Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicHansie Cronje

Topic: Hansie Cronje

How bookie Sanjeev Chawla, kingpin of 2000 cricket match-fixing scandal, fell into police net

Sanjeev Chawla extradited from the UK — four years after the procedure to bring him back to India for further probe in the match-fixing case began.

Hansie Cronje’s ties with Indian bookies and a Mercedes that ‘Dawood Ibrahim’ gifted Azhar

In June 2000, Hansie Cronje released a shocker: Mohammad Azharuddin had introduced him to a bookie who offered him money to throw a 1996 Test match.

On Camera

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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