RETIRES

  • As Ranjit Sinha retires, next CBI Director likely to be announced today December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: As CBI chief Ranjit Sinha retires on Tuesday, a high powered committee of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjuna Kharge and Chief Justice of India HL Dattu will meet to decide on a new officer to head country's premier investigating agency. Amongst the main...
  • DRDO chief Avinash Chander to retire on November 30, to continue on contract November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: India's premier defence and research organisation DRDO's chief Dr Avinash Chander will retire on November 30 but will continue to occupy the position on a contractual basis till May, 2016. "The President is pleased to retire Dr Avinash Chander, Secretary, Department of Defence Research & Development (DOB: 06.11.1950), in...
  • 13 points Sachin Tendulkar jotted down for his farewell speech November 16, 2014

    The batting institution called Sachin Tendulkar, also probably the greatest gentleman this game has ever seen, bid adieu to cricket on November 16, 2013. And a year on from the day every Sachin fan had a tear rolling down his cheek, let's hear it from the master himself how he...
  • Quentin Tarantino planning to retire after directing his 10th movie November 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Django Unchained' director Quentin Tarantino has revealed that he would retire after his 10th film. The 51-year-old filmmaker dropped a hint at when he would step away from the industry during the AFM recently, reported Ace Showbiz. "I don't believe you should stay on stage until people are begging you...
  • Retirement age of scientists may be raised to 62 years October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The retirement age of scientists may be raised from 60 to 62 years to help put their acumen to an extended use. Indications in this regard were given by Minister of State for Science and Technology Jitendra Singh. "The government is seriously thinking...
  • Li Na receives teary goodbye at China Open October 1, 2014

    Beijing: It was a fitting goodbye for China's biggest tennis star, complete with hugs from her former competitors, cheers from Chinese fans, and a bouquet of flowers from Rafael Nadal. There were also tears. Plenty of tears. Li Na received a touching send-off at the China Open on Tuesday, more than...
  • China's Li Na announces her retirement from tennis September 19, 2014

    China's Li Na, Asia's only grand slam singles champion, announced her retirement from tennis on Friday, citing the effect of longterm injuries, especially her knees. "It has been a difficult year, and I have had to face a lot of things, such as making the decision to end my professional tennis...
  • EPFO not considering any proposal to invest in stock markets September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Retirement fund manager EPFO on Wednesday said that it is not considering any proposal to invest a part of its huge corpus of around Rs 6 lakh crore in stock markets. "We are not considering any proposal to invest in stock markets or equity at present," Employees' Provident Fund...
  • Waste of human resources to retire civil servant at 60: Meghnad Desai September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Indiaborn British economist and Padma Bhushan awardee Lord Meghnad Desai said 60 years of age was too early for civil servants to retire and they should be allowed to continue their services if they are delivering them in a perfect manner. "It is a total waste of human...
  • Mizoram may retire alcoholic, drug addict policemen September 10, 2014

    Aizawl: The Mizoram government may ask policemen who are chronic alcoholics or drug addicts to leave the job, an official said. "The state government is considering a proposal to refer the alcoholic or drug addict policemen to a medical board. If the medical board finds them chronic alcoholic or drug addict...
  • Let Congress leadership decide retirement age from party: Oscar Fernandes September 3, 2014

    Talking to reporters, Congress leader Oscar Fernandes says he supports that old guards should take a back seat after a certain age and give space to young leaders. Though he left the final decision to the Congress President he said he is in support of retirement. ...
  • Congress divided on retirement age in politics August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress seems to be a divided house on the issue of retirement age in politics. A day after senior party leader Janardhan Dwivedi suggested that politicians must retire from active politics post the age of 70, Congress spokesperson Abishek Manu Singhvi criticised the statement saying that these were...
  • Frank Lampard's retirement adds to England's central problem August 26, 2014

    Although it was far from unexpected, Frank Lampard's international retirement increased the challenge facing England manager Roy Hodgson as he looks to move the team forward for the 2016 European Championship and beyond. Lampard, on loan at Manchester City before heading to New York City, called time on his international career...
  • South Africa legend Jacques Kallis retires from all forms of cricket July 30, 2014

    South Africa's Jacques Kallis has surprisingly decided to call time on his international limited overs career six months before the World Cup. The 38yearold, one of the greatest allrounders in the game's history, retired from Test cricket last year but had been planning to finish his South Africa career at the...
  • Malaysia Airlines retires MH17 flight code July 20, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Airlines said on Sunday it would retire flight code MH17 as a "mark of respect" for the 298 people killed in a jet crash in violencewracked eastern Ukraine. The daily AmsterdamKuala Lumpur service will instead take on the code MH19 from July 25. "In light of the...
  • MP government extends retirement age of private sector workers July 9, 2014

    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 Labour...
  • MP government extends retirement age of private sector workers July 9, 2014

    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 Labour...
  • Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly raises retirement age of government employees to 60 June 23, 2014

    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 June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran leftarm 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 firstclass cricket where Kartik was always a force to reckon with, taking 644 wickets in 203...
  • Is Angelina Jolie planning to retire after playing Cleopatra? June 4, 2014

    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 Rothscripted movie,...
  • Omar for enhancement of retirement age of employees to 60 years June 3, 2014

    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 limit...
  • Carles Puyol bids emotional farewell to Barcelona May 15, 2014

    After winning 21 trophies and the respect of fans, teammates and opponents during a glittering career, Barcelona's inspirational captain Carles Puyol bade an emotional farewell on Thursday. The shaggyhaired defender, a world and European champion with Spain and widely admired for his neversaydie attitude, announced in March he was leaving at...
  • Former England striker Kevin Phillips retires April 28, 2014

    Leicester: Former England striker Kevin Phillips will retire at the end of the season, ending a 20year career in which he became the only English player to win the European Golden Boot. Phillips was the Premier League top scorer in 19992000 with 30 goals for Sunderland, a tally which earned him...
  • 10 financial steps you must take before you retire April 9, 2014

    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 March 16, 2014

    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 Sunday...
  • Graeme Smith quit to spend time with family March 9, 2014

    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 his...
  • Graeme Smith the greatest Test captain ever, says Gary Kirsten March 7, 2014

    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 handed...
  • Graeme Smith's retirement ushers in new era for South Africa March 4, 2014

    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 usher...