Practice

  • EU investigates tax rulings on Apple, Starbucks, Fiat 12-06-2014 09:15 AM

    London: The European Commission raised pressure on Ireland, the Netherlands and Luxembourg over their corporate tax practices, saying it was investigating deals the countries have cut with Apple, Starbucks and Fiat. The EU is looking at whether the countries' tax treatment of multinationals, which help to attract investment and jobs...
  • Formula One to consider dropping practice session 07-06-2014 11:59 AM

    Formula One, in another cost cutting move, is looking to drop one practice session and trim Grand Prix weekends from four days to three. While the proposal has yet to be approved, team technical directors said on Friday following practice at the Canadian Grand Prix that they were aware of...
  • Rosberg fastest in Australian GP third practice 15-03-2014 09:52 AM

    Melbourne: Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg set the fastest time in Saturday's pre-qualifying practice session for the season-opening Formula One Australian Grand Prix, well clear of his rivals. Rosberg was 1.4 seconds faster than the next-best driver, Jenson Button of McLaren, around the Albert Park street circuit. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso was...
  • Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel fastest in opening practice at BIC 25-10-2013 11:46 AM

    Greater Noida: Sebastian Vettel drove 35 flawless laps in the second practice session Friday to edge Red Bull teammate Mark Webber for the quickest time ahead of Sunday's Indian Grand Prix. Vettel recorded 1 minute, 25.722 seconds on soft tires for his best lap on the Buddh International Circuit, .289...
  • Webber fastest in final practice for Japanese GP 12-10-2013 10:11 AM

    Suzuka: Red Bull driver Mark Webber set the fastest time in final practice for the Japanese Grand Prix while team-mate and runaway championship leader Sebastian Vettel sat out the last 20 minutes with a KERS power-boost problem and was ninth ahead of qualifying later Saturday. Webber's lap of 1 minute...
  • Sebastian Vettel fastest in second practice at Japanese GP 11-10-2013 01:06 PM

    Suzuka: Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel had the fastest time in Friday's practice for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix, indicating the German is in a good position to clinch his fourth straight championship in Sunday's race. Vettel's time of 1 minute and 33.852 seconds around the Suzuka circuit was...
  • Vettel fastest in third practice at Belgian GP 24-08-2013 03:44 PM

    Belgium: Sebastian Vettel posted the fastest time in the third practice session at the Belgian Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later Saturday. The three-time defending Formula One champion beat Fernando Alonso's time late in the session to clock a best of 1 minute, 48.327 seconds, putting him 0.105 clear of...
  • DLF pays Rs 1.5 lakh compensation to allottee for delaying project, not refunding money 22-08-2013 03:20 PM

    DLF Ltd has been directed by a consumer forum in New Delhi to pay Rs 1.5 lakh to an allottee as compensation for its "unfair trade practice" of not refunding money paid for booking a flat which was not handed over in time. The New Delhi District Consumer Disputes Redressal...
  • NHRC seeks Health Ministry views on clinical trial guidelines 20-08-2013 11:46 PM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission has written to Union Health Ministry seeking their views on draft guidelines on clinical trials including compensation and risks involved. The guidelines, framed by an expert committee of NHRC, has suggested that ethics committees should be set up in all institutions undertaking studies...
  • Sebastian Vettel fastest in final practice for German Grand Prix 06-07-2013 04:02 PM

    Nuerburgring, Germany: Three-time defending Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel produced a sizzling lap in his Red Bull to post the fastest time by a large margin in Saturday's final practice before qualifying for the German Grand Prix. Vettel is the championship leader and is seeking his first win at home....
  • Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton tops German GP first practice 05-07-2013 03:52 PM

    Nuerburgring, Germany: There was no sign of the tyre blowouts which marred last weekend's British Grand Prix in first practice in Germany on Friday as Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets in his Mercedes. However, Ferrari's Fernando Alonso had an electrical problem with his car and failed to set a time....
  • Force India cancel Rossiter's F1 practice debut 28-06-2013 01:28 PM

    Wet conditions at the Silverstone race track have forced Sahara Force India to cancel James Rossiter's Formula One Practice debut ahead of the first practice for the British Grand Prix. Rossiter is the simulator driver for Force India and was scheduled to drive Adrian Sutil's VJM06 during the first practice...
  • Woods and Garcia decide to burry the hatchet 11-06-2013 08:32 AM

    Sergio Garcia approached Tiger Woods at the driving range at Merion Golf Club on Monday and after a brief exchange shook hands with the world number one in an apparent attempt to make up after their recent unpleasantness. The meeting during practice for the U.S. Open was the first between...
  • US businesses complain about India trade practices 06-06-2013 12:45 AM

    Washington: Leading US business groups on Wednesday urged President Barack Obama to act against what they said were "unacceptable" Indian trade practices that have hurt US exports in areas ranging from pharmaceuticals to electronics. The National Association of Manufacturers and other business groups expressed their concerns in a letter that...
  • Law Ministry for 3-7 years jail for spot, match fixing 28-05-2013 09:36 PM

    New Delhi: The Law Ministry has proposed punishment ranging from three to seven years' jail for various "dishonest" practices in a sporting event, including spot-fixing and match-fixing. The draft 'Dishonest Practice in Sporting Event (Prevention) Bill', submitted to the Sports Ministry, provides for punishment of up to three years in...
  • Mercedes' Rosberg quickest in first Monaco GP practice 23-05-2013 06:00 PM

    Monaco: Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg posted the fastest time in the first practice session of the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday. The German driver has been on pole position for the last two races and clocked 1 minute and 16.195 seconds to finish 0.087 faster than Ferrari rival Fernando Alonso....
  • Singapore GP practice: Force India duo in top 10 21-09-2012 10:24 PM

    Singapore: Sahara Force India's Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg finished in the top 10 in both opening practice sessions for the Singapore Grand Prix, here on Friday. Hulkenberg was seventh in the first free practice with a timing of 1:51.658 while Di Resta finished a place behind after clocking...
  • Kobayashi tops Practice 1 at Belgium GP 31-08-2012 06:20 PM

    Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium: Ferrari's Formula One championship leader Fernando Alonso lapped more than 29 seconds off the pace in a rain-lashed and meaningless first practice session for the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday. Sauber's Kamui Kobayashi ended up with his name on top of the timing screens after a fastest lap...
  • India antitrust body investigating Google 14-08-2012 10:42 AM

    New Delhi: India's antitrust regulator has launched a probe against Google Inc over alleged anti-competitive practices by the US Internet search giant, following a complaint by a consumer advocacy group, a federal minister said on Monday. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has received information about contravention of an Indian...
  • Nike unveils new Indian cricket gear 17-07-2012 07:13 PM

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  • Valencia practice blues don't worry Hamilton 23-06-2012 10:33 AM

    Valencia: Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton kept his spirits up after his McLaren team looked well off the pace at the European Grand Prix on Friday. "I'm about 95 per cent away from where I want to be with my car at the moment, but I'll get back 90...
  • Rosberg fastest in Bahrain GP final practice 21-04-2012 02:55 PM

    Sakhir, Bahrain: Nico Rosberg looks to be the driver to beat in qualifying after posting the fastest time in final practice on Saturday at the Bahrain Grand Prix where security remains tight amid expectations of further anti-government protests. Rosberg, who won the Chinese Grand Prix last week for his first...
  • Force India miss second practice in Bahrain 20-04-2012 05:40 PM

    Bahrain: The Formula One team Force India skipped the second practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday due to safety concerns. Deputy team principal Robert Fernley said the decision was made following the first practice and a day after two Force India members left the Gulf nation in the...