Curators

  • Review petitions by death row convicts to be heard by 3 judges in open court: SC 9 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday laid down new rules on review petitions filed by death row convicts. The court ruled that petitions by death row convicts will be heard by a bench of three judges in an open court. Earlier, the petitions were heard in the chambers of...
  • Gautam Gambhir reported for threatening DDCA curator with bat: report February 25, 2014

    Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir, who captains his state side Delhi, allegedly threatened former India player and Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) pitch curator Venkat Sundaram after the two were involved in a war of words - DNA has reported. The report in the news daily said that Sundaram has...
  • Sanjay Dutt likely to file curative petition in SC May 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who surrendered on Thursday before a special TADA court here, is planning to file a curative petition before the Supreme Court, his lawyer said. "We are planning to file a curative petition in the apex court soon," Dutt's advocate Rizwan Merchant told special TADA Judge...
  • Srinivasan's criticism doesn't bother Mukherjee December 8, 2012

    Kolkata: Under-fire curator of the Eden Gardens, Prabir Mukherjee, on Saturday said he is not bothered about BCCI President N Srinivasan's reported unhappiness with the stadium's pitch for the ongoing third Test in which England are in command against India. There's speculation that Mukherjee's days as Eden's curator would be over...
  • Asked for turners to nullify toss advantage: Dhoni November 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Unfazed by criticism over his demand for turners in the four-Test series against England, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday clarified that he had asked for tracks that turn from the very first day only because he wanted to keep the toss out of the equation. "How should it...
  • Asked for turners to nullify toss advantage: Dhoni November 22, 2012

    Mumbai: Unfazed by criticism over his demand for turners in the four-Test series against England, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday clarified that he had asked for tracks that turn from the very first day only because he wanted to keep the toss out of the equation. "How should it...
  • Fewer Test draws down to pitches: Atkinson April 10, 2012

    Dubai: A recent reduction in Test draws is due to pitches around the world offering a better balance between the bat and ball, International Cricket Council (ICC) pitches consultant Andy Atkinson said on Tuesday. The ICC, the game's governing body, said in a news release on Tuesday that the number...
  • WACA pitch will have plenty of bounce: Curator January 8, 2012

    Perth: The WACA Ground's curator says Australia and India can expect plenty of pace and bounce from the pitch when the third Test begins in Perth on Friday. Cameron Sutherland said on Sunday he believes the wicket will play similarly to last year's Ashes Test, when pacemen Mitchell Johnson and...
  • Wankhede curator hurt by Ashwin criticism November 27, 2011

    Mumbai: The curator of the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Sudhir Naik, says he was deeply hurt by off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin's sarcastic remarks about the pitch which produced a thrilling draw on the fifth and final day of the third Test between India and the West Indies on Saturday. Ashwin's statement -...
  • Mumbai curator promises sporting track November 20, 2011

    Mumbai: The Wankhede Stadium track will be unlike the slow and low pitches seen in the first two Tests between India and West Indies at Delhi and Kolkata, which drew a lot of criticism, and the bounce will be consistent throughout the match, claims pitch curator Sudhir Naik. "It is a...
  • 'No BCCI instructions for Eden wicket' November 12, 2011

    Kolkata: Amid speculation that the BCCI has asked for a turning track for the second Test between India and West Indies at Eden Gardens starting from November 14, the ground's veteran curator said he will produce a firm wicket which could assist the spinners on the last two days. Prabir Mukherjee...
  • Museum scavenger hunt: Who killed the curator? July 18, 2011

    New York: An assistant museum curator who questioned the authenticity of a Leonardo da Vinci has been murdered - but before he died he left a code in his appointment calendar and a cryptic trail of clues connected to secrets in works of art that point to the killer. Now, would-be...
  • Couture trove an ongoing adventure, full of tales December 8, 2010

    Tokyo: An evening gown embroidered with gold thread. A silk batik kaftan. A wedding dress made for a beloved niece. The stories of women's lives each has to tell. Australian fashion curator Charlotte Smith immediately fell in love with a collection of more than 3,000 dresses and accessories, many designer originals,...
  • Afzal moves SC | 'Decision not soon' December 13, 2006

    New Delhi: Mohammad Afzal, who faces death for his role in the terror attack on Parliament five years ago, filed a curative petition in the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking reconsideration of the punishment awarded to him in August 2005. Afzal's review petition had already been dismissed by the Supreme Court....