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US Open: Paes-Stepanek face Bryan brothers in final


September 7th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) India's ace tennis player Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek cruised into the final of US Open men's doubles after Spaniards Marcel Granollers ... Read more...

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‘India-Pakistan series bigger than Ashes’


July 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 17 (IANS) Praising the efforts of the two countries' cricket boards in reviving bilateral series, former Pakistan skipper and all-rounder Shahid Afridi said the popularity of India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan recall Kamran Akmal, Razzaq for World T20


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday included controversial wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal, opener Imran Nazir and all-rounder Abdul Razzaq in the list of 30 probables for the World Twenty20 in Sri ... Read more...

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Afghanistan keen to trade with India via Wagah-Attari border


July 1st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Afghanistan wants to trade with India through the Wagah-Attari border and has urged Pakistan to work out a mechanism that would spur regional trade and ... Read more...

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Shed fear, invest in Afghan opportunity: India (Roundup)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India Thursday unveiled its vision of promoting economic rejuvenation and stability of Afghanistan by asking companies from the region to invest in that country in ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma to lead business team to Afghanistan


June 28th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Thursday he would soon lead an Indian business delegation to Afghanistan in a bid to enhance economic engagements ... Read more...

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India bats for investments in Afghanistan (Factfile) (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
* India June 28 hosted the first regional investment summit in New Delhi to promote Afghanistan's economic rejuvenation and stability by encouraging private sector investment from across the region. External Affairs ... Read more...

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India pushes Afghanistan’s economic rejuvination (Factfile)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
* India June 28 hosted the first regional investment summit in New Delhi to promote Afghanistan's economic rejuvenation and stability by encouraging private sector investment from across the region. External Affairs ... Read more...

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Afghanistan woos Indian investors assuring high returns (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Dispelling security fears, Afghanistan Thursday assured Indian investors a business-friendly environment and said there are 17 key sectors, including mines, cement, steel and agriculture, in ... Read more...

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Pakistan captain Misbah suspended from Galle Test


June 19th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 19 (IANS) Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been suspended from this week's Galle Test after his side was found guilty of a serious over-rate offence during the fifth and ... Read more...

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Shoot down US drones, say Pakistani groups


June 18th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) An alliance of religious and political parties in Pakistan has asked the government to shoot down US drones that routinely target militants, Xinhua news agency reported.They ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers starts preparations for upcoming Sri Lanka tour


May 17th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team has started preparations for their upcoming Sri Lanka tour starting this month-end with a 10-day training session under Australian coach Dav Whatmore. ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Bhupathi in quarters of Madrid Open


May 10th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 10 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Mahesh Bhupathi reached the men's doubles quarterfinals at the Madrid Open tennis tournament defeating Santiago Gonzalez and Christopher Kas.The seventh seeds ... Read more...

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Coalition hiccups come to the fore in parliament


April 1st, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The compulsions of coalition politics were more than evident in the first half of parliament's budget session and analysts feel the going will be ... Read more...

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Trinamool Congress: wins politics, fails governance (West Bengal Newsletter)


March 25th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Haunted by scams and bullied by its allies, the Congress may have appeased Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee by paving way for her nominees to ... Read more...

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Agra students claim world record for ‘bedai’


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 23 (IANS) Students of Agra University's Tourism and Hotel Management Institute have claimed a new world record for making a 'bedai', a spicy snack made of fine flour ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Bangladesh opt to field against Pakistan


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 22 (IANS) Bangladesh won the toss and opted to field against Pakistan in the final of the Asia Cup cricket tournament at the Shere Bangla National Stadium ... Read more...

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Congress backtracks, Mukul Roy, four others elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) All five Rajya Sabha nominees from West Bengal - four of the ruling Trinamool Congress and another fielded by the opposition Left Front - were elected ... Read more...

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Rohit can be a good finisher: Dhoni


March 19th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sunday praised his batsmen for a stellar performance but reserved special praise for the talented Rohit Sharma, who he ... Read more...

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West Bengal Congress to contest Rajya Sabha polls


March 18th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) The Congress party is to contest the coming Rajya Sabha polls in West Bengal, state Congress president Pradip Bhattacharya said here Sunday."Our high command has communicated ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Pakistan elect to bat against India


March 18th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against India in the fifth match of the Asia Cup at the Shere Bangla National Stadium ... Read more...

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Congress high command to decide on Bengal Rajya Sabha polls


March 16th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) With the Trinamool Congress nominating four candidates to the Rajya Sabha without leaving any room for it, alliance partner Congress Friday informed the party high ... Read more...

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Trinamool nominates three journalists to Rajya Sabha


March 16th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress leadership Friday nominated four candidates for the March 30 Rajya Sabha polls, including three journalists from West Bengal.Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee announced the ... Read more...

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Asia Cup: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka with bonus point (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 15 (IANS) Captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Umar Akmal shared a 152-run stand to guide Pakistan to a six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup here ... Read more...

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Evidence submitted in Gilani’s contempt case


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Evidence was submitted Wednesday in the Pakistan Supreme Court which heard Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's contempt of court case for refusing to reopen corruption ... Read more...

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ICC, PCB should decide Aamer’s return: Misbah


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) Pakistan cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said it was for the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to decide if fast bowler Mohammad Aamer, ... Read more...

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Manipur vote kickstarts India’s state elections


January 26th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Manipur, India's most disturbed state after Kashmir, will Saturday elect a new 60-member assembly to mark the start of make-or-break elections in five states.The ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna knocked out of Australian Open (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna crashed out of the Australian Open men's double while Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek cruised into ... Read more...

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Conditions in UAE will favour Pakistan: Misbah


January 8th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Pakistani cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq is optimistic about the team's performance in the upcoming three-match Test series against England in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Talking to media ... Read more...

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Paes to partner Tipsarevic in Chennai Open


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) Leander Paes will partner World No.9 and the highest ranked singles player in the main draw Serbian Janko Tipsarevic in the Aircel Chennai Open to ... Read more...

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50 kids found chained in Pakistan seminary dungeon


December 13th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) More than 50 children were found chained inside an underground dungeon at a seminary in Pakistan's Karachi city, a media report said Tuesday.Police rescued the ... Read more...

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Pakistan drop Riaz over spot-fixing links


November 21st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan have dropped Wahab Riaz from the squad for the tour of Bangladesh after the pacer's name was mentioned in the recent spot-fixing trial.Riaz was a ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi enter first ATP Tour 1000 Masters final


November 13th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 12 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi entered their first ATP World Tour 1000 Masters final, stopping Canadian Daniel Nestor and Max Mirnyi ... Read more...

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Time to introduce reforms in Pakistan cricket: Sohail


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and opening batsman Aamer Sohail fears if the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) does not learn from the latest incident of spot-fixing, such things ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ‘ghost’ schools worry donors


October 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) The World Bank and the European Union have voiced concern over the existence of "ghost" and closed schools in Pakistan's Sindh province and absenteeism of teachers ... Read more...

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