Sushma Suri gets one-year contract as Additional Secretary, Legal Affairs

Sushma Suri was on Thursday appointed on contract basis as Additional Secretary in the Department of Legal Affairs for one year.

Media multi-tasking could change brain structure
Media multi-tasking could change brain structure

Jumping from screen to screen - using mobile phones, laptops and other media devices simultaneously - could be changing the structure of your brain, impacting your cognition and social and emotional well-being, says a study.

Not done anything to tarnish the image of the game: Srinivasan

Maintaining firmly that his "conscience is clear", new ICC chairman N Srinivasan today said he has "done nothing to tarnish the image of the game" and will speak out once the Probe Committee headed by Justice (Retd) Mukul Mudgal tables the final report.

SC rejects CAB`s plea to restrain N Srinivasan from becoming ICC chief

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a plea of Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) seeking to restrain N Srinivasan from contesting election for ICC President`s post.

ACC appoints Harish Badami as new CEO & managing director

The Board of Directors of ACC Limited today appointed Harish Badami as CEO & Managing Director designate with effect from August 1.

Verma urges ACC to shun Srinivasan

The unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar Secretary Aditya Verma on Friday called on the Asian Cricket Council to bar N Srinivasan from heading the body, saying that allowing him to do so would be in violation of a Supreme Court order.

Verma shoots of missive to PM on Srinivasan

Stepping up his tirade against BCCI President-in-exile N Srinivasan, Cricket Association of Bihar Secretary Aditya Verma today shot off missives to the Prime Minister of India, England and Australia to intervene in the matter through the parent body ICC.

ACC in doldrums after ICC rethinks on development funds

The very existence of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) is in doldrums after a rethink in the International Cricket Council (ICC) on the development funds being spent globally for promotion of cricket.

Accounts passed at ACC meet chaired by N Srinivasan

BCCI`s president-in exile N Srinivasan today chaired a finance committee meeting of the Asian Cricket Council here today which saw the annual audited accounts being passed.

Asian Cricket Council chief dismisses security concerns in Pak

The chief executive of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has said that he has no security concerns in Pakistan and called on the country`s cricket authorities to restore the confidence of the game by bringing back international cricket.

Asia Cup organisers rule out Bangladesh switch

Organisers of cricket`s Asia Cup insisted the tournament would go ahead in troubled Bangladesh next month, even if one of the teams pulled out on safety grounds, as they unveiled the schedule Thursday.

Pakistan to join Bangladesh Asia Cup security meeting

Pakistan will send an official to assess security in Bangladesh before next month`s cricket Asia Cup, officials said Wednesday, after a wave of election-related violence.

We have reservations about playing in Bangladesh: PCB

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has made it clear their team will participate in the Asia Cup in Bangladesh only after getting a clearance from their government due to security concerns in the violence-hit neigbouring country.

Sri Lanka offers to host Asia Cup, World Twenty20

Sri Lanka is ready to step in and host the Asia Cup one-day tournament and the World Twenty20 if the two events are pulled out of violence-plagued Bangladesh, a top official said on Friday.

Bangladesh anti-graft body`s chief angered by new law

Head of Bangladesh`s independent Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) sharply criticised a new law aimed at clipping its powers, saying it made the statutory body "subservient" to the government.

Modalities of 2014 Asia Cup discussed in ACC meet

Top members of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC)on Saturday discussed the modalities of the 2014 Asia Cup tournament, which is to be hosted by Bangladesh for a second straight time, in February-March next year.

Bangladesh to host 2014 Asia Cup

The Asia Cup cricket tournament will be held in Bangladesh for the second time in a row after India, who had earlier agreed to host the 2014 edition, backed out citing a packed international schedule.

ACC contemplates separating track and road races

The future edition of the Asian Cycling Championships could witness separate track and road events - similar on the lines of World Championships.

PCB makes 3 proposals to BCCI for resumption of cricket series

In a bid to resume bilateral cricket ties between India and Pakistan, the Pakistan Board has put forward three proposals to their Indian counterparts.

Brain impulse that makes us quit identified

Scientists have identified the section in the brain - dorsal anterior cingulate cortex - which makes us all quit in the end .