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Height of cricket diplomacy: Indian, British MPs play ball


April 14th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 14 (IANS) It was cricket in the clouds with some diplomacy thrown in as well. A group of parliamentarians from India and Britain played a cricket match ... Read more...

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Indian MPs beat British MPs in Twenty20


April 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 13 (IANS) A century by former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin and four wickets for 27 runs by skipper Anurag Thakur helped Indian Parliamentarians to score a 56 runs ... Read more...

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Sachin best to decide his retirement: Azhar


April 13th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 13 (IANS) Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin Friday said it sould be left to Sachin Tendulkar to decide his own retirement.Azharuddin said retirement is a purely personal ... Read more...

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Indian, British MPs to play T20 match


April 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 9 (IANS) Ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 matches at the picturesque stadium here, the venue is all set to host a friendly match between Indian ... Read more...

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Azharuddin proud of Rahul’s achievements


March 9th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin, under whose leadership Rahul Dravid made his Test cricket debut in 1996, Friday said he was sad that the Karnataka player ... Read more...

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Furious Azhar, backed by teammates, lashes out at Kambli


November 18th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin rubbished claims by his ex-teammate Vinod Kambli that the 1996 World Cup semi-final against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens ... Read more...

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2000 cricket match-fixing probe gathers steam


November 16th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Taking a leaf out of the swiftness with which London's Metropolitan Police cracked the 2010 spot-fixing case involving three Pakistani cricketers, the Delhi Police is ... Read more...

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London fixes it in 15 months, Delhi groping dark for 11 years


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) It took exactly 15 months for the London Metropolitan Police to complete investigation and get conviction of Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad ... Read more...

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Kohli’s ton, double century stand with Gambhir see India victorious


October 18th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Riding on a stroke-filled Virat Kohli century and his unbroken double-century third-wicket partnership with Gautam Gambhir, India coasted to an emphatic eight-wicket victory ... Read more...

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Jaiswal to head Congress’s Uttar Pradesh poll panel


October 11th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal will head the Congress's election campaign committee for the 2012 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.Congress president Sonia Gandhi approved Monday the ... Read more...

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At risk: Delhi bikers with need for speed (Feature)


September 27th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Till some years ago, 23-year-old Jayant Verma was a compulsive thrill seeker and the member of a biking gang in Delhi. Performing dangerous stunts and ... Read more...

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Golden debuts in 1996 gave India teeth to fight overseas


July 18th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) India lost the 1996 series in England 0-1, but the golden debuts of Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid at Lord's, which eagerly awaits the 100th ... Read more...

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West Bengal polls enter fifth phase Saturday


May 6th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Amid heightened security that includes helicopter surveillance, over 74 lakh voters will head to the polling booths Saturday as West Bengal's assembly elections enter their ... Read more...

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Bengal polls: Campaigning for fifth phase ends


May 5th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Campaigning for the fifth round of the six-phase West Bengal assembly elections ended Thursday as the state geared up for voting in 38 constituencies spread ... Read more...

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Ganguly has made a great contribution to Indian cricket: Azhar


April 19th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 19 (ANI): Former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin has praised his successor Sourav Ganguly's contribution to Indian cricket, saying the team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni is climbing new heights because ... Read more...

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Politicians, actors congratulate Team India on World Cup victory


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 3 (ANI): Politicians and Bollywood personalities congratulated Team India on its World Cup triumph on Saturday.An ecstatic Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia said the Indian ... Read more...

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Sehwag sixth India batsman to score 1,000 runs against Pakistan (Lead)


March 30th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) Virender Sehwag Wednesday became the sixth Indian batsman to score 1,000 runs or more against Pakistan in One-day Internationals (ODIs) when he drove the third ... Read more...

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Sehwag completes 1,000 runs against Pakistan


March 30th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) India's opener Virender Sehwag completed his 1,000 runs against Pakistan in One-day Internationals (ODIs) when he drove the second ball of the World Cup semifinal, ... Read more...

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Lakhs throng Deoband for prayers led by Saudi cleric


March 25th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), March 25 (IANS) Lakhs of Muslims from different parts of the country thronged the prestigious Darul-Uloom seminary in this Uttar Pradesh town to participate in the Friday ... 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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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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‘Sachin’s small margin separates magic from method’: Roebuck


October 12th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 12(ANI): As Indian centurions Sachin Tendulkar and Murali Vijay dominated day three of the Bangalore Test against Australia there was only a minute distinction between the two batsmen, "a ... Read more...

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Tendulkar’s 49th ton makes him first Indian to score six centuries in a calendar year


October 11th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 11(ANI): Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar raced to his 49th Test century on the third day of the Bangalore Test against Australia on Monday, making him the first Indian to ... Read more...

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Azharuddin seeks flood relief package from PM for flood hit Moradabad


September 27th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Sep. 27 (ANI): Former Indian cricket team captain and Member of Parliament Mohammad Azharuddin said here on Monday that he has sought a flood relief package from ... Read more...

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PCB needs to act tough to curb fixing: Boycott


September 6th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott Monday said the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) should act strongly on the spot-fixing allegations involving Salman Butt, Mohammad Aamer and Mohammad Asif and ... Read more...

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No Indian cricketer ever approached by a bookie: Tendulkar


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar, in a startling disclosure, said Thursday that in his 21 years of international career no bookie has ever approached an Indian cricketer. Tendulkar's statement ... Read more...

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Spot fixing case: ICC rejects calls to disband anti-corruption unit


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.2 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has hit out at criticism being leveled against its anti-corruption unit, and expressed its determination to clean up the game.The cricket governing body ... Read more...

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Azaruddin denies ‘romantic’ relation with badminton player Jwala


July 23rd, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin and Congress MP from Moradabad on Friday rubbished all rumours about his romantic relationship with the ace badminton, Jwala Gutta, by describing ... Read more...

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Mohammad Azharuddin To Divorce His Wife For Jwala Gutta?


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With reports of former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin splitting from his wife Sangeeta Bijlani doing the rounds, the name of the much acclaimed badminton player ... Read more...

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IOA ecstatic after Verma’s re-election as BAI president


June 13th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary General Randhir Singh Saturdday termed the re-election of V.K.Verma as the Badmimton Association of India (BAI) president a victory for the "Olympic ... Read more...

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Azhar backs out of BAI election


June 13th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 13 (ANI): Former Indian cricket skipper Mohammad Azharuddin has backed out from the election for the president of the Badminton Association of India (BAI).V K Verma, the present badminton ... Read more...

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Verma confident of being re-elected as BAI president


June 11th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, June 11 (IANS) Brimming with confidence, V.K.Verma, Badminton Association of India (BAI) president, Friday invited Mohammad Azharuddin to Sunday's election, telling the former India cricket captain he will continue in ... Read more...

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Not backing off from election: BAI chief


June 11th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Badminton Association of India (BAI) president V. K. Verma Friday said government guidelines or no guidelines, he enjoys "overwhelming" support and will continue in office as long ... Read more...

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BAI officials accuse sports ministry of propping up Azhar (Lead)


June 9th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Top officials of the Badminton Association of India (BAI) Wednesday accused the sports ministry of trying to "influence" its election Sunday as former India cricket captain Mohammad ... Read more...

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Azhar not welcome in badminton: BAI official


June 9th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) Former cricket captain-turned-MP Mohammad Azharuddin is not welcome in the badminton fraternity, Badminton Association of India (BAI) vice president Ashok Bajaj said here Wednesday. Azharuddin, who is Congress ... Read more...

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