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McCullum, Ajmal lead World T20 rankings


September 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum and Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal have taken over as the leading batsman and bowler in the latest ICC Twenty20 player ... Read more...

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British defence firm to merge with Franco-German group (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Britain's biggest defence manufacturer BAE Systems will merge with Franco-German group EADS in a 60-billion-pound deal to create the world's biggest military and civil aerospace company, ... Read more...

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British defence firm to merge with Dutch group


September 13th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Britain's biggest defence manufacturer BAE Systems will merge with Dutch-based EADS in a 60-billion-pound deal to create the world's biggest military and civil aerospace company, The ... Read more...

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Japan defeats Myanmar in Asian volleyball


September 4th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 4 (IANS) Japan defeated Myanmar in three straight sets (25-18, 25-19, 25-15) on the third day of the third Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup for Men in Vietnam's ... Read more...

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India lose to Iran in Asian Volleyball


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 2 (IANS) Iran beat India 3-1 on the second day of the Asian Men's Cup Volleyball Championship in Vietnam's northern Vinh Phuc province Sunday.On the first day of ... Read more...

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Asian Volleyball: India outclass Australia


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 2 (IANS) India defeated Australia in straight sets 25-18, 25-22, 25-23 in the 3rd Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup for men in Vietnam's Vinh Phuc province, reports Xinhua.India ... Read more...

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India face South Africa in ICC Champions Trophy opener


August 21st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) India will face South Africa in the opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy in Cardiff, June 6.India and South Africa are in Group B along ... Read more...

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Health ministry plans plain packaging of tobacco products


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) After putting pictorial health warnings on tobacco products, the union health ministry plans to push for plain packaging.Plain packaging could help bring down tobacco usage ... Read more...

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India is Australia’s largest source of permanent migrants


July 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Surpassing China and Britain, India has become the largest source of permanent migrants for Australia."India has surpassed China and the United Kingdom as the largest ... Read more...

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India’s GVK joins raging Australian debate on foreign workers


May 29th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 29 (IANS) Hours after winning the nod for one of the largest coal mining projects in Australia, India's GVK Group has joined the raging debate on using foreign ... Read more...

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Australia commits NSG support for India


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Citing India's "very good" non-proliferation track record, Australia Thursday committed to support its membership in international atomic export control regimes, including the Nuclear Suppliers Group ... Read more...

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It’s victory of people, says Suu Kyi


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 2 (IANS) Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi called it a "victory of the people" after her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), said she had won ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi wins landmark Myanmar by-polls (Roundup)


April 1st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Sunday scored a momentous victory following a decades-long fight for democracy by winning a parliamentary by-poll for a seat in ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi wins Myanmar by-elections


April 1st, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party, Sunday won the parliamentary by-elections, securing a seat in Myanmar's lower ... Read more...

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Myanmar votes to elect Suu Kyi (Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Thousands Sunday voted in Myanmar's parliamentary by-elections in which Nobel laureate and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is contesting for the first time.Over six million ... Read more...

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Myanmar holds landmark votes


April 1st, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Polling began Sunday in Myanmar's by-elections that promise to be the most open contest in decades, with Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi among those standing.Standing ... Read more...

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Rani to lead women’s hockey team in Auckland four-nation meet


March 26th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Ritu Rani will lead the 18-member Indian women's hockey team in the double leg four-nation tournament in Auckland, New Zealand April 12-22. Selection trials ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: India looking to make a fresh start against Sri Lanka


March 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 12 (IANS) Having suffered humiliation in the tour of Australia, India will look to make a fresh start when they face Sri Lanka in their opening ... Read more...

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India looking forward to Asia Cup: Gambhir


March 7th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) After a disastrous tour of Australia, India batsman Gautam Gambhir said the team was now looking forward to a better show in the Asia ... Read more...

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Congress in Goa will outperform Indian team Down Under: Shukla


March 1st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 1 (IANS) The Congress will perform better in the March 3 Goa assembly elections than the Indian cricket team which was battered in Australia, said union minister and ... Read more...

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Ants can smell out rivals


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Weaver ants share a collective memory of odour of ants in rival nests, similar to how sports fans know one another instantly by their unique colours, ... Read more...

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Australia awards 26 high achieving Indians


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) With a steep rise in the number of Indian students seeking admission to Australia, students and researchers from diverse backgrounds have won awards to study ... Read more...

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India must win next two games to reach tri-series final


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) India have to win their next two games if they are to reach the finals of the tri-series involving Australia and Sri Lanka.India play Australia in ... Read more...

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‘Opportunity for Indian leather exports in Europe, US’


February 19th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) There is an opportunity for Indian leather goods export community to bag some additional orders from Europe and the US as China, a major exporter, is ... Read more...

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India-Sri Lanka tie their ODI tri-series encounter (Roundup)


February 14th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 14 (IANS) India and Sri Lanka played their first-ever tie in a One-day International when both teams ended at 236 for nine in a nail-biting finish here ... Read more...

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CA, Channel 9 losing millions for lop-sided Test matches


January 18th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (IANS) Lopsided Test matches in the ongoing series between India and Australia have cost Cricket Australia (CA) and host broadcaster Channel 9 millions of dollars in advertising ... Read more...

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Luck not going India’s way, says Kohli


January 13th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) India batsman Virat Kohli said Friday that it was bad luck and not lack of temperament or technique that has been ailing the team in its ... Read more...

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The 2008 Perth win should inspire troubled India (Preview)


January 12th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Despite losing the first two cricket Tests against Australia, India can afford to be upbeat on the eve of the third Test at WACA. All ... Read more...

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Looking to bat Australia out of the game: Ashwin


December 27th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin hopes for another sunny day at the Mebourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Wednesday as it will make the pitch more batting friendly for ... Read more...

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Younus Khan jumps 11 places in ICC rankings (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 13 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid are the only two Indian batsmen among the top-10 in Tests rankings while Pakistan's veteran Younus Khan jumped 11 places ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan to gain a lot from MFN status to India’


November 24th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistan has lot to gain from the most favoured nation (MFN) status granted to India, former governor of State Bank of Pakistan Salim Raza said ... Read more...

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‘India, Australia, US should form pact to tackle China’


November 4th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 4 (IANS) India, Australia and the US should come together to form a trilateral security pact to counter the rising naval power of China, a report by three ... Read more...

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China calls for global efforts to tackle economic woes


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Cannes (France), Nov 3 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao said here Wednesday that all members of the international community should work together to cope with worldwide economic difficulties, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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‘Amitabh has made inestimable contribution to global cinema’


October 20th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Congratulating legendary Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan on receiving an honorary Australian doctorate, the country's High Commissioner to India Peter Varghese said Thursday the Bollywood ... Read more...

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India climbs 10 spots, on global IT industry index


October 14th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India has climbed 10 spots to reach the 34th ranking on the global IT industry competitive index owing to its strong human capital and research ... Read more...

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