Thursday, May 28, 2020

ICC-BCCI emails generate heat in board meeting

The long-standing matter involving the tax dispute between the ICC and BCCI, one that has led to unpleasant exchange of emails between the two organisations, became the central talking point as members of the governing body met via a teleconference on Thursday for a pre-scheduled board meeting.

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Delhi govt steps in to fight locusts, issues advisory

Delhi government has drawn up a plan to deal with the possibility of a locust attack in the capital. The government has asked the authorities concerned to focus on awareness and to spray insecticides and pesticides on crops and vegetation to prevent a probable desert locust invasion. Swarms of the winged insects have overrun many parts of Rajasthan and could be headed to Delhi.

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Anil Kumble optimistic of IPL happening this year

"Yes we are hopeful and optimistic that there is still a possibility (to hold IPL this year) if we can cram in the schedule. If we are going to have a stadium without spectators, then probably have 3 or 4 venues," said Anil Kumble, who is also the chairman of ICC's Cricket Committee.

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Immunity boosting Aava Alkaline Water extends hand

The Coronavirus pandemic has made the world realize the value of a healthy lifestyle. In the absence of a solution or vaccine, the most effective preventive ...

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'India's lockdown to push 12m into extreme poverty'

At least 49 million people across the world are expected to plunge into “extreme poverty” -- those living on less than $1.90 per day -- as a direct result of the pandemic’s economic destruction and India leads that projection, with the World Bank estimating some 12 million of its citizens will be pushed to the very margins this year.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

No risk of losing 2021 T20 World Cup: BCCI

Tax exemptions for ICC events are listed as a requirement in host agreements and the BCCI was supposed to confirm they had secured one by May 18. However, BCCI treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal told Reuters that would not happen and that negotiations were continuing.

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Pak uses terrorist-tracking tech to hunt virus

Geo-fencing, a discreet tracking system that alerts authorities when someone leaves a specific geographic area, has helped officials monitor neighbourhoods on lockdown. Authorities are also listening in to the calls of COVID-19 patients to monitor whether their contacts are talking about having symptoms.

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Symptomless Covid may be more prevalent: Study

The prevalence of 'silent' symptomless Covid-19 infection may be much higher than thought, according to a study which assessed cruise ship passengers under isolation during the current pandemic. Researchers, including those from Macquarie University in Australia, noted that the study offers the first analysis of complete Covid-19 testing of all passengers and crew on an isolated cruise ship during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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