Elgar to lead South Africa in Tests

Bavuma will lead South Africa at the 2021 and 2022 ICC men’s T20 World Cups as well as the ICC World Cup in 2023. Elgar will take the reins into the next cycle of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC), said CSA …reports Asian Lite News Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Thursday appointed Dean Elgar

Wipro to buy UK firm Capco

London-headquartered Capco’s clients include the marquees in the global financial services industry….reports Asian Lite News Global software major Wipro said on Thursday that it has signed an agreement to acquire the UK-based management and technology firm Capco for $1.45 billion (Rs 10,551 crore) to provide digital, Cloud and IT services to financial institutions in the

US clear the air on ties with India, Pak

Washington adds that it has de-hyphenated ties with India and Pakistan saying it is not a zero-sum game, reports Arul Louis While describing the US engagement with India as a “global comprehensive strategic partnership,” the State Department has reiterated Washington’s policy of a de-hyphenated relationship with India and Pakistan saying it is “not a zero-sum.”

Flipkart launches ‘voice search’

Flipkart said that the introduction of the voice search feature will enable faster onboarding of customers from smaller towns and simplify their e-commerce journey…reports Asian Lite News E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Thursday introduced voice search in Hindi, English as well as Hinglish on its platform to enable customers to search from a pool of over

Airstrike kills IS militants in Iraq

Based on intelligence reports, the Iraqi army’s helicopter gunships bombed an IS hideout near the city of Jalawla, some 135 km northeast of Baghdad…reports Asian Lite News Four militants of the extremist Islamic State (IS) group were killed on Wednesday in an airstrike in Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala, a provincial police source said. Based

4th Test: England all out for 205

Ben Stokes was the top scorer for England for 55 and Daniel Lawrence made 46, after openers Zak Crawley and Dominic Sibley failed to provide a solid start…reports Asian Lite News In-form left-arm spinner Axar Patel bagged four wickets and off-spinner R. Ashwin three as Indian spinners accounted bundled England out for 205 runs in

Ghana kicks off mass vax drive

The regional health director assured the public the vaccines have been proven to be safe and effective and urged all to embrace them to defeat the pandemic….reports Asian Lite News The government of Ghana has rolled out a program to commence the mass vaccination of people living in some 43 epicenter-districts in the Greater Accra,

Darlington is the new ‘Treasury North’

Soon, the new economic campus in Darlington will house 750 officials from ministries including the departments for business, transport and local government, reports Asian Lite News UK chancellor of Exchequer Rishi Sunak on Wednesday announced that the northern town of Darlington has been chosen as the location for a new economic campus with hundreds of

China is a global threat: US

The US, the 24-page document said, must also contend with the reality that the distribution of power across the world is changing, creating new threats. “China, in particular, has rapidly become more assertive…reports Asian Lite News In line with the previous government’s China policy, the Biden administration has announced that the US will support China’s

Egypt, Sudan upset over Nile dam filling

They highlighted the importance of reaching a binding legal agreement on filling and operating the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) that would meet the interests of the three countries…reports Asian Lite News Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Sudanese counterpart Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi stressed that Ethiopia’s possible second phase filling of the Nile dam