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Meat, chicken, eggs to go off plates from Saturday
Mar 24, 2017 23:19 IST
By Pankaj Jaiswal
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what happened: Not just buffalo meat, Uttar Pradesh is heading towards a non-vegetarian food crisis.
what it means: After the ongoing statewide crackdown by the new Yogi government on abattoirs and meat shops, Lucknow Murga Samiti declares indefinite strike. The strike is set to spread to other parts of the state.
what next: Complete shut down of chicken, eggs, meat shops in Lucknow from Saturday.
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Smith lauds execution as Australia eye series win vs India
Mar 24, 2017 19:09 IST
By Soumitra Bose
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what happened: Steve Smith and his Australian team sought the blessings of Dalai Lama ahead of the Dharamsala Test.
what it means: A draw in the fourth and final Test against India in Dharamsala would be enough for Steve Smith and his men to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, having triumphed at home in the 2014-15 season.
what next: Aussies landed as underdogs but are now in strong position to clinch series vs world No. 1 India
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India captain Virat Kohli doubtful for fourth Australia Test
Mar 24, 2017 18:33 IST
By Soumitra Bose
what happened: India risk missing the inspiring presence of skipper Virat Kohli in the fourth Test vs Australia.
what it means: Kohli, the feisty top-order batsman damaged his right shoulder when diving to save a boundary on day 1 of the third Test in Ranchi and was off the field during most of Australia's first innings.
what next: Uncapped Mumbai batsman Shreyas Iyer has joined as cover for Kohli. Rahane may lead in Dharamsala.
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Manohar agrees to stay on as ICC chief to help transition
Mar 24, 2017 18:28 IST
By Soumitra Bose
what happened: Shashank Manohar has deferred his resignation as chairman of the International Cricket Council.
what it means: Manohar had resigned earlier this month, citing personal reasons, having been elected unopposed on a two-year term as the ICC's first independent chairman in May last year.
what next: "I have duty to work with my colleagues to enable a smooth transition," the ex-BCCI president said.