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Will Manmohan Singh go to Pakistan this year?


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) India and Pakistan have managed to avoid controversy and grandstanding to forge a people-centric relationship on the back of a liberal visa pact, but ... Read more...

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Harmful for country to give up n-power option: PM (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday asserted that it would be harmful for the country to give up the option of nuclear power as an ... Read more...

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Windies seam attack fully fit for Lord’s opener


May 16th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies look set to have a fully fit seam attack for the opening Test against England starting at Lord's here Thursday.There were worries over the ... Read more...

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PM’s New Year message: Be patient, we shall overcome


December 31st, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said his government took some "transformational initiatives" to empower people and fight corruption and listed five key personal challenges ... Read more...

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Spain aims for fifth Davis Cup title


December 1st, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 1 (IANS) Spain are looking to win the Davis Cup tennis title for the fifth time when they face Argentina at the La Cartuja stadium in Sevilla ... Read more...

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The guilty should never play for Pakistan again: Raja


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja said the three cricketers found guilty of spot-fixing should never play for their country again.Pakistan trio Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and ... Read more...

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Force India drivers eager to give their best


October 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Force India drivers Adrian Sutil and Paul di Resta said Wednesday that they are ready to deliver their best at the team's inaugural race at ... Read more...

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India has bright prospects in animation industry: Soni


September 17th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) The animation industry in India is poised to be a major money spinner, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said Friday and advised students of ... Read more...

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Sutherland says his comments were not intended to embarrass PCB


May 5th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 5 (IANS) Tensions between Australian and Pakistan cricket boards eased after Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland clarified that his comments on Judge Qayyum's recommendations were not ... Read more...

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ICC cannot intervene on Sutherland’s comments, Pakistan told


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 2 (IANS) In what is seen as a setback to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), sources say the International Cricket Council (ICC) has refused to intervene in the ... Read more...

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PCB to raise Sutherland issue at ICC annual meeting


May 1st, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 1 (IANS) Irked by a lack of response from the International Cricket Council (ICC) over its complaint against Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland, the Pakistan Cricket ... Read more...

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PCB demands action against CA boss over ‘highly objectionable’ fixing comments


April 26th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 26(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board has demanded that the International Cricket Council take action against Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland for giving a damaging statement against the PCB in a ... Read more...

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Shanti Bhushan serves notice on defiant Digvijay (Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Former law minister Shanti Bhushan Wednesday served a legal notice on Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh demanding a public apology for alleging that he ... Read more...

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Shanti Bhushan demands apology from Digvijay


April 20th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Former law minister Shanti Bhushan Wednesday served a legal notice on Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh demanding a public apology for alleging that he ... Read more...

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Ferguson warns Man U players of summer axe


April 19th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has warned his players that he will not be afraid to axe them this summer.Keeper Edwin van der Sar, 40, ... Read more...

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Mystery whether ‘Gaddafi is Jewish’ heats up


April 2nd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 2 (ANI): Amid the political unrest in Libya, the stir about rumours whether Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is Jewish, has heated up.Conflicting reports surrounding Gadhafi's birth have circulated since about ... Read more...

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Obama critical of US intelligence agencies’ failure to forecast Middle-East crisis


February 5th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5(ANI): United States President Barack Obama has reportedly criticized his country's intelligence agencies over their performance in predicting and analyzing the recent unrest in the Middle-East.According to current and ... Read more...

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Goa minister accused of fraud in privatising hospital


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 3 (IANS) Goa's ruling and opposition legislators Thursday accused the state's Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane of irregularities in the process of privatising a district hospital in the state.Congress legislator Dayanand ... Read more...

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Yousuf, Malik omitted from 30-player list for Pak ‘central contracts’


January 30th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 30(ANI): Pakistan's cricket selection committee has omitted names of senior players Mohammad Yousuf, Shoaib Malik, Danish Kaneria and Rana Naved from the proposed list of 30 players, who will be ... Read more...

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Black Caps wicketkeeper McGlashan eyeing 2011 World Cup spot


December 28th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 28(ANI): Ahead of the second Twenty20 international between New Zealand and Pakistan, wicketkeeper Peter McGlashan has said that he hopes to continue impressing the new selection panel for a place ... Read more...

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Waugh sees Haddin, Paine as Oz captaincy options


December 27th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 27 (ANI): Former Test captain Steve Waugh sees captaincy options for Australia other than Michael ClarkeHe has discussed the possibility of including two wicketkeeper-batsmen in the Australia team with ... Read more...

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Ashes’ ‘incredible workload’ wreaking havoc on England fast bowlers: Healy


December 25th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 25(ANI): Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy believes that there are serious question marks hanging over England's bowling attack for the ongoing Ashes series.Healy said that the gruelling nature of fast-bowling ... Read more...

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Oz MPs viewing teen porn at parliament will not be referred to police


December 16th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 16 (ANI): It seems the MPs and staff in Australia who viewed pornography at parliament, will be getting off the hook after the Crown Solicitor recommended the matter not be ... Read more...

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Sour Oz fans tweet out their frustrations over team’s Ashes tumble


December 7th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.7 (ANI): Angry and desperate Australians took to Twitter to vent their feelings following their national team's humiliating Ashes innings and 71 run defeat to England at the Adelaide Oval on ... Read more...

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McMillan concerned over Kiwis’ lack of confidence ahead of 2011 World Cup


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 3 (ANI): Former New Zealand ODI captain Craig McMillan believes the national team's campaign is teetering alarmingly just two months before the World Cup.McMillan is concerned that the team ... Read more...

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CPI-M asks PM to come out clean on 2G spectrum allocation


November 20th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Saturday asking Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to clarify his stand on the 2G spectrum allocation said he should ... Read more...

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Border says extended Oz Ashes squad shows ‘depth, not selectors uncertainty’


November 17th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 17 (ANI): Former Australian skipper Allan Border has said naming an extended squad for the Ashes first Test ensured healthy competition, and added that he was surprised by the general ... Read more...

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Border backs besieged Hussey, North to lift their game


November 17th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 17 (ANI): Former Australian skipper Allan Border has backed besieged batsmen Mike Hussey and Marcus North to lift their game against EnglandCritics had claimed that the Australian selectors uncertainty ensures ... Read more...

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MJ recorded last album over voice mail!


November 9th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Michael Jackson recorded his last album on voice mail, it has emerged.The late King of pop was so paranoid about new material being leaked online, he sang ... Read more...

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The Ashes: England not to engage in war of words with Aussies


October 23rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 23 (ANI): England will refuse to engage in a war of words before the Ashes while Australia continue the verbal sniping.Though Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has been stoking all manner ... Read more...

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North bats for Ponting’s superlative leadership skills


October 21st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 21(ANI): Australian batsman Marcus North has launched a staunch defence of Ricky Ponting's captaincy, by claiming that the 35-year-old's leadership skills are second to none."I kind of laugh at it ... Read more...

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Oz conqueror Arthur backs Aussies to win Ashes


October 18th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 18 (ANI): Former Proteas coach Mickey Arthur, who guided South Africa to a Test series win in Australia, believes that the Australian team will win the Ashes.He further said that ... Read more...

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Ponting raises ‘big question mark’ on Pietersen’s form ahead of Ashes


October 11th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 11 (ANI): Continiuing his pre-Ashes mind battle, Ricky Ponting has said that there is "a big question mark" over Kevin Pietersen, and predicted England will be nervous about touring Australia ... Read more...

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India opens doors to the world with Games opening


October 4th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) With a "dazzling, colourful and high-octane" opening ceremony at the Commonwealth Games, India has opened its doors to the world, the British media said, comparing the event with ... Read more...

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Pak working women face rampant sexual harassment despite existence of law


September 20th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 20(ANI): Despite an anti-sexual harassment law being passed in March by the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government, the cases coming into notice at Pakistani workplaces raise question marks over the ... Read more...

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