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October 2, 2021

Pele released from hospital, undergoing chemo: doctors

SAO PAULO: Brazilian football legend Pele was released from a month-long hospital stay Thursday after having surgery for a colon tumor, but will continue undergoing chemotherapy, his medical team said. Pele, 80, had been receiving treatment at…

Time to take a break: Veteran hockey striker SV Sunil

NEW DELHI: Veteran India men's hockey team striker SV Sunil on Friday announced his international retirement, bringing the curtains down on a 14-year-long career during which he was a part of the 2014 Asian Games gold-winning side. Sunil's…

Government keeps small savings rates for Q3 unchanged

NEW DELHI: The central government has decided to keep the interest rate of PPF, NSC and other small savings schemes unchanged at least for the next three months till December this year. This means that the interest rate on PPF (Public Provident…

Government to launch online job portal for senior citizens

NEW DELHI: Senior citizens looking for jobs across the country will now be able to register on a government employment portal being launched on Friday. The Senior Able Citizens for Re-Employment in Dignity (SACRED) portal steered by the Ministry…

Commercial LPG cylinder price hiked by Rs 43

NEW DELHI: The petroleum companies have hiked the price of commercial Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders by Rs 43.50. The new rates are effective from today. However, the rates of domestic LPG cylinders remain unchanged. Now, the price of a…