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Sharapova curses final set charity against Azarenka


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova cursed her final-set form in the US Open semifinal defeat to Victoria Azarenka, saying she gave her opponent a free ride ... Read more...

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Akram lauds decision to include Pathan in Indian team


July 21st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Saturday praised the decision of Indian selectors to pick Irfan Pathan for the ongoing five match One-day series against Sri ... Read more...

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China swings back to trade surplus


April 10th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) China swung back to trade surplus in March from February's deficit of $31.48 billion, posting $670 million trade surplus in the first quarter, authorities said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Hilfenhaus revives his hope of Test comeback


December 19th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Dec 19 (IANS) Tasmanian fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus revived his hopes of a Test comeback with a Man of the Match performance in Hobart Hurricanes' 31-run triumph over the ... Read more...

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Match evenly balanced for both teams: Sehwag


November 7th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) India's dashing opener Virender Sehwag said after the second day's play Monday that the Feroze Shah Kotla track was still good for batting and ... Read more...

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Its an honour to open bowling for England: Woakes


October 9th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 9 (IANS) All-rounder Chris Woakes, who played a key role in England's 56-run win in the warmup match against Hyderabad XI, feels it is an honour ... Read more...

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Replace Harbhajan with Mishra: Akram


July 27th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels India should replace rusty off-spinner Harbhajan Singh with leggie Amit Mishra in the second Test against England ... Read more...

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Pacers have to adapt to wicket with more bounce: Dhoni


June 27th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 27 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that for his fast bowlers length and line would be the key on a bouncy track at the ... Read more...

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Rabid fox bites golfer


May 18th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Caldwell County, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 75-year-old golfer was attacked by a fox as he played on the Granada Farms Country Club Golf Course on River Drive. The incident happened on ... Read more...

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‘Teen Mom’ star challenges Kim Kardashian to boxing match?


April 26th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): 'Teen Mom' star Jenelle Evans has challenged Kim Kardashian to a Put Up or Shut Up Celebrity Boxing match.According to Hollywoodlife.com, if Kardashian, 30, agrees to the bout, ... Read more...

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A three minute nightmare that shook Tokyo


March 12th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 12 (IANS) For three minutes that seemed like eternity, Indian S. Ajay Kumar saw his colleagues tossed like rubber balls as a 8.9 earthquake shook his nine-storey building ... Read more...

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Wright reads riot act to Kiwi players ahead of Wellington Test


January 13th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.13 (ANI): Fresh from a 10-wicket defeat to Pakistan inside three days in Hamilton, coach John Wright gathered the New Zealand cricket team on the outfield yesterday and ... Read more...

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Apex court refuses to expunge ‘rotten’ remark


December 10th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday refused to expunge the remarks that something was "rotten" with the Allahabad High Court while hearing a petition of the lower court.An apex ... Read more...

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Philadelphia Starts Losing Its Spectrum


November 24th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Spectrum met with its fall. Although, yet to fall completely, but the Philadelphia arena received its first mark of injury. The Philadelphia ... Read more...

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Warne calls for brave captaincy from ‘by-the-book-type’ Ashes captains


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 22(ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has urged Ashes captains Ricky Ponting and Andrew Strauss to be brave and use a 'gambler's instinct' while taking their decision in the upcoming ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to set up ‘energy park’


October 27th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) Chandigarh will soon get a 'energy park' where swings meant for children will generate power.This has been envisaged by the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh, Mayor Anu Chatrath told ... Read more...

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‘Best players thrive in difficult situations,’ says Pak batsman Asad Shafiq


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 2(ANI): Pakistani batsman Asad Shafiq, who made his debut in the recent ODI series against England, has said that it was a tough ask to show glimpses of his talent ... Read more...

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Over one in ten Oz voters would vote differently, if given another chance


August 31st, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Aug 31 (ANI): Over one in ten voters would have voted differently had they known Australia was headed towards a hung parliament, according to a new poll conducted for the public ... Read more...

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Now, a robot that can climb wall like human rock climber


August 6th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A first-of-its-kind robot has been designed that can climb a carpeted, 8-foot wall in just over 15 seconds.A small robot named ROCR ('rocker') can move like human rock ... Read more...

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Waqar concerned over use of swinging Dukes cricket balls


August 4th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nottingham (UK), Aug 4 (ANI): Pakistan coach Waqar Younis is concerned about the use of Dukes cricket balls in the series, saying it swings too much.Waqar said that Pakistan batsmen struggled because ... Read more...

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Anderson will be a force to reckon with during Ashes regardless of conditions: Flower


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 3 (ANI): England fast bowler James Anderson will be a force to reckon during the Ashes series even if conditions are not exactly to the swing specialist's liking, according to ... Read more...

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England bowlers to practice with Kookaburra balls to come out swinging


August 1st, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 1 (ANI): England's fast bowlers will start practicing with the unfamiliar Kookaburra cricket balls well before the Ashes in the hope of reproducing their impressive swing-bowling form in Australia.The threat ... Read more...

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Teej, the festival of swings, celebrated in Amritsar with fervour


July 31st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, July 31 (ANI): Teej or, the festival of swings, was marked here on Saturday with traditional fervour.Celebrated in the country, especially by women in the months of July-August, ... Read more...

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Watson’s spell inspired by Oz legend Miller’s ‘honours board’ spot at Lord’s


July 15th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has said that he was inspired by the feat of Aussie legend Keith Miller before collecting his maiden five-wicket Test haul in the opening match ... Read more...

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Hanley Ramirez Misses Home Run Derby Trophy By Seven Runs


July 13th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Anaheim, July 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was the Dominican duo who stole the show on Monday night at the Angel Stadium. If David Ortiz went for the trophy of the ... Read more...

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Cellphone Video Gets Teaching Fired For Beating Student


May 13th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 40 year old special education teacher who was accused of beating one of her 13 year old students has been fired from Jamie's House Charter School in ... Read more...

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Woods sports goatee, wraparound shades while practicing in Augusta


April 5th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 5 (ANI): Professional golfer Tiger Woods was spotted sporting a rough-looking new goatee and wraparound shades as he practiced for his return to the Masters Tournament in Augusta, ... Read more...

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Hrithik Roshan’s weight swings


February 16th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hrithik Roshan had to put on some weight for his role as a paraplegic in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Guzaarish'. According to Hrithik, his waist size went ... Read more...

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Bhajji among the five toughest bowlers I’ve faced: Clarke


February 12th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.12 (ANI): Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke has said that Indian off-spinner Harbhajan (Bhajji) Singh is among the five toughest bowlers he has faced in international cricket.Clarke described Harbhajan as a great ... Read more...

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Katy Perry swings both ways


January 7th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Singer Katy Perry isn't afraid to admit that she has a soft spot for women.The 'I Kissed a Girl' hitmaker, who's engaged to Russell Brand, confesses she ... Read more...

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Wind chimes named Britain’s most-hated garden accessory


January 1st, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Noisy wind chimes have topped Britain's 20 most-hated garden accessories list.The annoying item was followed by caravans parked in the drive. Home owners believe that caravans spoil the ... Read more...

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‘Londonistan’ new terror capital of the West


December 27th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Britain has turned out to be the new terror capital of the West and whenever a major terrorist attack is attempted or takes place, suspicion automatically swings towards ... Read more...

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Dravid, Tendulkar will give India the edge against New Zealand


September 10th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 10 (IANS) India had a setback on the eve of their opening match of the Compaq Cup tri-series against New Zealand here Thursday when prolific opener Gautam Gambhir was ... Read more...

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Anderson praises bowling coach Gibson for Edgbaston onslaught


August 2nd, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 2 (ANI): England swing bowler Jimmy Anderson has given the credit to bowling coach Ottis Gibson for preparing the swing onslaught that undermined Australia in the third Test at Edgbaston."I ... Read more...

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Jay Sean plans to Steal Piggy chops


July 14th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Well Kareena recently said that twittering and computers are only for people who have no work to do, while commenting on Pritish Nandy's rude remarks on her and Kambhakkt Ishq made ... Read more...

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