(REOPENS DEL 79)

first_imgThe probe panel observed that huge payments were made “in a hurry” by DDCA president S P Bansal and general secretary Anil Khanna without following the financial manual and authentication.It also quoted the report of an internal fact-finding committee of DDCA and said it had found that “the magnitude and extent of improprieties, irregularities and misconduct committee by various officials mentioned in the report is quite complicated and gigantic”.It said the DDCA ended up spending Rs 114 crore in reconstruction of the Ferozshah Kotla stadium between 2002-2007 though the initial budget for it was Rs 24 crore.The panel said the DDCA constructed 10 corporate boxes in the stadium illegally and have sub-leased them for 10 years to corporates for an approximate amount of Rs 36 crore.It said it received continuous flow of complaints to from former cricketers, eminent sports persons, citizens which is indicative of functioning of the cricket administrator.On complaints of forgery of age-verification certificates, the committee referred to an FIR filed at IP Extension Police Stattion and said it names specific players who have benefitted from forged date of birth and school certificate. PTI MPB ZMNlast_img read more

Whoops… The Stillwater Trip Happened Again

first_imgWhile you’re here, we’d like you to consider subscribing to Pistols Firing and becoming a PFB+ member. It’s a big ask from us to you, but it also comes with a load of benefits like ad-free browsing (ads stink!), access to our premium room in The Chamber and monthly giveaways.The other thing it does is help stabilize our business into the future. As it turns out, sending folks on the road to cover games and provide 24/7 Pokes coverage like the excellent article you just read costs money. Because of our subscribers, we’ve been able to improve our work and provide the best OSU news and community anywhere online. Help us keep that up. Just a few years ago, this Cowboy cheerleader made headlines by apparently attempting to trip an OU player after a TD in Boone Pickens Stadium.oksOn Saturday night after the Sooners scored, it appears another Cowboy fan attempted to trip Joe Mixon after a touchdown score. Here’s the video from Sooner Scoop’s Eddie Radosevich:Oh no. It happened again. Kinda starting to become a trend in Stillwater. #Bedlam pic.twitter.com/U4Gy43ep6N— Eddie Radosevich (@Eddie_Rado) November 29, 2015AdChoices广告C’mon man… Be better.last_img read more