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After working in the industry for 31 years, 28 of them at Marsh, Elvidge has been kicked upstairs.
Back to GHQ (India) for orders, he was kicked upstairs as full colonel and appointed Deputy Chief of the Inter-Services Selection - practically the end of the road for him.
Now, it has never happened in India that a serving prime minister has been kicked upstairs to Rashtrapati Bhavan.
He appears to have been kicked upstairs," the paper said.
55% Best finish: 11th Worst: Relegated STRACHAN took over as player-boss from Ron Atkinson - kicked upstairs - in November 1996 with City second bottom and in serious trouble.
Fonseka was kicked upstairs to the ceremonial post before he will be made to retire," said a serving military officer on condition of anonymity.