Retires

  • MP government extends retirement age of private sector workers 09-07-2014 10:21 AM

    Madhya Pradesh government has decided to increase the retirement age of labourers and other employees working in private sector to 60 years from current 58 years. "The state government has issued a gazette notification regarding this decision which will benefit over 15 lakh employees working in the private sector," state...
  • MP government extends retirement age of private sector workers 09-07-2014 12:26 AM

    Madhya Pradesh government has decided to increase the retirement age of labourers and other employees working in private sector to 60 years from current 58 years. "The state government has issued a gazette notification regarding this decision which will benefit over 15 lakh employees working in the private sector," state...
  • Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly raises retirement age of government employees to 60 23-06-2014 03:15 PM

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today unanimously passed a Bill amending the AP Public Employment (Regulation of Age of Superannuation) Act, 1984, enhancing retirement age of government employees to 60 years from 58. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu moved the amendment Bill in the House and requested the members...
  • Veteran spinner Murali Kartik retires from competitive cricket 14-06-2014 07:27 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran left-arm spinner Murali Kartik on Saturday retired from competitive cricket having played eight Tests and 37 ODIs for India between 1999 and 2007, taking 24 and 37 wickets respectively. However, it was first-class cricket where Kartik was always a force to reckon with, taking 644 wickets in...
  • Is Angelina Jolie planning to retire after playing Cleopatra? 04-06-2014 11:36 AM

    Los Angeles: Actress Angelina Jolie is set to play Cleopatra in a new adaptation of the Egyptian ruler's life story and has hinted that it could be her last ever film role. She is in line to take on the part of the iconic Egyptian queen in an Eric Roth-scripted...
  • Omar for enhancement of retirement age of employees to 60 years 03-06-2014 06:18 PM

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on tuesday announced his intention to enhance the retirement age of state government employees from 58 to 60 years. "Omar on Tuesday afternoon announced his intention to enhance the retirement age of employees from 58 to 60 years, and the upper age...
  • Carles Puyol bids emotional farewell to Barcelona 15-05-2014 11:01 PM

    After winning 21 trophies and the respect of fans, team-mates and opponents during a glittering career, Barcelona's inspirational captain Carles Puyol bade an emotional farewell on Thursday. The shaggy-haired defender, a world and European champion with Spain and widely admired for his never-say-die attitude, announced in March he was leaving...
  • Former England striker Kevin Phillips retires 28-04-2014 09:09 PM

    Leicester: Former England striker Kevin Phillips will retire at the end of the season, ending a 20-year career in which he became the only English player to win the European Golden Boot. Phillips was the Premier League top scorer in 1999-2000 with 30 goals for Sunderland, a tally which earned...
  • 10 financial steps you must take before you retire 09-04-2014 05:09 PM

    Do not put off today what you cannot afford to do tomorrow. In spite of the world wide pension crisis and a growing acceptance that we must plan and save for our retirement, the harsh reality is we are actually not saving enough. Research reports reveal that only 15 per...
  • Kumar Sangakkara to retire from T20Is after World Twenty20 16-03-2014 05:23 PM

    Colombo: Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has announced that he will retire from Twenty20 Internationals after the conclusion of the ongoing ICC World T20 tournament in Bangladesh. The 36-year-old Sangakkara, who has featured in all the five World T20 tournaments so far, said the event that gets underway on...
  • Graeme Smith quit to spend time with family 09-03-2014 07:04 PM

    Johannesburg: South Africa captain Graeme Smith, who last week announced his retirement from international cricket, was influenced by his family in taking the decision, media reported on Sunday. Smith, 33, told the Sunday Times newspaper that he knew he had made the right decision while at the hospital bedside of...
  • Graeme Smith the greatest Test captain ever, says Gary Kirsten 07-03-2014 08:35 PM

    New Delhi: Graeme Smith has received an enormous compliment from former India coach Gary Kirsten, who called the just-retired South African legend the "best captain that has ever lived" in Test cricket. The South African called time on his international cricket career after a successful run that saw him being...
  • Graeme Smith's retirement ushers in new era for South Africa 04-03-2014 10:11 AM

    He was seen as a brash, arrogant and aloof South African but no one can dispute the impact Graeme Smith had on the world stage as he became the most successful captain in Test history. Smith's decision to retire from international cricket just nine weeks after Jacques Kallis quit will...
  • Factbox - Graeme Smith leaves behind a legacy 04-03-2014 09:52 AM

    Factbox on Graeme Smith, who announced he will be retiring from international cricket following the conclusion of South Africa's third Test against Australia. - Born February 1, 1981 in Johannesburg EARLY CAREER - Promising schoolboy cricketer at King Edward School in Johannesburg, picked for South Africa's under-19 team. - Left-handed...
  • Graeme Smith announces shock retirement from cricket 04-03-2014 08:35 AM

    Cape Town: Graeme Smith, one of the most dogged batsmen of his generation, stunned South Africa on Monday by announcing he will retire from international cricket at the end of the ongoing third Test against Australia at Newlands. The 33-year-old captain told team-mates after the third day's play, catching all...
  • 'Bat of Honour' from Network 18 for batting legend Sachin Tendulkar 02-03-2014 08:39 AM

    The Network 18 group on Sunday paid rich tribute to retired batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, unveiling a monument in the form of a large steel bat in Mumbai. The monument has been installed on the Carter Road Promenade - close to Tendulkar's residence. It is the largest steel bat in...
  • PM to move to Motilal Nehru Place bungalow after retirement 28-02-2014 01:31 PM

    A sprawling bungalow on Motilal Nehru Place will be the abode of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh once he retires after the Lok Sabha elections. The 3, Motilal Nehru Place type VIII bungalow, spread over 2.5 acres, was vacated by former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit recently. The four-bedroom bungalow with...
  • Alec Baldwin bids goodbye to public life 24-02-2014 06:17 PM

    New York: Actor Alec Baldwin, who has been in the spotlight for 30 years, has said goodbye to his public life. The 55 year-old actor has penned an essay, published in New York Magazine's Vulture, where he talks about life in the public eye, reports contactmusic.com. "I just can't live...
  • Zaheer Khan must contemplate future, says Dravid 20-02-2014 11:29 AM

    New Delhi: Former captain Rahul Dravid feels it is time for Zaheer Khan to start deliberating on his future as it would be difficult for the senior pacer to survive the rigours of five Test matches when India tour England later this year. Zaheer, who made a comeback to the...
  • Anti-Andy Flower rant was final nail in Pietersen's England career: report 06-02-2014 01:17 PM

    A crisis meeting of the England squad in Melbourne set in motion a trail of events which culminated in Kevin Pietersen having a showdown with Andy Flower that sealed his fate as an international cricketer, reported Telegraph. According to reports, Alastair Cook and Matt Prior, the captain and vice-captain, called...
  • Kerala: Drunk retired army officer opens fire, injures two 30-01-2014 04:17 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: A retired Colonel opened fire at a group of people after an altercation related to giving side to the his s vehicle at Valiyavila in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday night. He started an argument with the people, later went home to bring his pistol and opened fire. Two people -...
  • I have quit showbiz industry, won't do Indian films: Veena Malik 28-01-2014 12:57 PM

    Lahore/Karachi: Pakistani actress Veena Malik has announced she is quitting commercial films and will only take part in projects with religious and social messages as an Islamic cleric has changed her life completely. "I have quit the show-biz industry. From now onwards, I will not perform in Pakistani and Indian...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 24-01-2014 04:10 PM

    On this Republic day, Ex-army men turn Citizen Journalists to tell their stories of bravery and how officials have neglected them post the retirement. Plus, one CJ who works to inspire the young towards joining defense services. ...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to receive Bharat Ratna on February 4 17-01-2014 02:33 PM

    New Delhi: Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will receive the Bharat Ratna on February 4. According to a report, President Pranab Mukherjee will confer India's highest civilian award to Tendulkar at a ceremony to be held next month. Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket on November 16, 2013, was chosen...
  • Former Spain, Liverpool midfielder Luis Garcia retires 14-01-2014 09:21 PM

    Madrid: Former Spain midfielder Luis Garcia, who helped guide Liverpool to a memorable Champions League triumph, has retired from football at age 35. Garcia, who earned 20 caps with Spain, had been playing in Mexico before making the announcement on his website on Tuesday. Garcia paid thanks to former Liverpool...
  • Kallis is a 'true champion' of the game, says Tendulkar 31-12-2013 11:34 AM

    New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday paid tribute to just-retired South African allrounder Jacques Kallis, calling him a "true champion" who always played the game in the right spirit. "@jacqueskallis75 Congratulations on a fabulous career. You have played the game in the right spirit....It's been a joy...
  • Mum, Dad, I hope I have made you proud: Jacques Kallis 30-12-2013 08:57 PM

    Durban: Jacques Kallis on Monday paid handsome tributes to his late parents for all the support they gave to make him a cricketer and hoped he did them proud. Kallis, who retired from Test cricket as South Africa wrapped up the two-match series 1-0 against India, also said he was...
  • Kallis gets guard of honour in his final Test 28-12-2013 02:42 PM

    Durban: Retiring South African allrounder Jacques Kallis was on Saturday given a guard of honour by the Indian players as he walked out to bat in the second and final cricket Test at Kingsmead here. Kallis, who will retire from Test cricket after this game, walked out to bat to...
  • Justin Bieber releases music on Instagram after announcing retirement 27-12-2013 04:24 PM

    London: Shortly after announcing his retirement, teen-singing sensation Justin Bieber released a number of new tracks on his Instagram page, calling them 'Christmas present' for his fans. The 19-year-old popstar had shocked fans by saying that he was retiring from music on his Twitter account but he also claimed that...
  • Justin Bieber's 'retirement' tweet was a joke? 27-12-2013 03:52 PM

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed then singer Justin Bieber's 'retirement' tweet was a joke. US Magazine has quoted a source close to the singer that his tweet was just a joke to show how gullible the Western media is. The singer had tweeted on December 24, "My...