IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni speaks to his players. Photograph: BCCI From Michael Clarke to Rohit Sharma, the global cricket fraternity on Thursday woke up singing paeans to Mahendra Singh Dhoni, hours after India's most successful skipper sprang a surprise by stepping down from limited overs captaincy.The 35-year-old Dhoni, under whom India had won two World Cups and a Champions Trophy title, stunned the fraternity on Wednesday by relinquishing the captaincy, barely 11 days before the ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The first phase of UP polls in 73 assembly constituencies on Saturday witnessed an "exemplary" 64.22 per cent voter turnout. IMAGE: Muslim girls show their inked fingers after casting votes during the first phase of UP assembly polls in Aligarh on Saturday. Photograph: PTI Photo The Election Commission did not give the figures of voter turnout on the corresponding seats in the 2012 assembly polls, but said the percentage recorded on Saturday was higher than the 58.62 overall turnout recorded ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago 64 pc turnout in phase-1 of UP polls amid stray incidents of violence Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
About 45 per cent votes were on Saturday cast till 2 PM in 73 Assembly constituencies in the first of the seven-phase polls in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Barring an incident of voter-slip snatching and clashes among supporters of rival ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago Uttar Pradesh: About 45 pc votes polled till 2 PM Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
The BCCI's decision to remove former India Test player Ashish Kapoor from the junior selection panel and retain former first-class cricketer Rakesh Parikh has raised eyebrows. It was also learnt that Parikh is already a disqualified office bearer having ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
The prime minister's sop is expected to give a massive boost to priority-sector housing loans, thereby pulling the entire housing loan portfolio of banks. The prime minister's push towards low-cost housing is good news for the retail portfolio of banks and non-banking financial companies, which are struggling to boost their business amid economic slowdown. In his address to the nation on December 31, Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered a 4 per cent interest rate subvention for home loans up ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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