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by OJ George

Cheque facility won't be withdrawn, says the govt
It is a matter of relief that the Union Government has clarified that cheque facility won't be withdrawn.

There were stray reports that an overenthusiastic government favaouring total digitalisation may go in for banning the cheque books.

It is gratifying to note that the government won't proceed with the reforms this way.
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Australia trounce India by 333 runs
Steve O'Keefe took six wickets in the second innings of the first Test between India and Australia, and India crumbled to a total of 107 runs.

Steve O'Keefe took six wickets in the second innings of the first Test between India and Australia, and India crumbled to a total of 107 runs, making the
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Vinod Rai to head BCCI panel
Former C &AG Vinod Rai will head a four- member panel of BCCI.

The Supreme Court on Monday appointed four administrators to run the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

They are: Vinod Rai, historian Ramachandra Guha, former woman cricket captain Diana Edulji, MD IDFC Bank Vikram Lim
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Virat Kohli likened to Christiano Ronaldo
Incredible comparisons are pouring as Virat Kohli’s innings of 122, in the incredible chase against England in the first ODI on Sunday, and has shattered records and earned praise from across the cricketing world.

Kohli’s stature and performance as a player and skipper has been subject of adulat
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Atletico Kolkata lift ISL trophy, beating Kerala Blasters
KOCHI: Atletico de Kolkata were crowned Indian Super League champions for the second time in three years after they edged out Kerala Blasters 4-3 in a nerve-wracking penalty shootout after a below-par display for 120 minutes on Sunday.

Both sides were locked 1-1 after extra time that led to the s
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Norwegian Magnus Carlsen World Chess Champion third time
Norwegian Chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen won his third title in New York on Wednesday.

Carlsen defeated Russian challenger Sergey Karjakin after three weeks of grueling play in the World Chess Championship.

He turned 26 on the same day he beat the Russian, winning two of four tie-breaking “rapid
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PV Sindhu wins China Open Series in 69 minutes
P V Sindhu wins China Open series, stuns China’s Sun Yu 21-11, 17-21, 21-11

She trounced her Chinese opponent in 69 minutes to win the China Open and collect her first Super Series title.

The 21-year-old became the third non-Chinese woman to win the title after Malaysia’s Wong Mew Choo in 2
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