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Lewis Hamilton to zoom in Bangalore Sept 27


September 18th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) British Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton will treat Bangaloreans to speed thrills Sep 27 when he zooms in a McLaren Mercedes on a fast ... Read more...

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Goa taverns go high on World Cup final


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 2 (IANS) In one-dayers, a drinks break may come twice in every innings, but in Goa, drink breaks beckoned from every corner Saturday as the India-Sri Lanka cricket ... Read more...

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Celebrations erupt in Mumbai


March 31st, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Mumbai exploded in fireworks, youngsters trooped into the streets carrying the tri-colour and people danced in joy as India made it to the cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Mumbai halts to watch India-Pakistan cricket clash


March 30th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Mumbai and other Maharashtra cities called it an early day Wednesday to watch the "mother of all cricket matches", the World Cup semifinal between India and ... Read more...

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Director Anurag Basu halts ‘Barfee’ shooting to watch semifinal


March 30th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) The shooting of "Barfee" was halted Wednesday as director Anurag Basu, as well as lead actors Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra, wanted to catch the ... Read more...

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World Cup boom for Firozabad bangles


March 30th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Firozabad, March 30 (IANS) Firozabad bangle makers have hit a gold mine with the current World Cup cricket fever boosting the demand for specially designed 'cricket bangles' and kangan (bracelets)."Right ... Read more...

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India Inc. bowled over by Mohali match


March 29th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) As India-Pakistan cricket fever grips the country, corporates are gearing up to cheer team India during the World Cup semifinal Wednesday, with leading industry associations ... Read more...

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Bihar cricket fans tune in to rusty radios


March 29th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 29 (IANS) In power-starved Bihar, thousands of cricket fans are not taking any chances. They are turning to their rusty transistors for succour just in case electricity outages ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan duel: Tricolour makes brisk sales


March 29th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) To be waved across the stadium on each brilliant shot and every catch Indian players make, the tricolour is the cricket enthusiasts' best buy as the ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh assembly to skip work for Mohali match


March 28th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 28 (IANS) Can legislators forego watching the India-Pakistan cricket World Cup semifinal? Not in Madhya Pradesh, where the post-lunch session of the assembly Wednesday has been cancelled and ... Read more...

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Rs.15,000-ticket for India-Pakistan tie ’sells’ for Rs.100,000


March 27th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) World Cup cricket fever was at its peak here Saturday with a Rs.15,000 ticket of next week's India and Pakistan semi-final match at Mohali being sold ... Read more...

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Delhi’s youth in high spirits during World Cup


March 25th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Delhiites as young as sixteen years have taken to alcohol in a big way during the ongoing cricket World Cup, says a survey by a ... Read more...

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Bangalore cricket fan designs “World Cup” sari


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar.23 (ANI): As cricket fever grips India, an ardent fan in Bangalore, Savitha Niranjan has designed a cricket-themed sari using crepe fabric and semi precious stones.Niranjan hopes to present the ... Read more...

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Cricket fans, go easy on face paint and wear cotton!


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Do you show your craze for the Indian cricket team by making tri-colour tattoos and painting your face and hair? If yes, then beware of ... Read more...

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Cricket fans can now follow World Cup on iPhone


February 28th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb.28 (ANI): This Cricket World Cup, fans can follow favorite teams and stars right on the iPhone. The sleek free-to-download iPhone app, WC2k11 Cricket, offers match scores, tweets from cricket ... Read more...

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Cricket mania hits mass wedding ceremony in Udaipur


February 26th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Udaipur, Feb.26 (ANI): Cricket fever clearly gripped couples who had gathered for a mass-wedding ceremony in Udaipur earlier this week. Couples went around the holy fire holding cricket bats and balls.The ceremony ... Read more...

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Companies pad up as World Cup fever comes on


February 24th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) From special offers and discounts to new product launches, India Inc is rubbing its hands in glee over the one-and-a-half-month-long World Cup, hoping the cricket ... Read more...

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Cricket fever hits mass wedding ceremony in Gujarat


February 21st, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Surat, Feb.21 (ANI): Nearly eighty-two newly married couples cut a huge cake in the shape of a cricket field in Gujarat on Sunday.Couples who got married at a mass wedding event cut ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola planning to cash in on cricket World Cup fever


February 17th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Soft drinks giant Coca-Cola will launch its street cricket series in the middle of the World Cup to cash in on the cricket fever in the country.Coca-Cola ... Read more...

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Bangladesh fans ecstatic on eve of World Cup opening


February 16th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) Thousands of people are milling around the refurbished stadium creating stampede like situations, taking snaps of the facilities and raising slogans eulogising the home team, as ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans await Sunday double extravaganza


February 12th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) Bangaloreans are eagerly awaiting a high-flying Sunday forenoon, and an adrenaline rush starting in the afternoon and going on till in the evening. Hopefully, it will take away ... Read more...

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Cricket fever grips Sikkim women


December 12th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, Dec 12 (ANI): Even as cricket fever builds up for the 2011 World Cup that will see 16 teams in action in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, of late, in a ... Read more...

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Tufnell goes Aussie ’sledging’ with Ashes anthem song


June 20th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): As cricket fever sweeps England, Marmite and Phil Tufnell have got together to give the Aussies a sound verbal thrashing with their new cricket anthem The Ashes Song.Phil ... Read more...

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Why a good entertainer like 99 got a lukewarm response?


May 19th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK directed crime comedy is quiet a decent entertainer but the kind of response it has got in its opening weekend has puzzled many. The film starring ... Read more...

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IPL clone for US in October


April 12th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, April 12 (IANS) Twenty20 cricket fever has now also hit the US, with an inaugural American Premiere League (APL) series set to take place in New York in October ... Read more...

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HBO has launched the Hollywood Premiere League campaign in Mumbai


March 20th, 2009 - 1:33 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hi,I would be very grateful to you if you kindly do publish the same in columns of your esteemed publication. HBO unveils its biggest on-air event of the year- "Hollywood Premiere League'Starting ... Read more...

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Cricket fever grips Canada for T20 Cup


October 9th, 2008 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 9 (IANS) After all the visa hassles for foreign players, Toronto is all excited about staging its biggest-ever cricketing show Friday when Pakistan and Sri Lanka join Zimbabwe and hosts ... Read more...

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‘Jannat’ a hit: producers say, thanks to IPL


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:57 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt's film on cricket bookies and match fixing, "Jannat", has set the cash counter ringing and the producers give the credit to the ongoing Indian ... Read more...

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Transgenders play ‘female’ leads, create celluloid history


May 17th, 2008 - 9:16 am ICT by admin
By Ayyappa Prasad Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Karpaka and Revathi, who are transgenders in real life, will rewrite cinema history by playing 'female' leads in the forthcoming Tamil films "Paal" and "Thenavattu". While ... Read more...

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‘Jannat’ will be Emraan’s ‘Naam’: Mahesh Bhatt


May 17th, 2008 - 8:44 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt says his just released "Jannat", which is about match-fixing, will change his blue-eyed boy Emraan Hashmi's image the way "Naam" did Sanjay ... Read more...

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‘Right time for movie on match fixing’


May 16th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Mahesh Bhatt's "Jannat", a movie about match fixing, is being released when the country is in the grip of cricket fever. Sameer Kochar, who plays an important role ... Read more...

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Cricket fever catches on in Goa


May 3rd, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by admin
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) It's cricket with a difference. The teams, who sometimes bowl short to one another, supposedly having an antagonistic relationship in their world of work, are carrying over their ... Read more...

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