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Anurag Thakur’s alleged meeting with bookie not on BCCI agenda


New Delhi, Apr 27: The BCCI is unlikely to act on the ICC’s letter to its President Jagmohan Dalmiya in which it is alleged that Board Secretary Anurag Thakur was photographed with a suspected bookie during a function in Chandigarh. Media reports on Sunday claimed that BCCI was sent a letter by the ICC about Thakur being seen with an ...

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the Year award; Spurs’ Harry Kane Young POTY


London, April 27: Chelsea’s Eden Hazard has won the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year award. The 24-year-old has scored 13 goals and made eight assists in 33 Premier League games for Chelsea, reports Xinhua. Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane, 21, was named PFA Young Player of the Year while Chelsea midfielder Ji So-Yun took the Women’s Player of ...

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Double amputee swimmer Masudur Rahman Baidya dies of multi-organ failure


Kolkata : Indian double-leg-amputee swimmer Masudur Rahman Baidya, who created a sensation by crossing the English Channel 18 years ago, died on Sunday in a city hospital after multi-organ failure, his close associates said. He was 46. Masadur is survived by his mother, wife and two daughters. A patient of acute diabetes having high blood sugar, he was hospitalised on ...

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BCCI to Discuss Chennai Super Kings Valuation, Appointment of Team India Coach Unlikely


The BCCI’s first working committee meeting under new chief Jagmohan Dalmiya will look at the low valuation of the Chennai Super Kings and discuss the future of the Champions League Twenty20. Any decision to appoint Team India’s new coach is highly unlikely to be taken.Reports had suggested former India captain Sourav Ganguly might take over from Duncan Fletcher, whose contract ...

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Nepal Earthquake: India’s Under-14 Girls Football Team to be Evacuated ‘on Priority,’ Says Government


NEW DELHI: Eighteen members of India’s Under-14 girls football team find themselves stuck in Nepal following a massive earthquake, amid anxious wait that the rescue team sent from their home country will fly them out of the devastated Himalayan nation. The scared Indian girls and two support staff have decided to sleep outside their rooms at Hotel View Bhrikuti in ...

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