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  • PCB mistakenly sends 2012 central contracts to Pakistan team June 4, 2013

    Karachi: In a major blunder, the PCB has ended up sending copies of the 2012 central contracts to the members of Pakistan team in England instead of dispatching the new contracts for 2013. According to a report in the "Jang" newspaper, the board officials realized their mistake after the old...
  • Kirsten decides not to continue with South Africa May 10, 2013

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa says national coach Gary Kirsten has decided not to renew his contract and will leave his role this year. CSA made the announcement on Friday. The former batsman led South Africa to the top of the Test rankings after his appointment on a two-year contract in August...
  • Fragrance company files a lawsuit against Selena Gomez April 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Fragrance company Adrenalina Inc. has filed a lawsuit against singer Selena Gomez for not binding to her contract. Adrenalina Inc. claims Gomez had signed a deal with the company in 2011. The deal gave them allowance to develop fragrance products using her name. However, Gomez and her agent reportedly ended...
  • Report reveals India's rising sex tourism involving 'one month wives' April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Contract marriages are on the rise in Hyderabad, claimed women's rights groups as a teenager blew the lid off India's underground culture of Islamic sex tourism involving men who paid for 'wives' for four weeks, according to a report in the daily 'Telegraph'. The paper claimed that minor escaped...
  • Roma captain Francesco Totti wants new contract March 29, 2013

    Rome: Roma captain Francesco Totti is hoping to renew his contract with the club as soon as possible and has not ruled out making an Italy comeback for next year's World Cup. Totti has spent his entire career at Roma, and there was a party atmosphere at the club's training ground...
  • Punjab Assembly passes 16 Bills in absence of Congress MLAs March 26, 2013

    Chandigarh: Punjab Assembly on Monday passed 16 bills, including Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation (Amendment) Bill 2013 and Punjab Contract Farming Bill 2013 before the House was adjourned sine die. Meanwhile, the opposition party Congress on Monday continued to boycott the assembly proceedings of the Budget session in protest against the...
  • Rajasthan: Gehlot cancels sandstone mining contracts of relatives March 23, 2013

    Rajasthan's Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has cancelled the sandstone mining contracts earlier given to his relatives. Gehlot has been under fire for allegedly altering mining contract norms to benefit his close relatives. ...
  • Rohtak: Woman gets husband murdered via contract killers March 10, 2013

    Chandigarh: A woman from Rohtak was arrested on Sunday for allegedly getting her husband killed through contract killers. The woman got her husband murdered with the help of her lover, police said. The police had found the body of Satish Fauji, a resident of Shastri Nagar, near a drain in Rohtak...
  • Monty Panesar rewarded with England central contract March 7, 2013

    London: Spinner Monty Panesar was given an England increment contract for 2012-13 on Thursday as a reward for his fine recent form. The Sussex left-armer was previously on a central contract with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) until 2009 when his deal was not renewed. However, he made...
  • Rajasthan CM accused of giving mining contracts to relatives March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: As Ashok Gehlot enters his final year as the Rajasthan Chief Minister, he is at the centre of a major sandstone mining scam. He is facing allegations of awarding contracts to his close relatives at throwaway rates. He allegedly even altered mining contract norms in 2012. Ashok Gehlot is...
  • Bihar: Police lathicharge protesting contract teachers March 5, 2013

    Patna: The Bihar Police on Tuesday afternoon resorted to lathicharge against a group of protesting contract teachers. The teachers had been protesting peacefully when suddenly the police started raining blows on them. The protesting teachers have been demanding that their jobs be made permanent. They have also been demanding parity of...
  • Dehradun: Woman enters into contract to murder her husband February 25, 2013

    Dehradun: A woman identified as Rinku, who had entered into a written agreement with some hired killers, has been arrested by Dehradun police for plotting to murder her husband. She had used a stamp paper to enter into an agreement with the killers in which the amount to be paid...
  • Alcatel wins 8-year deal valued at over $1 bn from Reliance Comm January 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Franco-American telecoms equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent SA has won an eight-year deal valued at more than $1 billion to manage Indian carrier Reliance Communications Ltd's networks in the east and south of the country. The network outsourcing contract will cut costs for India's No. 3 carrier, where 4,000 - or about...
  • Frank Lampard won't get a new deal, says player's agent January 7, 2013

    London: Frank Lampard's departure from Chelsea at the end of the season now appears certain. Lampard's agent Steve Kutner has told British media that Chelsea have no intention of offering the veteran midfielder a new contract when his current deal expires at the end of the season. "Chelsea executives told Frank...
  • Contract talks with Real not important, says Ronaldo January 2, 2013

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo is to avoid public discussions of a possible contract renewal with Real Madrid and plans to focus instead on winning matches, he said on Wednesday. "The issue has already been talked about," the Portugal forward told a news conference when asked about his contract situation after training. I...
  • China not behind GMR contract termination: Maldives December 9, 2012

    New Delhi: According to sources, Maldivian President Mohammed Waheed Hassan has categorically stated that China is not behind his government's decision to scrap the Male airport development contract with GMR Group. The President also indicated that there was a problem right from the beginning in the approach of then president...
  • India's stern message to Maldives on GMR issue December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: In a stern message to Maldives, India on Tuesday said it expected no arbitrary and coercive action should be taken pending the outcome of legal proceedings on the GMR contract issue and warned that recourse to any such action would have adverse consequences for bilateral relations. In response to...
  • Maldives says will take over Male airport December 4, 2012

    Male: Maldives on Tuesday asserted that it would go ahead with the takeover of the Male International Airport from GMR later this week and said they along with the Indian firm had "worked out" a plan to hand over the running of the airport "without any hiccups". "Yes, we will...
  • India freezes aid to Maldives, ties under stress December 3, 2012

    Singapore/Male/New Delhi: In a move to put pressure on Male, India has frozen aid to the Maldives as its government on Monday decided to take control of the international airport despite a Singapore court staying the suspension of the contract given to India's GMR-led consortium. The High Court of Singapore suspended...
  • GMR to continue operations at Male airport in Maldives December 3, 2012

    New Delhi: A Singapore court on Monday stayed the cancellation of airport contract by Maldives with GMR Group. This has come as a relief for GMR, which will now continue its operations at Male airport in Maldives. The option of legal action in Singapore is provided in the contract GMR...
  • Yahoo ordered to pay $2.7 billion by Mexican court December 2, 2012

    San Francisco: A civil court in Mexico entered a preliminary $2.7 billion judgment against Yahoo Inc for breach of contract involving a yellow pages listings service, Yahoo said on Friday. Yahoo said that it believes the claims are without merit and that it will vigorously pursue all appeals. Shares of Yahoo...
  • Termination of GMR contract a major setback: Govt November 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Upset with Maldives for unilaterally deciding to terminate the $500 million GMR airport project in New Delhi, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said it was a major setback in the bilateral relations of the two countries. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the Union Minister said that India has communicated its...
  • Vettel committed to Red Bull after third title November 26, 2012

    Sebastian Vettel has dampened speculation he is set to jump ship from Red Bull and join Ferrari in 2014 by saying he is "extremely committed" to the team who helped him claim a third consecutive Formula One title on Sunday. The exact nature of Vettel's contract with Red Bull is unclear,...
  • Hyderabad Metro awards signalling contract to Thales November 16, 2012

    Hyderabad: L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited has awarded the signalling and train control and communication system contracts to Thales, a global technology leader in the defence, aerospace and transportation markets. The signalling and train control contract has been given to Thales Canada and Thales India, while the communication system contract...
  • Hyderabad: 3 arrested in contract marriage case November 5, 2012

    Hyderabad: Police have arrested three people including a bridegroom and a Muslim cleric who used to solemnise marriages following a sting operation on contract marriages by IBN7. The Muslim cleric has been suspended by the Minority Commission and the police are also investigating the role of some others in the...
  • Ashwin replaces Harbhajan in BCCI's 1 crore contract list October 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Offspinner R Ashwin has replaced Harbhajan Singh in the Grade A level – the highest – of the BCCI's list of central contracts for 2012-13. The annual retainers are worth Rs 1 crore for Grade A, Rs 50 lakh for Grade B and Rs 25 lakhs for Grade C. Ashwin,...
  • Cong promises to abolish contract job system in Gujarat October 23, 2012

    Rajkot: Congress on Monday promised to abolish contract recruitment system in government jobs if it came to power in Gujarat after the December Assembly polls. The Opposition party accused the Narendra Modi government of "exploiting" its employees recruited on contractual basis and assured to make such staffers permanent if it...
  • Bhujbal faces fresh charges in another land scam October 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Already under investigation by the states anti-corruption bureau in the multi-crore Maharshtra sadan scam, PWD Minister Chhagan Bhujbal now faces fresh charges. The opposition now alleges that Bhujbal received kickbacks from realty firms for favourably awarding PWD contracts. These kickbacks were routed through companies owned by Bhujbal's family to...
  • Important reforms on UPA govt's agenda October 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Keeping with its promise that "reforms are here to stay", the UPA government is planning to introduce more reforms in the country. The latest being the 26 per cent FDI in pension and 46 per cent in insurance, which the Cabinet is expected to clear on Thursday. But...
  • Barcelona to begin talks with Messi over contract extension September 22, 2012

    Madrid: FC Barcelona president Sandro Rosell said it would be an error not to start work on renewing the contract of star striker Lionel Messi. Messi has already renewed his contract six times in his Barcelona career and his current deal expires in June 2016. But with the best player in...