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ICC U-19 World Cup: India-Pakistan clash for place in semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) A thrilling contest is on the cards Monday when India and Pakistan clash here at the Tony Ireland Stadium for a place in the semifinal ... Read more...

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Mandela’s arrest site turned into memorial


August 7th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Aug 7 (IANS) South Africa has built a memorial at the site where anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, state-run news agency SA News reported.Mandela was arrested ... Read more...

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South Africa set to host Champions League T20


June 26th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) South Africa is set to host the fourth edition of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) tournament later in the year."South Africa will host CLT20 this ... Read more...

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South Africa dump Boxing Day Test for T20s


June 6th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 6 (IANS) South Africa for the first time in two decades have dumped the traditional Boxing Day Test, played in Durban since Proteas re-entered international sport in 1992, ... Read more...

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India to play one-off Twenty20 in South Africa


March 5th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India will be travelling to South Africa for a one-off Twenty20 international slated for March 30 in Johannesburg that will also be a tribute match ... Read more...

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India, others slam EU aviation cap


February 14th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The BASIC countries -- Brazil, South Africa, India and China - Tuesday criticised the European Union's (EU) "stubbornness" to go ahead with its aviation cap, ... Read more...

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US denies blocking climate deal in Durban


December 8th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 8 (IANS) The United States Thursday denied blocking a global deal at the UN climate change talks here, saying it supports the European Union (EU) proposal for a ... Read more...

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Foreign press views India as deal breaker in Durban


December 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 8 (IANS) India's stand at the UN climate talks in Durban has been getting negative reviews from the foreign media, especially European, with New Delhi being seen as ... Read more...

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India’s proposal part of new negotiating draft in Durban


December 7th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 7 (IANS) India's views were echoed at the UN climate change conference here with principle of equity - right to grow - and unilateral trade measures making into ... Read more...

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Climate talks hijacked by US-China differences: EU


December 7th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 7 (IANS) The rift between countries at the UN climate conference here became sharper Wednesday with the European Union (EU) blaming the US and China for hijacking the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Demonstrate leadership to tackle climate change: Ban Ki-Moon


December 7th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday warned that the world doesn't have time to lose and urged leaders of countries to demonstrate political leadership to ... Read more...

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Searching for India office at UN conference venue (Postcard from Durban)


December 6th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) Indian Environment Secretary T. Chatterjee was lost while searching for the India delegation office at the International Convention Centre here, the venue of UN climate change ... Read more...

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Both binding, voluntary cuts must for global climate deal: UNEP


December 6th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) With the debate between rich and poor countries in Durban stuck on legally binding emission cuts versus voluntary measures, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Tuesday ... Read more...

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Equity central to global deal on climate change: Natarajan


December 6th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) India is open to discussion on a new legally binding climate change treaty but the principle of equity -- the right of developing nations -- should ... Read more...

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Differences continue in Durban, China offers conditional deal


December 5th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 5 (IANS) As rich and poor countries continued to differ over extending the Kyoto Protocol beyond 2012, China, the biggest emitter of carbon dioxide, Monday caused a flutter ... Read more...

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Captain Clarke has team’s support: Hussey


October 31st, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 31 (IANS) Australia batsman Michael Hussey says the present cricket squad is happy with captain Michael Clarke's leadership and is fully behind him.The Australian skipper has received some ... Read more...

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India move to third spot in ICC ODI rankings


October 26th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) World champions India climbed to the third position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI rankings with a 5-0 win over England. South Africa can leapfrog ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama cancels trip to South Africa due to visa delay


October 6th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by BNO News
DHARAMSALA, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Dalai Lama on Tuesday cancelled his planned visit to South Africa after the government failed to issue a visa on time, his office said.The Dalai Lama's ... Read more...

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South African schoolboys play cricket ties in Srinagar


October 1st, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 1 (IANS) Two school teams from South Africa are here in Jammu and Kashmir to participate in the three-day T-20 cricket championship which started in a local school ... Read more...

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We have the potential to bounce back: Laxman


July 28th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 28 (IANS) India's middle-order batsman V.V.S. Laxman insists the world No.1 Test side will bounce back in the four-match Test series against England.As India head into the second ... Read more...

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ICC mulls ‘timeless’ World Test Championship final


July 19th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) The final of the inaugural World Test Championship could be played in the historical "timeless" format.International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat said the first ... Read more...

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Documentary to be part of Festival of India in South Africa


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) A documentary titled "Journey of Indian Cinema", chronicling the three eras of one of the world's largest film-producing nations, will be screened as a part of ... Read more...

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UN announces $10,000 award for green app


April 13th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The United Nations telecommunications agency has launched a contest that will reward the winner with $10,000 for devising the most innovative mobile phone application that ... Read more...

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IOC warns Indian government against implementing guidelines


April 7th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has issued another warning to India, saying that "appropriate measures" will be taken at its next executive board meeting in ... Read more...

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Ponting first World Cup captain to score 1,000 runs


March 14th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) Ricky Ponting, during his 36-run knock here Sunday against Kenya, became the first World Cup captain to score a thousand runs. He aggregates 1,030 at ... Read more...

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BASIC countries to meet in Delhi to discuss climate change


February 25th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Environment Ministers from BASIC countries - Brazil, South Africa, India and China - will meet here on Saturday to assess the post Cancun climate change policy and ... Read more...

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Tahir claims four wickets on World Cup debut (Statistics)


February 25th, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Leg-spinner Imran Tahir became the first South African bowler to claim four wickets on world cup debut. The following are the other statistics of the West Indies ... Read more...

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Cancun was disappointing from environmental view: Ramesh


February 4th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The climate change talks at Cancun last year were disappointing from the environmental point of view but were a political advancement, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Friday.Addressing ... Read more...

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Kohli, Yuvraj record best ever figures in Port Elizabeth (Match highlights)


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, Jan 22 (IANS) Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh produced the best ever batting and bowling figures by an Indian at St. George's Park in the fourth One-day International against ... Read more...

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Team will play freely in last two ODIs: Smith


January 19th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 19 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith is hoping that his team will put up a better show in the remaining One-dayers against India as the players will not ... Read more...

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Confident India will look to take lead in ODI series


January 17th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 17 (IANS) Bolstered by their stunning comeback in Johannesburg, India would confidently take on South Africa in the third One-day international here Tuesday, though a few injury worries ... Read more...

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Munaf achieves career-best figures at Wanderers (Match highlights)


January 16th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 16 (IANS) Munaf Patel recorded career-best bowling figures of 4 for 29 while Yuvraj Singh struck his maiden fifty in South Africa, as India clinched the second One-day International ... Read more...

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Tsotsobe claims four wickets, India bowled out for 190


January 15th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 15 (IANS) South African pacer Lonwabo Tsotsobe claimed four wickets, triggering an Indian collapse that saw the visitors being bowled out for 190 in their second One-day International cricket ... Read more...

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Dhoni blames openers, but lauds part time spinners


January 13th, 2011 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Jan 13 (IANS) Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni blamed a poor start but lauded the part time spinners as India suffered a humiliating 135 runs loss to South Africa in the ... Read more...

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India to host next mini-diaspora conclave in Toronto: Vayalar Ravi (Interview)


January 12th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Toronto is the venue for India's next mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in June to connect with its 27 million-strong diaspora in over 150 countries. ... Read more...

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