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  • Cow issued admit card by J&K authorities to write exam 13 hours 29 minutes ago

    Srinagar: A cow, brown indeed, has got an admit card issued by authorities on her name to write a professional entrance examination next week and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is keen on seeing her appear in the paper. In a strange turn of events, the admit card...
  • Trinidad board backs Sunil Narine after BCCI bans his off-breaks 2 days ago

    Port of Spain: The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) has expressed support for West Indies spinner Sunil Narine, who has been banned from bowling off-breaks in matches organised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The TTCB has dispatched a letter to Narine pledging its support and...
  • Centre seeks report after toxic froth from Bengaluru's Varthur lake spills on road 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: The Centre on Thursday sought report after toxic froth from Bengaluru's Varthur lake is spilling on to roads. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said necessary action will be taken in the case and has also promised to take action against those responsible. Javadekar said, "The Central government has asked for a...
  • PCB ready to spend USD 5 lakh on hosting Zimbabwe 5 days ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has agreed to spend around USD 5 lakh on hosting the Zimbabwe cricket team for a limited over series next month. PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan said today that the PCB had accepted some of the requests of the Zimbabwe cricket union to make the tour...
  • BCCI set to remove N Srinivasan from ICC 5 days ago

    BCCI likely to convene SGM on May 24 to remove Srinivasan from the ICC, according to sources. ...
  • New Income Tax Return forms: Special team to re-draft format after criticism 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The new format of Income Tax Return (ITR) forms that was withdrawn by the government in the wake of complaints over providing details of foreign trips and domestic bank accounts is being revised to make it simpler. "The new ITR format has been put into revision and it...
  • Jharkhand Board Class 10 and 12 exams results to be declared today 6 days ago

    Students of Jharkhand who took the class 10th examination in March 2015 will get to know their results on Monday, April 27. Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi is likely to declare the Class 10th result at around 4 pm in the presence of departmental minister Nara Yadav and Assembly Speaker Dinesh...
  • Zimabawe ask PCB for financial incentives for touring players 1 week ago

    Karachi: The Zimbabwe cricket union has managed to convince its players to tour Pakistan for the one-off limited overs series in May but have asked the Pakistan Cricket Board for special financial incentives for their players as well. According to sources in the PCB the ZCU after holding talks with its...
  • N Srinivasan spied on other BCCI officials: reports 1 week ago

    N Srinivasan seems to be finding out new ways of getting into controversies as a new one has hit the docks. According to a report in ndtv.com, Srinivasan allegedly paid 14 crores of the board's money to a London-based private agency to spy on other BCCI members. BCCI is suppose to...
  • Team India's coach job in focus at BCCI's Working Committee meet 1 week ago

    With Indian cricket team's next international tour a few months away, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has started its hunt for the new coach, which is one of the most lucrative and demanding jobs in the cricketing circles. On Sunday [26th April], the BCCI's new regime...
  • Injured Rahat Ali out of Test series against Bangladesh April 25, 2015

    Karachi: Vanquished in ODIs, Pakistan suffered a blow ahead of the Test series against Bangladesh when left-arm paceman Rahat Ali was ruled out with a hamstring injury. With the two-Test series due to start on April 28, the Pakistan Cricket board said Rahat had yet not recovered from a hamstring injury...
  • Rumours of rival cricket bodies unnerve boards April 25, 2015

    The International Cricket Council is on alert with rumours of a rival body doing the rounds since Essel Group, the Indian business giants, began registering companies with names that appear to be rival national cricket boards. Essel, the conglomerate behind the now defunct Indian Cricket League (ICL), has registered companies such...
  • BCCI keeping an eye on Virat Kohli's behaviour April 25, 2015

    The Board of Cricket Control in India has been reported to be keeping eye on India's new Test captain Virat Kohli over his behaviour. BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya has told Hindustan Times that Kohli will be on notice over his behaviour. "Kohli's outbursts has to be examined and whatever corrective measures...
  • Pakistan hope Zimbabwe tour is first step out of wilderness April 24, 2015

    Karachi: Deserted grounds, deprived fans and falling standards -- Pakistan has suffered badly from six years without hosting international cricket, but Zimbabwe's planned tour next month could restore hope. On March 3, 2009, Pakistani cricket suffered a cruel blow when the bus carrying the Sri Lankan Test team was attacked by...
  • Zimbabwe puts forth two conditions to tour Pakistan April 23, 2015

    Karachi: The Zimbabwe Cricket Union (ZCU) has put forward two conditions to its Pakistani counterpart to undertake the tour to Pakistan next month to play a limited over series. A source in the Pakistan Cricket Board told PTI that the ZCU has put forth two conditions. First, a return tour to...
  • Wipro staff to get shares worth over Rs 1 crore April 22, 2015

    New Delhi: IT major Wipro on Wednesday announced allotment of 18,819 shares, worth about Rs one crore at the current market price, to eligible employees. The shares are being issued to the employees under the restricted stock unit plans of 2005 and 2007, the company said. "Administrative Committee...
  • BCCI non-committal on Afghanistan's home ground request April 22, 2015

    Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) game development manager Ratnakar Shetty on Wednesday refused to comment on media reports which said that the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) wants to host its 'home' matches in India. "We will not discuss regarding this with the media right now," Shetty...
  • Afghanistan to host 'home' series in India? April 22, 2015

    In a move akin to Pakistan hosting their 'home' series in the UAE, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has reportedly requested India to provide a ground for their team to host 'home' matches. According to media reports, Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is scheduled to visit India shortly and...
  • PCB to sell off regional teams for domestic structure April 22, 2015

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) aims to sell off its affiliated regional teams to sponsors in a bid to improve its much maligned domestic structure and offer better pay incentives to domestic players. PCB chairman Shahryar Khan said the performances of the national team players in recent months was a...
  • Pakistan Cricket Board confirms Zimbabwe tour after terror fears April 20, 2015

    Lahore: Zimbabwe will tour Pakistan to play a short limited over series next month, becoming the first Test team to visit the terror-hit country in six years, a top cricket official said Monday. "Zimbabwe will visit Pakistan from mid-May for a one-week tour," Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan said,...
  • Umar Gul to replace injured Ehsan Adil in Pakistan ODI squad April 18, 2015

    Pakistan seam bowler Ehsan Adil will miss the ongoing one-day international series in Bangladesh due to a hamstring injury and has been replaced by Umar Gul, the country's cricket board said on Saturday. "Ehsan Adil out of Bangladesh series due to hamstring injury. Umar Gul will replace him," the Pakistan Cricket...
  • Abandoned India tour on agenda in WICB meeting April 18, 2015

    St. John's, Antigua: Last year's controversial abandoned tour of India will be on the agenda when the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) meets with the Caribbean Community's (CARICOM) Committee on Cricket Governance next Monday in Grenada. WICB president Dave Cameron, along with all 18 directors of the board, will sit down...
  • Misbah, Younis guide young players at training camp April 16, 2015

    Karachi: Much to the delight of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq and senior batsman Younis Khan spent the last two days at a training camp in Lahore, guiding the youngsters. The members of the Pakistan A squad, set to visit Sri Lanka later this month and the national T20...
  • N Srinivasan to remain ICC chairman till BCCI AGM April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Thursday said former president N Srinivasan will continue as the ICC chairman till September after which the Board will chalk a way forward at its Annual General Meeting. As per rules, the ICC chairman's post belongs to the BCCI representative for two years from...
  • Filmmakers should enjoy liberty as other artists do: Mani Ratnam April 16, 2015

    As the debate over moves made by the censor board rages, filmmakers, actors and other prominent voices have spoken vehemently about the importance of the freedom of expression. South Indian Director Mani Ratnam said, "Censorship should also adapt as industry matures. Filmmakers should enjoy liberty as other artists do." ...
  • PCB plans to plead Salman Butt's case with ICC April 16, 2015

    Karachi: The PCB is planning to plead the case of banned cricketer Salman Butt with the International Cricket Council. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan said in an interview that the former Test captain, who is serving a five-year ban for spot fixing, had shown willingness to meet all the requirements...
  • Mohammad Amir targets steady progress in Pakistan comeback April 14, 2015

    Pakistani pacer Mohammad Amir's 23rd birthday celebrations were marred by a hamstring injury on Monday as the former prodigy downplayed hopes of a speedy international recall following a four-year ban for spot-fixing. Currently turning out for Omar Associates in Pakistan's Grade-II tournament, Amir, who has bagged an impressive 22 wickets in...
  • PCB advises Mohammad Amir to avoid media interactions April 14, 2015

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has advised banned left arm pacer Mohammad Amir to control his interaction with the media since he is still serving a five year ban for spot fixing from the ICC. A reliable source in the board said that the PCB had advised Amir against regularly giving...
  • BCCI World Cup meeting will have discussions on new coach April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The new regime of the BCCI will have its first Working Committee meeting on April 26 in Kolkata and discussions on Duncan Fletcher's possible replacement will be held at that conclave. It will be the first time that Jagmohan Dalmiya and his colleagues will be formally meeting to set...
  • Greenpeace trying to hurt Indian tea industry: Ministry of Home Affairs April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry has alleged that Greenpeace is trying to hurt the Indian tea industry, which employs 35 lakh workers and earned USD 644 million from exports last year, by projecting abroad that homegrown leaves of the beverage have hazardous pesticides. According to a report prepared by the Home...