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Anurag Thakur, who was today sacked as BCCI president for obstructing Lodha panel reforms, took a subtle dig at the Supreme Court's order saying that if the apex court feels the cricketing body will do well under the guidance of retired judges, "I wish them all the best".

Chennai

Indian tennis fraternity today came together in acknowledging the "tremendous contribution" Somdev Devvarman made to the game in the country and the fitness benchmarks he had set for the younger generation.

Hyderabad

Bengaluru Blasters humbled Delhi Acers 4-3 in a keenly-fought Premier Badminton League (PBL) clash between the two sides at the Gachibowli indoor stadium here.

NEW DELHI

Given the marching orders by Supreme Court, the sacked duo of BCCI President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke today said they will abide by the directive even though they made their skepticism with the verdict quite apparent.

Mumbai
Denmark's Viktor Axelsen, ranked world number three in men's singles, today said that Indian badminton is growing and called for the sport to be made more spectator friendly.
London
Olivier Giroud scored a stupendous "scorpion kick" volley as Arsenal climbed to third place in the Premier League table with a 2-0 New Year's Day victory over Crystal Palace.
NEW DELHI

With the likes of Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt opting out, all eyes will be on Rio Olympics bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik and the Phogat sisters, who are making headlines owing to their blockbuster biopic ’Dangal’, when the second edition of Pro Wrestling League (P

Supreme Court's next is scheduled to take place on January 19
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The Supreme Court swallowed the bitter pill today in dismissing BCCI President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke after the top bosses's continues attempt to stall Lodha reforms despite numerous warnings.

NEW DELHI

Sacked BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke said he is "absolutely fine" with the Supreme Court order asking him to leave office but hoped that the Board does not lose its international standing owing to the administrative upheaval here.

Nagpur

RP Singh dismissed the dangerous-looking Ishan Kishan late in the day to swing the balance of the second semi-final clash between Gujarat and Jharkhand in the former's favour on Day Two at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur.

Rajkot

If Mumbai were just ahead at the end of the opening day of the first semifinal against Tamil Nadu, for most parts of the second day it seemed they would slam the door open and drive home the advantage, at the Saurashtra Cricket Association ground in Rajkot on Monday (

NEW DELHI

Gokaraju Ganga Raju, the president of the Andhra Cricket Association (ACA), announced on Monday (January 2) that his state association will adhere to the Lodha reforms with immediate effect.

SILIGURI

India put on a dominant display as they defeated Nepal 3-1 in the semifinals of the SAFF Women's Football Championship at the Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri on Monday, to book a berth in the tournament's title clash.

Sydney

The Australian cricket team will have a preparatory camp at ICC's state-of-the-art academy in Dubai ahead of next month's tour of India in an attempt to reverse its dismal fortunes in the subcontinent.

NEW DELHI

With the Supreme Court removing Anurag Thakur from the president's post, the BCCI is in a fix over who to nominate among its five vice-presidents as the acting chief of the beleaguered cricket body.

Sydney

Being traditionally the Australian Test summer's finale, the New Year's Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is one of the most beloved on the international cricket calendar.

NEW DELHI

Cracking the whip on a defiant BCCI, the Supreme Court today removed its president Anurag Thakur and secretary Ajay Shirke, saying they should "forthwith cease and desist from" the board's work.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today ruled that seeking votes on the basis of religion, race, caste or language of a candidate or his rival or even that of the voters is illegal and could jeopardise the electoral process.

Lucknow

Urging people of Uttar Pradesh to rise above caste considerations in the upcoming Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attacked rival parties, saying those preoccupied with saving black money and their families cannot bring development.

New Delhi/Lucknow

The war within the ruling Samajwadi Party of Uttar Pradesh today moved from Lucknow to Delhi where Mulayam Singh Yadav approached the Election Commission to stake claim over the 'cycle' symbol, hours after cancelling the January 5 party convention called by him.

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Chief minister Mamata Banerjee who had been most vocal against prime minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation move today once again slammed him for this, saying the last two months had witnessed a tumultuous time in the industrial sector because of the decision and that the common people had suffered immensely because of this.

NEW DELHI

India today successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV, with a strike range of 4000-km, from Balasore test range off Odisha coast. News agency PTI quoted defence sources to confirm the development.

Also inaugurates new IT Park
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Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today inaugurated a state-of-the-art battery manufacturing unit of Exide Industries Ltd (EIL) here, the third in West Bengal and 11th pan India. During her address as chief guest, Ms Banerjee congratulated EIL for its 70 years presence in the State.
NEW DELHI

Pursuing its aim of providing 'homes not houses', the Union government on Monday said it would not only ensure roof over head of as many as 44 crore people in the next financial year but will also provide them LPG, power and water connections.

NEW DELHI

A healthy performance by sectors, including coal, steel and electricity, helped eight core industries register a growth of 4.9 per cent in November 2016.

NEW DELHI

NRIs and Indians returning from abroad will have to physically show the junked 500 and 1,000 rupee notes to Customs officials at the airport and get a declaration form stamped before they can deposit the demonetised currency in RBI during the grace period.

Beijing

BRICS countries should enhance solidarity, cooperation and safeguard common interests as they face growing uncertainties and instabilities in international situations, according to Chinese President Xi Jinping, who assumes the Presidency of the five-member bloc this y

SINGAPORE

India and Indonesia will be the Development Bank of Singapore's "big" areas of focus for this year, its chief executive officer Piyush Gupta has said.

Beijing

China has launched its first freight train to London over 12,000 kms away as part of efforts by the worlds second largest economy to expand rail links to different areas across the globe to improve its dwindling exports and stabilise slowdown.

NEW DELHI
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Monday said it has been chosen as the implementation partner to convert Pune into a smart city.

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