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ICC increases participating teams for World Twenty20


April 16th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to expand the 2014 World Twenty20 in Bangladesh from 12 teams to 16 to boost the associate members.The associate ... Read more...

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India to host meet against drug trafficking


November 20th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Over 100 experts and officials from the Asia-Pacific region will gather in India Nov 22-25 to devise coordinated efforts to combat illicit drug production and ... Read more...

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UNESCO creates fund to overcome US-induced shortfall


November 11th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) UNESCO Friday launched an emergency multi-donor fund to overcome a shortfall caused by the US witholding its dues. The African nation of Gabon immediately donated ... Read more...

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Four more MPs, 16 legislators from Telangana resign (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Four more parliament members and 16 legislators from Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region resigned Tuesday to step up pressure on the central government to ... Read more...

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TRS MPs, another minister from Telangana quit


July 5th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Resignations of members of parliament, ministers and legislators from Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh continued for the second consecutive day Tuesday.Intensifying the movement for a ... Read more...

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ICC restores 14-team format for 2015 World Cup


June 28th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 28 (IANS) Under fierce criticism from associate members, the International Cricket Council (ICC) made a U-turn Tuesday and decided that 14 teams will participate in the 2015 ... Read more...

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Hayden support 10-team World Cup, says it is for premium sides


June 16th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Former Australian opener Matthew Hayden feels that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has taken the right decision in cutting down to ten the number of participating ... Read more...

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Ireland may play 15 ODIs against full-members over five years


April 12th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) With their 2015 World Cup hopes shattered, fast improving Ireland can now look forward to play 15 One-day Internationals against the full-member nations in the next ... Read more...

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Delhi-born Canadian cricket captain regrets World Cup exclusion


April 5th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 5 (IANS) Delhi-born Canadian cricket team captain Ashish Bagai is dismayed at the exclusion of associate members, including Canada and Ireland, from the next two World Cups by ... Read more...

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We will play for Irish cricket and pride: Porterfield


March 17th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Giant-killers Ireland face the Netherlands in their final 2011 World Cup game Friday and captain William Porterfield said his team will be playing for pride against ... Read more...

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Lusofonia Games organisers ask media to help spot graft


March 7th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 7 (IANS) Learning a lesson from the multi-million rupee scams tumbling out before and after the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in New Delhi, the organisers of the 2013 ... Read more...

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Lorgat defends ICC move to cut number of teams


March 5th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) The chief executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC) has reiterated that the 2015 World Cup will be limited to 10 teams as against the current ... Read more...

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Latif backs ICC’s decision to reduce number of Associate members in next World Cup


February 27th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 27(ANI): Afghanistan cricket team head coach Rashid Latif has said the International Cricket Council has taken a right decision to reduce the number of teams to 10 in the next ... Read more...

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PCB holds General Council meeting after a gap of 13 years


February 12th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 12(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has held its General Council meeting after a long gap of thirteen years."The meeting was convened as per Clause 17 of the PCB Constitution. ... Read more...

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Gentlemen’s club in UK to finally welcome female members after 119-yrs


October 28th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A gentlemen's club in Britain has finally decided to admit ladies as full members after 119-years.The Caledonian Club had originally been set up as a gentlemen's club in ... Read more...

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New e-service to promote business in UAE


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 2 (IANS) An industry lobby in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched an e-service to create awareness on the importance of communication in the modern business environment. The Dubai International ... Read more...

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For Fitzegerald there are only two seasons, cricket and rugby


June 1st, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) communication officer James Fitzgerald claims to be a man of only two seasons: cricket and rugby.The Irishman managed ... Read more...

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Kapil Sibal inaugurates ‘N-LIST Project’


May 4th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal inaugurated the "National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content (N-LIST) Project" here on Tuesday.The N-LIST project ... Read more...

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Warne calls for peace between India and Australia


June 5th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 5 (ANI): Former Australian leg spinner and now captain of the IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals Shane Warne has called for peace Australia and India, even as publicity continues to ... Read more...

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Sangakkara bats for Asian supremacy in cricket


July 6th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Karachi , July 6 (ANI): Sri Lanka 's wicket-keeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara has described Asia as the modern-day custodian of the game of cricket, and claimed that the region has pioneered ... Read more...

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UAE joins UN body for preserving cultural property


May 12th, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, May 12 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has agreed to join the United Nation's intergovernmental organisation dedicated to the conservation of cultural heritage, WAM news agency reported Monday. The ... Read more...

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Court asks Red Chillies to file affidavit on ticket row


March 29th, 2008 - 12:12 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) A city court Friday directed a cricket members' forum and Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment to file affidavits on the ticket distribution row for the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Cricket tickets row hearing delayed


March 26th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) The case filed against Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment Ltd and the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) over Indian Premier League (IPL) tickets share could not be ... Read more...

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Cricket forum takes CAB, Red Chillies to court on tickets


March 25th, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) A West Bengal cricket forum Tuesday filed a case in the city civil court against the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's Red ... Read more...

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ICC reinstates umpire Darrell Hair in elite panel


March 18th, 2008 - 11:38 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 18 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Tuesday decided to reinstate controversial umpire Darrell Hair to the ICC elite panel of umpires. "Darrell Hair will be in an eminent and ... Read more...

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ICC to discuss sledging, 2011 World Cup


February 14th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India's cricket board will try to get support from other friendly countries at next week's chief executives' meeting in a bid to completely stamp out sledging from ... Read more...

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