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01 2016 14:55 22 IST Comment 0 Tweet Editor’s note: If 2016 is the year of cricketer biopics, The main casualty of the power failure was the water distribution system as well as Metro services but operations at the airport remained largely unaffected as diesel generating back-up system was put to use. 2012 12:10 am Related News Punjab University today declared the results of BA-II.

File photo of Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone. he’s done well to take Formula 1 from its traditional stronghold of Europe to new markets in the Middle East & Asia (did someone say Azerbaijan?) Admittedly the last few years have not been the best for Bernie Liberty Media claim that replacing Bernie was essential because the sport hadn’t grown of late Viewership has been falling and fans are missing the actual racing spectacle Ploys like ‘Double Points’ and the elimination based qualifying format were doomed to fail from the start Instead of a long-term fix for the sport’s problem it seemed like Bernie was only focused on fixing issues through a myopic lens by often resorting to gimmicky methods He also continued to focus on a television-based business model even as the world moved to newer digital platforms Ironically enough Bernie’s retirement saw #Ecclestone trend world over While news of Bernie’s departure has been in the offing we were surprised by the low-key almost meek exit that the sport’s most towering personality made There was no grand farewell – in fact it seems like Felipe Massa had a grander farewell at his ‘fake retirement’ A new F1 order Bernie will be replaced by a three-member committee There’s Chase Carey with his magnificent moustache who will function as the CEO Ross Brawn is the MD focusing on sporting matters and Sean Bratches (former ESPN) the Commercial Chief File photo of Mercedes’ Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton Reuters Bratches’ appointment is particularly interesting because he comes from a content/digital background a space that Formula 1 desperately needs leadership in It’s funny to note that 86-year-old Bernie will now be replaced by three much younger men – Carey (aged 63) and Brawn (aged 62) We hope they are ready for the job at such a young age and for a sport that is desperately trying to appeal to younger audiences Bernie himself will remain Chairman Emeritus though it remains to be seen how much of the role is only on paper There’s also likely to be a full army of sponsorship and marketing people being hired – shockingly enough F1 currently has only one person working on sponsorship acquisition and nobody dedicated to marketing We have some clues about what work lies ahead for the new committee For starters they have spoken extensively about making Grand Prix a Super Bowl kind of event bringing together sport and the spectacle – the ‘Americanisation’ of Formula 1 More races in America are likely (hello Las Vegas) as is increased focus on the European heartland possibly at the cost of some of the newer circuits in Asia The prize money structure is tipped to change (Ferrari could lose their historic team tag and preference) and F1 could soon be leveraging digital media better Brawn has also spoken about having a long-term plan for the sport and moving away from knee jerk reactions Perhaps the biggest task that the new leadership has is strengthening the entire ecosystem of Formula 1 and not just the sport itself Specifically the smaller teams and circuit owners who have gotten a raw deal in the past while the so-called iconic teams made merry As for the fans a move towards a more competitive field will certainly be appealing We hope the days of single-team dominance will leave Formula 1 for goodKundan R Vyas (Vyapar, We are looking to address that gap. Apart from designer apparelthere will be home decor optionslive make-up stationsjewellery as well as accessories brands that will participate Customised honeymoon packages and wedding planners will also offer their services The exposition has also partnered with Amarsonsa city-based apparel store that has launched Exclusivesa multi-designer wedding wear brand A preview was held on Wednesday and showcased the new styles on offer that were very blingy in nature but boasted of modern silhouettes Vibrant Collage It is one of the fashion shows that the city looks forward to Anukama, I find that in the main petition seeking quashing of order dated August 8, However, Hamburg and Boston all previously pulled the plug on their bids for the 2024 Summer Games, "We really want to honour the commitment that president (Thomas) Bach made to Prime Minister Abe to take events to Fukushima as part of the (region’s) recovery and rehabilitation. So I think within the space of five overs, if he has gone ahead I have caught up.

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