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Azharuddin Returns to Hyderabad, Stakes Claim to Cricket Club

Erstwhile Indian cricket team captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Tuesday sought to return home filing his nomination for the post of president of the Hyderabad Cricket Association, which fell vacant after incumbent Arshad Ayub had to quit following the Supreme Court verdict on Lodha Committee reforms. Azhar, who was banned for life by the BCCI for his alleged involvement in the ...

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EC Issues Media Coverage Dos & Don’ts

In view of the schedule for general election to the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand, the Election Commission has issued media coverage by print or television or cable TVs during the period under Section 126 of Representation of the People Act, 1951. The section prohibits displaying any election matter during the period of 48 hours ...

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Pawan Kalyan’s ‘Sardaar Gabbar Singh’ First Look Poster Released; Stand-Alone Film, not Sequel!

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The sequel to 2012 hit film of Pawan Kalyan ‘Gabbar Singh’ is on fast track with Eros International keen on distributing the film after its success in “Srimanthudu” that has made a big splash in the Telugu film industry. Titled “Sardar Gabbar Singh”, the sequel’s first look has been revealed and here are some pictures. Starring Kajal Aggarwal and Sharad ...

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Why Smokers Don’t Vote? Mistrust or Marginalisation?

As a latest study by the University of Colorado Cancer Center showed people who smoke are less likely to vote than their non-smoking peers, while many studies earlier attributed it to political mistrust in institutions. “We know from previous research that smokers are an increasingly marginalized population, involved in fewer organizations and activities and with less interpersonal trust than nonsmokers. ...

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UK Independence Party names Sikh shopkeeper as candidate in elections

A Sikh man has been unveiled as the UK Independence Party’s (UKIP) candidate for Hull North in the British county of Yorkshire in the upcoming general election, media reported Monday. Sergi Singh, a shopkeeper and the party’s Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire branch vice-president, stood unsuccessfully as a councillor for the Holderness ward in 2014. As the owner of Jackpot Wines ...

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Dalmiya set to become BCCI president again, who’s behind him?

After over a decade, veteran cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya is set to return as chief of the Indian cricket board at the BCCI annual general meeting (AGM) in Chennai on Monday, apparently backed by N. Srinivasan’s faction. The former International Cricket Council (ICC) president has emerged as a consensus candidate between the two rival factions of the Board of Control ...

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As common as it gets: Designers okay Arvind Kejriwal’s style

His “sloppy pants”, loose untucked shirts and casual footwear may not make a hip fashion statement, but AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, who will take oath as Delhi chief minister for the second time on Saturday after another stunning electoral victory, reflects the common Indian man through his choice of dressing, Indian designers say. When IANS asked a few designers if ...

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Pranab Mukherjee’s Daughter Sharmistha Won’t be Official Hostess When Obama Visits

When President Pranab Mukherjee hosts US President Barack Obama for the official ceremonial banquet and the At Home on Republic Day, his daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee won’t be playing the usual hostess. Sharmistha, named the Congress candidate for the Greater Kailash assembly constituency for the Feb 7 poll, is bound by the Model Code of Conduct. “I will definitely not be ...

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