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Transfer activity not over for Real Madrid, says Mourinho


August 29th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 29 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho hinted that his club will be doing more business before the transfer window closes at the end of Aug.Speaking Tuesday, after ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup Final: Australia lock horns with India (Preview)


August 25th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville, Aug 25 (IANS) A classic final of the ICC U-19 World Cup is on the cards when reigning World Champions Australia take on two-time winners India at the Tony ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India face New Zealand for place in final (Preview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) As the Indian senior team takes on New Zealand in the first of the two-match Test series starting in Hyderabad, the colts from either side ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India pip Pakistan to enter semis (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 20 (IANS) India set up a semi-final clash against New Zealand after pipping arch-rivals Pakistan by one wicket in the Under-19 World Cup cricket here Monday. India ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India beat Pakistan in a thriller


August 20th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 20 (IANS) Indian colts defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by one wicket to enter the semifinals of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup here Monday.India, chasing a paltry 136, ended ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: India to face Pakistan in quarters


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 16 (IANS) India trounced minnows Papua New Guinea by 107 runs to set up a quarterfinal clash with arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC Under-19 World Cup at ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Australia beat England by six wickets


August 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 11 (IANS) Australia had an ideal start in their defence of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup here Saturday when they beat arch-rivals England by six wickets. Australian ... Read more...

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Mayawati, Mulayam attend Sonia’s lunch


August 6th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Arch-rivals Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mayawati Monday attended the lunch hosted by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on the eve of the vice-presidential election, marking ... Read more...

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BJP united, Congress divided ahead of polls (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


July 28th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Himachal Pradesh seems to have learnt its lessons from the past. With assembly elections a few months away, the party stands ... Read more...

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2004 Olympics: Deja vu hits Indian hockey (Sports Special)


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
It was dej┼Ľ vu for Indian hockey team that went into the 2004 Olympics riddled with factional fights and controversy over the appointment of German Gerhard Rach as the coach, superseding ... Read more...

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Zardari writes to Manmohan, hails cricket ties resumption


July 19th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has written a letter to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressing the hope that the resumption of cricketing ties after five ... Read more...

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‘India-Pakistan series bigger than Ashes’


July 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 17 (IANS) Praising the efforts of the two countries' cricket boards in reviving bilateral series, former Pakistan skipper and all-rounder Shahid Afridi said the popularity of India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan break the ice on cricketing ties (Roundup)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday invited Pakistan to play three One-dayers and two Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, a move that would see the arch-rivals ... Read more...

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(VM) India-Pakistan to revive cricketing ties after 5 years (Third Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India will host Pakistan for three One-dayers and Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, reviving cricketing ties amongst the arch-rivals after a gap of five ... Read more...

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1960 Olympics hockey: Pakistan dethrone India (Sports Special)


July 12th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
It turned out to be a landmark competition for Indian hockey as the country's dominance at the World level, and specifically the Olympics, ended with the loss to Pakistan in the ... Read more...

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Cook urges consistency, Clarke wants review


July 11th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Manchester, July 11 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook wants his side to build on its 4-0 whitewash of Australia while his counterpart Michael Clarke has called for a performance review ... Read more...

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Yaya Toure to stay in Man City


July 11th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Cote d'Ivoire's defensive midfielder Yaya Toure has indicated he will stay in Manchester City as he intends to win "everything" with the new Premier League champions."On ... Read more...

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Selectors to decide captaincy: Gambhir


June 8th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) After having thrown his hat in the ring, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir Friday refused to be drawn into the debate over India's Test captaincy ... Read more...

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Akhilesh orders probe against former UP power minister


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) Acting on the recommendation of state Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered a probe against BSP supremo Mayawati's close ... Read more...

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We are open for cricket series against Pakistan: Dhoni


May 31st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 31 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday said Team India was open to play against arch-rivals Pakistan if the two boards agree to have a bilateral ... Read more...

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Mamata plans factory on 600 acres of Singur land


May 28th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dankuni (West Bengal), May 28 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wishes to set up a factory at 600 acres of land in Singur-the site of abandoned Tata Nano car ... Read more...

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Indian teams make Asian Squash finals


May 5th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, May 5 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the Asian Squash Championships, India made the men's and women's finals here Friday.In the semifinals, the Indian ... Read more...

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Indian teams in Asian squash finals


May 5th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the Asian Squash Championship, India is the men's and women's finals.In the semi-finals here Friday, Indian women beat ... Read more...

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Xavi, Pique to miss Barca’s Liga game at Rayo


April 29th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 29 (IANS) Injured Xavi Hernandez and Gerard Pique will miss Barcelona's Spanish Primera Liga football match Sunday night at Rayo Vallecano.Midfielder Xavi is sidelined for around two weeks ... Read more...

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Advantage Super Kings against Kings XI Punjab


April 27th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab, with just six points from eight games, face a tough task in their bid to get their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign ... Read more...

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Tite considers dropping Corinthians striker Liedson


March 23rd, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS) Corinthians football team head coach Tite ha expressed his frustration with veteran striker Liedson. The 34-year-old has not scored a goal since November, 2011.Liedson ... Read more...

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Don’t put pressure on Kohli, says Sachin Tendulkar


March 21st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The in-form Virat Kohli should not be put under too much pressure in the wake of his stupendous success with the bat, feels his senior ... Read more...

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ICC comes to defence of Saeed Ajmal


March 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council has come out in defence of Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal after the Indian team reportedly expressed doubts over the legality of the ... Read more...

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Celebrations break out as India beat Pakistan


March 19th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) People came out on the streets and burst firecrackers to celebrate India's victory over arch rivals Pakistan in the fifth match of the Asia ... Read more...

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Kohli stars in India’s record ODI chase against Pakistan (Roundup)


March 18th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) Virat Kohli led the charge with a magnificent hundred in India's record chase of 330 runs to beat arch-rivals Pakistan by six wickets in ... Read more...

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Sehwag, Bhajji rubbish reports of match-fixing in World Cup semi-final


March 16th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Ace cricketers Virender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh Friday rubbished reports appearing in London's The Sunday Times claiming that the World Cup semi-final between India ... Read more...

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Mayawati added Rs.23.64 crore to her wealth in two years


March 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 13 (IANS) Outgoing Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati's wealth has gone up by Rs.23.64 crore in the past two years, an affidavit submitted by her while filing her ... Read more...

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Santos’ seven-game winning streak ends


March 11th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 11 (IANS) Santos suffered its first loss after a seven-game winning streak in the 2012 Sao Paulo state championship.Santos lost 1-3 to Mogi Mirim Saturday in ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricket squad departs for Asia Cup in Bangladesh


March 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) Pakistan's 15-member national cricket team left for Bangladesh late Wednesday night to participate in the upcoming Asia Cup 2012 scheduled to start March 11 in Mirpur.The ... Read more...

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Luxemburgo signs up to coach Gremio


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 22 (IANS) Brazilian club Gremio ended speculations as they announced the hiring of head coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo.The move came two days after the dismissal of Caio ... Read more...

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