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‘Real life Call of Duty’: Tabraiz Shamsi gives an insight of security arrangements in Pakistan

South Africa’s cricket team arrived in the southern port city of Karachi on Saturday to play test matches in Pakistan for the first time in nearly 14 years. The Proteas last toured Pakistan in late 2007 when it won the two-test series 1-0. Pakistani police officers stand guard as a mini-bus transporting South Africa’s cricket […]

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I’ve had enough of umpires’ call, let’s just ban umpire’s call: Daryl Harper

Former ICC elite panel umpire Daryl Harper has suggested a ban on the contentious Umpires’ Call in the Decision Review System (DRS), saying that after over a decade there are still “deficiencies in either the communication or the understanding” of the concept. The Umpires’ Call primarily comes into the picture if a review has been […]

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‘Not the LBW call’: Sunil Gavaskar reveals reason behind 1981 walk out in Australia

Sunil Gavaskar has cleared the air on his infamous walkout during the Melbourne Test of 1981, saying it was the Australian players’ “get lost” call, and not his leg-before dismissal, that prompted him to storm off the ground with his opening partner. In the 1981 series, that was dogged by some inconsistent umpiring, a Dennis […]

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Will be accused of backing Mumbaikar if I call Rahane’s captaincy outstanding: Sunil Gavaskar

Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar is impressed by Ajinkya Rahane’s field placements but said he will refrain from praising his captaincy as it is still “early days” and he does not want to be accused of backing a fellow Mumbaikar. Taking charge of the team in the absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli, Rahane marshalled […]

Budget 2020

What could be the big, bold trade call for next 3 years?

It has to be a portfolio of steady growth companies like IT, healthcare and then you can bet on the cyclicals. One cannot go whole hog on the economic recovery story but these would be the broad risks from a recovery perspective, says Rahul Chadha, CIO, Mirae Asset Global Investments. HDFC Bank or Asian Paints […]

Budget 2020

Wall Street executives fret as US presidential election is too close to call

NEW YORK: Wall Street and financial industry executives urged caution overnight as no clear winner emerged in the hours after polls closed in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, threatening a drawn-out count that keeps markets and businesses hanging. While Republican President Donald Trump has handed the financial industry huge tax breaks and deregulatory wins, his […]

Budget 2020

Trade unions call for nationwide strike on November 26

The decision to go on strike was taken during an online or virtual National Convention of Workers on October 2, 2020, as per a declaration adopted by ten central unions and their associates. Trade unions on Friday gave a call for a nationwide strike on November 26 to protest against the government policies. The decision […]

Budget 2020

Coronavirus | IRDAI to take a call on extending tenure of COVID-19 related products

The insurance sector watchdog is also working towards facilitating a standard product for coronavirus, which will be easy to understand by policyholders and will not require “voluminous policy documents”. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI) is mulling over a plan to allow the tenure extension of COVID-19 specific insurance products as the vaccine for the […]