India to assume UN Security Council presidency in August

India will assume the presidency of the UN Security Council on August 1 and is expected to host signature events in three major areas of maritime security, peacekeeping and counterterrorism during the month. It is a singular honor for us to chair the Security Council in the same month that we celebrate our 75th Independence […]

Chinese factory activity in July grows at slowest pace since February 2020

Chinese factory activity increased in July at the slowest pace in 17 months as rising raw material costs, equipment maintenance and extreme weather conditions weighed on business activity, adding to concerns about a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy. The official manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI) fell to 50.4 in July from 50.9 in June, […]

P&G Appoints Shailesh Jejurikar as Global COO

Procter & Gamble (P&G) announced on Friday the appointment of Shailesh Jejurikar as global Chief Operating Officer (COO), making him the first Indian to do so. This is in line with the change at the CEO level with Jon Moeller taking over from David Taylor. “In October, Shailesh Jejurikar will become Chief Operating Officer (COO) […]

Simone Biles withdraws from two more events

The chances of Simone Biles competing again at the Tokyo Olympics appear to be dwindling after the American’s withdrawal from two more events. On Friday night, USA Gymnastics released a statement confirming that Biles will be retiring from the final for vault and uneven bars. She will be replaced by MyKayla Skinner. The statement said […]

Britannia Q1 results: Net profit drops 29% to Rs 387 cr

Local food company Britannia Industries on Friday announced a 29% drop in consolidated net profit to Rs 387 crore for the quarter ended June 30. The company had posted a consolidated net profit of Rs 543 crore for the April-June period of the previous fiscal year. Total income in the first quarter stood at Rs […]

Troy Polamalu tested positive for COVID before HOF induction

Troy Polamalu’s ability to attend the Professional Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony is in question after legendary security tested positive for COVID-19. Polamalu announced his positive test on social media, adding that he worked with the Hall of Fame and remained hopeful of participating in the festivities in Canton. In a statement, Hall of […]

Jacob deGrom des Mets suffers setback, likely through September

Less than a week ago, the New York Mets were hoping that two-time National League Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom would return to the rotation in early August due to forearm oppression that left him behind. ‘has stopped playing since the star break. . A Thursday enclosure session apparently changed that plan. Anthony DiComo […]

Giants acquire Cubs All-Star slugger Kris Bryant

After the New York Mets landed Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez on Friday afternoon, they faced Chicago hitter Kris Bryant. Enter the San Francisco Giants. The first-place club linked with Bryant in rumors earlier today that apparently got the job done just minutes before the 4 p.m. trade deadline. Jeff Passan from ESPN was the […]

Nationals trade wide receiver Yan Gomes and infielder Josh Harrison in track and field

Washington will in return receive wide receiver Drew Millas and pitchers Seth Shuman and Richard Guasch, a source told Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Harrison rejuvenated his career in Washington, reaching .291 / .363 / .431 with 52 RBIs and six interceptions in 123 games after signing with the Nationals in July 2020. The 34-year-old […]