Highlights , Jul 26, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Third straight quarter of consolidated revenue growth year-over-year — Important recovery audit wins at two top-ten global retailers — Further expansion of the sales team to promote growth — Expanded services already receiving positive client reaction; integration of the Etesius Read More

Vienna Declaration 2010

Decriminalization of drug users was the main focus of the Vienna Declaration adopted in the just concluded International AIDS conference in Vienna. The State AIDS Policy of Manipur adopted as early as 1996 had already clearly dealt against stigmatization, discrimination and criminalization of drug users and people living with HIV. Read More

Reserve Bank of India’s Monetary Policy Statement Issued in Mumbai Today

The following is a reformatted version of the full text of the statement released today by the Reserve Bank of India. Introduction This First Quarter Review is being made in a macroeconomic environment that has changed significantly since our April policy announcement. At that time, there was some optimism about Read More

QATAR airways premium terminal ad wins top accolade

INGAPORE – Qatar Airways’ multi award-winning Premium Terminal at Doha International Airport has received further recognition with the announcement of the Phoenix Awards 2009 winners at a ceremony held in Singapore. Already a winner in the aviation industry, the airline’s Premium Terminal garnered praise at the awards show as the Read More