BOARD OF CONTROL FOR CRICKET IN INDIA
Boria Majumdar, Nalin Mehta narrate tales of India’s Olympic stars in new book
In their upcoming book, Dreams of a Billion: India and the Olympic Games, Boria Majumdar and Nalin Mehta narrate the tales of India’s Olympic stars. Here are the edited excerpts from the book.
Too many obstacles to biz in India, need less suspicion & micromanagement: N Chandrasekaran
Growth requires a transformative vision and a cha...
Aster DM Healthcare surges 6% ahead of board meet on share buyback
GCC contributes 81 per cent of the firm’s revenues while India accounts fo...
AirAsia flight returns to Kolkata airport after bomb scare
A few minutes after the flight took off from the airport, a woman passenger on board allegedly gave a note to one of the cabin crew, asking it to be delivered to the pilot. The note said there were bombs strapped to her body and she would detonate it any moment, an airport official said.
After BCCI CFO, NCA COO Toofan Ghosh resigns
National Cricket Academy's Chief Operations Officer Toofan Ghosh has become the second high-profile BCCI executive to put in his papers after finance head Santosh Rangnekar.
Pink ball Tests, World Cup upset & the roar of Bengal Tiger: Indian cricket made news in 2019
India were in for quite a bit of pain when New Zealand knocked them out in the World Cup semifinals.
DRDO empowered India in 2019 to neutralise live satellite
DRDO flight-tested Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) Astra from Su-30 MKI platform off the coast of Chandipur in Odisha from September 16 to 19. The five trials conducted during this period, tested missiles in different configurations. Three missiles were launched in combat configuration with warheads. The tests were successful.
Foreign carriers won’t get Air India’s pilot seat
A relaxation would have meant that a foreign airline, along with an investment authority from its country of origin, could buy 100% in the national carrier and control Air India from headquarters based anywhere in the world.
Nine-point plan firmed up to plug GST revenue leaks
The action plan was finalised after a meeting of state and central GST chief commissioners.
Reverse sweep as BCCI seeks SC's approval to rollback Lodha reforms
The decisions to seek apex court's approval for dilution of tenure cap, which is aimed at clearing the path for an extended stint for Ganguly, and appoint Shah for the ICC meet were taken at the Board's 88th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Mumbai.
No Indian in ICC's elite panel of umpires: Simon Taufel calls for structural review
S Ravi, who was India's representative on the panel since 2015, was removed earlier this year after officiating in 33 Tests. Taufel said another Indian can't be expected in the elite panel anytime soon as the process "takes time"
Murugappa Group heir fights to unseat gender bias in board
Valli Arunachalam, the eldest daughter of late MV Murugappan, is fighting to take her place at the table.
Pink-ball Test will mark a new beginning: Sourav Ganguly, BCCI president
As Eden Gardens gears up to host India's first pink-ball Test, former India captain and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly asserted that this is one of the major opportunities we have to bring crowds back to the stadium. Yes, we also need a definite calendar for Test cricket in India and we are working on it. But day-night cricket is a must.
View: India’s foreign policy paradoxes
CAA and the heavy-handed response to protests in Delhi and UP have damaged India’s reputation and standing.
BCCI decides to dilute Lodha reform on tenure at AGM, to seek SC approval
As per the current constitution, an office-bearer who has served two three-year terms, either at the BCCI or at the state association, goes into a compulsory three-year cooling-off period.
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