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RJD leader Siddiqui elected as President of Bihar Cricket Association

Senior RJD leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui has been elected as President of Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) after an election held as per directions of the Supreme Court.Siddiqui, who was the RJD Legislature Party leader in the outgoing Assembly, defeated Vinod Kumar, a former president of BCA, by a margin of 30 votes, a statement issued by retired Patna High Court Judge Dharampal Sinha, who supervised the elections on orders of the Apex Court.

Ravi Shankar Prasad was elected as General Secretary defeating Ajay Narayan Sharma.Ram Kumar was elected as the Treasurer defeating Bibhuti Narayan Sharma by 26 votes.The BCA elections were held in accordance with a direction of the Apex Court in August this year, which had appointed former Patna High Court judge Dharampal Sinha as electoral officer-cum-observer for the polls.

Five Vice Presidents who were elected are Sunil kumar Singh, Gopal Bohra, Anand Kumar, S Mumtazuddin and N K Jamuar

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Niti Aayog's Arvind Panagariya is new Sherpa for G-20 talks

Government has decided to appoint NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariyaas the Sherpa for G-20 talks, replacing Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu."Government has decided to appoint Arvind Panagariya as the Sherpa for G-20 negotiations. At present, Prabhu is holding this position," a source said.As per the practice, the Deputy Chairman of the erstwhile Planning Commission used to be the Sherpa for G-20 talks.During the a decade long UPA regime, former Deputy Chairman of the Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia was the sherpa for G-20 talks.

"At present, Panagariya is in the US and will be back on 27 september. He will start work on his new role only after he comes back," the source said.The next G20 Leaders' Summit is scheduled on November 15-16 at Antalya in Turkey in November.

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Governor Of West Bengal Gets Additional Charge Of Governor Of Tripura

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi was on given additional charge of Tripura Governor due to absence on leave of Tathagata Roy."The President of India has been pleased to appoint Keshari Nath Tripathi, Governor of West Bengal, to discharge the functions of the Governor of Tripura, in addition to his own duties, during the absence, on leave, of Tathagata Roy, Governor of Tripura," a press release issued by Rashtrapati Bhavan said without mentioning the duration.

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Governor Of West Bengal Gets Additional Charge Of Governor Of Tripura

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi was on given additional charge of Tripura Governor due to absence on leave of Tathagata Roy."The President of India has been pleased to appoint Keshari Nath Tripathi, Governor of West Bengal, to discharge the functions of the Governor of Tripura, in addition to his own duties, during the absence, on leave, of Tathagata Roy, Governor of Tripura," a press release issued by Rashtrapati Bhavan said without mentioning the duration.

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Asiad gold medallist footballer Prashanta Sinha passes away

Former India footballer and member of the 1962 Asian Games' gold medal winning squad Prashanta Sinha passed away.He was 77 years old and is survived by his daughter Sonali and son-in-law Prateek. Sinha was admitted to PG Hospital for the last one month and was in a state of coma for the past week.A left-half, he was best known for being an integral part of India's best-ever 'Class of 62' that won the gold medal at the Asian Games under Syed Rahim's coaching. Sinha, who was in the reserves in fact played the semi-final and the final.

However his finest hour for the national team came when he was brilliant at the 1964 Asian Cup in Israel where India were runners-up, losing the final in Tel Aviv to the home team.Sinha, who made his international debut from a relatively small office team like Eastern Railways, was a stalwart for East Bengal as he played from 1964 to 1971 for the red-and gold brigade.His most memorable match was the 1970 IFA Shield game against Paz Club of Iran. While Parimal Dey's long ranger was remembered but it was Sinha, who worked tirelessly in the midfield.

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Famed Egyptian atirist Ali Salem dies at 79

Ali Salem, a famed Egyptian satirical writer whose works include one of the Arab world's most popular comedic plays, died  in his home in Cairo of natural causes, Egypt's state-run Middle East News Agency said. He was 79.Salem's writings include 15 books and 25 plays. His most famous work was "School of the Troublemakers," a 1971 comedic play about a class of riotous teenagers reformed by a female teacher.Salem courted controversy by visiting Israel in 1994, travelling by himself without even telling his wife or three daughters. He drove a car across the border after Israel and the Palestinians signed the 1993 Oslo peace agreements. He said he had been thinking about visiting the country since late President Anwar Sadat made the trip in 1977, leading to Egypt's becoming the first Arab state to sign a peace treaty with Israel, in 1979.

Salem's book "A Drive to Israel" sold more than 60,000 copies, a best-seller by Egyptian standards. But he was shunned in Egypt for the visit and fellow writers labeled him a sellout or collaborator.Salem's calls for peace and normalization with Israel eventually caused him to be expelled from the Writers Syndicate, a move that was overturned by an Egyptian court. Immediately after the court ruling, he resigned from the syndicate, saying he only went to court to prove a point.

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Odisha girl wins 'Community Impact Award' at Google Science Fair

A moment of pride for India as Lalita Prasida Sripada Srisai has won the ‘Community Impact Award’ at the prestigious Google Science Fair in California. She is a class IX student of DPS Damanjodi in Koraput district in Odisha.

According to The Hindu reports, this girl developed a low-cost bio-absorbent based water purifier that uses waste corn cobs as key ingredient. She won 10,000 US dollar as prize money and will receive support from Google for one year for her project.The Google Science Fair is an online science competition sponsored by Google, Lego, Virgin Galactic, National Geographic and Scientific American.

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CNX Nifty to be renamed Nifty 50

India Index Services & Products (IISL), an NSE group company, has announced the rebranding of all the existing IISL indices, including CNX Nifty, CNX 100, CNX 200, CNX 500, CNX Mid-cap and CNX Small-cap.All IISL indices will include 'Nifty' in the name, as Nifty has become a strong brand name among investors tracking Indian capital markets, the exchange said . NSE's flagship CNX Nifty Index, for instance, will be rebranded as Nifty 50. The rebranding of IISL's indices will be effective November 9, 2015.

"Over the years, Nifty 50 has become synonymous with Indian equity market both domestically and internationally. Inclusion of Nifty in the name of IISL's indices will enhance the acceptability of products linked to Nifty family worldwide," said Chitra Ramkrishna, managing director and CEO, NSE.Nifty 50 options traded on NSE are the largest traded contract globally in equity index options category. In addition to the NSE, Nifty derivatives are also traded on Singapore Exchange, Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Osaka Exchange.  Total ETF AUM (assets under management) tracking Nifty family of indices globally (domestic and international) is $2,240 million.

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V S Arunachalam gets DRDO lifetime achievement award

The government has decided to confer the Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO’s) lifetime achievement award for 2015 on V S Arunachalam, formerly a scientific advisor to the defence minister and the founder chairman of the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy, for his outstanding contribution over several decades in the field of scientific research and technology. 

DRDO Director Hina Gokhale said in a letter intimating Arunachalam of the award. She wrote: “I congratulate you on the exemplary scientific achievements which have been made possible by a brilliant combination of your scientific Knowledge and unceasing zeal. Such events set examples for others to emulate. My best wishes to you to further your achievements and bring glory to the Nation.”

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Union Cabinet approved signing of Joint Declaration of Intent between India and Germany

The Union Cabinet on 22 September 2015 approved the signing of Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) between India and Germany. It was approved with minor amendments in the earlier MoU for facilitating implementation of the programme Indo-German Strategic Partnerships in Higher Education.The amendments in the earlier MoU include

• The term ‘Strategic’ will be removed from the title of the programme to make it Indo-German Partnership in Higher Education and
• The funding period for the programme will be changed from 2015-19 to 2016-20, that is, from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2020. The strengthened education relationship through this Joint Declaration of Intent will enable the higher education institutions in both the countries to benefit mutually to enhance innovative partnerships in the field of education, research and skill development. It will be beneficial for faculty development and to foster advanced research in the identified priority areas of challenges for India.

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