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  • BJP mulling age limit for Parliamentary board, Vajpayee, Advani, Joshi may be dropped: sources 1 hour 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After keeping party veterans out of the Cabinet, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now mulling an age limit cut-off for the party's Parliamentary board. Sources have told CNN-IBN that consultations are on with the BJP on the structure of the new Parliamentary board. Sources say that 75 years cut-off...
  • Reconstituting Parliamentary Board: BJP chief Amit Shah's next big task 3 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The newly appointed BJP national president Amit Shah has already reconstituted the office bearers of the party. It was met with no resistance or sulking. His next big challenge is the reconstitution of BJP's top decision making body- the Parliamentary Board. The BJP constitution stipulates that the national...
  • Will give directions on September 10 to curb water logging: Delhi High Court 15 hours 57 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that it will issue detailed directions to curb water-logging in the national capital after perusing judicial records and reports filed by various civic agencies on the issue. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS...
  • IPL probe panel will not meet Indian players in England Yesterday

    New Delhi: The retired Justice Mukul Mudgal-led IPL probe committee on Wednesday made it clear that they will not be travelling to England to interact with members of the Indian cricket team. "The Committee or any of its members also have no intention of travelling outside the country for any interaction...
  • West Indies part ways with coach Ottis Gibson Yesterday

    St. John's: The West Indies parted ways with coach Ottis Gibson, just a day ahead of a home one-day series against Bangladesh. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Tuesday said the two sides "mutually agreed to terminate their association" with team manager Richie Richardson stepping in as interim coach. No reason...
  • Modi effect: Chhattisgarh to build toilets in 100 schools Yesterday

    Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for 'Clean India' initiative and focus on school sanitation, Chhattisgarh Government has decided to construct toilets in as many as 100 schools. Chhattisgarh Housing Board (CHB) will execute the plan to build the lavatories. "A project has been prepared by Chhattisgarh Housing Board...
  • Films cleared by Censor Board during Rakesh Kumar's tenure under CBI scanner Yesterday

    New Delhi: CBI on Tuesday arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. According to CBI sources here, the arrest was made late in the evening in Mumbai as the Central Board of Film Certification CEO came under the agency...
  • Duncan Fletcher is free to quit, says BCCI official Yesterday

    New Delhi: With Ravi Shastri being appointed as the Director of the Indian cricket team, the days of current chief coach Duncan Fletcher seems to be numbered as there is a question mark about his presence during the upcoming home series against the West Indies. "Duncan has no powers left whatsoever....
  • Misbah-ul-Haq safe despite Sri Lanka defeat, says board chief Yesterday

    Lahore: Pakistan's newly elected cricket chief on Tuesday backed captain Misbah-ul Haq despite a Test series defeat in Sri Lanka, calling it a setback not a disaster. A 105-run defeat in the second Test on Monday consigned Pakistan to a 2-0 series loss, which brought them down from third to sixth...
  • CBI arrests Censor Board CEO on bribery charge 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The CBI on Monday arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. According to CBI sources, the arrest was made late in the evening in Mumbai as the Central Board of Film Certification CEO came under the agency...
  • Sunil Gavaskar slams 'jelly-like', 'embarrassing' India 3 days ago

    London: Sunil Gavaskar accused India of "embarrassing the country" after their humiliating innings and 244-run defeat by England in the fifth Test at The Oval on Sunday. It was the second time in as many matches that India had been beaten inside three days after their innings and 54-run reverse in...
  • Aircel-Maxis case: CBI planning to question Finance Ministry officials 4 days ago

    New Delhi: CBI is mulling questioning some officials of the Finance Ministry who were part of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance process given to Aircel-Maxis deal even as it plans to file the first charge sheet in the matter this week. Making it clear that no suspects have been identified...
  • Amit Shah to announce BJP's Parliamentary Board, National Executive today 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah is likely to announce party's Parliamentary Board and National Executive on Sunday. The National Executive is expected to be trimmed. The announcement comes a day after Shah announced his new team of 11 vice presidents and eight general secretaries. Seven members of...
  • Shaharyar Khan set to become first elected PCB Chairman 4 days ago

    Karachi: Former Pakistan foreign secretary, Shaharyar Khan is set to take over as the first elected Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board next week after no other candidate filed nomination papers for the elections, to be held on Monday in Lahore. Last year in May, Zaka Ashraf had declared himself as...
  • Amit Shah to announce his new team, BJP's new Parliamentary Board today 5 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah is likely to announce his new team on Saturday. The party's national executive is also expected to be trimmed. Shah is also likely to make an announcement on the party's new parliamentary board. Meanwhile, Shah will be in Jind in Haryana on Saturday...
  • BCCI treasurer has 3 offices, including a 5-star hotel suite 4 days ago

    Successive cricket board treasurers have often asked for the beefing up of their office because of the nature of book-keeping they have to maintain. As a bonanza, the incumbent has not one, two but three offices -- including a plush five-star hotel suite! The Board of Control for Cricket in India...
  • CBI arrests Censor Board CEO in a graft case 6 days ago

    New Delhi: CBI has arrested the CEO of Central Board of Film Certification, Rajesh Kumar, after a complaint was filed against him. An Indian Railway Postal Service Officer of 1995 batch officer Kumar was on deputation to Central Board of Film Certification. Earlier he had come under the CBI scanner for...
  • Five things to know about the decisive fifth India-England Test 1 week ago

    London: England are on the verge of putting to bed one of the most trying chapters in their Test cricket history. India could still extend them, however, in the fifth and final Test at the Oval starting on Friday. A summer for England that began with a first ever Test series defeat...
  • Government has no intention to take over BCCI, says Sports Minister 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The government on Wednesday said taking over the Indian Cricket Board was not a "feasible" option since the BCCI was an autonomous body but it will try to bring the cricket body under the ambit of the Right to Information Act. Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was responding to a...
  • UP govt to install CCTVs to check cheating in board exams August 13, 2014

    With a view to effectively check copying in UP secondary education board examination in the state, Uttar Pradesh government would install CCTV cameras at all the examination centres and government colleges. The Secondary Eduation Minister Mehboob Ali, in a meeting with senior officials of his department including district inspectors of schools...
  • Danish Kaneria says he will continue to fight against life ban August 13, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned leg-spinner, Danish Kaneria will not give up his fight to get his name cleared and seek damages from the England and Wales cricket board which imposed the punishment on him for spot-fixing. A court of appeal in the United Kingdom on Tuesday turned down an appeal by Kaneria...
  • Pakistan cricket board earns profits of 800 million rupees August 13, 2014

    Karachi: The outgoing chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Najam Sethi, has claimed that in the fiscal year ending June, 2014 the PCB, which was in danger of going bankrupt in three years' time, has ended up with profits of 800 million rupees. Sethi, who is stepping down as PCB chairman...
  • Indian government grants USD 1 million for Afghan stadium August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian government has given approval to a grant of USD 1 million for the construction of a cricket stadium in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, according to a report. The stadium is set to come up in Aino Mina, a northern suburb of Kandahar city, on the land...
  • 'Srinivasan made India a laughing stock with pushgate' August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: India became a "laughing stock" during the Ravindra Jadeja-James Anderson incident because of the timidity of BCCI president in-exile N Srinivasan, who played a "puppet" fearing a backlash from the England and Australia boards, CAB secretary Aditya Verma said on Saturday. "With N Srinivasan playing puppet, the Jadeja-Anderson issue...
  • Kissing scenes: Censor to use same yardstick for Hollywood, Bollywood August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Hollywood films were allowed more kisses even for films certified for all ages, but now in a bid to stop allegations of discrepancies in the certification of Indian and international films, the censor board has decided to treat kissing scenes in Hollywood and Bollywood with the same yardstick. The Central...
  • Censor Board slams jokes on Johnny Lever's name 'Abdullah' in 'Entertainment' August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The censor board has objected to the way Johnny Lever's character's name has been mispronounced in the forthcoming film 'Entertainment' and asked its makers to change it. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), which viewed the film late last week, has asked that Lever's character's name be changed. Said a...
  • Is the government right in amending the Juvenile Justice act? August 6, 2014

    The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act which will give Juvenile Justice Board the power to decide if minors between the ages of 16 and 18 should be tried as adults for heinous crimes like rape and murder. ...
  • Government data shows rise in crimes committed by juveniles since 2012 August 6, 2014

    The government data showed that there has been a shocking rise in crimes committed by juveniles since December 2012. Crimes committed by juveniles increased by 13 per cent between 2012 and 2013, from 27,936 in 2012 to 31,725 cases in 2013. The highest increase was seen in crimes against women...
  • Cabinet approves changes to Juvenile Justice Act to try minors as adults in rape, murder cases August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act which will give Juvenile Justice Board the power to decide if minors between the ages of 16 and 18 should be tried as adults for heinous crimes like rape and murder. The amendment will give the magistrate...