Brilliant Gayle century spearheads Jamaica win

October 23rd, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Goeorgetown (Guyana), Oct 23 (IANS/CMC) Discarded West Indies opener Chris Gayle sent the sternest of messages to his detractors by plundering a brilliant century to propel Jamaica to a convincing 134-run ... Read more...

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Ashwin to bide time for Test berth

September 19th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin made a fervent plea that Harbhajan Singh be left alone as he sought to downplay his own status as a replacement option ... Read more...

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Stone crafting developed human brain 80,000 years ago

June 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Advanced crafting of stone spearheads helped develop new ways of human thinking and behaviour. The technology took a long time to acquire, required step by step ... Read more...

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Marauding Sehwag spearheads India’s rollicking show (Lead)

February 19th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) India's dashing batsman Virender Sehwag destroyed the Bangladesh attack with a flawless 175 as the visitors piled up a huge total to give the Cricket ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell spearheads national appeal for Pride of Britain Awards

July 19th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Music mogul Simon Cowell has spearheaded a national appeal for nominations to Pride of Britain Awards 2010 in a bid to find the nation's unknown heroes.Cowell, 50, ... Read more...

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HIV-positive woman spreads hope in Uttar Pradesh (Feature)

March 28th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Gorakhpur, March 28 (IANS) After she tested positive for HIV three years ago, Bhanumati (name changed) was shattered. Living under the shadow of death, the 36-year-old feared she too would ... Read more...

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Stolen art treasures recovered in Italy

January 26th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rodi Garganico (Italy), Jan 26 (IANS/AKI) Italian police have sealed off an illegal archaeological dig and recovered 108 stolen artefacts dating back more than 2,000 years. The artefacts were excavated from tombs dating ... Read more...

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Australia wins in a cliff hanger, as India lose first ODI by 4-runs

October 25th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by ANI
Vadodara, Oct 25(ANI): The first match of the seven-game ODI series between India and Australia in Vadodara had a thrilling finish on Sunday, as the Indian players failed to hold on ... Read more...

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Vanessa Williams spearheads Dress for Success campaign to help disadvantaged women

June 15th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 15 (ANI): American singer Vanessa Williams is spearheading the 'Botox Cosmetic: Express Success' charitable education campaign to benefit Dress for Success.Dress for Success is an organization that helps disadvantaged ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover pottery from 3rd millennium BC in UAE

May 18th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has discovered pieces of pottery dating back to the third millennium BC, among other finds in Al Dour area of in Umm Al Quwain ... Read more...

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Roadwork reveals Saxon graves in UK

September 14th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 14 (ANI): Some 450 graves have been found in Lakenheath, UK, out of which three graves are Saxon, after a discovery during recent roadworks.According to a report in Bury ... Read more...

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Asif’s presence gives Daredevils an edge, says Lillee

April 24th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Dennis Lillee was a legend even in his playing days. The man who gave pace bowling a new meaning with his aggression and accuracy may no longer ... Read more...

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Ancient toolkit shows prehistoric hunter-gatherers were well equipped to battle prey

December 31st, 2007 - 12:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a 14,000 year old bag of tools near the wall of a roundhouse residence in a site called Wadi Hammeh 27 in Jordan, which provides ... Read more...

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