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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Pune and Kochi join IPL party from 2011

After the long wait, the announcement has finally been made – the Indian Premier League is to expand to 10 franchises with the addition of the Pune and Kochi franchises from the 2011 season onwards. The financial might of the ... Read More »

Kings XI Punjab hold nerve in SUPER win

What Yuvraj had not done in last three matches, he has achieved in the third ball of super over with a reverse sweep in the bowling of Muralitharan that gave his team a nerve-cracking win, their first win in this ... Read More »

Prime Minister steps in to save the tiger

For those who believe saving the tiger should be a national priority, perhaps the most frightening reality is that no matter what anyone says, or even the involvement of the Prime Minister, our national animal continues to be hunted. So ... Read More »

IPL not going out of India, says Sundar Raman

There is no plan to stage Indian Premier League outside the country but franchises are free to play abroad, IPL chief executive Sundar Raman said on Friday. Dismissing reports that a second IPL is in the offing and it would ... Read More »

Cabinet approves 8% rise in dearness allowance

The government on Friday increased the dearness allowance for central government employees and pensioners by eight percentage points to compensate for price rise. The increase is in accordance with the accepted formula based on the recommendations of the Sixth Central ... Read More »

Monnet signs $1 million deal with Indian boxers

Indian boxers’ phenomenal haul of six gold medals in the Commonwealth Championships helped them get a team and kit sponsor, for the first time ever, with the Monnet Steel group. Monnet signed $1 million deal with boxers as kit sponsors ... Read More »

From to be or not to be to bee to bee

William Shakespeare must be chafing in his grave. His famous quote ” To be or not to be” has now been hijacked and it has become ” To bee or not to bee”. Let me clarify. The swarm of bees ... Read More »