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Pietersen to feature in World T20 as commentator


August 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Axed from the national team, former England captain Kevin Pietersen, who was the star of the last Twenty20 World Cup, will still feature in this ... Read more...

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Twitter blamed for Olympic cyclic coverage issues


July 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The organizers of the Olympic games have blamed Twitter for apparently disrupting the coverage of the cycling road races. The organizers reiterate that viewers of the ... Read more...

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Questions raised over media’s role in Guwahati molestation


July 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) While the telecast of the shocking Guwahati incident of a mob molesting a teenaged girl has helped nail some of the culprits, questions are being ... Read more...

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Dean Jones becomes a professional golfer


July 11th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has traded his cricket bat for golf clubs as he announced Wednesday that he will compete on the Australian seniors tour ... Read more...

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Davis, Khan reprimand Ramdin over Viv Richards taunt


June 13th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 13 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' former Test batsman Bryan Davis and team manager Omar Khan have both criticised Denesh Ramdin for his controversial gesture aimed at ... Read more...

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American Sikhs hail India’s Sikh marriage law


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) American Sikhs have hailed as "historic" the passage in the Indian parliament of Anand Marriage Act for the registration of Sikh marriages."This is a historic day ... Read more...

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First private spacecraft launched to space station


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Private American spaceflight company SpaceX Tuesday launched an unmanned capsule to the International Space Station, initiating the first flight of a commercial and private spacecraft to ... Read more...

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Media needs to be regulated, say senior journalists


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The media needs regulation, several senior journalists said here Thursday, adding that its proliferation has lowered standards, with news being served instantly."The media needs regulation ... Read more...

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ICC board proposes Dave Richardson as CEO


May 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 10 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has proposed its General Manager (Cricket) Dave Richardson for the post of chief executive.The board has decided to recommend to ... Read more...

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Sachin turns 39, celebrates with wife in Chandigarh (With Images)


April 24th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 24 (IANS) The world may have feted him for becoming the only man to hit a century of centuries, but when it came to celebrating his 39th ... Read more...

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Little to gain from Siachen, daily to Pakistan and India


April 19th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) There is little to gain by hanging on to miles of high-altitude ice in Siachen, said a Pakistani daily that wanted Islamabad and New Delhi to ... Read more...

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Thin crowd at Eden Gardens for KKR match


April 13th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) After witnessing a near-packed house during home team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opening Indian Premier League game April 5, the roar at the Eden Gardens was ... Read more...

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Near capacity crowd at Eden Gardens


April 6th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) The cheers and roars were back at the hallowed Eden Gardens as a near capacity crowd braved thundershowers to witness the home team Kolkata Knight Riders ... Read more...

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Edmundo scores twice in farewell match with Vasco da Gama


March 29th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 29 (IANS) Former Brazilian striker Edmundo has officially ended his professional soccer career, scoring twice in his farewell game at 40.Edmundo led Vasco da Gama to ... Read more...

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Lewis wants to be a cabbie


March 15th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) British Formula One racing star Lewis Hamilton says after retirement he would like to be a taxi driver.The 27-year-old doesn't want to be a racing commentator ... Read more...

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UP politics still ‘caste’ in stone


February 8th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) In a tired replay, the campaign for the Uttar Pradesh elections that began Wednesday stood out most for its narrow emotional appeals by all ... Read more...

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Sikh group seeks apology from Jay Leno for Golden Temple remark


January 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 25 (IANS) Amid growing protest from the Sikh community against US chat show host Jay Leno for his remarks on the holiest of Sikh shrines - the Golden ... Read more...

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Rushdie visit cancellation sparks outrage on social media


January 17th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The cancellation of award-winning author Salman Rushdie's visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival on the inaugural day Jan 20 has sparked outrage on social media ... Read more...

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India must clear cobwebs in mind and play fearless cricket: Ganguly


January 12th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday said the war of words between the two teams will surely make the third cricket Test between India and ... Read more...

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Tag of ‘poor tourists’ may haunt India again, fears Ganguly


January 11th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 11 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly fears that the cricket team will be dubbed poor tourists again as some of the big names in Indian cricket ... Read more...

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Tendulkar will come back strongly at SCG: Ganguly


December 31st, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 31 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is confident that his ex-team mate Sachin Tendulkar will come back strongly against Australia in the second Test that starts ... Read more...

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Alan Hansen apologizes for his Luis Suarez’s gaffe


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alan Hansen is one of the best paid British sports contributors so when he gaffed badly on the screen, many people have been left wondering if he ... Read more...

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Governor expresses grief over Mario Miranda’s death


December 11th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Condoling the death of cartoonist Mario Miranda's death, Governor of Maharashtra and Goa K. Sankaranarayanan has expressed grief over his demise."Mario Miranda will go down in ... Read more...

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Roebuck’s family calls for second probe


December 5th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 5 (IANS) Peter Roebuck's family has asked for a second post-mortem examination, claiming that the cricketer-turned-commentator would not have committed suicide.They have already hired a British criminal lawyer ... Read more...

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I played my natural game: Bravo


November 17th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Talented batsman Darren Bravo has often been compared with his "cousin" cricket legend Brian Lara. Cricket pundits have found Bravo's high back-lift, playing the ball late ... Read more...

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Radio host claims Roebuck made him feel uncomfortable


November 15th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 15 (IANS) Radio jockey Gus Worland, who played alongside Peter Roebuck in Somerset, revealed that the noted cricket columnist made him feel "uncomfortable" and behaved "inappropriately" when ... Read more...

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Australian team offers condolences to Roebuck’s family


November 14th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 14 (IANS) The Australian team offered their condolences to the family of cricketer-turned-commentator Peter Roebuck, who died Saturday.Roebuck a frequent companion of the Australian team in their tours, ... Read more...

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Who won? Anna or government?


August 31st, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Did Anna Hazare win the battle of Lokpal? Yes, say some. Others feel differently. And yet others said both the government and Team Anna ... Read more...

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Experts call for balance in Anna protest coverage


August 21st, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Amid increasing debate on the role of the media in covering Anna Hazare's anti-corruption protest, experts have stressed the need for more balance and ... Read more...

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Dhoni did the right thing by recalling Bell: Kumble


August 1st, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Former India captain Anil Kumble feels that Mahendra Singh Dhoni's decision to call back England batsman Ian Bell after he was adjudged run out during ... Read more...

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Eva Amurri plans her wedding


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eva Amurri is making special preparations for her wedding. During an interview, Eva said she is working to lose weight before the wedding day. The actress ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton’ gaffe: Mixes up Montenegro and Macedonia


May 24th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Podgorica (Montenegro), May 24 (IANS/AKI) Former US president Bill Clinton became a laughing stock in the Balkans after he confused Montenegro - his host - with Macedonia.Clinton made the gaffe ... Read more...

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Sangakkara to deliver MCC Spirit of Cricket lecture at Lord’s


May 17th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara has been chosen to deliver the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's July 4.Sangakkara is the ... Read more...

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US avoided ‘high profile trial’ by killing bin-Laden: Analysts


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): By killing Osama bin-Laden, the Obama administration has a high profile trial and denied al-Qaeda a chance of getting a propaganda boost.Although bin-Laden was officially wanted dead ... Read more...

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BBC’S veteran snooker commentator ‘Whispering Ted’ dies


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): BBC's veteran snooker commentator "whispering" Ted Lowe has died after a prolonged illness. He was 90.Lowe was regarded as the "voice of snooker" and became a household ... Read more...

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