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Ashwin, Kohli achieve career-best rankings


September 4th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin broke into the top 20 for the first time in the ICC rankings for Test bowlers released Tuesday.Virat Kohli, who scored 103 ... Read more...

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Ashwin achieves career-best ranking, Sachin out of top 10


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin's match haul of 12 for 85 against New Zealand in the first Test in Hyderabad has helped him vault 19 places ... Read more...

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Sangakkara reclaims top spot in Test rankings


July 5th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara has reclaimed the No.1 batting spot from the West Indies' Shivnarine Chanderpaul in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Rankings.Sangakkara struck ... Read more...

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Assam ferry tragedy: 270 still missing, rescue operations on (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) The toll in Monday's Assam ferry tragedy, possibly India's worst such accident, is estimated to be around 270, with the search and rescue parties failing ... Read more...

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Swann jumps to fourth in Test rankings


April 8th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 8 (IANS) Off-spinner Graeme Swann's 10-wicket haul not only helped England to a Test victory in Colombo but also lifted him six places to fourth spot in ... Read more...

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Industry wants laws to be implemented for food quality


March 28th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Captains of the food and beverage industry Wednesday said all food laws and regulations should be brought under one bracket and implemented on all brands, be ... Read more...

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Bharti AXA to infuse Rs.200 crore additional capital in 2012


March 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Private sector insurer Bharti AXA General Insurance is looking at an additional Rs.200 crore capital infusion this calendar year to fund its expansion plans, a top ... Read more...

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Malayalam actor denies his film mocks superstar Mohanlal


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) Malayalam actor-cum-script writer Sreenivasan has refuted media reports that his latest film "Padmasree Bharath Dr Saroj Kumar" shows superstar Mohanlal in poor light.Sreenivasan plays the lead ... Read more...

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Tendulkar rises to fourth in Test rankings, Siddle in top 10


December 30th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 30 (IANS) India's Sachin Tendulkar has moved two places to fourth in the latest International Cricket Council rankings for Test batsmen while the man who dismissed him ... Read more...

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Younus Khan moves up on rankings ladder


December 13th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 13 (IANS) Pakistan batting's mainstay Younus Khan has charged up the Reliance ICC rankings for Test batsmen after scoring a double-century in the first Test against Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Rainbow bookshelf: The queer story, now in print (Feature)


December 1st, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Boy meets girl, they fall in love, get married and live happily ever after. The end. But for queers, the story doesn't end there. It ... Read more...

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Dravid becomes top scorer of the year


November 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Indian batting great Rahul Dravid Monday surpassed England batsman Ian Bell to become the most prolific scorer in Tests played so far this year. "The ... Read more...

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Dhoni sixth in ODI rankings after prolific series in England


September 18th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has moved up to the sixth place in the International Cricket Council's rankings for ODI batsmen after producing a 'player ... Read more...

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ICC Test team: Sachin lone Indian in playing eleven


August 26th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 26 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar is the only Indian cricketer to make the cut in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Test Team of 2011 announced Friday while the ... Read more...

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Dravid moves to 10th place in Test rankings, Sachin drops to 5th


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS) England batsman Ian Bell has broken into the top-five of the ICC Test rankings for the first time in his career while India's Rahul Dravid has ... Read more...

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Cook climbs to career-best third spot in Test rankings


August 14th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 14 (IANS) England opener Alastair climbed eight spots to a career-best third position in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Player Rankings for Test batsmen released Sunday.Cook's ... Read more...

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Dhoni shortlisted for ICC People’s Choice Award


July 28th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is among the five cricketers nominated for the second International Cricket Council (ICC) People's Choice Awards Thursday.The nominations are done ... Read more...

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Dravid rises in ICC rankings, Tendulkar drops to 4th


July 26th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Rahul Dravid, courtesy a brilliant hundred in the first Test between India and England at Lord's, has gained seven places to be 15th while teammate ... Read more...

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Sangakkara to deliver MCC Spirit of Cricket lecture at Lord’s


May 17th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara has been chosen to deliver the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's July 4.Sangakkara is the ... Read more...

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Sachin, Yuvraj, Zaheer selected in Team of the Tournament


April 3rd, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) India's Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan have found a place in the 2011 cricket World Cup Team of the Tournament.World Cup winning captain ... Read more...

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Cars for every Indian player if team wins the World Cup (Diary)


April 1st, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) All the members of the Indian cricket team are set to win a brand new car if they can end their 28-year-old wait for the ... Read more...

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India Vs Australia: Tendulkar falls after scoring record 18,000 runs in ODIs


March 24th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar.24 (ANI): Australian right-arm seamer Shaun Tait gave his side a much needed breakthrough against India in Thursday's World Cup quarterfinal match being played here, when he got rid of ... Read more...

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Davies, Dharmasena to officiate in World Cup opener


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 2 (IANS) Australian umpire Steve Davies and Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena will officiate in the World Cup opener between India and Bangladesh while Amish Saheba and Shahvir Tarapore will be ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM applauds ethnic Indian player via Twitter


January 18th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 18 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has congratulated national hockey goalkeeper and ethnic Indian S. Kumar on being named Asia's best player for 2010 - through ... Read more...

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Woman kills Bihar legislator who allegedly raped her (Third Lead)


January 4th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 4 (IANS) A woman teacher Tuesday knifed to death Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Raj Kishore Kesri at his home in Bihar's Purnia town, alleging he had raped her ... Read more...

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Woman kills legislator who allegedly raped her (Second Lead)


January 4th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 4 (IANS) A woman teacher Tuesday knifed to death Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Raj Kishore Kesri at his home in Bihar's Purnia town, alleging he had raped her ... Read more...

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Fake nursing institute in Manipur dupes students


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Porampat (Manipur), Dec.22 (ANI): Scores of students enrolled in a nursing academy in Manipur's Porampat town were duped after the institute turned out to be a fake one.The matter came to light ... Read more...

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A story is spun out of an Obama suit


November 10th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) An ad taken by an Indian firm showing US President Barack wearing one of its suits has spawned a story about how the company is trying ... Read more...

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Censor Board Gives ‘A’ certificate to Yaksha


October 7th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Debutant director Ramesh Bhagavath’s upcoming Kannada film Yaksha has received a ‘A’ certificate from the Regional Censor Board due to its stormy dialogues.Bollywood’s veteran actor Nana ... Read more...

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Cricket World Cup’s mascot Stumpy unveiled


August 2nd, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 2 (IANS) With 200 days to go for the 2011 cricket World Cup, the event's mascot 'Stumpy' was unveiled at a simple but impressive ceremony at the P. Saravanamuttu ... Read more...

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An Indian bookstore in cyberia for queer folks


June 28th, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) This bookshop in cyberspace is queer...literally! It caters to the country's alternative community of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and trans-gender (LGBT) people and stacks up on ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh urges PM to intervene on Maheshwar project


April 29th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal/ New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivaraj Singh Chauhan has reportedly written a letter to the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, expressing dissatisfaction over a Union Environment ... Read more...

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Maheshwar Dam oustees on indefinite hunger strike


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): Over a thousand oustees of the controversial Maheshwar Dam all on an indefinite hunger strike over a demand for the immediate suspension of construction.The dam is ... Read more...

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Superior techniques needed for accurate tiger census, says forest official


February 18th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Garo Hills (Meghalaya), Feb 18 (ANI): With unofficial estimates of the tiger population in India being as low as 1,100-1,200, forest officials in Meghalaya have called for the availability of advanced techniques ... Read more...

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Environment ministry promises action against Narmada dam builder


February 16th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said that his ministry will issue a show cause notice to the company working on the Maheshwar dam in the Narmada valley ... Read more...

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