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Shakib Al Hassan become 1st cricketer from Bangladesh to be inducted in MCC World Cricket Committee

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has become the first cricketer from Bangladesh to be inducted in the MCC World Cricket Committee under the chairmanship of Mike Gatting. He is regarded as one of Bangladesh’s finest players since they were awarded the Test status in 2000, with the all-rounder having played 51 Test matches and 177 One-day ..

Smriti Mandhana named in ICC Women’s Team of the Year

Indian batswoman Smriti Mandhana, who is a key batswoman in the Indian women’s cricket team has become the only Indian cricketer to be named in the first ever ICC Women’s Team of the Year 2016. The team will be led by Stafanie Taylor of West Indies. The women’s team of the year is included in ..

Mark Boucher bids adieu international cricket

Mark Boucher, the South African wicket keeper, has retired from international cricket after undergoing surgery for eye injury he received on the opening day against Somerset when a googly from Imran Tahir, hit the stumps and a dislodged ball hit Boucher in the left eye. South African captain Graeme Smith read Boucher’s statement announcing his ..

Kevin Pietersen retires from Limited-Overs edition of International Cricket

Star England Batsman Kevin Pietersen declared to retire from limited-overs edition of International cricket. However, he will continue to play test cricket Kevin Pietersen South African- born English cricketer Right handed batsman and occasional off-spin bowler Debut: 2004 ODIs: 127, Total ODI Runs: 4184, Avg: 48.14 T20: 36 Quickest batsman to reach both 1,000 and ..

After 60 years, Peshawar temple reopened

Prayers were offered the Goraknath Temple in Peshawar (built around 1823) who’s gates were reopened after 60 years following a Court order. The Peshawar High Court permitted the opening of the Gates and also permitting worship in the Temple. The Court refused to give control over the property to the family attempting to stake claim ..

News Today : September 22, 2011

Annual session of UN General Assembly begins Annual session of UN General Assembly begins in New York Issues ranging from climate change, poverty and sustainable development, terrorism, human rights, situation in Libya, the issue of Palestinian application for UN Membership, impact of economic slow-down are the focus of discussions apart from reforms in the UN ..

News Today : September 12, 2011

14 non-dairy based calcium-rich food developed by Indian scientists Indian Scientists have developed 14 non-dairy based calcium-rich food They have also developed 12 dairy-based calcium-rich products to raise calcium intake in children The products to also benifit those kids who are not fond of milk The non-dairy-based calcium-rich products include finger millet or ragi dosa, sesame ..

News Today : Appointments : News Today: July 12, 2009

July 10, 2009: Ravishankar Bhooplapur appointed Governor of Rotary InternationalJuly 10, 2009 : Amit Baruah appointed Head BBC Hindi ServicesJuly 11, 2009: Roger Binny appointed Bengal coach July 10, 2009: Ravishankar Bhooplapur appointed Governor of Rotary InternationalIndian-American philanthropist Ravishankar Bhooplapur has been appointed as the Governor of Rotary International in New York. He is the ..