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Sachin Tendulkar: A diminutive man and colossal cricketer (Profile)

March 16th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
A shy, diminutive 16-year-old cricketer with curly locks made his Test debut for India in Karachi on Nov 15, 1989. It was a momentous year in world history with communist ... Read more...

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EU summit reignites $150 bn climate row

October 30th, 2009 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 29 (DPA) The European Union reignited a $150 billion row over the use of greenhouse gas emission credits at a summit in Brussels Thursday, a week after environment ministers had ... Read more...

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Billions of euros in the balance in EU East-West emissions row

October 21st, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, Oct 21 (DPA) Billions of euros' worth of greenhouse-gas emission permits hung in the balance Wednesday as environment ministers from Eastern and Western Europe fought to break the European Union's deadlock ... Read more...

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Warming planet may widen gap between rich and poor

March 17th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): A recent economic analysis by researchers at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), US, has indicated that rising global temperatures may widen the gap between rich and poor, ... Read more...

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Many Europeans still without a bank account: Study

May 28th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, May 28 (DPA) One in five adults living in the European Union's 15 oldest member states do not have a bank account, according to a study published Wednesday by the bloc's ... Read more...

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UN warns of looming food crisis in North Korea

April 16th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bangkok, April 16 (DPA) The United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) warned Wednesday of a looming food crisis in North Korea because of a poor harvest and escalating food prices. "The food ... Read more...

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Biggest ever NATO summit ends with birthday flourish

April 5th, 2008 - 12:39 am ICT by admin
(Round Up) By Nicholas Rigillo Bucharest, April 4 (DPA) NATO's biggest-ever summit ended on the alliance's 59th birthday Friday in Bucharest with two new members, three disappointed applicants and signs of thawing relations with ... Read more...

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