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Warne burns bowling arm, doubtful for Big Bash


December 12th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 12 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne's availability for the Big Bash league is now doubtful as he suffered burns on his bowling arm while cooking.The former leg-spinner ... Read more...

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Man detained for human sacrifice


October 31st, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 31 (IANS) A 50-year-old self-proclaimed godman was detained for questioning in Orissa after villagers complained that he had killed a three-year-old boy in a human sacrifice, police said ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus in Brazil, goes for her sixth tattoo


May 18th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus has got herself a special souvenir from Brazil - her sixth tattoo.Cyrus posed for photographs with Brazilian tattoo artist Fabio Sattori after ... Read more...

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CPI flays Congress, Trinamool on economic policies


April 15th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Communist Party of India (CPI) general secretary A.B. Bardhan Friday slammed the faulty economic policies of the Congress-led central government for inflation and added that the ... Read more...

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Braj gives atray cattle new shelter on Holi


March 19th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, March 19 (IANS) On the eve of Holi, a new cattle shelter for the strays was opened near here in Govardhan, the hillock which mythology says Lord Krishna lifted ... Read more...

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Short ball worries for beleaguered Ponting during World Cup


February 11th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 11 (ANI): Riding high on the expectation of fans, India captain MS Dhoni refused to say whether his fast bowlers would target Ricky Ponting with short balls during the World ... Read more...

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Ponting bracing up for sub-continental heat


February 6th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 6 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting is bracing up for the sub-continental heat during the cricket World Cup by locking himself up in a virtual hot box.Ponting, 36, hasn't played ... Read more...

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Clarke says injured Ponting may yet take part in ongoing England ODI series


January 29th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Jan 29(ANI): Stand-in Australian captain Michael Clarke reckons that injured skipper Ricky Ponting may rejoin the squad ahead of next month's World Cup in the Indian sub-continent.Ponting had fractured the little ... Read more...

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Humans switched from living in trees to on the ground 4.2mn yrs ago


January 29th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that early human ancestors stopped swinging in trees and started walking on the ground sometime between 4.2 and 3.5 million years ago.Lead author ... Read more...

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Injuries ‘probably affects the balance’ of Oz team for England ODI series: White


January 23rd, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 23(ANI): Australian batsman Cameron White has admitted that injuries to senior players "probably affects the balance" of the team for the ongoing seven-match ODI series against England.Off-spinner Nathan Hauritz ... Read more...

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Hussey doubtful for World Cup


January 17th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 17 (IANS) Australian batsman Michael Hussey is doubtful for the World Cup as he suffered a hamstring tear during the One-Day win against England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) ... Read more...

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Ponting to undergo surgery on fractured finger


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 3(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting will undergo surgery on his fractured finger, which forced him to sit out of the fifth and final Test of the Ashes series.Ponting had fractured ... Read more...

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Ponting survives axe, CA endorses him as skipper


December 31st, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 31 (IANS) Despite calls for his sack getting louder everyday, Ricky Ponting looks certain to survive the axe as his deputy Michael Clarke and Cricket Australia (CA) have endorsed him ... Read more...

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Roebuck urges Ponting to move to No.5 in batting order to prolong Test career


December 30th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 28(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting should move down the batting order to prolong his Test career, according to noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck.Ponting is in the middle of one of ... Read more...

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Dean Jones says Haddin not Clarke should lead Aussies in Sydney Test


December 30th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 30(ANI): Former Australian batsman Dean Jones has said that wicketkeeper Brad Haddin and not vice-captain Michael Clarke should lead Australia in the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney.Ricky Ponting has been ... Read more...

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Ponting ‘devastated’ over missing fifth Ashes Test


December 30th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 30(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said that he is devastated after being ruled out of the fifth Test of the Ashes series against England because of further damage to ... Read more...

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Ponting promises to review his Test future, says still has lot to offer


December 29th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 29 (ANI): Beleaguered Australia's skipper Ricky Ponting has said that he still has lot to offer the team after suffering his third Ashes series defeat today at the MCG.Australia lost ... Read more...

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Ponting says fit for Boxing Day Ashes Test but won’t field in slips


December 25th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 25(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has declared himself fit for the Boxing Day Test of the Ashes series before admitting that his fractured finger would face a hammering from England's ... Read more...

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‘It is going to take a fair bit to keep me out of Boxing Day Ashes Test’, says Ponting


December 24th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 24(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has said that he is a certain starter for the Boxing Day Test of the Ashes series against England despite having a fractured finger."It is ... Read more...

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Ponting passes fitness test at MCG net session


December 24th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 24 (ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke on Friday said that skipper Ricky Ponting is almost certain to play in the Boxing Day Test that starts from Sunday after comfortably handling ... Read more...

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Fossils show mysterious human species lived 30,000 years ago


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) A mysterious new species of the human beings which lived alongside our ancestors 30,000 years ago has been discovered by the scientists. The cavemen, called Denisovans, were identified ... Read more...

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Injured Ponting looks strong for Boxing Day Ashes Test


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 23(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting looks a certain starter for the Boxing Day Test of the Ashes series against England despite having a fractured finger.According to the Sydney Morning Herald, ... Read more...

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Players back injured Ponting to play in Boxing Day Test


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 23 (ANI): Australian and England cricketers taking part in the Ashes series Down Under are backing Ricky Ponting to play in the Boxing Day Test that starts this Sunday here, ... Read more...

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Ponting certain to play in Boxing Day Test: Langer


December 21st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 21 (ANI): Australia's batting coach, Justin Langer has said that Ricky Ponting is certain to play in the Boxing Day Test, and added that the captain's broken finger might be ... Read more...

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‘Boxing Day Ashes Test would be make-or-break Test of Ponting’s colossal career’


December 21st, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 21(ANI): The Boxing Day Ashes Test in Melbourne would be a 'make-or-break' Test of Australian captain Ricky Ponting's brilliant career, according to a noted cricket columnist.Ponting will miss the Test ... Read more...

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Khawaja says he’s ready for Test call up if Punter pulls out


December 20th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec.20 (ANI): In form New South Wales batsman Usman Khawaja has said that he is ready for a Test call up should skipper Ricky Ponting find himself unable to play in ... Read more...

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Ponting’s injury may allow Clarke to debut as Oz Test captain


December 20th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 20 (ANI): Michael Clarke is likely to debut as Australian Test captaincy in the Boxing Day Test if incumbent skipper Ricky Ponting's fractured finger doesn't mend in time.Australia has named ... Read more...

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Harris helps Aussies level Ashes series with six wicket haul


December 19th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec. 19 (ANI): Australia levelled the Ashes series through a crushing 267-run victory over England at the WACA ground here on Sunday.Right-arm South Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris took a Test-best ... Read more...

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Iconic Groupie Connie Hamzy Discusses Rock Stars On Radio


December 9th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned groupie Connie Hamzy appeared in the Howard Stern radio show recently and spoke about the rock stars and their sexual prowesses. Considering that she had ... Read more...

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Clinton’s Hyderabad visit was to ‘attend nature’s call’: Rosaiah


November 9th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Tuesday suggested that the Hyderabad visit of then US president Bill Clinton might have been to "attend nature's call".Hitting out at ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus gets third tattoo


September 11th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) After getting tattoos inked on her right ear and under her left breast, singer-actress Miley Cyrus has gone ahead to get her third one - an outline ... Read more...

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Pak team suggests Broad ‘responsible’ for keeper Haider’s finger fracture


August 16th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.16 (ANI): The Pakistan cricket team management has reportedly stirred a controversy of sorts by suggesting that England fast bowler Stuart Broad's petulant throw at wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider during the second ... Read more...

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Four Chinese protesters chop off, swallow finger tips


August 5th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) In a bizarre protest, four Chinese men in Beijing chopped off the tip of the little finger of their hand and swallowed it to protest their sacking from ... Read more...

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Dad’s no pushover, mum is: Brit kids


July 17th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): British kids think that they can get away with things when mum is around, but the same doesn't hold true with dad.A poll of 1,000 youngsters revealed that ... Read more...

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Millions throng Mathura, Vrindavan for special prayers


April 26th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura/Vrindavan, April 26 (IANS) Lakhs of pilgrims have gathered at the temple towns of Mathura and Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh for special rituals this month, also called 'Purushottam Mas', which is ... Read more...

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