Wednesday, 26 January 2022

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Toshiba profit up on chip business sale

TOKYO: Japanese engineering firm Toshiba reported improved full-year net profit thanks to the sale of its chip business, but said operating profit was sharply down. In the year that ended March, Toshiba’s net profit jumped 26.0 percent to 1.01 trillion yen ($9 billion), chiefly because of “profit from completion of ...

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Pakistan delay South Africa victory charge

CAPE TOWN: Shan Masood and Asad Shafiq shared a century partnership as Pakistan fought to avoid an innings defeat on the third day of the second Test against South Africa at Newlands on Saturday. Facing a first innings deficit of 254 runs, Pakistan were 177 for three in their second ...

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Digital revolution has only small impact on inflation: ECB’s Weidmann

Reuters FRANKFURT: Rapid technological advances cut inflation only marginally and temporarily, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said, weighing in on one of the biggest debates in modern central banking. With much of the industrialised world struggling with anaemic inflation levels, some economists argue that rapid technological development keeps a lid on ...

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Irina Shayk never wanted fame

LONDON: Irina Shayk has never been motivated by fame. The 32-year-old Russian model has opened up about her path into the fashion industry and is adamant that it was never her intention to be a celebrity, she just wanted to be successful in her chosen profession and make a good ...

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I spent 12 years struggling: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

In just over a decade, Siddiqui has gone from a struggling bit-part actor worried about finding food to an acclaimed international star coveted by directors for his versatility across all genres. “When your film gets selected in a good category, you feel confident that you are on the right track ...

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Nadal limps out, Edmund marches on in Australian Open

PERTH: An injured and visibly struggling Rafael Nadal retired while trailing in the fifth set of his Australian Open quarterfinal match against Marin Cilic. Top-ranked Nadal saved five break points in the last game before Cilic broke his serve, then Nadal went to shake hands with the umpire and his ...

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Amazon acquires smart home video platform Blink

LONDON: Home security provider Blink earlier this week announced a new wireless doorbell that’ll debut at CES next month. The company topped that news with word that it has been acquired by Amazon. Blink announced the acquisition in a brief post on its blog earlier today. As of writing, Amazon ...

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Cricket-Broad not up to it, Cook has scars, says Mitchell Johnson

PERTH: Nathan Lyon’s wish to see the end of some England careers after another Ashes whitewash could easily come true if the tourists’ struggling senior players fail to lift quickly, former Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson has said. Johnson captured 37 wickets in the 5-0 sweep of Alastair Cook’s England in ...

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California wildfires now larger than Boston, New York combined

CALIFORNIA: Firefighters are struggling to contain the biggest of six blazes burning in southern California, with the Thomas Fire slipping from 15% containment to 10%. Covering 230,000 acres, the Thomas Fire is now the fifth largest blaze in modern California history. The fires are collectively burning an area larger than ...

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