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India looking to extend lead against Sri Lanka


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) India will look to building up on their 1-0 lead when they take on Sri Lanka in the second One-day International Tuesday at Mahinda Rajapaksa ... Read more...

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Australia beat Sri Lanka to win Commonwealth Bank tri-series (Lead)


March 8th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 8 (IANS) Upul Tharanga's gritty 71 runs went in vain as Australia defeated Sri Lanka in the third and deciding final match to win the Commonwealth Bank tri-series ... Read more...

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Controversial run-outs unjustified: Dhoni


February 26th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has criticised the two run-out decisions that went against the team during the 10th match of the tri-series versus Australia ... Read more...

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I must improve my batting, says Sehwag


February 21st, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 21 (IANS) Stand-in Indian captain Virender Sehwag lamented his own batting performance Tuesday after his side slumped to their second successive defeat in the One-day International tri-series ... Read more...

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Italy ends searching people in Concordia’s submerged part


February 1st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 1 (IANS) Italian officials Tuesday decided to end searching any further for the missing 15 people of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia in its submerged part.The search ... Read more...

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Sidney Crosby welcomed heartily for game against Islanders


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pittsburgh, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The NHL has welcomed back one of its favorite sons – Sidney Crosby. The Penguins’ star received standing ovation when he stepped on to the ice for ... Read more...

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Champions League Tweny20: Blues win in Super Over


September 28th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sept 28 (IANS) New South Wales Blues edged out Trinidad and Tobago in the Super Over following a tie to record their first win in two matches of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan to face Sri Lanka and England in UAE


June 21st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 21 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket chiefs have voted in favour of United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the venue as they plan to conduct most of their 'home' matches in ... Read more...

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Indian, Sri Lankan cricket boards hopeful of finding a solution


April 21st, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Indian and Sri Lankan cricket boards are in discussions to break the impasse over the Sri Lankan players' continued participation in the Indian ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan team arrives in Mumbai for World Cup final


March 30th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Ringed by commandos and crack units of the Mumbai police, the Sri Lankan team arrived here Wednesday for the April 2 cricket World Cup final ... Read more...

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Afridi on a roll would be India’s bogeyman


March 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 26 (IANS) One man who can turn the scales for Pakistan against arch rivals India is none other than their captain Shahid Khan Afridi who, with a ... Read more...

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Jorge Garcia, The Corpulent ‘Hugo’ Of ‘Lost’, Voices That The ‘Mega Millions’ Numbers Could Be Cursed


January 7th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 7, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Jorge Garcia, the famous actor, who enacted the character of the corpulent Hugo ‘Hurley’ Reyes on the popular ‘Lost’ series, has uttered that the folks ... Read more...

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India on radar of terrorists, getting threats everyday: Antony


December 24th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghMinicoy (Lakshadweep), Dec 24 (ANI): India is on the radar of terrorists and has thwarted more than hundreds of threats from terror outfits in the aftermath of the 26/11 ... Read more...

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CWG women’s hockey: Scotland beat Trinidad and Tobago


October 7th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS)Scotland helped themselves to a 6-1 win against Trinidad and Tobago to notch their first win in three matches of the women's hockey competition at the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Niue - the only country with no diplomatic ties with India


August 11th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India is going to start talks with Niue, a South Pacific island which is the only sovereign country in the world to have no diplomatic ties with ... Read more...

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Australian cops alert as Facebook chatter hints racial brawl


August 6th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 6 (IANS) Police intensified patrolling in this Australian city following chatter on social network site Facebook about possible racial violence involving teenagers.Facebook is buzzing with talk that a wild ... Read more...

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Japan’s PM Hatoyama to resigns after eight months in office


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- Japan's Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama on Wednesday said he will step down, taking responsibility for losing public trust in the government after a party left the ruling coalition ... Read more...

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US, Japan agree to relocate US military base on Okinawa


May 28th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 28 (DPA) US President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama said Friday they agreed to relocate a US military base on the Japanese island of Okinawa despite ... Read more...

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West Indies crush Ireland by 70 runs in World T20 Championship


May 1st, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Guyana, May.1 (ANI): West Indies started their campaign at the ICC World T20 Championship with a comprehensive 70-run win over Ireland in a low-scoring game here.Batting first, West Indies posted a small ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka set New Zealand 136-run target


May 1st, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Guyana, May 1 (IANS) Mahela Jayawardene smashed 81 off 51 balls as Sri Lanka posted 135 for six against New Zealand in the opening match of the World Twenty20 here Friday. Jayawardene guided ... Read more...

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Argentina celebrates as Clinton calls on UK for talks over Falklands future


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Buenos Aires (Argentina), Mar. 3 (ANI): Argentina is celebrating a diplomatic coup after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called on Britain to accept talks on the future of the Falkland Islands.Clinton's ... Read more...

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12-year-old girl warned Chilean islanders of tidal waves


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 2 (IANS/EFE) A 12-year-old girl saved the lives of many inhabitants on the Chilean archipelago with her timely warning about the tidal waves that were to devastate the islands after ... Read more...

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Pak women football team registers its first win without scoring a goal!


February 6th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.6 (ANI): Pakistan women football team achieved a unique feat when it registered its first win in international event without scoring a single goal during a match against Sri Lanka in ... Read more...

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Tribe apologises to Brit pensioner for having his relative for dinner


December 8th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, December 08 (ANI): A tribe of cannibals has apologized to a 65-year-old British pensioner for killing and eating his great-great grandfather, 170 years ago.The community living in Erromango, a small Pacific ... Read more...

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Sangakkara says India under pressure in upcoming Test series


November 9th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 9 (ANI): Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara has said the islanders would be able to upstage India in the upcoming three-match Test series.Addressing reporters here on Sunday, Sangakkara ... Read more...

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Regulate tourism, say Easter Island residents


October 26th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Oct 26 (EFE) Easter Island residents approved by a resounding 96.3 percent majority a constitutional reform to control tourism in that tiny territory. Easter Island is 163.6 square km in size and ... Read more...

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Ancient mystery of red hats on giant Easter Island statues solved


September 7th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 7 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has solved the ancient mystery of why the odd-looking statues on the Easter Island statues wear red hats.Up to one thousand years ago, the ... Read more...

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India beat Sri Lanka 3-1 in Nehru Cup


August 26th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): India scored 3-1 win over Sri Lanka in their 3rd round match of the Nehru Cup 2009.The team kept the tempo up throughout the match and ... Read more...

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Saqlain ‘available’ for Pak team if it ‘needs’ him


August 10th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug. 10 (ANI): Former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq, who has been appointed as spin consultant for the New Zealand team, has expressed a keenness to work with the Pakistani cricket team."The ... Read more...

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ICC T20 win to herald new era in Pakistan cricket : Alam


June 25th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June, 25 (ANI): Joyous by his team's brilliant performance to win the ICC World Twenty20 Championship, Pakistan cricket coach Intikhab Alam has expressed the hope that the win would propel Pakistan ... Read more...

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Floating store sets sail in backwaters of Kuttanad in Kerala


June 12th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelAlappuzha (Kerala) June 12 (ANI): A novel initiative in the form of a floating retail store, is set to ease the woes of almost a million people living in the ... Read more...

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Maldives’ islander discovers pre-Islamic Buddhist relic


May 29th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Male (Maldives), May 29 (ANI): An Islander has discovered a pre-Islamic stupa, a Buddhist relic, beneath his house in Raa atoll Agolhitheemu in Maldives, while digging to build a well.According to a ... Read more...

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Maldives to hold first democratic general election


May 9th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Male, May 9 (ANI): The people of the Maldives in the Indian Ocean will vote on Saturday in the country's first ever fully democratic parliamentary election.The election will be a key ... Read more...

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Former PCB chief fuming over Akhtar’s inclusion in national squad


April 7th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.7 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board's decision (PCB) to include controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar in the national squad for the forthcoming One -Day International series against Australia has not ... Read more...

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Brown not to surrender sovereignty of Falkland Islands to Argentina


March 28th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has warned that he will not surrender the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands ahead of talks with Argentinean premier Cristina Kirchner, who ... Read more...

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