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Gayle brings quality to the side, says chief selector


June 6th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), June 6 (IANS/CMC) Chairman of selectors Clyde Butts has welcomed Chris Gayle's return to the West Indies team for the one-day tour of England, saying the big-hitting left-hander ... Read more...

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St Vincent and the Grenadines celebrates its Indian heritage


June 2nd, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) St Vincent and the Grenadines, a string of small islands in the Caribbean, celebrated its Indian heritage on a grand scale Friday. A commemorative function ... Read more...

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Windies Board pleased with Gayle’s commitment


May 11th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), May 11 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board broke their silence on Chris Gayle's pending return to the regional team, saying they were "pleased" the estranged batsman had ... Read more...

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Gender bias in succession to British throne to end


October 28th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 28 (IANS) A centuries-old bias against women in the succession to the British throne is set to end, with the 16 Commonwealth nations that owe allegiance to ... Read more...

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FIFA bans Jamaica chief for six months


October 15th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Oct 15 (IANS/CMC) Football's world governing body FIFA has slapped a six-month ban on Jamaica Football Federation president Captain Horace Burrell for his role in the cash-for-vote scandal and also ... Read more...

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Hurricane Tomas kills at least 20 people in Haiti


November 8th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 20 people were killed and several others are still missing in disaster-stricken Haiti after the country was hit by hurricane Tomas over the weekend, the ... Read more...

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Several killed on St. Vincent as Hurricane Tomas strengthens into a category two storm


October 31st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Tomas strengthened into a category two storm on early Sunday morning, meteorologists said, as several people have reportedly been killed on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent.As ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit extends deadline for completion of work at CWG Village


September 28th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday extended the deadline for the completion of work at the Commonwealth Games Village by two days as workers raced against ... Read more...

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850 athletes and officials to arrive today to participate Delhi CW Games


September 28th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep (ANI): As many as 850 athletes and officials are expected to arrive in Delhi today to showcase their talent at the 2010 Commonwealth Games from October 3-14.The Malaysian contingent, ... Read more...

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Cribs and compliments as athletes arrive for CWF (Afternoon Lead)


September 27th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) There were complaints and compliments too Monday as athletes started arriving in planeloads for the 19th Commonwealth Games in the Indian capital and delegations checked into ... Read more...

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550 more athletes and officials to arrive today


September 27th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Athletes have started arriving in planeloads for the Commonwealth Games and 550 more athletes and officials are expected to land here Monday. The largest contingent of 113 ... Read more...

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Oil slick keeps Singapore beaches closed


May 28th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 28 (DPA) Singapore's popular east coast beaches remained closed on the first day of a month-long school holiday Friday, as an oil spill from a damaged tanker also hit parts ... Read more...

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Chavez writes off Haiti’s oil debt to Venezuela


January 26th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez has announced that he will write off the undisclosed sum Haiti owes Venezuela for oil as part of a regional bloc's plans to help the ... Read more...

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British Army to recruit Caribbean youngsters


July 21st, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): The over-stretched and under-manned British Army is all set to spread its wings to enrol more Caribbean youngsters.Now chiefs are planning to send recruiters to Jamaica ... Read more...

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