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Saeed Ajmal becomes No.1 ranked ODI bowler


September 6th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who was ommitted by International Cricket Council (ICC) from the shortlist for Test player of the year, has moved up two places ... Read more...

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Artists should look for art in rural India: Nageen Tanvir (With Image)


September 1st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The younger generation of artists should explore the country's rural and traditional roots to hone their art, says classic vocalist Nageen Tanvir, daughter of late ... Read more...

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Habib Tanvir’s contribution to Indian theatre now in a book


September 1st, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) "Habib Tanvir: Towards an Inclusive Theatre", a book on the life of the late veteran playwright and director and his contribution to the Indian theatre ... Read more...

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Delhi government honours Amjad Ali Khan, Ruskin Bond, Girija Devi


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Sarod exponent Amjad Ali Khan, vocalist Girija Devi and writer Ruskin Bond were Friday honoured with Lifetime Achievement Awards by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit ... Read more...

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Manto now: Irrelevant for young, icon for others


May 10th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Literary icon Saadat Hasan Manto finds few takers among young readers because the stories are dark, disturbing and reflect a time they cannot relate to. ... Read more...

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Gayle smashes 44-ball century in BPL


February 10th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), Feb 10 (IANS) West Indies star batsman Chris Gayle struck an unbeaten 44-ball 101 to guide Barisal Burners to a 10-wicket win over Sylhet Royals in a Bangaldesh ... Read more...

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Delhi policeman shot dead by property dealers


September 29th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable was killed when two property dealers he prevented from grabbing land broke into his house and shot him five times, police ... Read more...

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Family, friends recall Husain, colossus of Indian art


September 17th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Family, friends and associates relived memories of India's most popular face in contemporary and new media art, M.F. Husain, as the spotlight turned on his ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman fighter pilot hurt in crash (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A woman piloting a fighter aircraft was injured while a villager was killed when her aircraft crashed in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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12 Indians sign up for Sri Lankan Premier League


May 16th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 16 (IANS) Twelve Indian players have signed up for the inaugural Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL), beginning July 19, according to a report in the media.Munaf Patel, ... Read more...

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Anybody can win this year’s World Cup: Sohail Tanvir


March 18th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 18(ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Sohail Tanvir believes that the ongoing World Cup is a very open event, and said that any team can win the six-week tournament on the Indian ... Read more...

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Pak pacer Junaid Khan says he’s been clocked hitting 140-142 kph speed


March 17th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 17(ANI): Pakistan's World Cup surprise selection Junaid Khan, who has been a regular fixture in the domestic circuit for the last four years, has said that he has been clocked ... Read more...

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Bishoo to replace injured Bravo in West Indies team


March 1st, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Guyanese leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo will replace all-rounder Dwayne Bravo in the West Indies squad for the World Cup.The replacement was approved by the event technical committee of ... Read more...

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ICC confirms replacement players in West Indies squad for World Cup


February 20th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Feb 20(ANI): West Indies batsman Kirk Edwards and wicketkeeper-batsman Devon Thomas have officially been cleared by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to replace injured World Cup duo Adrian Barath and Carlton ... Read more...

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India are favourites to win World Cup: Zaheer Abbas


February 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Feb 18 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket captain Zaheer Abbas believes co-host India has the best chance to win the World Cup. The legendary batsman told 'Life Illustrated' in ... Read more...

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Panyangara replaces Rainsford in Zimbabwe World Cup squad


February 17th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed Tinashe Panyangara as a replacement player for the injured Edward Rainsford in the Zimbabwe squad for the Feb 19-April 2 World ... Read more...

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Afridi hints at including an extra spinner in Pakistan team


February 14th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Dhaka, Feb 14 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi Monday hinted at playing an ‘extra spinner' in the team during the World Cup which gets underway Feb 19.The experienced all-rounder ... Read more...

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Umar Gul will have to spearhead Pak’s bowling attack in World Cup 2011: Akram


February 11th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 11(ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul will have to lead the team's bowling attack in the forthcoming World Cup in the absence of disgraced pacers Mohammed Aamir and Mohammad ... Read more...

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Will treat World Cup as any other tournament: Junaid Khan


February 10th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 10 (IANS) Pakistan left-arm pacer Junaid Khan, who was included in the World Cup squad after a knee injury ruled out Sohail Tanvir, said he is aware of the responsibility ... Read more...

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Pak pacer Tanvir’s replacement Junaid says his “call-up for World Cup is warranted”


February 10th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 10(ANI): Pakistan pace bowler Junaid Khan, who has replaced his 'unfit' colleague Sohail Tanvir in the national squad for the forthcoming World Cup, has said he feels that his selection ... Read more...

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Rookie pace bowler Junaid replaces ‘unfit’ Tanvir in Pak squad for World Cup 2011


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 10(ANI): Pakistan pace bowler Junaid Khan has replaced his colleague Sohail Tanvir in the national squad for the forthcoming World Cup, after the latter was ruled out owing to his ... Read more...

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Misbah stars as Pak beat Kiwis by two wickets in fourth ODI to lead series 2-1


February 1st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Napier, Feb 01(ANI): Pakistan's Misbah Ul-Haq guided his team to a two-wicket victory over New Zealand in the fourth one-dayer on Tuesday.The star of the New Zealand tour, Misbah cracked 93 ... Read more...

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Southee’s fiver helps Black Caps thrash Pakistan in Wellington ODI


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 22(ANI): A five-wicket haul from fast bowler Tim Southee and a quickfire half-century from Jesse Ryder helped New Zealand beat Pakistan by nine wickets in the opening ODI at ... Read more...

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National School of Drama’s annual theatre festival begins


January 8th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The 13th edition of the Bharat Rang Mahotsav, the annual theatre festival of the National School of Drama, began in the capital Friday evening with a production ... Read more...

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Delhi gears up for mega winter theatre festival (With Image)


January 4th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) A repertoire of 82 plays from across the world, three photographic exhibitions, live theatre projects, an Asia-Pacific theatre showcase and new media theatre will be on display ... Read more...

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Pace bowler Sohail Tanvir included in Pakistan squad for New Zealand tour


December 28th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 28 (ANI): Pakistan cricket selectors have included injury-blighted paceman Sohail Tanvir in the national squad that is currently on the tour of New Zealand.Just two weeks after he was ... Read more...

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Yousuf gets a chance to make cut for World Cup probables


December 20th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has now a chance to prove his fitness and make the cut for his country's World Cup squad after the International Cricket ... Read more...

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‘Recuperating’ Tanvir ruled out of Pak tour of New Zealand


December 16th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 16(ANI): Pakistani fast bowler Sohail Tanvir has been ruled out of the tour to New Zealand with a knee injury.Tanvir was named in the Test and Twenty20 squads announced last ... Read more...

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PCB recalls Younus to Test and T20 squads, overlooks Malik, Akmal, Yousuf


December 1st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 1 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selection committee, headed by former Test opener Mohsin Hasan Khan, has omitted wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal, all-rounder Shoaib Malik and batsman Mohammad Yousuf from ... Read more...

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LHC seeks Pak govt’s reply on petition seeking Musharraf’s trial for high treason


November 27th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 27 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has sought a reply from the Pakistan government on December 21 on a petition seeking former president Pervez Musharraf's trial on high treason ... Read more...

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I am not a ‘rubber stamp’ selector: Mohsin Khan


October 21st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 21(ANI): Pakistan's chief selector Mohsin Khan has dismissed talks that he is a 'rubber stamp' worker, who follows Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt's orders.Mohsin also denied that former ... Read more...

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PPP brands Zardai-bashing Jang Group journalists ‘Indian agents’


October 19th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): The ruling Pakistan People's Party has slammed journalists of the country's largest media organisation, the Jang Group, and Geo News channel for targeting President Asif Ali Zardari, calling ... Read more...

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‘PCB constitution does not demand selection input from captain or coach’


October 16th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): Pakistan chief selector Mohsin Khan has hit back at ODI captain Shahid Afridi and coach Waqar Younis over criticism that they were not consulted for selection of the squad ... Read more...

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Afridi pays price for speaking truth about team selection process for UAE series


October 13th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 13 (ANI): Pakistan's One-day International Captain, Shahid Afridi, had to pay the price for speaking the truth, as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) pointed its guns at him for expressing ... Read more...

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Protests over sealing of hall in prestigious Agra convent


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 3 (IANS) Teachers, students, parents and even the city mayor are up in arms over the Agra Development Authority's (ADA) move to seal the hall of a prestigious convent school ... Read more...

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