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  • Delhi High Court asks Delhi University not to treat law centre in step motherly way 21 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Delhi University not to treat its the three law colleges, which have been in controversy recently for alleged non-compliance of the Bar Council Of India (BCI) norms, in a "step motherly" way. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice...
  • World Cup: Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour reported to ICC and BCCI Yesterday

    Perth/New Delhi: The controversy surrounding Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour with an Indian journalist refused to subside on Wednesday despite the team management's efforts to play it down with complaints being made to the ICC and BCCI about the episode. The BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur said that it was a case of...
  • Black money: Luxembourg offers to send financial experts team 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Luxembourg, one of the biggest routes for investments into India, on Monday offered to send a team of experts in New Delhi to brief the government on measures taken by it to curb illegal financial transactions. The offer was conveyed by Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn to his Indian...
  • Upul Tharanga replaces Jeevan Mendis in Sri Lanka World Cup squad February 25, 2015

    Wellington: Opening batsman Upul Tharanga will join Sri Lanka at the World Cup as a replacement for injured allrounder Jeevan Mendis. The International Cricket Council approved the replacement after Mendis injured a hamstring at training on Tuesday. Sri Lanka will play Bangladesh in Melbourne on Thursday in their third match in Pool...
  • Barack Obama endorses India's bid for UNSC permanent membership February 25, 2015

    Washington: US President Barack Obama endorses India's candidature as a permanent member of the reformed UN Security Council, the White House has said. "As it relates to India's membership in the security council, I know the President endorsed that...The Security Council in the context of a variety of other important...
  • India seizes record haul of smuggled gold outside airport February 24, 2015

    New Delhi/Mumbai: Gujarat police said they had made the single biggest seizure of gold smuggled into India on Tuesday after arresting six people leaving an airport with 60 kg of the precious metal flown in from Dubai. The arrest is likely to strengthen pressure on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to cut...
  • Five advocates debarred from practice in Chennai February 24, 2015

    Chennai: Five advocates allegedly involved in the murder of another lawyer at a local court have been debarred from practising in courts or having any other lawyer appear on their behalf until completion of disciplinary proceedings against them. The Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry issued the orders on...
  • South Africa fined for slow over-rate at Cricket World Cup February 23, 2015

    Melbourne: South Africa have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during Sunday's World Cup match against India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the International Cricket Council said. Match referee Jeff Crowe found the South Africans fell one over short in the stipulated time and docked skipper AB de Villiers 20...
  • Supreme Court asks J&K High Court to spell out steps for holding Bar Council poll February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Registry of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to file an affidavit spelling out the steps taken by it for holding of State Bar Council elections, which have not been conducted for the past 30 years. After it was informed that a...
  • RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, on 5-day visit to Rajasthan from February 20 February 18, 2015

    Jaipur: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will address RSS workers among other programmes on his five-day visit to Rajasthan from February 20. Bhagwat will offer floral tributes to the statue of Rana Saanga in Bharatpur's Khanwa area, address RSS workers meeting and attend other programmes from February 20 to 23, RSS...
  • UN Security Council reform: Stick to a time-table, says India February 14, 2015

    United Nations: With UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Sam Kutesa reporting he was "heartened" to find support for a Security Council reform process based on a negotiating document, India has said that the text should be given the mandate of an Assembly resolution and the negotiations should stick to a...
  • News 360: China says will back India for UN Security Council permanent membership February 12, 2015

    Ahead of Narendra Modi's Beijing visit, China on Thursday softened its stand on India's bid for a permanent membership in United Nation's Security Council. After decades of denial, it is for the first time that China said it supported India's bid. A senior Chinese official said Beijing has no problem...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 12, 2015

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  • Ahead of PM Modi's visit, China says will back India for UN Security Council permanent membership February 12, 2015

    Beijing: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Beijing visit, China on Thursday softened its stand on India's bid for a permanent membership in United Nation's Security Council. After decades of denial, it is for the first time that China said it supported India's bid. A senior Chinese official said Beijing...
  • Darren Lehmann takes on ICC, unfazed of crackdown on bad behaviour February 11, 2015

    Melbourne: Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann appears to be ignoring the International Cricket Council (ICC) crackdown on bad on-field behaviour, saying he'll let his team continue playing in the style that created so much controversy over the summer. The ICC has been upfront in admitting it will be targeting players who...
  • ICC have idea on who match-fixers are: David Richardson February 11, 2015

    Wellington: The International Cricket Council had a "far better idea" of the people involved in match-fixing and would do everything in their power to ensure the "sickness" of corruption did not affect the World Cup, Chief Executive Dave Richardson said on Wednesday. The sport has been blighted by reports of match-fixing...
  • Fitness key to success for pacers at World Cup: Wasim Akram February 10, 2015

    Adelaide: Former Pakistan pace bowling legend Wasim Akram, on Tuesday, urged fast bowlers playing in the World Cup starting Saturday to work on their fitness if they want to achieve success. In a column written for the International Cricket Council (ICC) website, Akram stated that pacemen from the sub-continent need to...
  • Tough to guarantee matches for associate teams: ICC February 10, 2015

    Dubai: International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson has said it's difficult to guarantee considerable number of games for leading associate teams in their bid to qualify for the 2019 World Cup in England. Richardson's view comes after ICC decided to reduce the number of teams participating in the 2019...
  • ICC to take tough stance on player behaviour at World Cup February 10, 2015

    Melbourne: International Cricket Council chief executive Dave Richardson says suspensions and harsher fines will form part of a crackdown on players who breach the code of conduct during the World Cup. Richardson says all players have been warned after a dozen or more instances of behavior in recent months that was...
  • Rohit Sharma among ICC's World Cup top 10 debutants February 10, 2015

    Dubai: Indian batsman Rohit Sharma has been picked by the International Cricket Council (ICC) as one of the debutants to watch out for in the 2015 World Cup that starts in Australia and New Zealand from February 14. Some of these players are spring chickens while others have been playing at...
  • Aaron Finch unfazed by size of boundaries in World Cup February 5, 2015

    Sydney: A day after International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Dave Richardson proposed having 90-metre boundaries in the World Cup wherever possible, Australia opener Aaron Finch said that if the proposal was executed, it would not affect them as they have the "firepower" to play to the dimensions of the...
  • World Cup 2015: ICC anti-corruption unit to fight 'pitchsiders' February 5, 2015

    Sydney: The International Cricket Council's (ICC) Anti Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) is set to outline its anti-fraudulent measures on Friday with special attention given to 'pitchsiding' during the World Cup. 'Pitchsiding' is the term given to those fans who attend matches attempting to take advantage of the miniscule time lag...
  • Chris Gayle opposes proposed ICC crackdown on bat sizes February 5, 2015

    Kingston: West Indies' destructive opening batsman Chris Gayle Thursday expressed disagreement with the International Cricket Council's (ICC) proposed crackdown on bat sizes before the impending World Cup. "A big boy needs a big bat," the West Indies opener was quoted as saying by Sydney Morning Herald. "People keep saying it has become...
  • ICC considers restricting bat sizes February 5, 2015

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) are looking at placing restrictions on bat sizes as they aim to address the growing imbalance between bat and ball. ICC chief executive David Richardson said the size of modern bats has "shifted the balance" in favour of batsmen and the game's lawmakers would consider...
  • Sledging remains slippery issue, feels ICC chief executive February 5, 2015

    London: The World Cup promises to feature plenty of big-hitting and dramatic bowling but will there be verbal fireworks too? Not if the International Cricket Council can help it. "Over the last six months, or even going back further to the last Ashes series, there have been too many examples of...
  • ICC consider stipulatiing bat sizes on World Cup eve February 4, 2015

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering placing limitations on the depth of a bat with less than a fortnight left for the World Cup to begin to restore the balance between batsman and bowler. ICC chief executive David Richardson has said the balance between batsman and bowler "may have...
  • Corruption-free World Cup is greatest challenge: ICC February 4, 2015

    Dubai: International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive, David Richardson feels organising a safe and corruption-free World Cup will be their greatest challenge during the two-month long mega-event. The ICC World Cup will kick start with hosts Australia and co-hosts New Zealand taking on England and Sri Lanka respectively on February 14...
  • India's S Ravi to officiate in World Cup opener January 30, 2015

    Dubai: India's S Ravi will officiate in the World Cup opener between hosts New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Christchurch on February 14. While Marais Erasmus and Nigel Llong will be the on-field umpires, Ravi and Simon Fry will be the third and fourth umpires, respectively, with David Boon serving as...
  • ICC announce umpires and referees for World Cup January 30, 2015

    Dubai: Marais Erasmus and Nigel Llong will be the on-field umpires for the World Cup opener between New Zealand and Sri Lanka on February 14 as ICC Friday announced the umpire and match referees for the pool stage of the mega cricket event. S Ravi and Simon Fry will be the...
  • 2016 World Twenty20 in India from March 11 to April 3 January 29, 2015

    Dubai: The 2016 World Twenty20 will be played in India from March 11 to April 3. The International Cricket Council (ICC) approved the dates for its main events through to 2019, following its Board meeting on Thursday. Though the tournaments were awarded to countries in 2013, the dates were approved on...