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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-Pakistan clash for place in semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) A thrilling contest is on the cards Monday when India and Pakistan clash here at the Tony Ireland Stadium for a place in the semifinal ... Read more...

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Nine militants killed in Pakistan air base attack (Third Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Nine militants were killed Thursday in Pakistan's Punjab province after they attacked a key airbase of the country. Banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) later claimed ... Read more...

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Nine die in terror attack at Pakistan’s key airbase (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least eight militants, wearing military uniform and lugging sophisticated weapons, were killed when they launched a brazen attack on a key Pakistani airbase in Punjab ... Read more...

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Pakistan names cricket squad for T20 World Cup


July 18th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday announced the 15-member squad for Twenty20 World Cup scheduled to be held in September in Sri Lanka.Addressing a news conference, ... Read more...

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Wrestler-actor Dara Singh dead (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Former wrestling champion and actor Dara Singh died at his home here Thursday morning following a brief illness, doctors treating him said. He was 84."Dara Singh ... Read more...

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Dara Singh shifted home, still on ventilator (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Critically ill actor-wrestler Dara Singh was shifted from hospital to his Juhu home late Wednesday as it was his family's wish that the 84-year-old actor ... Read more...

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Dara Singh still ‘very critical’


July 10th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh, who is on life support system and undergoing dialysis, continued to battle for life Tuesday with doctors attending on him saying he was ... Read more...

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Dara Singh still critical, undergoes dialysis


July 9th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh continues to be very critical and is now undergoing dialysis, a doctor said here Monday.The 84-year-old was taken to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani ... Read more...

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Dara Singh remains critical


July 8th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Wrestling champion and veteran Bollywood actor Dara Singh remains critical, a doctor said Sunday.Dara Singh, 84, was taken to the hospital Saturday following a severe cardiac ... Read more...

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Shrine blaze triggers tension in Srinagar (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Tension gripped this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Monday following a blaze that gutted the revered Peer Dastageer Sahib shrine, police said.Stone pelting mobs clashed with ... Read more...

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Historical Srinagar shrine gutted in blaze


June 25th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Historical Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine in summer capital Srinagar was gutted in a blaze here Monday morning although the authorities said all the relics of the ... Read more...

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Ranbir imitates Kareena! (IIFA Rocks diary)


June 9th, 2012 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 9 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor was in for a surprise when hosts Ayushmann Khurrana and Chitrangada Singh asked him to imitate his family members, including actress Kareena ... Read more...

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Moderate Hurriyat issues notice to three leaders


June 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) The moderate Hurriyat conference headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday decided to issue a show cause notice to three of its leaders for "violating" its constitution ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers upset with PCB


May 7th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 7 (IANS) Senior Pakistani cricketers, including skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi, are upset after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) refused to let them play in a Twenty20 match ... Read more...

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Malaysian golf: Aditi, Trishul win medals; India team title


September 16th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Petaling Jaya, Sep 16 (IANS) India won the team title, while Aditi Ashok finished second overall among girls and Trishul Chinappa came second in the boys U-18 at the rain-hit ... Read more...

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Fresh U.S. drone strikes kill 4 people in North Waziristan


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Fresh U.S. drone strikes killed at least four people on Tuesday in Pakistan's volatile North Waziristan region, officials said.The unmanned aircraft reportedly fired two missiles against a ... Read more...

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Two Delhi schools questioned on turning away girl of 7


June 28th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has questioned the central government and two city-based Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) on a seven-year-old girl's plea challenging the denial of ... Read more...

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Pritam mulls suing songwriter


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Composer Pritam Chakraborty Thursday said he may take legal action against songwriter Turkish Mohammed Azam who filed a case against him for allegedly plagiarising his ... Read more...

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Misbah guides Pakistan to series-clinching victory over Windies in 3rd ODI


April 29th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Bridgetown, April 29(ANI): Pakistan have clinched the one-day international (ODI) series against the West Indies as Misbah-ul-Haq dragged the visiting team to a three-wicket victory in the third one-dayer of the five-match ... Read more...

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ODI series win against Windies first priority for Pakistan: Afridi


April 28th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 28(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said that his team's topmost priority is to seal the ongoing series against the West Indies.Pakistan have taken a 2-0 lead in the ... Read more...

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Pak cricket team leaves for Caribbean tour


April 14th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 14(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team left for the Caribbean tour on Thursday after completing a two-day training camp in Lahore.Talking to media persons before departure at Allama Iqbal airport in ... Read more...

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Unfit Pakistan pacer Cheema ruled out of Windies tour


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 7(ANI): Uncapped Pakistan pace bowler Aizaz Cheema has been ruled out of the upcoming West Indies tour owing to fitness problems.Cheema, who is reportedly dogged by a thigh injury, had ... Read more...

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Azam, Adnan, Taufeeq may replace Razzaq, Kamran, Shahzad in Pak team: Afridi


April 6th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 6(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has hinted that batsman Ahmed Shahzad, all-rounder Abdul Razzaq and opener-cum-wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal are likely to be dropped from the Pakistan squad for ... Read more...

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JUI-F chief Fazl-ur Rehman escapes second suicide bomb attack in two days


March 31st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Charsadda, Mar 31(ANI): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazl-ur Rehman had another narrow escape on Thursday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the politician's convoy at Charsadda district of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Autonomy recommendations fuel political debate in Kashmir


March 20th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 20 (IANS) The reported recommendation to restore some autonomous powers to Jammu and Kashmir has fuelled a predictable political debate, with opponents suggesting it would create more ... Read more...

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Maintaining long hair is a real problem: SRK


February 25th, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who has donned a new look in the sequel of his film "Don", says it is a real problem to maintain long hair ... Read more...

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Dhaka may arrest top Islamist leader for war crimes


January 30th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 30 (IANS) Bangladesh's top Islamist leader Ghulam Azam, who chaired the formation of the militia that allegedly killed thousands of unarmed civilians four decades ago, may be arrested on ... Read more...

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Day-night test matches on cards: ICC


January 18th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 18 (ANI): The International Cricket Council has endorsed a move to trial a first class match in Pakistan under lights with a coloured ball, taking a step closer towards acceptance ... Read more...

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ICC endorses first class Test match played in ‘day and night’ format in Pakistan


January 18th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 18(ANI): Test matches in the 'day and night' format have moved a step closer to acceptance after the International Cricket Council (ICC) endorsed a trial first class Test match held ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s teenage cricket sensation signs his first autograph


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) With feet firmly on ground, the new cricketing sensation of this megapolis, 13-year-old Arman Jaffer Thursday signed his first autograph and determined to strive harder to live up ... Read more...

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Cracks widen in Pakistan’s ruling coalition, key ally quits


December 21st, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) The cracks within the ruling coalition in Pakistan widened Tuesday after a key ally made it clear that it had "no intention of returning to ... Read more...

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Pakistan People’s Party fails to persuade JUI-F to rejoin ruling coalition


December 16th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 16(ANI): The ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has failed to persuade Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman to change his stance regarding the sacking of JUI-F member and Science and ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman’s nose chopped off by in-laws (Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) A Pakistani woman's nose was hacked off and her head tonsured by her in-laws who then locked her up for three days as they suspected her of ... Read more...

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