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Sachin’s new innings, takes oath as member of Rajya Sabha

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar started the new innings as member of Parliament. He took oath as member of Rajya Sabha to which he was nominated on April 2. He took oath in the chamber of Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari. Tendulkar had created history by smashing 100 international centuries in March 2012

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Poverty Estimation: Expert Group under Rangarajan to review methodology

Planning Commission constitutes an expert group headed by noted Economist C. Rangarajan to review the Tendulkar Committee methodology for estimating poverty. Why this group has been constituted? After the controversy triggered by the Tendulkar Committee methodology that people consuming more than Rs 28.65 per daily in cities and Rs 22.42 in rural areas are not ..

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Sachin, Rekha, Aga nominated to Rajya Sabha

The government has nominated Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha, along with actress Rekha and industrialist Anu Aga. The nomination of the 3 eminent personalities was approved by President Pratibha Patil. Article 80 of the Constitution provides for nomination of persons having special knowledge or practical experience in matters such as literature, science, art and ..

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ICC rejected Sachin Tendulkar’s proposal for changes to ODI format

Sachin Tendulkar had suggested to split the ODI match into two innings per team of 25 overs each. This is because, the emergence of T20 cricket as a global draw had cast the future of one-day cricket into doubt. ODIs were squeezed between the new format that provided thrills and excitement better than it could, ..

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Current Affairs : September 23, 2011

“SLINEX 2011”: Indo-Sri Lanka Naval Exercise SLINEX 2011: Code named SLINEX 2011, it was the 5 day Joint Naval Exercise b/w India and Sri Lanka, in the seas off Trincomalee Started on September 19, 2011 it concluded on September 23, 2011 Objective: Improving interoperability of the two navies INS Shivalik, considered one of the largest ..

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Current Affairs : September 13, 2011

Tennis: US OPEN Results Men’s Singles Novak Djokovic (Serbia). He is the 6th man in the Open Era to win 3 Grand Slam titles in the same year. Djokovic joined Andy Roddick, Pete Sampras, Boris Becker, Martina Navratilova and Manuel Orantes as the sixth player to hoist the U.S. Open trophy after facing match point ..

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