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Jassi honour killing:Canada stays extradition of mom,uncle
Sep 21, 2017 11:47 IST
what happened: Canadian police on Wednesday refused the custody of Malkiar Kaur and Surjit Singh to Punjab police.
what it means: Kaur and Singh moved the BC Court of Appeal which stayed their extradition that was cleared by Canadian SC last month. A police team flew to Canada last week to arrest them for their trial in Punjab.
what next: The extradition now hinges on the court's verdict and will be delayed for an unspecified period
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Pakistan bans Khalid Latif for five years over spot-fixing
Sep 20, 2017 19:31 IST
what happened: Pakistan cricket's anti-corruption tribunal Wednesday banned opener Khalid Latif for five years.
what it means: Latif's ban is suspended, meaning the 31-year old batsman cannot play any cricket till at least 2022. It is the harshest punishment meted out so far to a player involved in the PSL spot-fixing saga.
what next: PCB and Latif have a right to appeal the judgment within 14 days of receiving the detailed decision.
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BCCI nominates MS Dhoni for Padma Bhushan award
Sep 20, 2017 19:13 IST
what happened: BCCI has nominated MS Dhoni for the country's third highest civilian award, the Padma Bhushan.
what it means: A senior BCCI official said the BCCI has only sent one name for the Padma awards this year and it was a unanimous decision. Dhoni is already a recipient of Rajiv Khel Ratna and Padma Shri awards.
what next: If Dhoni is conferred with Padma Bhushan, he will become the 11th Indian cricketer to get it.
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Bengal minister's brother disappears in Damodar river
Sep 19, 2017 16:52 IST
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what happened: Asim Ghatak, elder brother of West Bengal law minister, Malay Ghatak disappeared in the river.
what it means: He is suspected to have drowned on Tuesday morning while offering prayers in memory of his ancestors. Police officers said Ghatak probably could not apprehend the depth of the water. He slipped.
what next: His body was missing till sundown. Police and disaster management teams were conducting searches.