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Painting by Churchill up for sale


April 18th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) A rare painting by former British prime minister Winston Churchill while holidaying in France has been put up for auction.The "Villa on the Nivelle" was drawn ... Read more...

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Winston Churchill’s last ever cigar to go under the hammer


November 18th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A cigar that once belonged to late British Prime Minister Winston Churchill is to be auctioned off along with the crocodile-skin case it was found in after he ... Read more...

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No more kids for Claudia Schiffer


September 11th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) German model-actress Claudia Schiffer, who has three childten with producer Matthew Vaughn, says she has no plans to extend her brood any further. "I have just had my ... Read more...

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India looking to avenge Tests loss against Sri Lanka


August 17th, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Dambulla, Aug 17 (IANS) Fresh from a break, India's one-day captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be eager to avenge the Test series loss against the Sri Lankans as the five-match ... Read more...

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I can’t think of life without cricket: Sanath Jayasuriya (Interview)


August 16th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, Aug 16 (IANS) It will be 19 years of cricket for Sri Lankan batting stalwart Sanath Jayasyriya in December. At 39, his contemporaries are long gone but Jayasuriya, still ... Read more...

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Indian cricketers celebrate Independence Day in Colombo


August 15th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, Aug 15 (IANS) Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni raised the tri-colour as the Indian cricketers, now on a tour to Sri Lanka, celebrated the nation's 62nd independence Day here ... Read more...

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Late wickets end India’s resistance


August 11th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, Aug 11 (IANS) With the series at stake, Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. Laxman tried to forge India's comeback, adding 85 runs for the sixth wicket to give India ... Read more...

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Indians toil as Sri Lanka extend lead


August 10th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rex Clementine Colombo, Aug 10(IANS) India were made to toil as Sri Lanka extended their lead by 103 runs with three wickets in hand on the third day of the third and deciding ... Read more...

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Injuries hit India as Lanka take first innings lead (Roundup)


August 9th, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, Aug. 9 (IANS) Injuries weighed down the Indian camp, forcing three players out of action as Sri Lanka rode on an unbeaten ton by vice captain Kumar Sangakkara ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan batsmen make it tough for India


August 9th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, Aug 9 (IANS) India's bowling attack that had looked formidable in the second Test against Sri Lanka at Galle, was found wanting here in the decisive third and ... Read more...

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India axe Karthik, bring in Parthiv for third Test


August 7th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, Aug 7 (IANS) India have decided to drop wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik for the series deciding third and final Test Match against the Sri Lankans that starts on Friday ... Read more...

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Murali has found a spin twin in Ajantha Mendis


August 7th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rex Clementine Colombo, Aug 7 (IANS) The performance of 23-year-old Sri Lankan spinner Ajantha Mendis during the first two Tests against India has excited cricket circles here and he is being hailed as ... Read more...

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Upton is India’s cricket coach in Kirsten’s absence


August 6th, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, Aug 6 (IANS) India’s conditioning coach Paddy Upton has taken over as the coach of the team after head coach Gary Kirsten left for South Africa to be with ... Read more...

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India to miss Kirsten in series decider


August 5th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, Aug 5 (IANS) India will be without coach Gary Kirsten for the crucial third Test against Sri Lanka as the South African would fly home to be with ... Read more...

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Kumble says he was confident of his team bouncing back


August 3rd, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Galle, Aug 3 (IANS) After India squared the Test series against Sri Lanka, winning the second Test by 170 runs, captain Anil Kumble said he was confident of his team ... Read more...

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Sehwag’s half-century extends India’s lead to 158 (Tea Report)


August 2nd, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Galle (Sri Lanka), Aug 2 (IANS) Virender Sehwag's half-century extended India's lead to 158 runs by tea on third day of the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka at ... Read more...

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India gain slender 37-run lead against Sri Lanka


August 2nd, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Galle (Sri Lanka), Aug 2 (IANS) India knocked off the remaining five Sri Lankan wickets before lunch to gain a slender 37-run lead in the second cricket Test against ... Read more...

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Sehwag and Harbhajan give India the edge


August 1st, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Galle, Aug 1 (IANS) Harbhajan Singh rested the initiative for India taking four wickets to leave Sri Lanka at 215 for five after Virender Sehwag's unbeaten double century the visitors ... Read more...

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India in tatters in Colombo Test (Lunch Report)


July 26th, 2008 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, July 26 (IANS) India were looking down the barrel after Sri Lanka packed them off for 223 in their first innings, enforced a follow and took a second ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka on top after restricting India to 159 for six (Lead)


July 25th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, July 25 (IANS) India were staring at the possibility of a follow-on as they lost six wickets for just 159 runs in their first innings in good batting ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka declare after piling up 600/6 (Tea Report)


July 25th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, July 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka turned up the heat Friday on the visiting Indians amassing 600 runs for six before declaring their first innings here at the Sinhalese Sports ... Read more...

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Dilshan’s hundred puts Sri Lanka right on top (Lunch Report)


July 25th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, July 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka piled up agony on India as Tillakaratne Dilshan became the fourth batsmen to score a hundred in the first innings of the first Test ... Read more...

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Centuries by Warnapura, Jayawardene and Samaraweera put Lanka on top (Lead)


July 24th, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, July 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka made a strong start to the three-Test series as three batsmen struck centuries to end the second day of the first Test against ... Read more...

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India face bigger threats than Mendis: Dravid


July 21st, 2008 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, July 21 (IANS) There are bigger threats awaiting the Indian cricket team than mystery spinner Ajantha Mendis during their Test series in Sri Lanka, Indian batsman Rahul Dravid said ... Read more...

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India’s warm up game ends in draw — hold over


July 20th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, July 20 (IANS) There weren't too many positives that the Indians could gather ahead of the first Test match against Sri Lanka as their only warm up ... Read more...

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Zaheer goes flat out in the warm-up game


July 18th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Rex Clementine Colombo, July 18 (IANS) Indian pacers Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma went flat out to exploit helpful conditions in bowling out the Sri Lanka Board President's XI for 224 in ... Read more...

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Take That send woman into labour without even performing!


November 20th, 2007 - 6:46 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Louise Morris was so excited that she would be seeing Take That performing live, that she went into labour two months earlier than her due date.The 33-year-old was ... Read more...

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