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Mamata hails Indian victory


August 26th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday congratulated the Indian Under-19 cricket team for winning the World Cup."Heartiest Congratulations for India winning U-19 World Cup ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India pip Pakistan to enter semis (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 20 (IANS) India set up a semi-final clash against New Zealand after pipping arch-rivals Pakistan by one wicket in the Under-19 World Cup cricket here Monday. India ... Read more...

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ICC launches spot-fixing probe against Kenyan player


May 24th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an investigation into fresh match-fixing claims involving a Kenyan player during a 2011 World Cup match against Pakistan at ... Read more...

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Consistent year of losing for Indian cricket: Akram


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Terming India's performance since the heady days of World Cup cricket victory in 2011 as a "consistent year of losing", former Pakistan speedster Wasim Akram ... Read more...

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Memories of two Cricket World Cup wins come alive at special gallery


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Keeping alive the memories of India's two victories in World Cup cricket, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Tuesday inaugurated a World Cup Cricket Gallery at ... Read more...

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Tax exemptions to ICC for World Cup unjustified: MPs’ panel


November 29th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance said Tuesday that the Rs.45-crore tax exemption given to the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the World Cup was ... Read more...

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Gilani told about India-Pakistan talks


June 28th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has been conveyed details of the just ended talks between the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan.The briefing was given ... Read more...

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Cricket diplomacy: New Zealand to bat for FTA with India


June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Bollywood and cricket will blend with diplomacy when the prime ministers of India and New Zealand hold talks Tuesday to push a free trade ... Read more...

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US hails Indian efforts to rebuild Afghanistan


May 14th, 2011 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Taking note of India's "enhanced position as a regional leader" the United States has welcomed New Delhi's boost in aid to Kabul and strong support ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan case: Top Gujarat official apologises to court


May 12th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 11 (IANS) Balwant Singh, additional chief secretary of the Gujarat home department, Wednesday apologised to the high court in an affidavit he submitted on the transfer of ... Read more...

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US has told Pakistan to act against LeT: Roemer


May 10th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 10 (IANS) The US had told Pakistan that it now needed to act against the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), US ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer said Tuesday while ... Read more...

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Dhoni releases book of caricatures


April 15th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) It is the age of caricatures, or so it would seem. India and Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni released an autographed book titled "Howzaat", ... Read more...

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Yuvraj Singh gifted Audi Q5 for his stellar World Cup show


April 14th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) The spate of gifts for the victorious Indian World Cup cricket team continues. As promised, German car major Audi Thursday presented a brand new Audi Q5 ... Read more...

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All World Cup Pakistan cricket fans return home


April 13th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, Apr 13 (ANI): With the return of Karachi resident Ali Jamil, all the Pakistan cricket fans, who had entered into India to watch the 2011 World Cup cricket ... Read more...

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Talks on to revive India-Pakistan series: Hockey India


April 13th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Hockey federations of India and Pakistan are in talks to revive the bilateral series, subject to the clearance of both governments, a senior Indian hockey ... Read more...

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Dhoni, Yuvraj, Harbhajan, Raina to be promoted


April 4th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), April 4 (IANS) Minister of Civil Aviation Vayalar Ravi Monday announced that four Air India officials who are members of the winning World Cup cricket team would ... Read more...

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Free rail travel for World Cup-winning team (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Members of India's World Cup-winning team will be given lifetime complimentary passes to travel by air-conditioned first class, the railway ministry announced Sunday.The passes ... Read more...

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Congress counts on Rahul Gandhi in state poll campaign


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Having recovered from a fractured leg, Congress star campaigner Rahul Gandhi is all set for hectic electioneering as elections in five states get under ... Read more...

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FM to TV, cricket marks another generational change in phones


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) If the previous edition of World Cup Cricket marked a shift in the way many in this nation kept track of matches, shifting from transistors ... Read more...

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India’s tech city logs out for Mumbai final (Lead)


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 2 (IANS) As the World Cup cricket final between India and Sri Lanka cruised for an exciting finish in Mumbai late Saturday, India's tech city logged out within ... Read more...

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Orissa house adjourned over World Cup cricket final


April 2nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 2 (IANS) Orissa Speaker Pradip Amat Saturday adjourned the assembly at the lunch break to let legislators watch on television the cricket World Cup final between India and ... Read more...

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Lamp with five kg ghee burns for India’s victory


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 2 (IANS) A lamp with five kilogram of ghee that was lit at an Orissa temple before the World Cup semifinal at Mohali continues to burn ... Read more...

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President Rajapaksa prays for Lankan team ahead of WC final


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Tirupati, Apr 2 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the renowned Tirupati temple to pray for the success of his team ahead of the 2011 World Cup cricket final to be ... Read more...

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Deity draped in cricket T-shirt, devotees angry


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 1, (IANS) The priests of a well-known temple here landed in trouble Friday when worshippers found the idol of the deity draped in a blue T-shirt - the ... Read more...

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Model, Mallya dragged to court on nudity


April 1st, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 1 (IANS) Model Poonam Pandey, who has vowed to strip naked if India wins the World Cup cricket title, has been dragged to court here, with a ... Read more...

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PM hopes Indian team will keep up good work in WC final


April 1st, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Friday said he hoped the Indian team would keep up the good work in the World Cup cricket final ... Read more...

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President Patil to watch WC cricket final along with her Lankan counterpart


March 31st, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 31 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and her Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa will watch the World Cup cricket final at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on April 2.According to ... Read more...

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Low skill, high pressure at India-Pakistan cricket: Pakistani daily


March 31st, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) The India-Pakistan World Cup match "was an affair of low skill and high pressure", a leading Pakistani daily said, blaming its batsmen for "rash stroke ... Read more...

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India unites to celebrate victory over Pakistan (Roundup)


March 31st, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) An overjoyed Indian nation erupted in undisguised ecstasy Wednesday as Team India crushed Pakistan in a World Cup cricket semifinal that at one stage ... Read more...

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‘Jiyo India’, Bhopal celebrates India’s win


March 31st, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 31 (IANS) The youth of Bhopal, the City of Lakes, came out on the roads on jeeps and bikes to celebrate India's semifinal triumph over arch-rival Pakistan Wednesday ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh claps, Gilani glum


March 31st, 2011 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh clapped away as India defeated Pakistan in the World Cup cricket here Wednesday even as his guest and Pakistan Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Gilani, Manmohan talk peace amid cricket — to heal wounds


March 31st, 2011 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 31 (IANS) Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and Yousuf Raza Gilani chose an explosive India-Pakistan cricket clash here Wednesday to discuss the prospects of healing wounds and restoring ... Read more...

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Bollywood cheers India’s ‘classy’ victory


March 31st, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India's crushing defeat of Pakistan in the World Cup cricket match in Mohali Wednesday brought cheer to Bollywood.Stars like Abhishek Bachchan, Sushmita Sen, Anupam ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates India’s victory


March 31st, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) Mumbaikars took to the streets bursting crackers and shouting slogans Wednesday night after India overwhelmed Pakistan in Mohali to sail into the World ... Read more...

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Pakistan shares our anti-terror sentiment: India


March 31st, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) India Wednesday said Pakistan shared its sentiment that an atmosphere "free of terror" can only pave the way for better relations between the two countries."Prime ... Read more...

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