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Tripura governor to see Olympics opening


July 24th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 24 (IANS) A sports lover, Tripura Governor D.Y. Patil will visit London to witness the opening ceremony of the Olympics at his own expense."I have taken leave. (We) ... Read more...

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Krishna welcomes cricket resumption with Pakistan


July 19th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) India's Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday welcomed resumption of cricketing ties between India and Pakistan.Reacting to decision of Board of Control for Cricket in India ... Read more...

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Zardari writes to Manmohan, hails cricket ties resumption


July 19th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has written a letter to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressing the hope that the resumption of cricketing ties after five ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘India-Pakistan series bigger than Ashes’


July 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 17 (IANS) Praising the efforts of the two countries' cricket boards in reviving bilateral series, former Pakistan skipper and all-rounder Shahid Afridi said the popularity of India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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‘Media in India, Pakistan should not use hate language’


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Urging the Indian and Pakistani media not to use words such as "traditional rivals", a seminar of mediapersons from the two countries called for creating an ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Apex court notice on validity of law against dud cheques


May 8th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of a law which leaves no option to ... Read more...

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Busy Raj Kundra reserves time for Shilpa, baby


May 5th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty is due to give birth next month and is going to be in for some much-needed pampering. Her businessman husband Raj ... Read more...

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Playing Dawood was tough for Sonu Sood


March 20th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood, who essays the role of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in "Shootout at Wadala", says doing so was a huge burden for him."We talk ... Read more...

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Sahara’s withdrawal fresh crisis for beleaguered cricket, BCCI


February 4th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) Facing tough times following the Indian team's dismal performance, poor crowd response in home internationals, and challenge from Formula 1 racing, the Indian cricket board Saturday ... Read more...

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Coronation park: Monument to capital’s civic neglect


January 10th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) It was to have been ready in time to commemorate the centenary of Delhi becoming the capital, but the historic coronation park, which once held ... Read more...

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Poor ticket sales for Eden Test


November 12th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Eden Gardens, known the world over for its large and boisterous crowd during international cricket matches, is again bracing for vacant stands with only 324 season ... Read more...

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Tainted Pakistan cricketers, agent get jail


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt will spend 30 months in jail, fast bowler Mohammad Asif a year and 19-year-old Mohammad Aamir six months in a ... Read more...

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Gooch confident of Cook surpassing his record


August 19th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) England's batting coach Graham Gooch is confident his protege Alastair Cook will surpass him as the country's leading Test run-scorer.Gooch scored 8,900 from 118 Tests and ... Read more...

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Harper hits back hard at Indian players


July 1st, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Australian umpire Daryl Harper, under fire from Indian players following his poor decisions in the first Test in Kingston, hit back saying West Indies ... Read more...

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Indians top tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka


June 11th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 11 (IANS) Indians are at the top of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka, official figures show.Figures released by Sri Lanka's Tourism Authority showed that 68,830 Indians visited Sri ... Read more...

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ICC chief favours making betting legal in India


May 21st, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat advocates making gambling legal in India, saying regulating betting on cricket matches would make the fight against corruption ... Read more...

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Four held in Delhi for IPL betting


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Four people were arrested for allegedly running a betting racket on the Indian Premier League cricket matches, police said Monday.Ashok Kumar Batra, 45, Gurtej Singh, ... Read more...

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IPL betting rackets busted, eight arrested (Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Eight men were arrested in two incidents for allegedly running cricket betting rackets during the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches, police said Saturday.In ... Read more...

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Former cricketer sent to police custody for immigration racket (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Jacob Martin, arrested here on charges of running an illegal immigration racket, was Wednesday remanded to eight days police custody. Police also ... Read more...

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Rs.25,000 reward for information on ex-cricketer


April 21st, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A reward of Rs.25,000 has been announced for providing information about the whereabouts of former Indian cricketer Jacob Martin, who is evading arrest in a ... Read more...

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Punjab cricket board owes police Rs.11 crore!


April 15th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), April 15 (IANS) The stadium here saw the high-voltage India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal, it is now hosting the Indian Premier League and it has been home to many ... Read more...

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Not changed stand on justice for 26/11: India


April 14th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) India Thursday reiterated that there has been no dilution on its position of getting justice for victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack despite ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Talks with Pakistan to continue despite 26/11 revelations: Krishna


April 13th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday said talks with Islamabad will continue even though Pakistani-born Canadian citizen Tahawwur Hussain Rana and accomplice David Headley ... Read more...

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Mohali match improved Pakistan-Indian ties: Gilani


April 12th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) The cricket World Cup semifinal match between India and Pakistan in Mohali has proved to be a catalyst for improving ties between the two countries, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indo-Pak World Cup semifinal helped break the ice between both nations: Gilani


April 12th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 12(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has termed the March 30 Indo-Pak World Cup semifinal match as a stepping stone for improved relations between the two countries.Gilani had ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak’s World Cup cricketers get Rs one million each


April 12th, 2011 - 7:20 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr. 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has presented a sum of Rs.one million each to each member of Pakistan's World Cup squad that managed to reach the semi-final ... Read more...

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Anna vs IPL, where will you be?


April 8th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Even as the much-hyped Indian Premier League gets underway Friday, most people here supporting social activist Anna Hazare in his fight against corruption said they ... Read more...

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Veteran Jasdev Singh misses the flair of radio commentary


April 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) A day after India defeated Pakistan in Wednesday's World Cup semifinal in Mohali, veteran sports commentator Jasdev Singh received telephone calls from some of his ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray attacks PM for cricket diplomacy


March 28th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Problems between India and Pakistan have continued despite cricket match invitations, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray said Monday, while attacking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for ... Read more...

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A ‘Big Match’ rivalling the World Cup quarter-final (World cup Diary)


March 26th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) Atmosphere outside the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC), the headquarters of Sri Lanka Cricket, was festive. It could easily be mistaken as the build-up for Saturday's quarter-final ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan home secretaries to meet ahead of Mohali match


March 26th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) As Indian and Pakistani cricketers gear up for the high-voltage World Cup semi-final clash, likely to be viewed by their prime ministers, the home ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Reliance Communications, TELiBrahma to provide cricket video updates


March 16th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications Wednesday said it had partnered with mobile solutions provider TELiBrahma to provide video updates and replays of the cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Man running cricket betting racket arrested


March 11th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A man, operating a betting racket during the ongoing cricket World Cup to recover his gambling losses, has been arrested, police said Thursday.Rakesh Jain, 39, ... Read more...

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Cricket minus communication is crowd, chaos and caning


February 24th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) Obtaining tickets for cricket matches in India has always been a messy affair -- and Thursday's chaos at Bangalore's Chinnaswamy stadium was merely one more instance of fans ... Read more...

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After renovation, Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium sports a new look.


February 21st, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 21(ANI): Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium, which will host the 2011 cricket World Cup final, now sports a new look after state-of-the-art renovations.The new stadium features bucket seats for spectator comfort, ... Read more...

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