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Tag: Retirement

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India Hockey Team Defender Sunita Lakra Announces Retirement Due To Injury Breakdown

New Delhi: Indian women’s hockey team defender Sunita Lakra, who was part of the 2018 Asian Games silver-winning side, on Thursday announced her international retirement, citing a knee injury which would require another surgery. The 28-year-old said the nagging injury has come in the way of her dream to be a part of India’s Tokyo […]

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Odisha Govt Plans Premature Retirement To Weed Out Inefficient Employees

Bhubaneswar: In order to make the government mechanism more dynamic and ensure efficiency in administration, the Odisha government has decided to hand out premature retirement to government officials in case of doubtful integrity and inefficiency. The State government’s significant decision on the lines of its 5Ts policy comes close on the heels of Centre’s premature […]

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Govt compulsorily retires tax officers on extortion, bribe, sexual harassment charges

New Delhi: The Government has compulsorily retired almost a dozen senior tax officers on charges ranging from extortion, bribe and sexual harassment. The axe has fallen on about 12 senior officers of the rank of Chief Commissioners, Principal Commissioners and Commissioners of Income Tax (I-T) Department under FR (fundamental rule) 56 (j) of Central Civil […]

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Gautam Gambhir announces retirement from all forms of cricket

New Delhi: India discard Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. The Ranji Trophy game between Delhi and Andhra starting on Thursday at the Feroz Shah Kotla here will be his last game. “The next Ranji trophy match against Andhra will be my last game in the sun. It is […]

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Du Plessis to retire after T20 World Cup in 2020

Brisbane: South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis on Friday signalled the 2020 ICC World T20 in Australia as his possible swansong from T20 internationals. “The T20 World Cup is in Australia and that’s not too far away, so hopefully we’ll be back for that and that will probably be my last international tour I would […]

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CJI Dipak Misra holds court for one last time

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra held court, along with his successor Ranjan Gogoi, for the last time Monday, stopping a lawyer who broke into song to wish him a long life to say he was “responding from the heart” but will speak from his mind in the evening. CJI Misra, who presided […]

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Kohli end England series as world's best, Cook signs off at 10th spot

Dubai: India captain Virat Kohli ended the England tour as the number-one ranked batsman in world despite failing in his last innings while just retired England opener Alastair Cook signed off from international cricket on a remarkable note, moving into the top-10 of the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen. Cook was adjudged Player of […]

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Alastair Cook announces retirement from International cricket

Dubai: England’s Test opener and leading run-scorer Alastair Cook on Monday announced that he will retire from international cricket after the fifth Test against India. “After much thought and deliberation over the last few months I have decided to announce my retirement from international cricket at the end of this Test series against India,” Cook […]

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FIFA World Cup 2018: Andres Iniesta announces retirement after Spain's ouster

Moscow: A Spain legend Andres Iniesta announced his retirement from international football here on Sunday after their shocking loss to hosts Russia in the pre-quarterfinals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. “It’s a reality that today is my last match with the national team. At the individual level, a wonderful stage ends,” the hero of […]

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Have a happy life: Bollywood celebs wish AB de Villiers on retirement

Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like Anushka Sharma, Arjun Kapoor and Rahul Bose have wished luck and happiness to South African batsman AB de Villiers, who has announced his retirement from international cricket. AB de Villiers, who featured in 114 Tests, 228 ODIs and 78 T20Is for South Africa, sprang a surprise when he announced on Wednesday […]

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ABD announces retirement from international cricket [WATCH]

Pretoria: One of contemporary cricket’s greatest batsmen, AB de Villiers, today called time on his illustrious international career, claiming to be “out of gas” after 14 years in the top league. The 34-year-old former South African skipper said his jaded body was no longer in a position to take the rigours of international cricket after […]

Robben announces retirement from Dutch national team

Amsterdam: Arjen Robben has announced his retirement from the Dutch national team after the Oranges failed to qualify for the 2018 football World Cup. Robben scored two goals in his 96th match for the Netherlands, his 36th and 37th goal for the Dutch, against Sweden in the Amsterdam Arena on Tuesday. His goals were enough for […]

Is 70 the new voluntary retirement age in politics in Odisha?

Bhubaneswar: A day after senior Congress leader Narasingha Mishra announced that he will not contest 2019 elections citing that it is not justified after the age of 70; former Chief Minister Hemanand Biswal too echoed similar views on Friday. Throwing weight behind Mishra’s proposal, Biswal, who will be 80 years old in 2019, too announced […]

Sport can ease the transition into retirement

New York: If you are planning to give up work soon, engaging in some sport activities would help you better adjust with the changes that come with retirement, says a new study. “We know that sports can enhance the development of children and adolescents, but the dynamic that comes with sport may be beneficial to […]

South Africa batsman Petersen retires from international cricket

Cape Town: South Africa opening batsman Alviro Petersen Tuesday announced his retirement from international cricket at the conclusion of the third Test against the West Indies.

Dhoni's retirement is well thought-out: Shastri

Sydney: Even as speculation about Mahendra Singh Dhoni's sudden retirement from Test cricket persists, India's Team Director Ravi Shastri today described it as a "well thought-out" move and lashed out at critics who had accused the wicket-keeper-batsman of abandoning a sinking ship.

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