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West Indies hit by poor decision-making: Gibson


June 5th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Leicester (England), June 5 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson says the embattled West Indies have played well in patches on the England tour, and if they were still hampered it is ... Read more...

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Chargers hope for better luck against Knight Riders


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Deccan Chargers who are still looking for their first win in the current edition of the Indian Premier League, Monday exuded confidence of reversing their ... Read more...

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Congress helped Akalis engineer a historic win (Punjab Newsletter)


March 11th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh turned 70 Sunday, but the euphoria of celebration was missing. Having just led his party to a second consecutive loss in ... Read more...

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Luck not going India’s way, says Kohli


January 13th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) India batsman Virat Kohli said Friday that it was bad luck and not lack of temperament or technique that has been ailing the team in its ... Read more...

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It’s good India, Pakistan are meeting at highest level again: Afridi


April 12th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 12(ANI): Commenting on Indo-Pak engagement under their resumed dialogue process, Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said it is good that both the nations are meeting at the highest ... Read more...

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Ponting’s leadership under scrutiny as Cricket Australia begins performance review


March 26th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar.25 (ANI): Ricky Ponting has admitted that his leadership will come under scrutiny, as Cricket Australia begin their performance review, following Australia's exit from the World Cup." Cricket Australia has initiated ... Read more...

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Pak have “certain chance” in World Cup after win over Lankans: Sohail


February 27th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 27(ANI): Pakistan "have a certain chance" in the ICC World Cup 2011 following their 11-run win against Sri Lanka on Saturday, former captain Aamir Sohail has said.Pakistan beat a powerful ... Read more...

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Ponting must use Krejza as team’s No.1 wicket-taking spinner: Berry


February 13th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 13(ANI): Former Australian cricketer Darren Berry believes that one of the crucial elements of Australia's World Cup campaign will be the use of off-spinner Jason Krejza as the team's No.1 ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian carjack hubby ‘paid off murder cabbie on CCTV’


December 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9(ANI): Brit-Indian business tycoon Shrien Dewani, accused of plotting the 'assassination' of his wife on their honeymoon in South Africa, was reportedly seen on CCTV paying cash to taxi driver ... Read more...

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‘Legend of The Guardians’ - a feast for the eyes (IANS Film Review, Rating: ***1/2)


October 30th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Legend of The Guardians"; Director: Zack Snyder; Voiceovers: Jim Sturgess, Helen Mirren, Hugo Weaving, Ryan Kwanten; Ratings: ***1/2Right from the first scene of the film where an owl ... Read more...

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Vettori calls for improved batting display to bounce back against Bangladesh


October 12th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Oct 12(ANI): New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has asked his batsmen to make the most of good starts to bounce back in the five-match ODI series against Bangladesh."We are disappointed with ... Read more...

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Henin outlasts Jankovic, Safina crashes out at Stuttgart


May 1st, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, May 1 (DPA) Justine Henin rallied to raise her perfect record against Jelena Jankovic to 10-0 with a 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 quarter-final victory at the Porsche Grand Prix tennis. Henin, who ... Read more...

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Bowling key for India in World Twenty20


April 28th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Grost Islet (St. Lucia), April 28 (IANS) Before leaving for the World Twenty20 starting Friday, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said bowling would be the team's strength and his belief stems ... Read more...

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Kiwi batsmen to blame for Chappell-Hadlee Trophy loss: Vettori


March 12th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Mar. 12 (ANI): New Zealand cricket captain Daniel Vettori has slammed his batsmen for their soft dismissals which handed Australia the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy on a platter.Australia secured a 3-1 series ... Read more...

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Cool-headed Lamps key to Chelsea’s title hopes: Ballack


December 22nd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 22 (ANI): Frank Lampard's ice-cool ability to bang in penalties at crucial times will take Chelsea to the top of the Premier League table, believes Michael Ballack.The England star ... Read more...

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Watson is international cricket’s `gun all rounder’, says Ponting


November 12th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov. 12 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting rates Shane Watson as cricket's gun all-rounder.Ponting predicted that Watson, being sound in body and having peace of mind, would be enshrined as the ... Read more...

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Canara HSBC simplifies death claims payment


October 20th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Private life insurer Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Tuesday announced that it would pay the fund value of its unit-linked insurance policies (ULIP) immediately on ... Read more...

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YSR’s son urges followers to stay calm


September 6th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, son of late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Sunday appealed to his followers to be calm and maintain discipline, and said that ... Read more...

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Kulkarni’s exit will not affect BJP: Balbir Punj


August 23rd, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.23 (ANI): BJP spokesperson Balbir Punj on Sunday said that Sudheendra Kulkarni's move to leave would not affect the partyDescribing Kulkarni as a "valuable colleague", Punj said: "If Kulkarni feels ... Read more...

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General Zia-ul-Haqs first cousin joins PPP


January 27th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 27 (ANI): The first cousin of General Zia-ul-Haq, Abdul Waheed, has joined the Pakistan Peoples Party.Former Ambassador Waheed, who defeated Salman Taseer twice in the general elections, announced his ... Read more...

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Use Australia Day celebration to beat Proteas: Ponting tells mates


January 26th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide , Jan.26 (ANI): Even as Australia takes on South Africa in the fourth of five one-day internationals here today, skipper Ricky Ponting has called on his charges to draw inspiration ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’’s ”micro-credit” man says India needs legislation for micro-credit service


August 20th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Aug 20 (ANI): Nobel Laureate and founder of Grameen Bank of Bangladesh Mohammad Yunus has said that India needs legislative and regulatory back to provide micro credit service to the ... Read more...

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Brits taking to ‘’staycations” to save money


July 12th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Staycations, a term that signifies cancelling or cutting back on holiday plans to stay at home, may soon become a mantra for people wanting to save money ... Read more...

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England needs to perform better in one-dayers: Broad


June 23rd, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): England all-rounder Stuart Broad has said that the national team needs to be more consistent in one-day cricket and not crack under pressure. Reacting to Englands recent 22-run ... Read more...

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Terrorist attacks in J-K to thwart elections: Antony


June 14th, 2008 - 10:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Kestur Vasuki Bangalore, June 14 (ANI): Union Defence Minister AK Antony on Saturday said that the increased attack in Jammu and Kashmir by terrorists was to destabilise ensuing election process and ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown to tell US to reengage in world


March 26th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar.26 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will urge the United States to re-engage with the world in the manner which it did after the Second World War, saying the ... Read more...

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Botox jabs could cure golfers yips!


March 18th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Botox not only helps women get rid of those pesky wrinkles, but as it turns out, it can also help top golfers beat those nervous shakes.Using an ... Read more...

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Hockey coach blames umpiring as team returns


March 12th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Indian hockey coach Joaquim Carvalho refused to accept that the team was lacking in preparation for the Olympic qualifiers and blamed umpiring blunders for the loss to Britain ... Read more...

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Fragmentation - the disease of epidemic proportions, says Industry expert


November 14th, 2007 - 2:46 am ICT by admin
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