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Pyongyang condemns South Korea-US military drill


August 19th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) North Korea Sunday condemned the upcoming South Korea-US annual joint military exercises, and termed it an "unpardonable military provocation and a declaration of an all-out war" ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-un inspects artillery unit before South Korea-US drill


August 18th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un Saturday inspected a frontline artillery unit ahead of a planned South Korea-US annual joint military exercise, state media reported.During his visit ... Read more...

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Prime Minister asked to take up fishermen arrest issue with Sri Lanka


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking him to take up with the Sri Lankan government the issue ... Read more...

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Tiwari and Saha keep India afloat in third Test


June 19th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 19(IANS/CMC) India A look like losing the third and final cricket 'Test' and with it the series to West Indies A after pacers Delorn Johnson and ... Read more...

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India A 30/3 in second knock after conceding 106-run lead


June 19th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 18 (IANS/CMC) India A, trailing by 106 runs on first innings, were 30 for three at lunch on the third day of the third and final ... Read more...

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New recruit Johnson eager for more success


June 18th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 18 (IANS/CMC) Almost from nowhere, left-arm West Indian pacer Delorn Johnson has emerged as one of the brightest fast bowling prospects in the region.If his performances ... Read more...

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Powell’s century leaves India A in a tight spot


June 18th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 18 (IANS/CMC) India A will be hard put to save the third and final Test and the series after opener Kieran Powell's gritty century gave West ... Read more...

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West Indies A 127/2 at lunch on second day


June 18th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 17 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A, responding to India A's first-innings score of 230, were 127 for two at lunch on the second day of the third ... Read more...

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Put in, India A barely manage 230 in third ‘Test’ (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 17 (IANS/CMC) India A batsmen struggled yet again and managed to score 230 after being put in by West Indies A in the decisive third and ... Read more...

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Roach slapped with fine over Lee incident


March 27th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), March 27 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach has been fined half his match fee for his altercation with Australian speedster Brett Lee during the fifth One-Day ... Read more...

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Pollard’s century gives Windies series lead


March 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), March 24 (IANS/CMC) Big-hitting batsman Kieron Pollard smashed a brilliant century as West Indies beat Australia by 42 runs in the fourth One-day international to take a crucial ... Read more...

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Barath will add stability to Windies’ batting: Chief selector


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), March 23 (IANS/CMC) Chief selector Clyde Butts believes the inclusion of opener Adrian Barath will give the West Indies added stability at the top for the two ... Read more...

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Windies, Australia to size up in Beausejour after dramatic tie


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), March 23 (IANS/CMC) With their five-match One-day International series tantalizingly locked at 1-1 following a pulsating tie in the third game, the West Indies and Australia will ... Read more...

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50 migratory birds found dead in China


February 11th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) More than 50 migratory birds have been found dead at a wetland in China, a media report said.The birds were discovered earlier this week in Wuhan, ... Read more...

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Mechanism that could provide potential cure for diabetes identified


April 30th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): People develop diabetes because they don't have enough pancreatic beta cells to produce the insulin necessary to regulate their blood sugar levels.But now, researchers from UCLA's Larry L. ... Read more...

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Pakistan played “good cricket all around” in ODI opener against Windies: Afridi


April 24th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), April 24(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said that it was "good cricket all around" for his team, which registered a comfortable eight-wicket win over the West Indies ... Read more...

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DMK backs Raja, says arrest doesn’t make him guilty


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK Thursday came out in support of its former communications minister A. Raja and said his arrest in the 2G spectrum allocation scam did not ... Read more...

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Michael Hussey snatch sensational victory for Australia in semi-finals (Roundup)


May 15th, 2010 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), May 15 (IANS) Michael Hussey produced a breathtaking 24-ball 60 to give Australia a sensational come-from-behind three-wicket victory over Pakistan in the second semi-final of the World Twenty20. Hussey ... Read more...

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England stroll into World Twenty20 final (Lead)


May 14th, 2010 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), May 14 (IANS) England strolled into the World Twenty20 final with a seven-wicket win over last year's finalists Sri Lanka in the semi-final here Thursday. England bowlers put up ... Read more...

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Indian cricketers involved in pub brawl, Yuvraj denies


May 13th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Six Indian cricketers were reportedly involved in a pub brawl at Gros Islet in St. Lucia after the team's exit from the World Twenty20, but Yuvraj ... Read more...

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India set Sri Lanka 164-run target


May 12th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), May 12 (IANS) Suresh Raina smashed 63 as India scored 163 for five against Sri Lanka in their last Group F match of Super Eights in the ... Read more...

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England outclass New Zealand, qualify for semis with Pakistan (Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 4:45 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), may 11 (IANS) England relied on its new found batting prowess and self-confidence to beat New Zealand by three wickets, knocking them out of the World Twenty20. Chasing ... Read more...

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New Zealand set England 150-run target


May 11th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), May 11 (IANS) New Zealand scored 149 for six against England in the last Group E Super Eights match of the World Twenty20 here. Brendon McCullum scored 33 while ... Read more...

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Australia set Pakistan 192-run target


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), May 3 (IANS) Australia were bowled out for 191 runs against Pakistan in a Group A match of World Twenty20 here Sunday. Shane Watson smashed 81 off 49 ... Read more...

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Raina century powers India to Super Eight (Lead)


May 3rd, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), May 2 (IANS) Riding on Suresh Raina's power packed 60-ball 101, India became the first team to move into the Super Eight stage with a convincing 14-run win ... Read more...

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Pietersen won’t hesitate to walk-off mid-match


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), May 2 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen said he won't hesitate to walk off the field mid-match during the World Twenty20 and fly home if his wife goes ... Read more...

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Pakistan survive Bangladesh scare, win by 21 runs (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), May 2 (IANS) Defending champions Pakistan were given a fright by Bangladesh before stumbling to a 21-run win in a Goup A match of the WorldTwenty20 here Sunday. ... Read more...

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Pakistan set Bangladesh 173 runs target


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), May 2 (IANS) Defending champions Pakistan scored 172 for three against Bangladesh in a Group A match of the World Twenty20 here Sunday. Winning the toss and batting, Pakistan ... Read more...

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Dhoni lauds Afghanistan for impressive display


May 2nd, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), May 1 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was Saturday full of praise for new entrants Afghanistan, who put up an impressive performance in their maiden World Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Easy victory for India, Afghanistan show promise (Lead)


May 1st, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), May 1 (IANS) India galloped to a seven-wicket win over Afghanistan in their Group C World Twenty20 opener but not before the team from the war-ravaged nation ... Read more...

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Afghanistan set India 116-run target


May 1st, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), May 1 (IANS) Afghanistan scored 115 for eight against India in a Group C match of the World Twenty20 here Saturday. Afghanistan opener Noor Ali scored 50 off 48 ... Read more...

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Out-of-favour Hauritz gets Afridi’s backing


May 1st, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), May 1 (IANS) Nathan Hauritz found an unlikely ally in Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi, who said dropping the spinner could prove costly for Australia. Australia ... Read more...

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World Cup returns to the Caribbean as Twenty20


April 29th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Grost Islet (St.Lucia), April 29 (IANS) After recent tremors that rocked their cricketers, Pakistan are confident of defending the World Twenty20 title they won nine months ago as their war-torn neighbours ... 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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Zimbabwe stun Australia in World Twenty20 warm-up match


April 28th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), April 28 (IANS) Zimbabwe stunned Australia by one-run in a warm-up match ahead of the World Twenty20 Championship beginning Friday, at the Beausejour Stadium here Tuesday. Chasing Zimbabwe's 173 ... Read more...

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