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August 28 | Updated on January 23, 2018 Published on August 28, 2015

Amit Mishra (second left) celebrates with captain Virat Kohli (right) after winning their second test cricket match against Sri Lanka in Colombo on August 24, 2015. -- Reuters

(from top left) IPL governing council chairman Rajeev Shukla; member, Sourav Ganguly; Treasurer Anirudh Chaudhary; and BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur. (file photo)

European Union chief negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero - Reuters

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India will seek to clinch their first series win on Sri Lankan soil in 22 years as they go into the third and final cricket Test against the hosts on Friday. Virat Kohli registered his first Test victory as captain in the win at the P Sara Oval in Colombo.

The BCCI Working Committee is to meet in Kolkata to discuss the report and recommendations of the IPL working group headed by Rajiv Shukla, and comprising secretary Anurag Thakur, treasurer Anirudh Chaudhary, and former India skipper Sourav Ganguly along with the legal adviser UN Banerjee.

Reliance Aerostructure Ltd, an (ADAG) company, which plans to set up an aerospace unit in the Mihan SEZ (in Nagpur) is expected to be formally handed over the land — 1000 acres — for the project on Friday.

The MSME Expo and Summit is to open in the Capital with more than 150 exhibitors from Central and State PSUs, banks, private firms, service providers, and innovators. The event will focus on business and vendor development, draw the support of service providers for MSMEs, and explore avenues for government and financial support for MSME units.

JS Deepak, India’s chief trade negotiator and additional secretary to the commerce ministry and his European Union counterpart, Ignacio Garcia Bercero, are to meet in the capital for negotiations on the proposed FTA to boost two-way commerce and investment. Negotiations have not been held since May 2013.

Published on August 28, 2015
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