India has despatched V K Singh and M J Abkar, the ministers of state in the external affairs ministry, to negotiate with Saudi and Kuwaiti authorities on behalf of 800 out-of-work Indians who have been pushed to the edge of starvation.
R Ashwin picked up his 18th five-wicket haul, second of the series as India toppled West Indies for 196 on a lively Kingston surface. India replied well with opener KL Rahul's half-century and trail West Indies by 70 runs.
The suspense over wrestler Narsingh Yadav's Rio Olympics participation was on Saturday prolonged further after the National Anti-Doping Agency deferred its final verdict on the doping scandal to Monday.
At least 15 banks, both from public and private sectors, are ready to roll out the unified payments interface (UPI) starting July 31. The UPI system is a kind of e-payment which can be authenticated using mobile phones.
Gold prices spurted to Rs 31,340 per 10 grams, a 29-month high, by surging Rs 540 in the bullion market today, tracking a firm trend overseas amid increased buying by jewellers at the domestic spot market.