Assault Case:Chief Minister's Aide Was Forced To Change Stand, Says AAP

February 22, 2018

New Delhi: The AAP today alleged that the Delhi Police pressured Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s adviser V K Jain to change his statement about the alleged attack on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by the party’s MLAs. Senior AAP leaders Ashutosh and Sanjay Singh claimed that this was a ploy to destabilise the party’s government in Delhi. Ashutosh also targeted Lt Governor Anil Baijal, calling him an “agent of the BJP”…

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Uber’s New CEO Says Company Will Invest In India Operations

February 22, 2018

By PYMNTS Uber’s new Chief Executive Officer, Dara Khosrowshahi, dismissed rumors during a presentation in India about a potential merger with ridesharing service Ola, saying instead that he plans to invest more in the company’s India business, which has been suffering recently from losses. According to news from BGR, citing an interview with ET Now, the executive said a merger with Ola is “fun to speculate,” but he otherwise brushed…

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Russell Wilson to be in Yankees camp Monday

February 22, 2018

12:09 PM ET Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will be joining the New York Yankees at their spring training camp in Tampa, Florida, on Monday, he said Thursday on his Instagram account. He will be there for six days, leaving March 3, the day the Yankees play the Boston Red Sox in Fort Myers, a source said. Wilson, a four-time Pro Bowler who played minor league ball with the Colorado…

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Father-son bonding, the Chanderpaul way

February 22, 2018

10:45 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Imagine you were a professional cricketer. Now imagine you had to share your dressing room with… your father. And, on top of that, your dad is a legend of your sport. A lot to handle? Doesn’t quite seem to be the case with Tagenarine Chanderpaul, who shares the Guyana dressing room with his father Shivnarine. Chanderpaul junior, 21, jokes that Shiv, 43, “knows how I…

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Meaker bucks trend with red-ball stint for Auckland

February 22, 2018

9:58 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff The news over recent days has focused on England players choosing to give up the first-class game, but Surrey’s Stuart Meaker has taken a step in the opposite direction by signing to play for Auckland in the Plunket Shield during March, as part of his preparations for the Championship season. Meaker, who has been capped four times and toured New Zealand with England in 2013,…

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Here’s how Thor, Star Lord, Captain America, Hulk and other Marvel superheroes reacted to Black Panther success

February 22, 2018

By Mimansa Shekhar Written by Mimansa Shekhar | New Delhi | Published: February 22, 2018 8:03 pm Black Panther will next make an appearance in Avengers: Infinity War. Black Panther has not just left fans across the globe impressed, but this saga of king T’Challa is also getting the love of his fellow superheroes from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. From Thor to Star Lord and even yet to debut in…

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Years of mettle by Team USA led to this gold medal

February 22, 2018

8:16 AM ET GANGNUENG, South Korea — As she grabbed the puck at center ice and danced her way towards the goal, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson knew exactly the move she had planned for the biggest penalty shot of her life. She called it “Oops I Did It Again,” a forehand-backhand-forehand-rope-a-dope that she had spent four years perfecting for a moment just like this. As Lamoureux-Davidson headed towards the goal, everyone in…

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R3, TradeIX, Global Banks Band Together For Blockchain In Trade Finance

February 22, 2018

By PYMNTS Blockchain consortium R3, trade finance company TradeIX and several global banks are collaborating on a new solution that has entered into pilot phase. Reports in bobsguide on Wednesday (Feb. 21) said the initiative, dubbed Marco Polo, involves BNP, Commerzbank and ING as they explore how to deploy blockchain to enhance trade finance operations. The companies banded together last September and have since included Standard Chartered, DNB and OP…

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WEX Beats Q4 Expectations With Corporate Travel Growth

February 22, 2018

By PYMNTS Commercial payments firm WEX has surpassed analyst expectations with its fourth-quarter earnings data released Wednesday (Feb. 21). The company posted a 14 percent year-over-year revenue increase of $331.3 million for Q4 2017, compared with estimates of $327.19 million. Price per share hit $1.49, also beating estimates of $1.33. In a statement, WEX President and Chief Executive Officer Melissa Smith said the organization saw growth across the board. “We…

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