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English cricket moves closer to setting up IPL rival
Mar 28, 2017 11:56 IST
By Soumitra Bose
Reuters
what happened: A new city-based T20 tournament for English cricket, intended to rival IPL and Big Bash, mooted
what it means: In a break with 130 years of tradition, none of England's existing 18 counties are due to feature in the new event. Instead eight new teams, drawn from cities, would compete from 2020.
what next: The proposed change would be one of the most sweeping ever introduced to English game's structure.
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KL Rahul, Rahane anchor chase as India win series 2-1
Mar 28, 2017 11:50 IST
By Soumitra Bose
Reuters
what happened: Lokesh Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane steered India to an 8-wicket win in 4th and final Test vs Australia.
what it means: Rahul made 51 not out and Rahane added a quickfire unbeaten 38 to help India chase down the 106-run target with lot to spare. Rahul scored the winning run, completing his sixth fifty of the series.
what next: The victory was India's 7th Test series win in a row, dating back to their win in Lanka in Aug 2015.
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Pragati Maidan facelift hits legal bump, may delay project
Mar 28, 2017 11:49 IST
By Sanjeev K Ahuja
Hindustan Times
what happened: Raj Rewal, the architect of Pragati Maidan’s iconic Hall of Nations has moved Delhi High Court
what it means: Raj Rewal is seeking to preserve ‘modern heritage monuments’ which are world’s first pillar-less concrete frame structures. The Hall of Nations was displayed at Pompidou Museum, France for 2 years
what next: With a court case already pending, litigations may delay the ongoing demolition, and the project
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Mumbai civic body budget on Wednesday
Mar 28, 2017 11:44 IST
By Tanushree Venkatraman
Hindustan Times
what happened: The BMC's budget for Mumbai will be presented by civic chief Ajoy Mehta on Wednesday.
what it means: Asia's richest civic body is expected to cut-down its budget to make it more "realistic." Departments like roads is expected to get only one-third of the budget alloted last year (Rs 4000 crores).
what next: The budget will be put to debate on the floor of the general body post its release on Wednesday.