Major traders, banks cut business ties with Russia-backed Indian refiner: Report

Nayara has been a key buyer of Russian oil, snapping up the discounted product shunned by some western companies and countries. NEW DELHI: Many global oil traders and banks have stopped dealing with Indian refiner Nayara Energy, a Rosneft affiliate, as they are worried about Western sanctions over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, two people with […]


Asia Cup: VVS Laxman named India’s interim coach after Rahul Dravid tests positive for COVID | Cricket News

VVS Laxman will take over as India’s interim coach for the Asia Cup after head coach Rahul Dravid tested positive for COVID-19, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) said on Wednesday. Laxman, who is also the head of cricket at the National Cricket Academy, had led the second-string side that beat Zimbabwe in a three-match one-day […]


Western leaders salute Ukraine on its Independence Day

LONDON: European leaders pledged unwavering support for Ukraine as the war-torn country marked its Independence Day on Wednesday, coinciding with the six-month milestone of Russia’s invasion. Leaders paid tribute to the sacrifices and courage of the Ukrainian people, voiced their resolve to keep supplying Ukraine with weapons and reviled Moscow for its attack on the […]