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Just as Spain won a World Cup when it finally accepted its Catalan side, While we do not want to see clubs closing down we must also appreciate that new clubs are emerging in the ISL,I-League and 2nd division I-League at the same time” Das said that all the I-League clubs could not have been accommodated in the top tier (ISL) mostly due to financial reasons He said the top tier will be opened up and expanded to 15-16 teams after six-seven years once the ISL and League 1 clubs become self sustainable financially “There is a wrong perception that the ISL will always remain a closed League Currently there are contractual obligations with ISL clubs and for six-seven years there will be no promotion to ISL That is why we have created the structure called League 1 and then League 2 “Right now ISL clubs are also losing money Our whole idea is in six to seven years ISL clubs will have a sustainable model and they will break even Simultaneously we will create a model which will make League 1 and League 2 teams become financially sustainable by giving them a minimum guaranteed money plus ensuring that all matches of League 1 are telecast live That will allow the clubs to sell their sponsorship and better exploit themselves commercially” “After six-seven years the top tier will be opened up and there can be 15-16 teams and there will be promotions andrelegations That is the time for the existing I-League clubs to join the top tier and till then they have to wait” Das spoke about the budget constraints “From League 1 to ISL the budget changes dramatically Salary budget (for ISL clubs) is 20 crore approximately Clubsspend 16 to 20 crores operational costs is much more staging home matches cost much more So unless there is sustainablemodel in the League 1 clubs they will not be able to survive in ISL and so it does not make sense “There will not be commercial success It is better to have clubs who are not financially able to match with ISL clubs to become financially sustainable in the lower league and attempt to move up when ISL becomes sustainable” Asked about the number of teams the ISL will have from 2017 under the proposed plan he said “The proposal is to make the ISL 10 or 12 teams in 2017-18 season There will be a bidding process open which will be based on sporting criteria (performance in I-League) “There will also be a financial criteria because when you are moving up you will have to be able to match with the ISLclubs Whether there will be 10 or 12 teams in ISL from 2017 onwards will be decided once we open the bidding process andknow the response” Das said he will try to persuade Salgaocar and Sporting to reconsider their decision for the sake of development of football in the country “I was surprised and also saddened that they have decide not to play in the I-League next season Their contribution to Indian football has been significant I thought the road map we proposed was aimed at making clubs sustainable with guaranteed revenue so they can invest in player and fan base development and become financially sound and be able to playin the top League when it opens up “I am meeting them on July 1 to explain our vision and make them understand the structure once again which to my mindis a logical one I understand their emotions but if we play by emotions only we can never achieve progress It has to berational and commercially well thought out” he said Asked what the AIFF will do if the clubs stick to their decision and even decides to be not part of the proposed League 1 from 2017 he said “They have been associated with Indian football for several years and I am confident they willunderstand our vision” Explaining further why a re-structuring of the league system was needed Das said “I-League was started in 2007 with much fanfare with ‘Zee’ channel But it just did not pick up The market will not just take it as a product “It was so bad that when Zee walked out there was nobody to broadcast the I-League matches Only a few local channelsbroadcast some matches That is when IMG-Reliance came on board And after one year we have a mainstream channel in‘Ten Sports’ to broadcast the matches Two years down the line we got a title sponsor So I-League was a product which was suffering from 2007 itself It could not be sold whatever be the reason” He said that the inability of the clubs to build a fan base was also one of the factors that led to I-League’s woes though he hastened to add that it was a collective failure “It may be that the quality of the games was not probably good the infrastructure was not good the clubs were not having their fan base except for the likes of two Kolkata clubs How many came to see a Sporting Clube or Salgaocar match or for that matter even a Dempo match Since they could not build a fan base they could not create a commercial structure that allows them to be sustainable If there is empty stadium there is commercial failure it is as simple as that Broadcasters will not come sponsors will not come Everything falls apart “I would say it is a collective failure I will not say only the clubs are to be blamed or the federation can be blamed We went to many broadcasters to telecast the matches but we cannot force them So saying I-League was not promoted properly by the AIFF is not true” For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: ANI | Barbados | Published: January 13 2017 12:32 pm West Indies and Pakistan are still negotiating on playing T20s in Florida (Source: AP File) Top News The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has rejected the proposed tour to Pakistan after the security concerns raised by the Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) The decision came in the wake of a report from FICA which termed the risk level in Pakistan “at an extremely elevated state” and emphasized that “an acceptable level of participant security and safety cannot be expected or guaranteed” Earlier this month the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had sent a proposal as a precondition in reply to another invitation received from West Indies asking Pakistan to play a T20 series in Florida in United States Subsequently the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) wrote to FICA seeking advice on the current security situation in Pakistan FICA had reportedly given the Caribbean Players’ association the latest security advisory from its security consultants Eastern Star International who also provides security for various other international cricket boards including the ECB Cricket Australia New Zealand Cricket and the ICC According to ESPNcricinfo the two boards however would continue to discuss the possibility of two T20 internationals matches slated to be held in Florida on March 19 and 20 On Wednesday the WICB announced Pakistan’s seven-week tour of the Caribbean to be held from March to May featuring two T20Is three ODIs and three Tests across five venues Earlier West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell became the first high-profile overseas player in the inaugural Pakistan Super League (PSL) to express his desire to play in Pakistan while former West Indies captain Darren Sammy had also said he would also like to travel to Pakistan subject to security clearance Pakistan have not hosted any international cricket tournaments since the terror attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in 2009 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Sadaf Modak | Mumbai | Updated: January 31 2016 1:12 am Mumbai continued to witness smog two days after a fire broke out at the Deonar dumping ground The Air Quality Index (AQI) too worsened in the city falling into the very poor category the whole of Friday (Express photo by Narendra Vaskar) Related News For the second day in a row the city witnessed high levels of air pollutants and smog in many parts Saturday The Air Quality Index (AQI) which had been 341 on Friday evening continued to be at the same level till Saturday afternoon This is the worst level of pollution seen in the city in recent months surpassing that of the Diwali weekend in November last year The current levels are at par with air quality levels of Delhi On Friday the AQI as recorded by System of Air-quality-weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) was the same in Delhi and Mumbai at 341 Air quality in both the cities fell in the ‘very poor’ category showing heavy pollutants in the air including particulate matter carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxide The city’s AQI however improved slightly by evening continuing to remain in the ‘very poor’ category at 306 The worst suburb out of the ten spots SAFAR took measurements at was Malad where air quality was in the ‘severe’ category which is not even witnessed in the most pollution-prone suburbs of Delhi The AQI in the western suburb of Malad was at 435 which comes with an advisory of emergency conditions and immediate precautionary measures as per SAFAR This figure too improved remarkably by evening and the AQI in Malad stood at a moderate 145 Experts say that various factors including vehicle congestion dust from construction sites and presence of polluting industries impact air quality Air quality in other suburbs including Chembur Navi Mumbai and Andheri were in the very poor category The forecast for Sunday too seems bleak with air quality in many areas close to falling in the severe category The weather recorded by the IMD has shown a slight increase in the minimum temperature to 182 degrees Celsius in Santacruz and 215 in Colaba The increase in humidity due to the westerly winds over the Arabian Sea too was high and led to condensation and fog Experts said one of the reasons for the poor air quality was the smoke due to the Deonar dumping ground fire The fire that had spread in pockets within the dumping ground reportedly consumed an area with a radius of 2 km “The smoke has not stopped since the fire started days ago” said Ahsan Ahmed a resident of Rafi Nagar a locality at the edge of the dumping ground Locals have also complained of respiratory ailments Many living in the eastern suburbs also complained of a heavy smog cover till Saturday afternoon “There was such thick smog that I could not see the building next to mine We had to keep the windows shut since the smog carried a stench” said Drishti Sankpal a resident of Chembur “There is a lot of medical waste dumped on the ground which keeps catching fire There have to be some mechanism in place to segregate the waste and dispose it properly” said Ahmed PK Mirashe assistant secretary (technical) of the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board said that there was a definite impact of the fire on the air quality level in the city “We are monitoring the situation and have instructed the BMC to take immediate steps to control the situation If it is not done action will be initiated against them” Mirashe said [email protected] For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: December 10 2015 2:55 am The diplomat refused to come out of the car and allegedly punched and abused a constable on duty (ANI photo) Related News A diplomat from the Russian Embassy allegedly hit a biker with his speeding car before ramming a barricade and assaulting a police official in South Delhi’s Moti Bagh Tuesday night The Delhi Police have registered a case and written to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) asking it to confirm the diplomat’s identity and position in the embassy “A case of rash driving obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions assaulting public servant and causing grievous injury has been registered in connection with the incident but no one has been named in the FIR We have ascertained the diplomat’s identity but it is yet to be confirmed for which we have written to the MHA requesting them to forward the matter to the Ministry of External Affairs and get the diplomat’s name and position verified for further probe into the matter” said Joint Commissioner of Police (Southwest) Dependra Pathak Preliminary investigation has revealed that the incident took place at 130 am The diplomat who was driving a white sedan was allegedly in an inebriated condition said a police official When he reached Moti Bagh the diplomat allegedly lost control over his vehicle and hit a biker from behind said the police The biker was thrown off his motorcycle by the impact; he fell down and broke his arm He was taken to the hospital and is in a stable condition now “The diplomat’s car then rammed a police barricade When officials forced the diplomat to leave his vehicle it seemed that he had sustained some injuries as well” said a police officer The diplomat then allegedly got embroiled in an argument with police officials and assaulted a police constable “He made a phone call… after some time another person came to the spot and escorted the diplomat back to his residence… he did not seek any medical assistance” the officer added “Prime-facie it appears that he was drunk but that cannot be verified” said the officer Police are likely to submit a case report to the MHA within 24 hours he said Investigators have also handed over images of the diplomat obtained from CCTV cameras installed in the area to the MHA said police Once the ministry confirms the identity and position of the diplomat the police will look into the issue of diplomatic immunity they said For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related Newscook and a cleaner. some groups waving saffron flags allegedly pelted stones at the gathering and this soon degenerated into violent riots,serve in part to counter such narratives and to prevent the Conservative Party from being out-flanked on the issue by the UKIP.

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