Monday, 20 November 2017

Tag Archives: India

Indian curator caught pitch-fixing in sting operation

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PUNE: The curator at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Ground in Pune has been caught ‘allowing people to tamper with the pitch’ in a sting operation carried out by a team of Indian journalists ahead of the second ODI between India and New Zealand. India Today reporters disguised as ‘bookies’ ...

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Ravi Shastri earns more salary than Kohli

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NEW DELHI: Team India head coach Ravi Shastri is the world’s highest-earning cricket coach in the world. According to a report by Cricinfo, Shastri’ draws a salary of 1.17 million dollars per year from the BCCI which is even more than skipper Virat Kohli. But most importantly it does not ...

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BCCI slammed over Kumble birthday post

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NEW DELHI – India’s powerful cricket board hastily deleted a birthday message for record Test wicket-taker Anil Kumble Tuesday after irate fans took offence at the spinning great being described simply as a “former bowler”. The row follows Kumble’s acrimonious departure as national coach in June, when he quit saying ...

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Rajput community to burn cinemas that play PADMAVATI

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MUMBAI: Members of a Rajput outfit have said that if Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film Padmavati is released without being pre-screened to Rajput organisations, they will burn cinema halls and multiplexes screening the film. Members of the Jai Rajputana Sangh on Saturday met the management of several cinema halls and multiplexes ...

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Black Caps coach wary of India

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WELLINGTON: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson said Thursday his players need to hit the ground running in India if they want to challenge the world’s top-ranked one-day international team on their home turf. New Zealand, rated fifth in the world, play the first of three one-dayers against India in Mumbai ...

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Parents win murder appeal in case that divided India

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ALLAHABAD: An affluent Indian couple won their appeal against a life jail term for the murder of their daughter and a servant in the latest sensational twist of case that divided the nation and inspired a movie and a book. The Allahabad high court acquitted dentists Rajesh and Nupur Talwar ...

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Sex with child bride is rape, top Indian court rules

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NEW DELHI: India’s top court on Wednesday ruled that a man is committing rape if he engages in sexual intercourse with his wife who is aged between 15 and 18, a landmark decision that will affect millions of child brides. The legal age of consent is 18 years. The law regards even consensual sex ...

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Stone Thrown at Australian Cricket Team Bus in India

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GUWAHATI: Australia’s team bus attacked with stones in Guwahati. In a shameful incident, a rock was thrown at Australian cricket team’s bus after their victory over India in the second Twenty20 International in Guwahati last night (October 10). Australia defeated the hosts by eight wickets to level the three-match rubber ...

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