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University of California, Berkeley Law School Dean Sujit Choudhry Quits

Amid sexual harassment charges, University of California at Berkeley law school dean Sujit Choudhry has resigned, while the administration said it made a mistake overseeing similar allegations in July 2015. This is second in row that a famous faculty of the school resigned over sexual scandals. Chancellor Nicholas Dirks and Provost Claude Steele said in a statement: “We must move ...

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ICC Bangladesh Chief Resigns After Row With N. Srinivasan

Bangladesh’s Mustafa Kamal said on Wednesday he is resigning from the post of president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) over who should have given away the World Cup trophy to the fifth-time winners Australia on Sunday. At a press conference here, Kamal said he was resigning to protest the “flagrant violation” of the ICC constitution, and his decision was ...

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Pachauri quits IPCC panel amid allegations of sexual harassment

Indian environmentalist R.K. Pachauri on Tuesday resogned as chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) following charges of sexual harassment, though he strongly denied the accusation. The bureau of the UN’s IPCC accepted the resignation and named Vice-Chair Ismail El Gizouli as acting chair. This follows the decision by Pachauri to step down as the chairman of the ...

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Home secretary Anil Goswami shown exit door over Saradha scam role

Home Secretary Anil Goswami resigned on Wednesday following a controversy over his alleged role in trying to stall former Congress minister Matang Sinh’s arrest in the multi-crore-rupee Saradha chit fund scam, official sources said. Goswami met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and submitted his resignation, a home ministry official told IANS.┬áHe had also met Rajnath Singh earlier in the day to ...

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Dhoni buys Ranchi franchise of Hockey India League; Other Sports Roundup

India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sahara Adventure Sports Limited are co-owners of new Ranchi-franchise of Hockey Indian League (HIL), Ranchi Rays, which was unveiled here Saturday. Ranchi Rhinos, who were the inaugural champions of HIL, was scrapped following distrust between owners (Patel-PS Group and Uniexcel Group) and Hockey India (HI). ADT’s India Masters golf to be played in ...

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