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October 2021

Missing the Gold for the Mindless Rush

Based only on the numbers, you can tell there was a lot that was done right in terms of getting our athletes ready for the Olympics and Paralympics. Probably a lot more care and effort was put into welcoming them back with exhausting and unending…

Relief for Solskjaer, boos for Nuno as Man U beats Tottenham

In the end all the boos were for Nuno Espirito Santo as Tottenham fans chanted: “You don’t know what you’re doing.” Joy had returned for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Manchester United, for now at least. After collecting one point from four games,…

Juventus misery continues as Simeone inspires Verona

Juventus’ miserable start to the Serie A season continued as they lost 2-1 at Hellas Verona on Saturday, with an early double from Giovanni Simeone dropping Massimiliano Allegri’s side to ninth in the standings. Giovanni Simeone, eldest son of…

Applications invited for post of Sebi Chairman

The Finance Ministry has invited applications to select the next Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) to succeed Ajay Tyagi, whose term comes to an end in February. An IAS officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre of the 1984…

Slide in currency assets pulls down reserves to $640 bn

The nation’s forex reserves fell by $908 million during the week ended October 22 to reach $640.1 billion, according to data from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). During the week ended October 15, the foreign exchange, or forex, reserves had…