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CPI demands strict control on cricket board and its revenue
Reacting on the IPLís raging controversy Communist Party of India (CPI) said that the Income Tax officials should enforce a strict control on the cricket control board and the revenue, which it earns from the cricket loving commoners and through advertisements or sponsorships. Meanwhile, Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said that if the inquiry process leads to incriminating results then the law would take its course.
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Air India resumes its flights to London
Stranded passengers heaved a sigh a relief on Wednesday when National air carrier Air India resumed its flights to London, a week after volcanic eruptions in Iceland forced cancellation of flights. It may be recalled that consequent to the cloud of ash over a major part of northern Europe due to volcanic eruptions in Iceland, air operations in the continent had come to a standstill for nearly five days at a stretch.
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Trident-Oberoi Hotel all set to reopen, after 26/11 attacks
The Fourth Estate had the first look of the tower block of the Trident-Oberoi Hotel, one of the targets of November 26, 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai after its renovation at a whopping cost of around 40 million dollars. The hotel management hosted the media persons a preview of the redone hotel on Wednesday. Seventeen months after the attack, the Oberoi Group's super star-rated hotel is all set to reopen on April 24 with a tighter security cover.
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Islamic group sues Shoaib, Sania
After their much hyped and controversial marriage, trouble again seems to knock the door for Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, his newly wedded wife and Indian tennis star Sania Mirza. A Hyderabad-based Muslim organisation in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday, filed a case Shoaib and Sania Mirza, and her family members for hurting Islamic sentiments. The organization has also questioned the essence of Malik's divorce to Siddiqui when he had earlier maintained that she is not his wife.
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Manohar accuses Modi of violating confidential clause 
The ongoing tussle between BCCI President Shashank Manohar and IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi took an ugly turn, as Manohar lashed out at Modi today accusing him of violating the confidential clause by revealing the share-holding details of franchise teams on a social networking site. Manohar also said that the violation of confidential clause by Lalit Modi, will be discussed at the IPL Governing Council Meeting on April 26. Meanwhile, Manohar also said that BCCI secretary N Srinivasan, who was questioned about his legality by modi, had taken permission from then BCCI president Sharad Pawar for bidding. 
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