Would choose Sachin over Lara to bat for my life: Warne

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Eight years after clarifying that his “nightmares” about Sachin Tendulkar comment were a joke, Shane Warne had no qualms in picking the iconic Indian as the one to “bat” for his life. If I want someone to score a hundred on the final day of the Test series, I would send Lara. But if I want someone to bat for my life day in, day out, I would send Tendulkar,” he said.

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AirAsia India appoints Sunil Bhaskaran as new CEO

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No-frills airline AirAsia India has appointed Sunil Bhaskaran as chief executive officer and managing director. Currently, Bhaskaran is vice president of corporate services at Tata Steel and has over three decades of experience in the fields of manufacturing, export and commercial operations with the Tata group. His appointment would be effective from Nov 15.

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EU officials warned to prepare for no-deal Brexit

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BRUSSELS: Top EU officials were warned Wednesday to make plans to cope with the fallout from a “no-deal” Brexit as their chief negotiator said talks with Britain must make more progress before next week’s crunch summit. EU Brexit pointman Michel Barnier and Martin Selmayr, the powerful head of the EU Commission’s bureaucracy, briefed commissioners on progress just a week before the October 18 meeting that has been dubbed a “moment of truth.” According to spokesman Margaritis Schinas, Barnier “recalled that decisive progress must be made in time for the October…

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