National Technology

Tinder founders sue parent companies Match and IAC for at least $2B

A group of Tinder founders and executives has filed a lawsuit against parent company Match Group and its controlling shareholder IAC. The plaintiffs in the suit include Tinder co-founders Sean Rad, Justin Mateen and Jonathan Badeen — Badeen still works at Tinder, as do plaintiffs James Kim (the company’s vice president of finance) and Rosette […]

Economy National

European stocks open slightly higher as Turkey crisis weighs on sentiment

Shares in Europe open slightly higher Wednesday as concerns over the Turkish currency crisis continue to affect investors’ appetite. However, trading flows were also sluggish as a number of European bourses are closed due to a public holiday, including Italy, Greece and Austria. The pan-European Stoxx 600 was up by 0.18 percent with most sectors […]

National Sports

Tennis leaders preparing to vote on Davis Cup overhaul

A new Davis Cup format that tennis’ governing body believes is more enticing for players and more lucrative for nations will be voted on this week. The proposal to overhaul the current calendar-year format of the 118-year-old event is being discussed this week at the International Tennis Federation conference in Orlando, Florida, with the vote […]

National Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo’s bicycle kick against Juventus nominated for UEFA Goal of the Year

Former Real Madrid star forward Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning bicycle kick against Juventus in the Champions League quarterfinals was included in the nominations for the UEFA Goal of the Year. Apart from Ronaldo, England international Lucy Bronze and Elliot Embleton’s strike was also included in the shortlist of 11 goals announced by UEFA on Tuesday. The […]

National Politics

Dahal cancels North Korea visit

Former prime minister and Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Co-chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal has cancelled his planned visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Dahal was set to visit North Korea on the occasion of the country’s National Day on September 9, the day DPRK was proclaimed with Kim II-Sung as premier, at the invitation […]