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Indian Ankur Khanna appointed ICC's new CFO
Dubai: The International Cricket Council on Monday appointed Ankur Khanna as its Chief Financial Officer. Khanna will join the ICC at the end of March leaving Air Asia India where he has held the post of CFO for the last twelve months. Commenting on his appointment, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said:"I am delighted to welcome someone of Ankur's pedigree to the ICC. His CV is outstanding, having provided leadership to culturally diverse teams in a number of multi-national roles. He has a proven track-record and will make a positive contribution to our senior team."
Pak bars 5 cricketers from leaving country
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan government has barred the five cricketers involved in alleged spot-fixing from leaving the country. The Pakistan Cricket Board has provisionally suspended Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif, Mohammad Irfan, Shahzaib Hasan and Nasir Jamshed from playing any form of cricket for violating anti-corruption code during the recent Pakistan Super League. Jamshed is still in Britain, where he was first arrested as part of investigation into alleged corruption in the PSL. The interior ministry said in a statement that Irfan and Latif recorded their statements to officials of Federal Investigation Authority in Lahore on Monday. Hasan and Sharjeel are scheduled to record their statements to FIA officials on Tuesday. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan directed FIA officials to carry out a thorough investigation against the five players.
Blow for Daredevils as Duminy withdraws
New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils' South Africa star Jean-Paul Duminy has withdrawn from the upcoming 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Duminy led Delhi Daredevils in the 2015 edition. Delhi Daredevils chief executive Hemant Dua confirmed that Duminy will be unavailable for the tournament owing to personal reasons. "We respect JP's decision. We are naturally very disappointed to not have JP in our midst this year, but as a franchise we clearly understand his position," Dua was quoted as saying in a media release. The IPL begins on April 5. The IPL schedule has been revised owing to the Municipal elections in Delhi scheduled for April 22. On that day, Daredevils were scheduled to play Mumbai Indians at 4:00 PM in Delhi but the game has been shifted to May 6.
Red Bull Mind Gamers to host Escape Room WC
Mumbai: This week 24 teams from around the globe will fly to Budapest to take on the ultimate escape room, Mission Unlock Enoch, for the Escape Room World Championship, hosted by Red Bull Mind Gamers. Red Bull Mind Gamers is an online platform with thought-provoking challenges of the mind that kicks off ongoing real-life challenges in all parts of the world. More than 9.000 contestants competed in over 75 qualifier events in 22 countries. They face an Escape Room based on quantum logic and designed by a team led by Dr Scott Nicholson. Escape rooms are an alternative world, each step has just one solution, and it's going to be quite complex. Arjuna Awardee Chess Player, Tania Sachdev will be one of the Red Bull Mind Gamers specialist at the Finals in Budapest.
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Sunday EditionView All
19 Mar 2017 | Rajesh Singh
Is the marginalisation of the two caste-based parties in Uttar Pradesh a harbinger of change — from identity politics to the politics of development? If we take the 2014 and 2017 elections together, that does seem to be the suggestion, writes RAJESH SINGH Understanding an election result as monumental as that of Uttar Pradesh is akin to unravelling a deep thriller plot. The why, when, where, how and what — this...
STATE EDITIONSView All
25 Mar 2017 | PNS | Lucknow
Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi carried out a minor reshuffle in five ministers on Friday. A government spokesman said that Labour minister Swamy Prasad Maurya has been given additional charge of Co-ordination ministry while he has been divested of Urban employment and poverty alleviation and the charge of these ministries have been given to Urban Development minister Suresh Khanna...