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Vivo to be IPL title sponsor from 2018 to 2022
Jun 27, 2017 15:18 IST
By Siddharth Vishwanathan
PTI
what happened: Vivo, who had been title sponsors of the IPL from 2015, have had an extension till 2022.
what it means: Vivo's expansion in the IPL confirms their mighty rise in Indian sports. Earlier in May, they had acquired the rights to be the title sponsors for the Pro-Kabaddi League.
what next: The 11th edition of the IPL will take place on April 2018 and it could feature 10 teams.
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BCCI forms 7-member panel to implement Lodha reforms
Jun 27, 2017 14:50 IST
By Sandip Sikdar
PTI
what happened: BCCI formed a 7-member panel to implement the Lodha panel reforms with Rajeev Shukla as chairman.
what it means: Rajeev Shukla, Sourav Ganguly, TC Mathew, Naba Bhattacharjee, Jay Shah, Anirudh Chaudhry and Amitabh Choudhary will discuss and decide how to implement the Lodha panel reforms.
what next: The BCCI has requested the committee to fix an early meeting before the July 14 hearing.
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Five more private medical institutes get clearance from MCI
Jun 27, 2017 13:35 IST
By Shreya Bhandary
(HT Photo/Representation purpose)
what happened: Seven private medical institutes had applied for final nod to participate in the admissions process.
what it means: Medical aspirants can cheers since the total number of seats have increased with final clearance granted to five more medical and dental colleges in the state.
what next: Medical institutes in Dhule and Satara to soon get final nod. Registrations to begin on June 28.
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Air pollution casts shadow over India's solar ambitions
Jun 27, 2017 13:00 IST
By Malavika Vyawahare
HT Photo
what happened: Air pollution and dust can reduce India's solar power generation by 17% , estimates a new study.
what it means: India currently has 4.56 Gigawatt (GW) installed solar capacity, according to the report. and is aiming to have 100 GW capacity installed by 2022. Installing capacity is clearly not enough.
what next: To meet its renewable energy targets the government will need to focus on efficiency concerns.