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Mission accomplished, says Gambhir


May 28th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir said unity helped his team win its maiden Indian Premier League title here Sunday.Knight Riders beat Chennai Super Kings ... Read more...

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Sourav, Shah Rukh display camaraderie at Eden


May 6th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Post the match billed as the "Dada-Shah Rukh grudge game", Pune Warriors captain Sourav Ganguly and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan who co-owns the Kolkata ... Read more...

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Train in sauna to battle Sri Lanka heat, Gough tells England


March 26th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Former England fast bowler Darren Gough has some advice for the English team that aims to conquer Sri Lanka in their own backyard -- train in ... Read more...

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Pennsylvanian couple claims to have caught a purple squirrel


February 10th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pennsylvania, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Pennsylvanian couple claims to have caught a purple colored squirrel in their own backyard. Percy Emert and his wife Connie set up a trap to ... Read more...

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India will come back strongly in Sydney: Ganguly


December 30th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) Former captain Sourav Ganguly is confident India will bounce back in the second Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) starting Tuesday.India suffered a ... Read more...

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England can bounce back to win series 3-2: Finn


October 19th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 19 (IANS) England pacer Steve Finn said Wednesday the visitors still have the confidence to bounce back from 0-2 and win the five-match ODI series.On the eve of ... Read more...

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We have to play better cricket: Dernbach


October 16th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) England pacer Jade Dernbach said Sunday that the team will be looking to avoid the mistakes committed in the first ODI in Hyderabad when they ... Read more...

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Result in home series won’t matter in India, says Alastair Cook


October 5th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 5 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook feels the convincing win over India back home last month will not mean much when they face the World Champions in their ... Read more...

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Playing in South Africa is as tough as it gets: Clarke


October 4th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 4 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke Tuesday said that it will be tough to beat South Africa in their own backyard.Australia are scheduled to play two Twenty20 Internationals, ... Read more...

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Winning three overseas tours will prove our Test supremacy: Sehwag


June 24th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 24 (IANS) Virender Sehwag, who is working to get fit for the away series against England, says that World No.1 India can prove their supremacy in Test ... Read more...

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Rival in feni’s backyard - an Indian tequila


May 1st, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 1 (IANS) Feni, Goa's own homebred liquor, is in for some competition in its own backyard. A tequila, brewed in Andhra Pradesh and bottled and packaged here, could ... Read more...

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Gilani urges Karzai to dump US, team up with Pakistan, China: Report


April 27th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27(ANI): Pakistan is lobbying Afghan President Hamid Karzai against building a long-term strategic partnership with the United States, and urging him instead to look to Pakistan and its ally, ... Read more...

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Pak capable of beating Windies in their backyard: Intikhab Alam


April 13th, 2011 - 6:39 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr. 13 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Intikahab Alam has said that if the team plays to its full potential, it can beat the West Indies in their own backyard.Leaving behind ... Read more...

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New Zealand face daunting task against Sri Lanka (Preview)


March 28th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 28 (IANS) Beating Sri Lanka in their own backyard is a tall order for any team, and New Zealand are well aware that they canill-afford to be ... Read more...

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Afridi asks Pakistan players to stay away from news


March 28th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 28 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has instructed his teammates to avoid watching news bulletins and talk shows on Indian channels ahead of his team's World Cup semi-final ... Read more...

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Not many teams would like to play us: Ian Bell


March 21st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) England batsman Ian Bell feels his team's inconsistent run in the 2011 World Cup could work in their favour when they take on Sri Lanka in ... Read more...

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Bell confident of England beating Sri Lanka in WC quarterfinal


March 21st, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 21(ANI): England batsman Ian Bell is confident that his team can beat Sri Lanka in their own backyard in Saturday's World Cup quarterfinal at Colombo's R.Premadasa Stadium.Bell said that they ... Read more...

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‘First-cousin marriages behind Brit-Pak men seeking sex with vulnerable young white girls’


March 18th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): A senior Muslim politician in Britain has voiced his concern that some Pakistani men, who are unhappy with arranged marriages to cousins, target vulnerable young white girls to ... Read more...

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Battered and bruised Netherlands excited about India match


March 4th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 3 (IANS) Dutch captain Peter Borren said Thursday that his team was looking forward to playing co-hosts India following their massive 231-run defeat against South Africa in a ... Read more...

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Hindus decry derogatory remarks against Roma in Hungarian Parliament


February 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 18 (ANI): Hindus have strongly criticized reported recent derogatory comments against Roma (Gypsy) community in the Hungarian Parliament.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) ... Read more...

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India will come in as favourites for World Cup: White


February 12th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 12(ANI): Australian batsman Cameron White reckons that the Indian team is one of the favourites for the upcoming World Cup."The Indian team is obviously full of very good players ... Read more...

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“No disciplinary issues at all” in Pakistan cricket team: Intikhab Alam


December 19th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 19 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Intikhab Alam has expressed confidence that the New Zealand tour would go off well for Pakistan, as presently there are "no disciplinary issues at ... Read more...

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SA coach’s remarks show they are under pressure: Raman


December 14th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Former India opening batsman Woorkeri Venkat Raman says that it is South Africa who are under pressure, not the Indians, as their coach Corrie va Zyl ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda, Taliban have joined hands in Pakistan: Malik


November 21st, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Banned militant outfits Al Qaeda, Taliban and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi have joined hands to carry out terrorist attacks in Pakistan, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Sunday.But the ... Read more...

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If Aussies bring back Warne then England will bring back Trueman, jokes Botham


November 17th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Cricket legend Ian Botham has said if Australia brings Shane Warne out of retirement for the Ashes series it would be like England calling up the late Fred ... Read more...

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Bell determined to score big to lay to rest his Ashes demons


November 4th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 4 (ANI): England batsman Ian Bell, who has a meager average of 25.68 in 13 Tests against Australia, is determined to score big during the upcoming series against Australia, to ... Read more...

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‘Fired up’ Finn says will bowl to ‘Ponting just like to a club third XI player’


October 30th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 30(ANI): England's 6 feet 8 inch fast bowler Steven Finn wants to treat Australian captain Ricky Ponting like a 'club third XI player' during the upcoming Ashes series.Finn, who has ... Read more...

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Backyard Treehouse Will Stand Despite Manhattan Legal Battle


October 27th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All Melinda Hackett wanted to do was to put up a small tree-house in her backyard for her daughters to play in. A simple part of the American ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Broad wants to ‘throw the first punch’ in Ashes sledgefest


October 27th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27(ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has admitted that he can't wait 'to throw the first punch' of verbal taunts during the upcoming Ashes series in Australia.Broad said that it ... Read more...

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Cherie Blair blasts executives over ‘token women’ in senior management-level jobs


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 23(ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's wife Cherie has attacked executives from some of the world's biggest companies for putting "token women" in senior management-level jobs.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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Kaspro dares ‘Punter’ Ponting to go ‘crazy’ on Oz toughest frontier - India


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Sept.22 (ANI): Retired Australian Test bowler Michael Kasprowicz has dared Ricky Ponting to embrace the 'crazy' in a bid to overcome Australia's failures on its toughest frontier in India next month. ... Read more...

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Winning Ashes Down Under will be the icing on England’s cake: Swann


May 18th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Beating Australia is always special, says England off-spinner Graeme Swann in an article for The Sun."Every time we beat them, our confidence grows that we can do it ... Read more...

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Arsenal will ensure Barca’s exit from Champions League: Walcott


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): England ace Theo Walcott believes Arsenal will dump Barcelona out of the Champions League next week.Walcott was speaking after the Gunners ensured a draw against the Catalan ... Read more...

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Victoria Police leaves 60-year-old Indian man alone to fight 25 racist thugs


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 2 (ANI): A 60-year-old Indian-origin man living in Australia was left alone to fight a gang of 25 drunken racists for a terrifying 2 1/2 hours to prevent them from ... Read more...

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Euro champions England happy with underdogs tag


February 26th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Despite being the European champions, England are not considered as the title favourites for the hockey World Cup. But captain Ben Hawes feels that the underdogs tag ... Read more...

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