BERLIN, Feb 27: Maria Sharapova, the Russian five-time Grand Slam champion who became one of the highest paid sportswomen in the world, announced the end of her career at the age of 32 on Wednesday.

Civil servants eventually to retire at 60

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KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Parliament's State Affairs Committee (SAC) has decided to set the retirement age for civil servants at 60, revising the existing retirement age of 58 under a new bill which is under discussion at the committee.

Dr KC demands accord implementation

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KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who on Monday retired from the TU Teaching Hospital, has warned of starting fresh hunger strikes if his demands for reforms in the medical education sector are not met.

ITALY, Oct 4:  Former Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio has announced his retirement from professional soccer at the age of 33 after a short spell with Russian side Zenit St Petersburg.

Rapper Nicki Minaj took fans by surprise on Thursday with an announcement that she was retiring from the music business to “have my family.”

LAHORE, July 26: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir on Friday announced his retirement from test matches with immediate effect, but reaffirmed his commitment to playing white-ball cricket

COLOMBO, July 23: Sri Lanka fast bowling ace Lasith Malinga will retire from 50-over internationals after Friday’s first match against Bangladesh in Colombo, captain Dimuth Karunaratne has said.

Who will be inside the suit remains unknown but “The Batman” has a release date.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Shakti Gauchan, Nepal's veteran spinner has taken retirement from all forms of cricket on Saturday.

LONDON, Nov 22: Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba announced his retirement on Wednesday, calling time on a 20-year career in which the bullish centre forward won four Premier League titles and the 2012 Champions League.

KATHMANDU, May 17: The official trade union of civil servants has threatened to launch protests if the government did not immediately move forward with the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) announced by the erstwhile government for civil servants of over fifty years or who have worked for over 20 years.

KATHMANDU, May 16: The Civil Service Official Trade Union has demanded the government proceed ahead with the voluntary retirement scheme brought earlier targeting civil servants.

Infographics: India's retirement age

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India's retirement age

BIRATNAGAR, April 18: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lalbabu Pandit has said those government employees seeking voluntary retirement instead joining the adjustment process will be deputed to offices easily accessible from their home.

KATHMANDU, April 9: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has halted voluntary retirement process meant for those government employees unwilling to join the adjustment at three levels, citing no further direction from above.

BIRATNAGAR, Mar 21: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Lalbabu Pandit, has said civil service employees remaining as the competent human resources could not be given voluntary retirement.

RASUWA, March 3: As many as 27 civil service employees working in different government agencies of the district have submitted their applications for voluntary retirement.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The newly-formed government led by KP Sharma Oli is mulling to revise the voluntary retirement scheme announced by the erstwhile government for civil servants for over fifty years.

Rs 10-12 billion required: Officials

KATHAMNDU, Feb 14: Contrary to the government's prediction, the voluntary retirement scheme announced by the government for civil servants on the brink of retirement has received a disappointing response so far.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: In what has been described as the first serious attempt to overhaul the ailing bureaucracy, the government has issued a decree urging public servants on the brink of retirement to seek voluntary departure if they wish not to be integrated in the new federal setup.  In a notice published in Nepal Gazette on January 12, the Ministry of General Administration (MoGA) has asked public servants of above fifty years to decide whether they want to continue the service or retire with a handsome incentive.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The golden handshake scheme for civil servants is likely to exert further pressure on the government treasury if all those qualified for voluntary retirement opt for it, officials at the Ministry of Finance said.

Swiss great Hingis announces retirement

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SINGAPORE, Oct 27: Swiss great Martina Hingis has announced she will retire from tennis at the end of this week’s WTA Finals, where the 37-year-old multiple grand slam champion is playing in the doubles tournament alongside Taiwan’s Chan Yung-jan.

LONDON, August 23: Former England captain Wayne Rooney announced his retirement from international football on Wednesday, ending a 14-year career in which he became the country's top goalscorer with 53 goals.

LONDON, August 16: Daniel Craig has delayed the specter of retirement as 007.

KIEV, August 3: Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday, ruling out a rematch with Briton Anthony Joshua.

ARSENAL, April 2: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has repeated his intention to stay in management next season, saying retirement would be like dying.

KATHMANDU, Mar 18: Despite frequent criticism for seeking ‘unnecessary’ facilities from the state, lawmakers seeking various facilities for themselves after retirement have registered an amendment to that effect to a bill now in  parliament .

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick hinted he could call time on his career if the club do not offer him a new contract for the next season.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The Parliament on Thursday endorsed the amendment bill on Nepal Rastra Bank Act, 2058, restricting officials of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) from joining bank and financial institutions (BFIs) for a certain period.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The Sajha Publication on Friday has given retirement to 22 employees of upper level as per the amendment to Sajha Publication Employees' Administration Regulations.

Some fans, players, and even Argentina’s president and the country’s greatest player Diego Maradona asked Messi to reconsider. Other supporters on Monday were simply sad that one of the all-time greats is departing the national team prematurely.

OSLO,June 13: Ex Liverpool left back John Arne Riise has announced his retirement from professional football. Former Norway international who won Champions League with Anfield club in 2005 has decided to hang up his boots ending his contract at boyhood club Aalesund.