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Another pre-poll sop for over 300,000 ‘babus’ (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) Less than two months before the assembly polls, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has apparently made a contribution towards his vote bank by announcing ... Read more...

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Congress walkout from Himachal assembly over graft


August 27th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) The monsoon session of Himachal Pradesh assembly began Monday on a stormy note with the Congress staging a walkout, demanding a probe into the 'chargesheet' ... Read more...

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Himachal monsoon session set to be stormy


August 26th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) With assembly elections only months away, the four-day monsoon session of the Himachal Pradesh assembly starting Monday is likely to be stormy.While the opposition Congress ... Read more...

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Hyderabad stadium’s pavilion named after Laxman


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) has named the north- end of the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Uppal after V.V.S. Laxman, who announced his retirement ... Read more...

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Indian engineering major to boost Ghana’s cricket standards (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian engineering major Shapoorji Pallonji has pledged $2,631 to promote cricket in Ghana and help it prepare for an international tournament in Western Samoa."We appreciate the ... Read more...

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Indian engineering major pledges $2,631 to raise Ghana’s cricket standards


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian engineering major Shapoorji Pallonji has pledged $2,631 to promote cricket in Ghana and help it prepare for an international tournament in Western Samoa."We appreciate the ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress gives ‘charge sheet’ against BJP regime


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Congress Wednesday gave a corruption "charge sheet" to President Pranab Mukherjee against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the hill ... Read more...

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DDCA names U-16 tournament after Vijay Mehra


August 18th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) has named its Under-16 tournament after former India opening batsman Vijay Mehra.Mehra, who played Test cricket in the ... Read more...

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Hyderabad gearing up to host India-New Zealand Test


August 16th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Uppal here is gearing up to host the first test between India and New Zealand, beginning Aug 23.The ... Read more...

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KSCA XI annex Darashah trophy


August 14th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) KSCA XI emerged champions in the Shafi Darashah All-India invitational cricket tournament when they took a decisive first innings lead against Mumbai Cricket Association as the ... Read more...

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Mumbai CA in dire straits


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) KSCA XI were on the verge of snatching a first innings lead as they restricted Mumbai Cricket Association to 294 for seven, still 266 runs in ... Read more...

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Verma slams double ton in Shafi Darashah trophy


August 12th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 12 (IANS) A double century by Amit Verma (213, 413b, 28x4, 1x6) powered KSCA XI to 556 for nine against Mumbai Cricket Association in their first innings at ... Read more...

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Samarth, Verma prop up KSCA


August 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Alur (Karnataka), Aug 11 (IANS) Thanks to half-centuries by opener Ravikumar Samarth (55) and Amit Verma (65 batting), KSCA XI were 229 for three against Mumbai Cricket Association at stumps ... Read more...

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Hyderabad CA in command


August 8th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 8 (IANS) Hyderabad Cricket Association (CA) took a commanding 307-run first innings lead over KSCA President's XI after making 585 in the Shafi Darashah Trophy cricket tournament here ... Read more...

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Laxman, Reddy slam tons for Hyderabad CA


August 7th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Aug 7 (IANS) Veteran VVS Laxman warmed up for the new season with an unbeaten 102 and along with Akshath Reddy (105) helped Hyderabad make 253 for 4 in ... Read more...

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JKCA internal probe clears Abdullah of hand in scam


July 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 18 (IANS) Union minister Farooq Abdullah, who is also the president of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA), has been exonerated of the multi-crore embezzlement ... Read more...

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Former BCCI chief P.M. Rungta passes away (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Purshottam Rungta, former president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), died here Thursday after a prolonged illness. He was 84.Rungta was the ... Read more...

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Former BCCI chief PM. Rungta passes away (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Purshottam Rungta, former president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), died here Thursday after prolonged illness. He was 84.Rungta was the BCCI ... Read more...

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Hunte says Florida T20s a bold, successful move


July 4th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies Cricket Board president Julian Hunte says he is pleased with the impact of the two historic Twenty20 Internationals played in Florida, US, last weekend.For ... Read more...

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Goa cricket body expels former head’s son for six years


June 25th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) The Goa Cricket Association (GCA) has expelled Ranji player Ganeshraj Narvekar for six years after he was accused of forging a birth certificate to play in ... Read more...

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Danish Kaneria cleared of spot-fixing charges


June 5th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria was cleared in a spot-fixing investigation of a local Twenty 20 tournament after a local inquiry committee of the Karachi City Cricket ... Read more...

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I can also fail, ashamed of Wankhede scuffle: SRK (Roundup)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Recent failures and scuffles have not only taught Shah Rukh Khan many lessons but the superstar has also apologised for his high-handed attitude. He confesses ... Read more...

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Daredevils knock Kings XI out of IPL, top group stage (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 19 (IANS) David Warner played an electrifying knock to take Delhi Daredevils to a six-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab here Saturday and top the group stage in ... Read more...

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Banning IPL? Ridiculous, says Shilpa Shetty


May 19th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty, who part owns Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals, is upset with negative news around the league. She has spoken out ... Read more...

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Controversies not new for Pomersbach


May 18th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Australian crickter Luke Pomersbach, who was arrested here Thursday for allegedly molesting an American woman, has had a controversial past. Back home, he has been ... Read more...

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SRK barred from Wankhede for five years (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan has been banned from the Wankhede Stadium for five years, Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) President Vilasrao Deshmukh announced Friday.The development ... Read more...

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SRK banned from Wankhede stadium for 5 years


May 18th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan was banned from the Wankhede Staidum for five years, Mumbai Cricket Association President Vilasrao Deshmukh announced Friday. The development comes ... Read more...

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Kings XI opt to field against Super Kings


May 17th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 17 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab captain Adam Gilchrist won the toss and elected to field against Chennai Super Kings in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the ... Read more...

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Himachal spent Rs.2.36 crore on security for IPL matches


May 17th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government spent Rs.2.36 crore on providing security during Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in the last two years, a Right to Information (RTI) ... Read more...

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Dharamsala plans ‘home stay’ for IPL fans


May 16th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 16 (IANS) With fewer hotel rooms to accommodate thousands of Indian Premier League (IPL) fans, Himachalis will play good hosts by throwing open their doors for visitors for ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia plans smaller board


April 24th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 24 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) said Tuesday it would seek the approval of the state associations for a smaller board.CA needs a majority of 11-14ths to be passed ... Read more...

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Many oppose stadium at Annandale, Shimla’s green lung (With Images)


April 19th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 19 (IANS) As the Himachal Pradesh government and the Indian Army fight it out over controlling Shimla's historical, verdant and picturesque Annandale ground, many residents are dead ... Read more...

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Himachal government in league with land mafia: Congress


April 17th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 17 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh unit of the Congress Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of being "in league with the land mafia" in the ... Read more...

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Civilian slip puts army on sticky ground in Himachal


April 17th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 17 (IANS) When a public relations officer of the Indian Army issued a routine official press note on the strategic significance of the Annandale ground in Shimla, ... Read more...

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Annandale ground: Army, Himachal head for confrontation (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 15 (IANS) The Indian Army and the Himachal Pradesh government appear to be heading for a confrontation over the strategically important Annandale ground here, which has been ... Read more...

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