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  • Arun Jaitley urged not to back Srinivasan in BCCI 10 hours 57 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma on Thursday requested former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice-president and union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley not to support sidelined president N Srinivasan. Srinivasan was barred by the Supreme Court on January 22 from contesting the BCCI elections...
  • WICB proposes 'cricketing solutions' in letter to BCCI 14 hours 27 minutes ago

    St. John's: The embattled West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has insisted on a "cricketing solution" to the current impasse with the Board of Control for Cricket in India and has called for a meeting within the next two months as it battles to stave off the $42 million pay-out demanded...
  • Nominate a candidate who will hold up majesty, says Aditya Verma Yesterday

    New Delhi: The face of anti N Srinivasan faction Aditya Verma has made an "appeal" to the BCCI members to select an honest candidate for the post of the president in the upcoming polls of the parent body within six weeks. "I hereby appeal to the BCCI members not to be...
  • Delhi not even an 'Asia-class city' in cleanliness, says HC Yesterday

    New Delhi: Castigating municipal bodies for not clearing garbage, Delhi High Court on Wednesday observed that the national capital was "not even an Asia-class city" in terms of cleanliness. "How will we make Delhi a world-class city? It is not even an Asia-class city. Despite all the norms and number...
  • BCCI needs to be accountable as per SC observation: Sarbananda Sonowal Yesterday

    New Delhi: Expressing the government's desire to bring BCCI under the ambit of the RTI Act, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday reiterated the centre's stance following the Supreme Court ruling that the private cricketing body performs a public function and is amenable to judicial law and review. "This is a...
  • WICB eager to hold discussions with BCCI Yesterday

    Jamaica: The president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Dave Cameron has urged the BCCI to sort the issue of West Indies' pullout from the India tour midway into the series last year, through a bilateral discussion or a third-party mediation over the next two months. The WICB has also...
  • World Cup 2015: Indian garment company to sponsor West Indies cricket team Yesterday

    St. John's (Antigua): Yepme, an India-based online shopping company, will sponsor the West Indies team for the World Cup, their cricket board has announced. "We welcome Yepme to the West Indies cricket family of sponsors and partners for the world's premier cricket event - the ICC Cricket World Cup," the West...
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    Get exam ready and get more marks with Topper TV and www.topperlearning.com! Television is no longer the proverbial idiot box. Switch on the TV to get exam ready in the most enjoyable and engaging manner. Topper TV, India's only 24x7 education channel, presents Paper Peek, an exclusive TV series for...
  • Contract row is no big deal: PCB official 2 days ago

    Karachi: A senior official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that the contract row with players in the World Cup squad would be sorted out this week. "It is no big deal... The players want certain clarifications and have some reservations but our representative in New Zealand is talking...
  • WICB chief must go, says regional leader 3 days ago

    Bridgetown: Long serving St Vincent and Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves has blasted the leadership of West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron as "poor" and "embarrassing", and said the Jamaican executive needs to be axed or resign as head of the regional entity. The regional leader was Sunday speaking...
  • Srinivasan ready to cut off ties with CSK for BCCI return: reports 4 days ago

    BCCI president in-exile N Srinivasan has decided to give up on his Indian Premier League franchisee Chennai Super Kings following the Supreme Court's ban on BCCI office bearers having any commercial interests in the board's activities. According to reports on Sunday, Srinivasan has apparently told BCCI members that he would keep...
  • BCCI issues fresh ultimatum for damages to West Indies Board 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In no mood to be lenient on the West Indies Cricket Board, the BCCI has issued an ultimatum to WICB, demanding that it furnish the USD 41.97 million damages caused by the Caribbean team's infamous mid-tour pullout last year. In a fresh letter to WICB President Dave Cameron and...
  • I won't comment on SC's decision, says N Srinivasan 6 days ago

    Srinivasan has been left to choose between owning CSK or stay at the helm of BCCI. ...
  • WICB hits back at Kieran Powell's claims 6 days ago

    St. John's, Antigua: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has rejected several scathing assertions made by embattled opener Kieran Powell, in a recent media statement. Chief among these is the claim that cricket director Richard Pybus attempted to force Powell to divulge the details of the "personal reasons" which forced him...
  • Security tightened at Mumbai airport, ADG level official to conduct checkings 1 week ago

    Mumbai: After a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) drill exposed security lapses at the Mumbai airport ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit, a senior ADG level official is now conducting checks at the Mumbai airport. The development came after the serious security lapses were detected at Mumbai airport ahead of...
  • PCB shows urgency to get Hafeez's action cleared before World Cup 2015 January 21, 2015

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has formally asked the International Cricket Council (ICC) to have a reassessment of Mohammad Hafeez's bowling action prior to the World Cup beginning February 14. A PCB official said on Wednesday that Hafeez was likely to appear in the test on February 4 in Brisbane,...
  • PCB bars players from using social media websites during World Cup January 20, 2015

    Karachi: The Pakistani players, featuring in the World Cup squad, have been banned from using social networking sites during the mega event, beginning next month. Team manager, Naved Akram Cheema confirmed on Tuesday that as part of their central contracts, players would not be allowed to use any social networking site...
  • Government defends new appointments to Censor Board, says it's a 'mix of all' January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Under attack for naming people with BJP connections to the Censor Board, the government on Tuesday defended its appointments saying the idea was to have a "mix of all" in the composition of the statutory body which saw mass resignations last week after its earlier chief stepped down...
  • Filmmaker Pahlaj Nihalani apppointed the new Censor Board chief January 20, 2015

    The government has appointed a new Central Board for Film Certification chief and filled other posts in the committee. Filmmaker Pahlaj Nihalani has been apppointed to the top post. ...
  • Anupam Kher: Claims of government interference in CBFC are baseless and ridiculous January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Former CBFC chairperson Anupam Kher today disagreed with the claims of government interference in the statutory body under the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, saying they are "baseless and ridiculous". "All such claims are baseless and ridiculous. Why these people are pointing out government's interference now? Why didn't they say...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 19, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Filmmaker Pahlaj Nihalani is CBFC chief, 9 new members also appointed January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Pahlaj Nihalani has been appointed as new chairperson of Central Board of film Certification (CBFC). This comes after previous CBFC chief Leela Samson resigned last week from the top post in the panel citing interference and corruption in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry. Newly appointed Censor Board chief...
  • We are not Congress stooges, says Censor Board's Ira Bhaskar January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Academician Ira Bhaskar, one of the 10 members to quit the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) following chairperson Leela Samson's resignation, says they are "not Congress stooges" and were never "rebels without a cause". A proof, she says, is the December 2013 letter in which the board had...
  • Anupam Kher criticises Censor Board chairman Leela Samson for resigning from her post January 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Former Censor Board chairman and veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has criticised current chairman Leela Samson for resigning from her post. Samson, who headed the statutory body under the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, resigned amid controversy surrounding the clearance of controversial film 'Messenger of God' featuring Dera Saccha Sauda chief...
  • Leela Samson technically wrong; she has created a political row, says Anupam Kher January 18, 2015

    In the latest development in the controversy between the members of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and the government over autonomy of the board, former panel chief Anupam Kher on Sunday said that Leela Samson is creating a political row by resigning from her post adding that her...
  • Arun Jaitley lashes out at CBFC members January 17, 2015

    Arun Jaitely hit back at CBFC members in a blog post and called them rebels. "If there is any corruption in CBFC, UPA appointees have themselves to blame," he said. ...
  • Jaitley hits out at censor board, says UPA appointees to be blamed for any corruption January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Slamming former Censor board chief Leela Samson and other members of the board for resigning from their posts over allegations of interference by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday shrugged off the responsibility from the NDA government. "If there is any corruption in...
  • Censor Board not autonomous, Leela Samson took right decision, says member Pankaj Sharma January 17, 2015

    A day after Censor Board chief Leela Samson quit alleging interference from the government, Censor Board member Pankaj Sharma said that the government has ignored appeals of CBFC members to empower the panel. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Sharma said on Saturday, "The board has not met for the past one year....
  • Nine CBFC members resign citing interference, corruption in I&B Ministry January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Nine members of the Central Board of Film Certification have sent their resignation letters to the Information and Broadcasting Minister on Saturday citing interference and corruption in the ministry. The resignations came a day after Censor Board chief Leela Samson quit alleging interference from the government. In their letter to...