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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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IFC Report Not Optimistic on Arab World’s Microfinance Sector

In a new study, the World Bank’s investment arm International Finance Corporation (IFC) said the Arab World’s microfinance sector is facing serious challenges in view of the external risks, security concerns, and over-indebtedness. The study, conducted in conjunction with Sanabel, the Microfinance Network of Arab Countries, said tackling those problems will be key to spurring the development of the industry. ...

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Where is Pawan Kalyan? His Tweet on Mandela Points at Future Political Role Than Films

Neither in film industry nor in politics, Pawan Kalyan’s name is heard these days. His upcoming film “Gabbar Singh 2” was announced much before he entered politics with his own party that later allied with the Telugu Desam Party. Recently, his film hit the floor without him in attendance and rumours abound that the actor is still exercising to trim ...

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‘One Rank One Pension’ Protests Hit Streets as Finance Ministry Finds ‘No Funds’

The One Rank, One Pension (OROP) implementation delay has led to protests by ex-servicemen on Sunday demanding implementation of the policy that was approved by the Congress government, assured by PM candidate Narendra Modi in 2013, but failed to figure in the Budget allocation this year. The sensitive implentation of OROP entails uniform pension benefits for those defence personnel who ...

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My reputation tarnished by low and dirty stories, says Sujatha Singh

Two days after she was abruptly relieved of her post, former foreign secretary Sujatha Singh said Friday that her reputation has been tarnished by adverse stories coming out about her on social media and that “it was not necessary to get low and dirty”. Singh, who sought early retirement after the Narendra Modi government appointed S. Jaishankar to replace her ...

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