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Is Andrew Strauss going to be a MP?


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Andrew Straus just quit cricket for good. Strauss who is 35 years old is a conservative party supporter who offered himself as an auction prize and won ... Read more...

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Explore an athlete’s dreams with ‘Khwaabb’


August 24th, 2012 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) If anyone of you thought sports-based movies were a well-explored topic in Bollywood, debutant director Zaid Ali Khan wants you to think again as he ... Read more...

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Skateboarder Sandro Dias finds India bigger-than-life experience (Lead, superseding previous story)


May 4th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India is a bigger-than-life experience, says Brazilian skateboarder Sandro Dias as he prepares to perform in the country for only the second time, adding that ... Read more...

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India bigger-than-life experience: Skateboarder Sandro Dias


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India is a bigger-than-life experience, says Brazilian skateboarder Sandro Dias as he prepares to perform in the country for only the second time, adding that ... Read more...

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Priyadarshan shooting theme song for Kochi IPL team


February 21st, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 21 (IANS) Ace filmmaker Priyadarshan Monday started shooting the theme song for the Indian Premier League's Kochi team, Indi Commandos, at the picturesque Varapuzha backwaters location."The shoot is for the ... Read more...

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White-themed sangeet for Lara-Mahesh


February 17th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 17 (IANS) It will be a white-themed sangeet for Bollywood actress Lara Dutta and tennis pro Mahesh Bhupathi Friday as the venue will be decorated with white roses and ... Read more...

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Kochi IPL to reveal name, logo and jersey in February


January 18th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Kochi IPL franchise Tuesday announced that the name, logo and the jersey of its team will be revealed next month.The announcement came after coach Geoff Lawson ... Read more...

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Stanford Band banned from performing at Orange Bowl as they might offend James Lebron


January 5th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When moving to any territory, you have to know who rules there. That is very true when it comes to moving to Miami.The Stanford Band have been ... Read more...

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Tendulkar has pushed frontiers of human excellence : Pakistani daily


December 21st, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar's feat of becoming the first cricketer in history to score 50 Test centuries "needs to be seen at par with efforts in any field to ... Read more...

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BCCI allows Kochi to participate in IPL 4


December 5th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 5 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday allowed the Kochi franchisee to participate in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).The IPL ... Read more...

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IPL governing council decides in favour of Kochi (Lead)


December 5th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council Sunday decided to retain the Kochi franchise after its owners, in a last-minute agreement, sorted out their differences in the shareholding ... Read more...

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IPL Kochi’s fate likely to be decided today


December 5th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 5 (ANI): Suspense over the fate of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Kochi franchise will finally end as the Governing Council meets here today to take a decision on the ... Read more...

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Decision on Kochi IPL team deferred till Dec 5


November 28th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Nov 28 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sunday decided to defer its decision on the fate of the Kochi franchise for the Indian Premier League (IPL).After ... Read more...

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Kochi out of IPL, board likely to call for fresh bids


November 25th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) With just two days left for the deadline to expire, the squabbling owners of Kochi's Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Thursday wrote to the Board of ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad, Rajkot likely to replace Kochi in IPL


November 17th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Ahmedabad and Rajkot are the two likely cities to bid for a slot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) if the the Kochi franchise fails to agree ... Read more...

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Rendezvous adamant on 25 percent stake in Kochi IPL team


October 27th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) After the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) set a 30-day deadline for Kochi's Indian Premier League (IPL) team to sort out its internal differences, ... Read more...

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Kochi IPL gets 30 days to resolve its problems


October 27th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 27 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Wednesday gave the owners of Kochi's Indian Premier League (IPL) team a 30-day deadline to solve its internal disputes ... Read more...

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Kochi IPL franchise gets a month to sort out ownership differences


October 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct. 27 (ANI): The Kochi consortium of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was on Wednesday given a reprieve of a month by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ... Read more...

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Kochi IPL sweating over sweat equity


October 19th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) Time in running out for the owners of Kochi's Indian Premier League (IPL) team, and now with a new rift breaking out over the sweat equity given to ... Read more...

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Shashi Tharoor expects Pakistan to raise Kashmir issue in UN Assembly


October 14th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
By K S AshikThiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Oct.14 (ANI): Former Union minister and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said there was the "risk" of Pakistan raising the Kashmir issue again in the United Nations ... Read more...

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Kochi IPL will make it: Kerala Cricket Association


October 10th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 10 (IANS) With the Sword of Damocles hanging over new IPL franchise Kochi, Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) secretary T.C. Mathew Sunday expressed the hope that issues related to its ownership ... Read more...

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Kochi IPL owner says no show cause notice received from BCCI


October 7th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi (Kerala), Oct.7 (ANI): The owner of the Kochi Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise has said that he is yet to receive the show cause notice from the Board of Control for ... Read more...

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‘No crisis among Kochi IPL franchise partners’


October 7th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 7 (IANS) There is no crisis among the Kochi IPL team franchise partners and talks are going on among them, Vivek Venugopal of the Rendezvous Sports World, which won ... Read more...

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Boston Red Sox Set To Acquire LiverPool


October 6th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a latest development in the sports world, the board of the Premier League club Liverpool decided to sell it to the Boston Red Sox owners. ... Read more...

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Kerala Cricket Association to meet Kochi IPL owners on Oct.7 to resolve issues


October 4th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi (Kerala), Oct.4 (ANI): The Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) appears now resigned to losing the Kochi IPL owing to the various controversies the franchisee is facing, but has decided ... Read more...

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I have no formal role in Kochi IPL: Tharoor


October 3rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 3 (IANS) Congress MP Shashi Tharoor Sunday reiterated that he has no formal role or any involvement in the Kochi IPL franchise and his wife Sunanda Pushkar no longer ... Read more...

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Kochi IPL needs to register under as company in 15 days


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 2 (IANS) Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) secretary T.C. Mathew said Saturday that if the Kochi Indian Premier League (IPL) team is not registered as per the Companies Act in ... Read more...

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Kochi IPL set to finalise name, coach


September 27th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) Coming up is a crucial week for the Kochi Indian Premier League (IPL) team that will have to finalise the name, coach, support staff and a crucial ... Read more...

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‘Cyber gaming’ turning into ‘enjoyable obsession’ for Pak youth


August 30th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 30(ANI): 'Cyber gaming' has become a proper sport in Pakistan, in which several gamers have become so popular that they are now considered 'household names' in gaming circles around the ... Read more...

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BCCI technical committee to inspect Kochi’s home venue


June 20th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 20 (IANS) A three member technical committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and owners of Indian Premier League's Kochi franchise will inspect the facilities at ... Read more...

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IPL Kochi owners meet Kerala Chief Minister


May 12th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 12 (IANS) The owners of the newly-acquired Indian Premier League (IPL) Kochi franchise Wednesday called on Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan to seek the government's support in their efforts ... Read more...

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Everything is fine with Kochi IPL team, say owners


May 11th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 11 (IANS) Vivek Venugopal, co-owner of Kochi's Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, Tuesday said everything is fine with the newly acquired team and things are going smoothly and the ... Read more...

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New IPL team named Sahara Pune Warriors


April 25th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 24 (IANS) The new Indian Premier League (IPL) team owned by the Sahara India Parivar will be known as Sahara Pune Warriors. The name and the logo of the team ... Read more...

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IT raids on offices of IPL-linked sports companies


April 21st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) The Mumbai Income Tax department Wednesday raided the offices of three major sports event management and broadcast companies connected with the Indian Premier League (IPL), an official ... Read more...

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Plea for CBI probe in Tharoor controversy dismissed


April 19th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed a plea seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into former union minister Shashi Tharoor's alleged stake in the ... Read more...

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