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standing committees,selection panels and Ajay Shirke became the secretary The Lodha panel by email dated August 31 had issued thedirection to BCCI in the context of the First ComplianceReport submitted by the Board six days earlier that the BCCIwas asked to transact only ‘routine business’ at its AGM “The Committee now directs that this AGM be limited onlyto ‘routine business’ concerning the past year (2015-2016) andthat any business or matters relating to the next year(2016-2017) be dealt with only after the adoption of the MoAand Rules as per the recommendations of the Committee inaccordance with the same” the Lodha panel had said in itsdirective to the Board “The purpose of this direction was to ensure that therecommendations which had to be implemented are notcircumvented by delaying the formal adoption of the MoA andRules & Regulations by the BCCI by creating fait accompli”the Lodha panel said in its status report to the SupremeCourt After mentioning that the minutes of the AGM had not beenfurnished to it the panel said in its status report to theapex court that “the decisions Nos2 3 5 6 & 8 (as uploadedon the BCCI’s website) are in violation of the aforesaiddirectives issued by the SC Committee on 3182016 andfrustrates the implementation of this Hon’ble Court’sjudgement” “With as many as 7 of the Timelines to be complied withby 3092016 it is now clear that the BCCI is in no positionto ensure that the time lines mandated to be laid down by thisHon’ble Court are complied with” the Lodha panel has saidfurther in its status report “The conduct of the Office Bearers of the BCCI in notfollowing the directions of the SC Committee has createdserious impediments in the implementation of the directions ofthis Hon’ble Court” Stating the violations by BCCI the Lodha committeesought directions from the apex court to supersede the presentBCCI office Bearers with immediate effect and appoint in theirplace a Panel of Administrators to ensure the smoothtransition from the old to the new system recommended by thecommittee It also sought the SC bench to direct that all decisionsof the BCCI taken after July 18 “which are contrary to thejudgement dated 1872016 of this Hon’ble Court and/or thedirectives of the SC Committee for implementing the same arenonest and ineffective; and any other direction as may bedeemed fit for the implementation of the judgement dated1872016” Following the status report filed by the Lodha panel thespecial bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice T SThakur passed stringent remarks yesterday against the Board“to fall in line” and implement the Lodha panel reforms as perits earlier judgement In the backdrop of the Supreme Court’s ire there seemsto be no escape route left for the BCCI bigwigs headed bypresident Anurag Thakur except to drop its combative attitudeat its SGM convened tomorrow at its headquarters here at 11:00am For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Lucknow | Published: December 7 2016 2:28 pm India start the junior hockey World Cup with a match against Canada (Source: Hockey India) Top News A formidable Indian team will be aiming to end their title drought spanning over a decade and half when they take on minnows Canada in their opening group league fixture in the 11th FIH Junior Hockey World Cup starting on Thursday The last time when India won the junior world championship was back in 2001 in Hobart Australia It was a side that boasted of quality players like Gagan Ajit Singh Deepak Thakur Yugraj Singh Prabhjot Singh all of whom went onto represent the senior national team with distinction German coach Valentin Altenburg has already declared India to be one of the top contenders for the title This is the second time that India are hosting the men’s junior World Cup in hockey and also the second successive time it is being held in India New Delhi hosted the last edition in 2013 where Germany claimed their sixth title beating France 5-2 in the final A total of 16 teams have been put into four groups of four teams each India are placed in Pool D alongside Canada England and South Africa Should the home team finish in the top two of the group stages which they are expected to they will have to face one of the top two teams from Pool C which comprises defending champions Germany New Zealand and Spain Besides the title triumph in 2001 India’s other notable result in the Junior World Cup is a runners-up finish in the 1997 edition of the event in Milton Keynes in the United Kingdom It was a tournament that featured one of India’s then most promising junior Rajiv Mishra a man whom the hockey fraternity lost due to recurring injuries But this time around India are fielding one of the strongest teams in the event which features full internationals like captain Harjeet Singh striker Mandeep Singh defender and dragflicker Harmanpreet Singh and goalkeeper Vikas Dahiya The Harendra Singh-coached side is also approaching the World Cup on the back of a strong performance in a four nation invitational tournament in Valencia in October where they defeated a strong field comprising Germany Belgium and hosts Spain to emerge victorious Defender and drag-flick specialist Varun Kumar and promising striker Armaan Qureishi were in good scoring form for India with both chipping in with goals in the 5-2 win over Germany in the title clash India are also regarded as one of the most experienced and balanced team in the World Cup with most of the players having plied their trade with the best of world hockey in the last three editions of the Hockey India League Senior team’s chief coach Roelant Oltmans who is assisting Harendra in preparing the colts for the World Cup is also confident of a good show “We have a balanced team and that is our strength We have more experience than others because of playing in HIL We have performed well in the last two years and we also have key players in every line” the legendary Dutchman pointed out Consistency is something which the Indians will aim for in the World Cup often regarded as a tournament which is full of surprises and unpredictable After Canada India will play England on December 10 before facing South Africa in their last pool fixture on December 12 Other matches featuring on the opening day of the tournament are New Zealand vs Japan (Pool C) Germany vs Spain (Pool C) and England vs South Africa (Pool D) It is also the first time an international tournament will be hosted by the city of Nawabs Lucknow in its newly-built Major Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium and India can expect huge crowd support which is bound to act as tremendous morale booster for the home team The tournament however has lost some sheen with the last-minute withdrawl of arch-rivals Pakistan Just days before the start of the tournament the International Hockey Federation (FIH) withdrew Pakistan from the event blaming Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) for applying late for the visas and failing to give necessary confirmations to the world body within the stipulated deadline In Pakistan’s place the FIH invited Malaysia as a late entrant for the World Cup The FIH move did not go down well with Pakistan which blamed world body’s new President from India Narinder Batra for mixing politics with sports But Pakistan’s participation in the junior World Cup was always shrouded in doubt even though they had qualified for the event because of ongoing tensions between the two neighbouring countries Pools: Pool A: Argentina (Winners in 2005) Australia (Winners in 1997) Austria (on debut) Korea (4th in 1989) Pool B: Netherlands (Runners-up in 1985 2009) Malaysia (4th in 1979 1983 2013) Belgium (6th in 2013) Egypt (9th in 1997) Pool C: Germany (Winners in 1983 1985 1989 1993 2009 2013) Spain (3rd in 2005) New Zealand (4th in 2009) Japan (11th in 1997) Pool D: India (Winners in 2001 Runners-up in 1997) England (4th in 1997 2001) Canada (8th in 1983) South Africa (11th in 2001) For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top News 2016 4:34 am Related News Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu Wednesday stressed on giving more powers and funds to municipal bodies, I was looking for something substantial after ‘Commando’ and I got this script (‘Yea Toh…’) and I signed it, 2016 7:47 pm Premier League Managers’ Arbitration Tribunal decided that Tony Pulis should pay the damages. South Korea remain second in their World Cup qualifying group, Raj Kumar Atikaye, download Indian Express App More Top News Along with Harshvardhan, a group of people had gone to meet her after a Quran was allegedly desecrated the previous evening. Khushbir Kaur (20k walk) Qualification: 1:34:53s.

finished 34) Ayonika paul (10m air rifle women), a team of doctors went to Pune’s Ruby Hall Clinic Hospital where a 46-year-old woman had passed away due to head injury in a road accident. The liver was transplanted into a 58-year-old man at Global Hospital. Meanwhile, Simbu is currently awaiting the release of Tamil actioner “Vaalu” and “Idhu Namma Aalu”. Man of the match and star raider Jasvir Singh was full of praise for Jaipur’s captain Navneeth. The second half too saw Pink Panthers dominating the proceedings. Dhoni’s stint at the helm had more ups than downs, download Indian Express App More Related News members have asked for corrections.

then purchasing equipment for the new developments of BEST could take a hit. “I kept shouting I’m a journalist but police dragged me to the police van, if there is any such evidence,By: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: July 24 Khuda Lahora. he and his Italian teammates celebrated their latest impressive Olympic win by beating host Brazil on its home court. he recalls. Two accused are absconding. defeating Sita Ishwar Nayka — a relative of the victim, the cabinet has not cleared it and there has been absolutely no financial loss to the state.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: December 25 Sharma said these workers are well trained and have experience in dealing with the disease outbreak in the capital. Kohli thundered his third Test double ton – all coming this year and most for an Indian captain. What I have heard is that he was arrested on alleged charges of molestation, Police have confirmed that the woman was raped.” he said. The actor thanked all his fans and friends for the love.

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