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Ishant hopes for a good show against New Zealand


August 20th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A fit-again Ishant Sharma will return to action with the two cricket Tests against New Zealand, hoping a good show paves way for his selection ... Read more...

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Polish Airlines opts for Technopark IT firm’s software


August 9th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 9 (IANS) Polish airline Eurolot will use a software, "iFly Res", developed by Kerala-based technology company to manage passenger reservations of its entire fleet, an official of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lady luck shines for Delhi pacer Awana


May 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Lady luck finally shone on Parwinder Awana, who played for Kings XI Punjab, as the Delhi fast bowler Saturday was selected in the India A ... Read more...

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Sreesanth ruled out for five months


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India pacer S. Sreesanth has been ruled out of action for five months as he needs two surgeries on his toes.Sreesanth was part of the ... Read more...

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Fletcher has interactive session with U-19 players


March 28th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher and other members of his support staff spent some quality time with the Under-19 cricket team at the National Cricket Academy ... Read more...

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Tendulkar’s personal practice assistant keeps him busy


December 19th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 19 (IANS) The man who is keeping India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar busy at the nets has no credentials to warrant being part of the tour. But ... Read more...

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Gavaskar slams BCCI for u-turn on his contract


December 13th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has blasted the cricket board after its refusal to pay him $1 million fee per season for media activities involving ... Read more...

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Mumbai, Chennai, Mohali to get BCCI regional academies


December 12th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) In a bid to reduce the load on Bangalore's National Cricket Academy (NCA), the Indian cricket board will start regional academies in Mumbai, Mohali and ... Read more...

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Rehab slow but positive, says Zaheer


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan says his rehabilitation from the ankle surgery is slow but positive and he hopes to return soon to bowl ... Read more...

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Pakistan vows to protect its strategic, nuclear assets


July 15th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Expressing confidence in the operational readiness of its strategic weapons, Pakistan's National Command Authority (NCA) has vowed to pursue the policy of credible minimum deterrence.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

BCCI in talks with Infosys to prepare injury-database of players


June 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Concerned at the rising number of injuries to players, the Indian cricket board is in talks with software giant Infosys to prepare an exhaustive injury-database.Board ... Read more...

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Britain to have ‘FBI-style’ agency


June 9th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Britain would soon have a crime tackling agency on the lines of America's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), a top official has said.Home Secretary Theresa May ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Only nautch girls for this Pakistani painter’s canvas (With Images)


April 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 6 (IANS) Why isn't any girl smiling in his paintings? Controversial Pakistani artist Iqbal Hussain has been asked this question many times - he is the man who ... Read more...

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Nagpur physio to help out New Zealand team


February 24th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 24 (IANS) The Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Thursday lent their physio Sanil Koyili to the New Zealand team after their physiotherapist Dayle Shackel and trainer Bryan Stronach had to rush ... Read more...

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Indian team begins practice for World Cup


February 9th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) The Indian cricket team started its practice and exercise regimen here Wednesday, nine days ahead of the opening match against co-hosts Bangladesh in the 2011 World Cup.The Mahendra ... Read more...

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Sreesanth to replace injured Praveen Kumar in Indian squad


February 8th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Injured fast bowler Praveen Kumar has been ruled out of the Indian squad for the World Cup and S. Sreesanth was Tuesday named as his replacement."The national ... Read more...

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Kumble wants to manage cricket than play in IPL (Lead)


January 4th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 4 (IANS) Former Indian captain Anil Kumble Tuesday pulled out of the auction for the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), preferring to administer the game rather ... Read more...

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Pak rejects biased policies harmful to its national security


December 15th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 15 (ANI): Pakistan's National Command Authority (NCA) has said that the country will not be a party to any approach that is prejudicial to legitimate national security interests.In a meeting ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak likely to continue with Intikhab as cricket coach on NZ tour


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Dec 2 (ANI): Pakistan's first One-day International captain, Intikhab Alam, will continue to be the team manager on New Zealand tour, according to sources.Sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) revealed ... Read more...

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Pak replaces fitness coach David Dwyer with Saboor Ahmad


October 9th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 9(ANI): Pakistan's cricket team manager Intikhab Alam has confirmed that fitness coach David Dwyer has been replaced by Saboor Ahmad.Dwyer had joined the Pakistani setup in 2007 under former coach ... Read more...

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Latif targets getting Test status for Afghanistan in two years time


September 15th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sept 15 (ANI): Former Pakistan Test captain Rashid Latif, who is all set to join Afghanistan cricket team as its head coach following his resignation as the wicket-keeping coach of the ... Read more...

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Lahore police blasted for allowing terror attack despite prior intelligence


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 2(ANI): Pakistani intelligence agencies have blamed the Lahore police of gross negligence, claiming that it had failed to heed warnings that terrorists would try to target sensitive installations, shrines, imambargahs ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nevada Clergy Association lauds Obama for inviting Hindu statesman Zed to White House reception


June 9th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 9 (ANI): The Nevada Clergy Association (NCA) has applauded US President Barack Obama for inviting Hindu statesman Rajan Zed to a reception in celebration of "Asian American and ... Read more...

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‘Rookie’ Pak pacer Mohammed Irfan eyeing national squad spot


June 5th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.5 (ANI): Though disappointed at not being picked for the upcoming Asia Cup in Sri Lanka, rookie left-arm Pakistan pacer Mohammed Irfan is hopeful of making it into the national ... Read more...

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Oz humiliation never to be repeated with ‘well-groomed’ players: Alam


April 10th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.10 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket coach Intikhab Alam has said that the country would never suffer the humiliating loss like it did during the recent tour of Australia.Alam, who was replaced ... Read more...

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China assures Pak to back its demand for civil nuke deal with US


April 8th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.8 (ANI): China has assured Pakistan that it would support the latter during the forthcoming nuclear summit in Washington on all issues, including Islamabad's long standing demand for a civil-nuclear ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Intikhab wants to teach budding Pak cricketers how to eat and use the bathroom


April 7th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.7 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket coach and the newly appointed head of the National Cricket Academy (NCA), Intikhab Alam, has said that budding Pakistani cricketers would be taught how to eat ... Read more...

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Rookie Pak spinner admits of being inspired by Muralidharan


March 1st, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 1(ANI): Pakistan left-arm spinner Raza Hasan, who has been named in the probables list for the ICC T20 World Championship to be held in April, has said that he likes ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Wasim Akram included in probe panel


February 8th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has included former skipper Wasim Akram in an inquiry committee formed last week to probe the national team's poor performance in Australia. The six-man ... Read more...

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PCB paid Miandad 8.4 million rupees for seven days of work: Butt


February 7th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.7 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt dropped another bombshell on board's director general Javed Miandad saying that the former captain was paid 8.4 million rupees for a ... Read more...

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Zardari’s nuke remote control to be snatched


February 1st, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 1 (ANI): A new bill passed by the Pakistani parliament may snatch the remote control of the country's nuclear bombs from President Asif Ali Zardari.The Chairman Joint Chiefs of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Yousuf not first choice skipper for Kiwi, Oz tour: Butt


January 31st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.31 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has said Mohammed Yousuf was not the first choice skipper to lead the squad during the New Zealand and Australia tour rather ... Read more...

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Zardari will enjoy immunity from criminal proceedings: Gilani


January 29th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.29 (ANI) : Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has reiterated that President Asif Ali Zardari will continue to enjoy immunity from criminal proceedings.Addressing the National Assembly (NA), Gilani rejected ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India’s ‘massive’ arms build up will jeopardise regional balance: Pak


January 14th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Jan.14 (ANI): Expressing concern over the alleged 'massive' arms build up by India, Pakistan's National Command Authority (NCA) has said that New Delhi could jeopardise the regional balance by such moves.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Is Younis Khan aspiring to be a coach?


December 14th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistan's regular cricket captain Younis Khan, who has been mysteriously missing from the scene for the last few days, returned to action Monday but surprisingly as ... Read more...

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