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Free polls must to mature as democracy: Pakistani daily


September 12th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Pakistan needs to conduct free and fair elections to mature as a functional democracy, said a Pakistani daily Wednesday.An editorial in the News International said elections ... Read more...

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Serie A defender arrested over match-fixing suspicion


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 3 (IANS) Defender Andrea Masiello of Italian Serie A football club Atalanta has been arrested for alleged involvement in a match-fixing scandal.In addition to Masiello, who was a ... Read more...

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Russia begins probe into bogus election videos


March 1st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has launched a probe into fake video clips posted on internet that show ballot stuffing for the March 4 presidential polls, an official said ... Read more...

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Each Manipur voter to be photographed: Poll panel


January 5th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) In a first such move, the Election Commission has decided to photograph each voter in Manipur to avoid rigging in the assembly elections slated Jan ... Read more...

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Seventeen held for football match-fixing


December 20th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 20 (IANS/AKI) Five soccer players were among 17 people arrested in Italy Monday suspicion of participation in an international match-fixing ring based in Singapore.Cristiano Doni, the Atalanta captain ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu’s Noorul Islam University to launch satellite


December 16th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Noorul Islam University (NIU) will soon be rigging up its own satellite and launching it too with government help, a university official said ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

PM begins summit talks with Russian president


December 16th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday began a bilateral summit meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at the Kremlin here, seeking to renew the two ... Read more...

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Now GCA president Narvekar accused of rigging pitch in Ranji match


November 17th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 17 (IANS) A former executive member of the Goa Cricket Association (GCA) and ex-Ranji player has accused the association's president Dayanand Narvekar of 'pitch-fixing' in the controversial Goa-Maharashtra ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CBI registers four FIRs in AIIMS exam manipulation (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday registered four cases for manipulating the entrance exam results of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), ... Read more...

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Former bureaucrat to appear before JPC


July 4th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court Monday allowed former telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura, in jail in the 2G spectrum case, to appear before ... Read more...

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Bastar is ours, say both BJP and Congress


May 10th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 10 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Congress Tuesday claimed they would win the Bastar Lok Sabha by-election held May 8.The counting of votes ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Miandad wants tainted Pak trio to identify “bad elements in the game”


February 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 10(ANI): Terming the Anti-Corruption Tribunal's decision to impose lengthy bans on Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer on spot-fixing charges as a "reasonable verdict", Pakistan cricket great Javed Miandad ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Post offices to distribute unique ID number


February 4th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Indians will get their unique identification number from post offices.An agreement to this effect was signed here Friday by the department of post and the Unique Identification ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ekta Kapoor Says It’s Not Talent But Lobbying That Brings An Award


January 20th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ekta Kapoor is known for her straight forward pricking words and she made no exception when it came to speaking about the rigging in award ceremonies these days. Everyone is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jordan’s Islamic Action Front calls on the government to resign


January 18th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by BNO News
AMMAN (BNO NEWS) - Jordan's Islamic Action Front on Tuesday called for the dismissal of the government after exposing evidence of a rigged Parliamentary election, Ammon News reported.Secretary General of the Islamic ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sensex tumbles 454 points on panic selling (Roundup)


December 9th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Indian stock market benchmark indices breached psychological support levels Thursday with benchmark Sensex plunging 454 points, the sharpest fall in six months, as investors dumped shares in ... Read more...

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Afghan election watchdog disqualifies 19 over poll fraud


November 22nd, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 22 (ANI): Afghanistan's election watchdog has disqualified 19 candidates who contested in the September poll, seven of whom are members of the 249-seat parliament, for alleged fraud.According to ... Read more...

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Would you buy a book that has only questions in its 164 pages?


November 14th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): An academic in America has come up with a book that consists of nothing but questions in its 164 pages.US academic Padgett Powell came up with the book ... Read more...

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PCB was warned about shady players well in advance: Tauqir Zia


October 25th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 25 (ANI): Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Tauqir Zia has revealed that the board was notified before the team's tour of England that the International Cricket Council (ICC) had ... Read more...

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Look at India’s EVM awareness campaign, says Pakistani daily


October 21st, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The introduction of electronic voting machines (EVMs) is a right step as "transparency has never been a high point in Pakistan's electoral history", said a leading daily, citing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lalit Modi moves apex court on BCCI probe against him (Lead)


September 21st, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking restraint on proceedings of a panel appointed by the Indian cricket board to ... Read more...

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Now, ICC investigating Pakistan-Australia Lord’s Test following fresh fixing allegations


September 21st, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC)'s Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) is reportedly investigating the Lord's Test between Pakistan and Australia played in July.According to The Sydney Morning Herald, the match ... Read more...

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Pak betting scam: Cops says UK bookies have netted over 25m pounds


August 31st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.31 (ANI): Investigating agencies believe the cricket match-rigging scandal in England involving four Pakistani cricketers has made over 25 million pounds for shady betting syndicates.According to The Sun, since the ... Read more...

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Avatar Likely To Have Two More Sequels


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The high budget sci-fi movie of 2009 Avatar received a tremendous response from audience. Even before its release, the movie lovers were excited to watch the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why sense of doom in Left Front posers at book release


August 13th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Why does the ruling Left Front in West Bengal appear so vulnerable ahead of next year's assembly polls and why is there a sense of doom? These ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kenyans flock to vote on crucial referendum


August 4th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 4 (DPA) Kenyans came out in droves early Wednesday to vote in a referendum on a new constitution, part of the reform process aimed at avoiding a repeat of the ... Read more...

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40-ton whale lands on yacht during Cape Town sailing trip


July 21st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): A couple on a Cape Town sailing trip was left stunned when a 40-ton whale crash-landed on their 33ft yacht.Ralph Mothes, 59, and Paloma Werner, 50, were ... Read more...

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Modi allowed to be represented by counsel at hearing


July 16th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) The disciplinary committee of the Indian cricket Board Friday decided to allow Lalit Modi, suspended Indian Premier League chairman, to be represented by his legal counsel at the ... Read more...

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Bombay High Court to decide on Lalit Modi plea today


July 15th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 15 (ANI): The Bombay High Court will pass an order today on suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi's petition to quash the BCCI's disciplinary proceedings against him.At Wednesday's ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab Govt. involved in by-poll rigging: Imran


July 9th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 9 (ANI): Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said he would challenge the results of the recent by-polls in Punjab, as he has solid proof regarding the provincial government's involvement in ... Read more...

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BCCI to initiate legal action against Modi: Manohar (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Shashank Manohar, after the Special General Meeting (SGM), Saturday said the disciplinary committee will pursue charges against suspended Indian ... Read more...

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BCCI ratifies charges against Lalit Modi (Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) The noose tightened around Lalit Modi as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ratified the charges against the suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman at ... Read more...

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Teenager California sailor Abby Sunderland found alive


June 11th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by BNO News
ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- 16-year-old American sailor Abby Sunderland was found alive on Friday, a day after her distress beacon was activated and a massive search and rescue operation had launched ... Read more...

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Nawaz rigs polls just as he bribes umpires to win cricket matches: Imran


June 10th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.10 (ANI): Cricketer turned politician Imran Khan has accused Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif of utilising the police and administration for rigging elections much to what he would ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Capped players, coaches and foreigners held over match-rigging


June 9th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Zagreb, June 9 (DPA) Croatian police have arrested 22 people suspected of rigging football matches, including two national team players, local reports said Wednesday. The capped NK Croatia Sesvete and Varteks Varazdin midfielders ... Read more...

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