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BCCI announces list of contracted players for the 2014- 2015 season  Dec 22, 8:24 pm
Mumbai, Dec. 22 (ANI): Bhuvaneshwar Kumar's strong performance in test cricket in 2014 saw him being rewarded by the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI), and the board awarded him a Grade A contract, one of only five members of the Indian team to be rewarded thus.
CPI urges for Saradha scam investigation without political interference  Dec 22, 6:04 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): Seeking a comprehensive investigation into the multi-crore Saradha chit-fund scam case, the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Monday said that it was the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) call to decide as to whether it takes cognizance of the allegations leveled by Saradha scam accused Kunal Ghosh against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, adding that the bureau should investigate the case without any political interference.
Lyon slams Dhoni for criticising umpiring standards in Oz-India Test series  Dec 22, 3:25 pm
Sydney, Dec 22 (ANI): Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon has stated that the hosts and India both need to keep their emotions under control for the Melbourne Boxing Day Test as he defended umpires after the tourists' captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni made no secret of his view that the standard of umpiring in the series needs to improve.
EC working on NRI voting rights, discloses Sushma Swaraj  Dec 22, 2:57 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj on Monday assured the Non Residential Indians (NRIs) that they may soon get voting rights as the Election Commission (EC) is working on it.
Joe Burns replaces injured Mitchell Marsh for Boxing Day Test  Dec 22, 12:01 pm
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Australian domestic cricketer Joe Burns has been brought in place of injured Mitchell Marsh to play for Australia in the Boxing Day Test against India in Melbourne.
S. Ramanujan's 127th birth anniversary being celebrated as 'National Mathematics Day'  Dec 22, 11:17 am
New Delhi, Dec. 22 (ANI): The 127th birth anniversary great Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan is being celebrated as the 'National Mathematics Day' on Monday.
Oz fined for slow over-rate, Ishant found guilty of ICC Code of Conduct breach in Brisbane Test  Dec 22, 11:17 am
Dubai, Dec 22 (ANI): Australia has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during the Brisbane Test, while Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma has been found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the same match, won by the home side by four wickets.
Bangladesh President Hamid visits Ajmer Sharif dargah  Dec 21, 8:45 pm
Ajmer (Rajasthan), Dec. 21 (ANI): Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid, who is on a six-day official visit to India, on Sunday visited the Ajmer Sharif dargah, which is the shrine of sufi saint, Moinuddin Chishti.
Brinda Karat urges PM to speak out against religious conversions  Dec 21, 6:28 pm
New Delhi/ Kanpur, Dec. 21 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to speak out against the ongoing religious conversions and accused the actions of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as having serious implications on the nation.
Afghan-Pak operation against terrorism is welcome step, says security expert  Dec 21, 4:55 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 21 (ANI): Security expert Wing Commander (retired) Praful Bakshi on Sunday welcomed the move by the governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan to carry out an operation against terrorism, adding that the maneuver had the potential to be beneficial to India.
Communist leader Raja wants Pakistan to fight terrorism  Dec 21, 2:19 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 21 (ANI): In wake of the ghastly terror attack in Peshawar, Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Sunday said that Pakistan has to realize that it has to respond to the call of the international community to fight terrorism.
D. Raja dubs VHP's move to re-convert Christians 'provocative'  Dec 21, 1:31 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 21 (ANI): Expressing concern over the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's (VHP) move to re-convert Christians in Gujarat as 'provocative', Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Sunday said that such acts amount to an affront against the Constitutional framework of our system and governance.
Moderate quake hits India-Myanmar border  Dec 21, 1:27 pm
Imphal, Dec. 21 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter Scale hit the border region between Manipur and Myanmar early this morning.
Al Qaeda condemns TTP for Peshawar school massacre, calls it 'deeply saddening'  Dec 21, 12:29 pm
Islamabad/New Delhi (ANI): A new statement has been released by Al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) condemning the Peshawar school massacre by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) saying that it was "deeply saddening".
All-rounder Jason Holder named West Indies ODI skipper  Dec 21, 12:05 pm
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Barbados all-rounder Jason Holder has been appointed as new West Indies one-day international captain, succeeding Dwayne Bravo who has been dropped after his high-profile role in October's India tour fiasco.
Rashid Alvi calls re-conversion of Christians in Gujarat 'unfortunate'  Dec 21, 11:21 am
New Delhi, Dec. 21 (ANI): Terming the re-conversion of Christians in Gujarat as unfortunate, Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Sunday said that such acts conducted by right-wing outfits only create a bad impression around the world about India.
Pak govt. to challenge 26/11 accused Lakhvi's bail order: Abdul Basit  Dec 21, 9:58 am
Islamabad, Dec. 21 (ANI): Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit said that mastermind of 2008 Mumbai attacks Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, was put under house arrest immediately after a court granted him bail.
Rajinder Khanna to be new RAW chief, Arvind Saxena to head ARC   Dec 20, 9:25 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 20 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Saturday approved the appointment of Rajinder Khanna as the new chief of India's external intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing.
'My statement to media was a personal opinion,' clarifies Khobragade   Dec 20, 8:16 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 20 (ANI): Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade on Saturday clarified that what she had recently said in front of the press was her personal view and not an official one and added that she did not make any statement that would embarrass relations between India and any other foreign government.
Tendulkar, Sehwag features in Hayden's World Cup XI   Dec 20, 6:20 pm
Johannesburg, December 20 (ANI): Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar and swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag have been named in the former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden's list of all-time greatest ever World Cup XI.
Uttam Khobragade defends daughter, says Devyani didn't violate service rules  Dec 20, 6:20 pm
Mumbai, Dec. 20 (ANI): Asserting that freedom of expression is a fundamental right guaranteed by the Indian Constitution, Devyani Khobragade's father Uttam Khobragade on Saturday defended his daughter stating that she did not violate any service rules by speaking to the media.
ANMI supports SEBI's decision to ban 260 entities from market  Dec 20, 3:41 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 20 (ANI): Vijay Mehta, the chairman of Association of National Exchanges Members of India (ANMI), on Saturday backed the decision of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to ban 260 entities from market and said that the concept of tax exemption on long-term capital gains was being misused.
Voters must uphold pluralistic, secular character of India: Manish Tewari  Dec 20, 2:26 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 20 (ANI): Congress leader Manish Tewari on Saturday said that the people of Jammu and Kashmir should vote to uphold the pluralistic and secular character of India.
Dhoni blames 'worn-out' practice pitch for creating 'unrest' in dressing room post Gabba debacle  Dec 20, 1:14 pm
Sydney, December 20 (ANI): Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has blamed worn-out practice wickets at Brisbane for causing unrest in the dressing room after losing the second Test against Australia at Gabba.
Oz beat India by four wickets in second Test to gain 2-0 lead in four-match series  Dec 20, 1:14 pm
Sydney, Dec 20 (ANI): Despite an impressive first innings total of 408, the Indian team failed to keep up their momentum against Australia as they lost the second Test by four wickets at the Brisbane Cricket Ground.
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