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  • Cricket going to have 11th Test nation? 31-01-2014 07:28 AM

    The ICC Board has floated the idea of adding another Test nation to the existing ten during its two-day meeting in Dubai, ESPNCricinfo has reported. According to the report, the Associate nation winning ICC's Intercontinental Cup would play the lowest-ranked Test nation on a home-and-away basis. A win for the...
  • UPPSC accused of favouring a particular caste, hundreds protest 20-01-2014 12:58 PM

    Lucknow: Several government job aspirants have been left in the lurch as Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has once again been accused of being partial and favouring certain candidates. The Akhilesh Yadav government has been accused of appointing Anil Yadav, an officer close to the present regime, as UPPSC...
  • England should expect more sledging, say Aussies 28-11-2013 12:35 PM

    Australia: The captain of a Cricket Australia Chairman's XI side which will play a two-day game against England starting Friday says the visitors can expect more on-field verbal invective. Michael Beer said Thursday "that will be the aim, to make it a little bit uncomfortable for the opposition ... I...
  • Ian Bell, Jonathan Trott hit centuries in drawn tour match 02-11-2013 03:55 PM

    Perth: Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott hit centuries but the rest of England's middle order didn't fare as well in a drawn three-day tour match against the WACA Chairman's XI on Saturday. In their first match of the Ashes tour, England later lost seven wickets for 61 runs to be...
  • Cook, Broad, Pietersen rested for warm-up match 30-10-2013 02:57 PM

    Perth: Captain Alastair Cook, Stuart Broad and Kevin Pietersen will be rested for England's opening match of its Australian Ashes tour, a three-day game against the Western Australia Chairman's XI. Cook has a back ailment while Pietersen only arrived in Australia on Sunday after being given compassionate leave following the...
  • Michael Beer to lead Western Australia XI against England 28-10-2013 08:45 AM

    Michael Beer will captain a second-string Western Australia Chairman's XI against England in the tourists' opening three-day match at Perth's WACA Ground starting on Thursday. The left-arm spinner may be joined in the team by allrounder Mitch Marsh, the younger brother of Test batsman Shaun, but he will have to...
  • US shutdown to hit exports; pharma, IT see no immediate impact 01-10-2013 10:17 PM

    New Delhi: Indian exports face additional costs due to delays at ports and airports in the US in the wake of government shutdown, but sectors like IT and pharma are likely to remain unscathed as their business is not directly linked to federal spending. "The shutdown of the US government...
  • Ranjib Biswal to prepare roadmap to make IPL clean 30-09-2013 10:01 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Newly-appointed IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal on Monday said he will soon prepare a roadmap to make IPL matches clean and corruption-free. "I will try to make IPL a clean cricket tournament. Besides, I will also see that IPL matches will be played in a better way with every passing...
  • Ranjib Biswal is new IPL chairman 29-09-2013 04:27 PM

    Chennai: Former national selector Ranjib Biswal was on Sunday appointed the new chairman of the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Biswal has been a long-time loyalist of president Narayanaswami Srinivasan, who was re-elected at...
  • Yahoo appoints chairman as Mayer's turnaround effort continues 17-08-2013 05:22 PM

    San Francisco: Yahoo Inc said it appointed veteran technology executive and Silicon Valley investor Maynard Webb as chairman, replacing Fred Amoroso at the company, which is struggling to jumpstart its advertising business. Webb, who has served as interim chairman since April and is a former eBay Inc chief operating officer,...
  • Won't take IPL chairman's post next year: Shukla 10-08-2013 04:32 PM

    Jaipur: The BCCI may not have accepted his resignation but Rajeev Shukla on Saturday said he would take up the IPL Chairman's post next year. Talking to PTI during a function here, Shukla, who resigned from the post in the wake of the spot-fixing scandal, said Board's interim chief Jagmohan...
  • 2G case: Delhi court issues fresh summons to Anil, Tina Ambani 27-07-2013 05:29 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday issued fresh summons to Reliance ADA Group Chairman Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani to appear as prosecution witnesses before it next month in the 2G spectrum allocation case. While Anil has been summoned on August 22, Tina has been asked to...
  • Mars mission not for pride but for 'meaningful research': ISRO 21-07-2013 12:52 PM

    Bangalore: As India prepares to launch its Rs 450 crore mission to Mars this year, a top space official says the country's first martian odyssey - that has attracted some criticism - is not just for pride but for undertaking "meaningful research". K Radhakrishnan, Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO),...
  • Has the government acted too late on FDI? 16-07-2013 09:31 PM

    New Delhi: With stocks falling, rupee sliding, rising inflation and factory output at its lowest in 11 years, has the government acted too late to revive the Indian economy? Industry leaders feel it will take some time for these steps to bring about any positive change for the Indian economy....
  • New Zealand Cricket chairman to step down 12-07-2013 01:42 PM

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chairman Chris Moller says he will not stand for re-election when a new board is voted in at the annual meeting in September. Moller, who is also a former chairman of the New Zealand Rugby Union, has been chairman for three years and a director...
  • Pakistan court orders re-election of PCB chairman 04-07-2013 08:14 PM

    Islamabad: A court in Pakistan on Thursday ordered the country's cricket board to re-elect a chairman within 90 days after Zaka Ashraf was suspended over concerns about a dubious ballot. The decision from the Islamabad High Court came after petitioners challenged a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ballot, which in May...
  • Majid Khan among three candidates for PCB chairman role 19-06-2013 06:33 PM

    Islamabad: A Pakistan government lawyer says former captain Majid Khan is among three candidates for the post of acting chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board. Lawyer Irfanullah informed Islamabad High Court judge Shaukat Aziz Siddique that commentator Chishtie Mujahid and former chief of the Federal Board of Revenue Mumtaz Haider...
  • Modi calls for 'Congress-free Bharat Nirman' 09-06-2013 09:24 PM

    Panaji: Handed over the charge of BJP's campaign in the next Lok Sabha polls, Narendra Modi on Sunday virtually sounded the election bugle as he targeted the UPA government over various fronts and asked party cadres to work for "Congress-free Bharat Nirman". In his first comments on the new role...
  • BJP propels Modi to centre stage of 2014 polls 09-06-2013 08:33 PM

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi has now taken centre stage in the national politics after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chose the Gujarat Chief Minister to be its poll panel chief, thrusting him on to a bigger role for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The party took the plunge on day-two...
  • Industry hails the return of Narayana Murthy at the helm of Infosys 02-06-2013 12:02 PM

    Bangalore: The resilient Indian IT industry hailed the return of its icon NR Narayana Murthy as the executive chairman of global software major Infosys Ltd Saturday. "Murthy is an iconic leader who played a key role to shape the Indian IT industry. We welcome him in his role as executive...
  • Parl panel to submit report on chit funds in Monsoon session 31-05-2013 05:21 PM

    New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel looking into chit funds and ponzi schemes in the backdrop of Saradha scam in West Bengal, will give its recommendations on preventing recurrence of such incidents to Parliament in the forthcoming Monsoon session. "We have completed deliberations on the ponzi schemes and will submit our...
  • Judge stops Ashraf from working as PCB chairman 28-05-2013 06:21 PM

    Islamabad: A judge has stopped Zaka Ashraf from working as chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board after his election was challenged in the Islamabad High Court. Judge Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui accepted a petition from Ahmad Nadeem Sadal and says the "entire process of the election .... appeared to be motivated...
  • Etihad deal to improve profits, cut costs: Goyal 24-05-2013 12:38 PM

    Mumbai: Seeking shareholders' approval for sale of 24 per cent stake to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal on Friday said this strategic alliance would improve the Indian carrier's profitability and lower the costs. "Etihad investment will help us to deleverage and grow in a sustainable manner," Goyal...
  • Lalit Modi says rules are being bent for some owners 16-05-2013 07:23 PM

    New Delhi: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi, while defending himself and his tenure in the IPL, said he had information about match-fixing and spot-fixing in the sport and that he had told CEO Sundar Raman about irregularities in IPL. He also said he was attacked and criticised...
  • Latif to move court against Ashraf's election as PCB chief 09-05-2013 01:18 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has said that he would challenge the manner in which Zaka Ashraf was elected Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman under the new Constitution by filing a petition in the High Court. "After my first petition, the PCB introduced a few amendments to its constitution....
  • ATP chairman Brad Drewett dies at 54 04-05-2013 08:20 AM

    London: Brad Drewett, a former tour player who led the ATP as executive chairman and helped increase prize money at Grand Slam tournaments, died Friday after a short battle with motor neurone disease. He was 54. The ATP said in a statement the Australian died at his home in Sydney....
  • SRK prompted Lalit Modi's niece Jayati to take up acting 23-04-2013 04:46 PM

    Mumbai: Former IPL Chairman Lalit Modi's young niece Jayati, who is making her acting debut with Karan Johar's 'Gippi', says she took up acting because of superstar Shah Rukh Khan. The 17-year-old will be seen in Johar's upcoming home production, directed by Sonam Nair. "Whenever I am upset I prefer...
  • GSLV-Mk III experimental flight next year: ISRO 03-04-2013 11:24 PM

    New Delhi: India plans to launch a next generation rocket to put heavier satellites and more astronauts into outer space within a year, a top official said on Wednesday. "The first experimental flight of the GSLV Mark III will take place one year from now," K Radhakrishnan, Chairman, Indian Space...