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BCCI extends payout to stalwarts


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to extend its one-time benefit scheme to Gundappa Viswanath, Mohinder Amarnath, Dilip Vengsarkar and Syed ... Read more...

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Congress members harming party prospects in Gujarat: Shastri


July 31st, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Congress leader Anil Shastri Monday said Congress leaders were making the party's prospects in Gujarat weaker in an election year with their controversial comments.The ... Read more...

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BCCI grants amnesty to Kapil Dev


July 25th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Wednesday lifted the ban on former India captain and legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev, who sought amnesty saying he has resigned from Essel ... Read more...

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Amnesty for More, BCCI wants Kapil too back in fold


July 16th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday formally ratified the amnesty plea of Kiran More, former India wicketkeeper, who had gone over to the rebel Indian Cricket ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy format tweaked a second time in 10 years


July 16th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday put its seal on restructuring domestic cricket as recommended by its technical committee headed by Sourav Ganguly.The Board of Control ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan break the ice on cricketing ties (Roundup)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday invited Pakistan to play three One-dayers and two Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, a move that would see the arch-rivals ... Read more...

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(VM) India-Pakistan to revive cricketing ties after 5 years (Third Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India will host Pakistan for three One-dayers and Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, reviving cricketing ties amongst the arch-rivals after a gap of five ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan to resume cricketing ties after 5 years (Second Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Sub-continental cricketing ties, suspended in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, will resume after five years when Pakistan tours India in December-January for playing ... Read more...

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Pakistan to play 3 ODIs, 2 T20s in India in Dec-Jan (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan will tour India in December-January to resume sub-continetal cricketing ties after five years, playing three One-dayers and two Twenty20 internationals.The Board of Control for ... Read more...

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Odisha gang rape: Doctors protest action


June 27th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 26 (IANS) Doctors in Odisha Tuesday protested police action against three medics for allegedly not taking care of a gangrape victim who died after more than six months ... Read more...

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Ganguly-led technical committee calls for Ranji overhaul


June 12th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee of the Indian cricket board Tuesday called for overhauling the Ranji Trophy and recommended doing away with the Elite and Plate ... Read more...

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Mamata to meet Sonia on presidential choice Wednesday (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi Wednesday regarding the upcoming presidential polls, Trinamool Congress insiders ... Read more...

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Presidential candidate should reflect people’s view, say experts


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Has the coming presidential election also to do with choice of citizens or is it a matter to be left to the "high commands" ... Read more...

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MCA ban on Shah Rukh Khan not finalised: Rajiv Shukla


May 17th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The final decision to ban Bollywood star and Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan from entering Wankhede cricket stadium will be taken only ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s domestic T20 winners to play in Champions League: BCCI


May 12th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday decided to invite Pakistan's domestic Twenty20 champions for the Champions League tournament to be hosted by ... Read more...

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Sachin to be presented 100 guineas, golden bat by Mamata


May 11th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar will be presented a golden bat, ball and 100 guineas for scoring a century of international hundreds by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Pawar meets Sonia over presidential poll


April 25th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Wednesday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi to evolve "consensus" on the presidential election due ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah orders in-house probe into JKCA fund scam


April 12th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 12 (IANS) An in-house probe by a four-member team was ordered Thursday by Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) president Farooq Abdullah into the multi-crore fund scam in ... Read more...

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Orchha BJP executive meet marred by intra-party mudslinging


April 8th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 8 (IANS) The two-day working committee meeting of the Madhya Pradesh unit of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) ended Sunday in Orchha but allegations by a woman councilor ... Read more...

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JKCA members want Farooq Abdullah to order CBI probe


March 21st, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) working committee members Wednesday demanded the resignation of their chairman, Muhammad Aslam Goni and appealed to president Farooq Abdullah to ... Read more...

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IPL asks Pune Warriors to get others’ nod on foreign players


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council has asked Sahara's Pune Warriors franchise to "get consent" of the other franchisees for playing five foreign players in ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Sourav-led technical body differs with working committee


February 17th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The Sourav Ganguly-led technical committee of the Indian cricket board is not in favour of either fiddling with the Ranji Trophy format or of playing the ... Read more...

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Dawes to replace Simons as India bowling coach


February 14th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Former Queensland fast bowler Joe Dawes will be the new bowling coach of India, as the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) has ... Read more...

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Sahara hits back after BCCI rejcts its demands (Roundup)


February 13th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Sahara India Monday hit back at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) saying no corporate was ready to shell out more than ... Read more...

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No one ready to pay full sponsorship of Team India: Sahara


February 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Sahara India said Monday that no corporate was ready to shell out more than 50-60 percent of the current value of the sponsorship of Indian ... Read more...

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Cannot make exceptions for Sahara in IPL: BCCI president (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) cannot make exceptions by bending rules in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to favour Pune Warriors franchise ... Read more...

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BCCI stand on DRS has been vindicated, says Srinivasan


February 13th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) Indian cricket board president N. Srinivasan Monday said the board's reluctance to use the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) has been further justified with the players ... Read more...

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BCCI rejects Woolf Report recommendations


February 13th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Monday rejected the key recommendations of the Woolf Report concerning the restructuring of the International Cricket Council ... Read more...

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Ready to walk extra mile, but rules can’t be bent: BCCI


February 13th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS)Indian cricket board president N.Srinivasan Monday said the board was ready to walk an extra mile to address the issues raised by Sahara India on the sponsorship ... Read more...

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Decision Monday on Sahara-BCCI dispute


February 12th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) A final decision on the dispute between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Sahara Group will be taken at the board's working ... Read more...

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Gavaskar clears stand on BCCI


December 14th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A day after slamming the powerful Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) over payment of his dues, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar said ... Read more...

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Gavaskar slams BCCI for u-turn on his contract


December 13th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has blasted the cricket board after its refusal to pay him $1 million fee per season for media activities involving ... Read more...

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Acted in compliance of contractual obligations: Nimbus


December 13th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Sports broadcaster Nimbus, whose contract with the Indian board was terminated Monday on grounds of defaulting payments, said Tuesday that it had "acted in compliance ... Read more...

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Mumbai, Chennai, Mohali to get BCCI regional academies


December 12th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) In a bid to reduce the load on Bangalore's National Cricket Academy (NCA), the Indian cricket board will start regional academies in Mumbai, Mohali and ... Read more...

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My NCA vision not in alignment with other members: Kumble


December 12th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Former India captain Anil Kumble, who Monday stepped down as the chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA), said that his vision for the premier ... Read more...

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