Retained Players: David Warner, Abhishek Sharma, Basil Thampi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jonny Bairstow, Kane Williamson, Manish Pandey, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Sandeep Sharma, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreevats Goswami, Siddarth Kaul, Khaleel Ahmed, T Natarajan, Vijay Shankar, Wriddhiman Saha, Virat Singh, Priyam Garg, Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder, Abdul Samad … [Read more...] about Confirmed: IPL 2021 Player Auction to be Held in Chennai on February 18
“The new service chiefs have a huge responsibility to bring back sanity in the security sector. It is vital that the new service chiefs go back to the drawing board to identify where it all went wrong, restrategize and develop a better security framework to protect Nigerians and Nigerians. … [Read more...] about CSOs task new Service Chiefs on aggressive approach to end criminal activities, peace
My girlfriend, Dr Nitya Mohan Khemka, had kindly insisted on hosting an event for Changemakers (the book I co-authored with Mallika Kapur), since miraculously, we both happened to be in London at the same time. The arty crowd was going to the big Anish Kapoor opening at Lisson Gallery nearby and there were so many other things going on that evening, but we managed to draw in a decent crowd, including Smita Tharoor (sister of Shashi), Shalini Hinduja, Karima Burman, Abha Housego, lots of fellow journalists, and of course our relatives! … [Read more...] about Celebrity sizzle and some Fenty
With the government taking a strong stand, quality-conscious buyers are gravitating towards larger, organised players. For three-carat solitaires and multi-purpose pieces, certification is a must for most clients. As for smaller diamonds, the jewellers’ track records matter. Companies that are integrated up to the mine are preferred as this is something wholesale retailers cannot offer, says Kirtilals’ Shantakumar. “The ‘desirability’ of diamonds has not come down. What we are seeing, instead, is buyers who are aware — there’s been a 20% increase in people demanding certified diamonds,” he adds. … [Read more...] about Is the diamond shining in India?
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