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Arun Gawli: The don is finally nailed


August 31st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) The law has finally caught up with the Big Daddy of Mumbai mafia, Arun Gulabrao Ahir, or simply Arun Gawli, with a special court Friday ... Read more...

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Advani scalps McManus


August 21st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 21 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani, notching two century breaks, scalped another former top-10 player in Alan McManus 6-3 to advance to the final qualifying round of the International ... Read more...

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Windies beat Zimbabwe by six wickets to reach quarters


August 17th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies under 19 cricket team recovered quickly from an early slump against Zimbabwe to register their third straight win in the ICC Youth World ... Read more...

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Anna’s political move face-saver or inevitable? Debate is on


August 5th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Was Team Anna's announcement of foraying into politics a face saving arrangement, a sign of a failed movement or was it always political, choosing ... Read more...

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Roach, Gayle fire West Indies to victory


July 30th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 30 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach put the chains in motion before Chris Gayle coolly navigated the West Indies to a nine-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first ... Read more...

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Taylor working on fitness with hopes of recall


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 3 (IANS/CMC) Injury-prone West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor says he is working his way back to full fitness, as he targets a recall to the Caribbean side. ... Read more...

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Saina pleased with her play in crunch situations


June 17th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal Sunday said staying relaxed in crunch situations helped her win two titles in as many weeks and she is not thinking ... Read more...

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Bravo, Smith star in West Indies win


June 14th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS/CMC) Stylish left-hander Darren Bravo returned to form with a polished unbeaten century while Dwayne Smith dazzled but fell just short of three figures, as the West Indies ... Read more...

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Don’t question integrity of my players: Hussey


May 16th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper David Hussey has said media should not question the integrity of his players amidst the sting operation conducted by a ... Read more...

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Cooper hopes to carry on his good form against Daredevils


April 28th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals pacer Kevon Cooper, who has been one of the finds of the season, hopes to carry on his good form when the 2008 ... Read more...

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Windies collapse leaves Test against Australia wide open


April 11th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 11 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies lost the plot in a disastrous 25-minute period before tea on the fourth day here Tuesday, to leave the opening Test against Australia ... Read more...

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Morne relishes role as Daredevils’ first-change bowler


April 11th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) South African fast bowler Morne Morkel has no complaints about coming in as the first-change bowler for Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL).Morkel, ... Read more...

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Excessive protein in scalp linked to male baldness


April 1st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Excessive quantity of the protein Prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) in in men's scalps may be causing hair loss, a new study says. The finding potentially opens the ... Read more...

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Hope for balding men


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Scientists have identified a hair-loss protein that could potentially pave the way for a cure for male baldness. Tests were carried out on tissue from the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s thrilling win eliminates India from CB series (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka's thrilling nine-run win over Australia in the last pool match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) eliminated India from the finals of the ... Read more...

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Sleazegate scalps three Karnataka ministers, leaves BJP red-faced (Roundup)


February 8th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) Three Bharatiya Janata Party ministers in Karnataka Wednesday quit over viewing porn in the assembly and were barred from house proceedings till cleared, but demands ... Read more...

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Hilfenhaus to replace injured Lee in Australian ODI squad


February 6th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 6 (IANS) In-form Test bowler Ben Hilfenhaus has replaced Brett Lee in the Australia ODI squad for the ongoing cricket tri-series involving India and Sri Lanka.Lee has been ... Read more...

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Eye contact helps detect autism


January 30th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Unusual patterns of eye contact could help detect developing autism symptoms in babies just six months old, reveals a study. La Trobe University psychologist Kristelle Hudry, ... Read more...

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Padma Shri a great motivation: Jhulan


January 25th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Describing the Padma Shri award as a "big motivation" to scale greater heights for the country in the cricket, Indian women's team captain Jhulan Goswami ... Read more...

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Zaheer defends go-karting session, backs India to do well at Perth


January 10th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 10 (IANS) India pace spearhead Zaheer Khan defended the team's go-karting rendezvous after embarrassing losses in the first two Tests, and is confident of bouncing back in ... Read more...

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Baptiste, Bravo, Mohammed voted Trinidad and Tobago best


December 31st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Dec 31 (IANS/CMC) Sprinter Kelly-Ann Baptiste and West Indies batsman Darren Bravo were named the Trinidad & Tobago Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year.The 25-year-old Baptiste grabbed ... Read more...

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Irfan Pathan keen to make return to national squad count


December 6th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Baroda, Dec 6 (IANS) Irfan Pathan, making a comeback into the Indian team after two years, is eager to cash in on the opportunity given by the national selectors.Pathan was ... Read more...

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India humiliate West Indies at Eden, lead series 2-0


November 17th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Darren Bravo's valiant century went in vain, as India fashioned a thumping innings and 15 runs win over the West Indies to wrap up the ... Read more...

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Muralitharan to play crucial role in Sri Lanka’s CWG bid


November 4th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 4 (IANS) Spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan is expected to play a key role in Sri Lanka' s bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games, the Sri Lankan government ... Read more...

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Prathiban scalps seven; easy win for Tamil Nadu


October 24th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 24 (IANS) Debutant off-spinner A.C. Prathiban took seven for 33 as Tamil Nadu beat Jharkhand by 156 runs in the Col. C.K. Nayudu Trophy under-22 tournament, here Monday.After ... Read more...

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Rampaul keen to prove mettle away from home


October 8th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Fatullah (Bangladesh), Oct 8 (IANS/CMC) West Indies pacer Ravi Rampaul says the Bangladesh series will be an important one for him as he seeks to excel in an away tour following ... Read more...

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Darren Bravo eyeing ICC Emerging Player honour


September 10th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS/CMC) Young West Indies batsman Darren Bravo has admitted to being surprised over his short-listing for the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Emerging Player-of-the-Year award, but is now backing ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul leads defiant West Indies to a draw


July 11th, 2011 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 11 (IANS/CMC) Shivnarine Chanderpaul's typically defiant 23rd Test hundred, and two crucial wickets for Ravi Rampaul helped West Indies escape with a draw in the third and ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul to become most capped Windies player


July 6th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rosseau (Dominica), July 6 (IANS/CMC) Veteran left-handed batsman Shiv Chanderpaul will Wednesday eclipse legendary former fast bowler Courtney Walsh as the most capped West Indies player when he turns out for ... Read more...

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Fleming, Vettori bestowed with highest civil honours


June 6th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 6 (IANS) New Zealand cricket stalwarts Stephen Fleming and Daniel Vettori were Monday awarded the country's highest civil honours to mark the birthday of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.Fleming, ... Read more...

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Malinga says ‘quick’ money not behind decision to quit Test cricket


April 27th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 27 (ANI): Brushing aside criticism that he quit Test cricket to be able to make quick money, Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has said that he decided to leave the ... Read more...

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KKR’s past is past, we are looking forward to a good future: Balaji


April 18th, 2011 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Lakshmipathy Balaji, who played a crucial role in the team's emphatic eight-wicket win over the Rajasthan Royals at Eden Gardens Sunday, said ... Read more...

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Zaheer is world’s best medium pacer: Kirsten


April 5th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) India's outgoing cricket coach Gary Kirsten feels Zaheer Khan is the best medium pacer in the World.The 43-year-old South African, in his farewell press conference Tuesday ... Read more...

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Zaheer can pip Afridi as leading wicket-taker


April 1st, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) With Pakistan out of the competition, India's Zaheer Khan has the opportunity to pip Shahid Afridi and finish as the leading wicket taker of the 2011 ... Read more...

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Trying to stay away from the distractions: Dhoni


March 29th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni says the team is trying to keep away from all distractions ahead of the much-awaited World Cup semifinal against Pakistan ... Read more...

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