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Australia’s cricket future is in good shape


October 27th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 27 (IANS) Cricket Australia's (CA) chairman Jack Clarke said Thursday that he was retiring confident of Australian cricket's future after key strategic decisions made in the last year. ... Read more...

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Anti-graft fight should not be individual-centric: Minister


June 11th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 11 (IANS) No individual should be allowed to become the centre of anti-corruption struggle, union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ashwini Kumar said here Saturday.Talking about ... Read more...

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England giving ‘cheats’ Pak silent treatment: Broad


February 18th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): England is giving Pakistan the silent treatment despite sharing the same hotel in Bangladesh as they fine tune their World Cup preparations.Huge differences still exist between England and ... Read more...

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Ashes: Pietersen ready to face Doherty test


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.22 (ANI): Key England batsman Kevin Pietersen has revealed that he is ready to face the challenge likely to be posed by Australian and Tasmanian left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty in ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Bollywood affair marred by piracy


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina Karachi, Nov 22 (IANS) People in Pakistan swoon over Shah Rukh Khan's dimples and love the melodrama of a Karan Johar movie but like a typical Hindi film there's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Elle Macpherson ‘was the inspiration behind Billy Joel’s Uptown Girl’


November 8th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): A new book has revealed that Billy Joel's hit song 'Uptown Girl' was not about Christie Brinkley, but Elle Elle Macpherson.Christine Brinkley, who starred in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cheerleading Not A Sport? Debate Lands In Court


June 23rd, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A federal judge has been entrusted with the decision that will determine whether cheerleading is a sport or not. The question arose after a University in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Shaun Marsh one big knock away from Oz team selection’


January 10th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 10 (ANI): Another dazzling batting display against Victoria in the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash, can bolster opener Shaun Marsh chances for a spot in the national team.The Warriors kept their ... Read more...

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Hughes ready for Harmison’s bouncer barrage


July 15th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Australian opener Phillip Hughes has said that he is eyeing off another showdown with giant England quick Steve Harmison, who has been drafted into the host squad for ... Read more...

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Overpopulation is world’s No.1 environmental issue


April 18th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 18 (ANI): The faculty of a US university has determined that an overpopulated planet is the biggest problem that we face today, followed by climate change and a need for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hiddink’s Russia commitment problem for Abramovich


April 11th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Guss Hiddink might be the ideal football coach Chelsea's Russian owner Roman Abramovich has been looking for in the last six years. But the Dutchman will not ... Read more...

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Kiwis hope to avoid a clean sweep in ODIs


March 13th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Mar.13 (ANI): The New Zealand cricket team will focus on avoiding a clean sweep against their Indian counterparts on Saturday, when they meet up for the fifth and ... Read more...

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