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Zardari, Manmohan meeting a mere ritual: Pakistani daily


September 1st, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Pakistan has to "dispel the impression that the procrastination of the Mumbai suspects' trial is on purpose", said a leading Pakistani daily that described President ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs New Zealand, U-19 World Cup, Semifinal


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 23 (IANS) Scoreboard of the U-19 World Cup semifinal between India and New Zealand at the Tony Ireland Stadium here Thursday.India Under-19: Prashant Chopra c Young b Nuttall 52 Unmukt ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani players hail cricket revival with India


July 16th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The announcement of revived sub-continental cricketing ties might not have down well with former India captain Sunil Gavaskar, but former Pakistani players have given it ... Read more...

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Pakistan pitches for reviving cricketing ties (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday pitched for resuming bilateral cricket ties with India but New Delhi maintained it was for the two boards to decide.During their two-day talks ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan cricket ties may resume soon: Pakistani envoy


June 5th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) In what will be music for the ears of thousands of sub-continental cricket lovers, Pakistani High Commissioner Shahid Malik Tuesday expressed the hope that ... Read more...

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Celebrations break out as India beat Pakistan


March 19th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) People came out on the streets and burst firecrackers to celebrate India's victory over arch rivals Pakistan in the fifth match of the Asia ... Read more...

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World Cup semifinal: Ganguly refutes fixing allegations


March 12th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Rubbishing reports of match-fixing in 2011 World Cup semifinal against Pakistan, former captain Sourav Ganguly said Monday that India won the tournament on merit and ... Read more...

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Amid turmoil, Gilani recalls Manmohan’s Mohali invite


January 12th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) On a day when coup rumours swirled in Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday recalled his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh's invite to watch a ... Read more...

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Villa likely to be sidelined for five months


December 16th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 16 (IANS) Barcelona confirmed that Spanish forward David Villa will be sidelined for between "four and five months" after the striker broke his shinbone in their 4-0 ... Read more...

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Maken, cricket authorities differ on Kambli’s charge (Roundup)


November 19th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken and the cricket authorities were on different wavelengths on former cricketer Vinod Kambli's charge that the 1996 World Cup semi-final ... Read more...

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BCCI should probe Kambli’s charge, says Maken


November 19th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Saturday hinted that his ministry will have to probe former India player Vinod Kambli's charge that the controversial 1996 World Cup ... Read more...

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Why Gilani is man of peace for Manmohan


November 11th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives),Nov 10 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's praise of his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani as "man of peace" attracted a lot of attention here, with ... Read more...

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Board’s Grade A contract for Yuvraj, Ishant and Virat


October 29th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) The Indian cricket board rewarded Yuvraj Singh, Ishant Sharma and Virat Kohli for their consistent performance with promotion to Grade A contracts and added as ... Read more...

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South Africa must work on choking problem: Kirsten


October 7th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) South Africa coach Gary Kirsten feels they need to work on a strategy to overcome the team's long standing problem of choking in crunch matches.South ... Read more...

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Manmohan to visit Pakistan?


July 29th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has accepted an invitation from his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani and would be visiting there at "mutually convenient" dates, ... Read more...

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Sincerity needed in Pakistan-India dialogue: Gilani


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has underlined the need for addressing core issues with sincerity under the resumed dialogue process with India.Talking to a ... Read more...

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Back from Pakistan jail after 27 years, Indian ties the knot


May 29th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Gopal Dass, who returned to India last month after languishing in Pakistani jails for nearly 27 years, tied the knot Sunday - just over 40 ... Read more...

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Indian released from Pakistan jail to wed Sunday


May 28th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 28 (IANS) Gopal Dass, who returned to India last month after languishing in Pakistani jails for nearly 27 years, has finally found his love in the hilly ... Read more...

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Indian released from Pakistan jail scouts for bride


May 25th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Gopal Dass, who returned to India last month after languishing in Pakistani jails for nearly 27 years, is on a mission to reclaim his lost ... Read more...

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Pak batsmen lack temperament to stay at wicket for long time: Zaheer Abbas


April 30th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 30(ANI): Former Test captain Zaheer Abbas has expressed his frustration at what he considers a lack of 'staying at the wicket temperament' amongst the current crop of Pakistani batsmen."I don't ... Read more...

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Afridi admits Pak ‘needs to learn how to utilise batting powerplay’


April 20th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has acknowledged that his team faces the "problem" of losing wickets during batting powerplays, and said that he has "discussed this in detail" with ... Read more...

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Former Pak cricketers urge India, Pak governments to revive cricket ties


April 18th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr 18(ANI): Former Pakistani cricketers feel an India-Pakistan cricket series is possible at a neutral venue later this year if both governments work out modalities.India had severed cricket links with ... Read more...

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Afridi set sights on World Twenty20


April 15th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 15 (IANS) After falling to old rivals India in the World Cup semifinal last month, Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has set his sights on the ICC World Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Our plans for Indians didn’t work in World Cup semifinal clash: Umar Gul


April 15th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul, who was wayward and expensive in his spell against India in the March 30 World Cup semifinal clash, has expressed his disappointment over losing ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army chief’s brother bats for India-Pakistan ties


April 14th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 14 (IANS) Pakistani fans celebrated Indian cricket team's victory in the World Cup final, Pakistan Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's brother said here Thursday as he sought ... Read more...

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Batsmen need to show improvement: Waqar


April 13th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 13 (IANS) Pakistan coach Waqar Younis wants the batsmen to show substantial improvement on the upcoming tour of the West Indies.Pakistan lost to traditional rivals India in the ... Read more...

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Talks with Pakistan to continue despite 26/11 revelations: Krishna


April 13th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday said talks with Islamabad will continue even though Pakistani-born Canadian citizen Tahawwur Hussain Rana and accomplice David Headley ... Read more...

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Miandad refused coaching offer due to personal reasons: Alam


April 13th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 12 (IANS) Pakistan team manager Intikhab Alam Tuesday confirmed that former captain Javed Miandad declined the offer to coach the national side due to personal reasons.Miandad had earlier ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak World Cup semifinal helped break the ice between both nations: Gilani


April 12th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 12(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has termed the March 30 Indo-Pak World Cup semifinal match as a stepping stone for improved relations between the two countries.Gilani had ... Read more...

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I made error of judgement in World Cup semifinal: Afridi


April 11th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 11 (IANS) Impressed with Mahendra Singh Dhoni' captaincy in the World Cup final, Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi said he too should have promoted himself in the order in ... Read more...

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PCB must give ‘legend’ Akhtar proud exit after denying him ’swansong’ against India


April 9th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 9(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board, which deprived the now-retired legendary pacer Shoaib Akhtar of an opportunity to play his swansong in the 2011 World Cup semifinal clash against India, ... Read more...

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Former Goa minister gets Pakistani ‘bookie’ SMS


April 8th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 8 (IANS) Former Goa sports minister Francisco Silveira Friday told the state assembly that he received an SMS, which allegedly originated in Pakistan, and it detailed how Sahid ... Read more...

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After 27 years, Gopal Dass comes home to corruption crusade


April 8th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), April 8 (IANS) He may have returned home after 27 years in jail in Pakistan, but Gopal Dass has found instant connect with Anna Hazare's crusade against ... Read more...

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Indian returns home after 27 years in Pakistani prison (Second Lead)


April 7th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 7 (IANS) Gopal Dass, who spent 27 harrowing years in jail in Pakistan after inadvertently crossing the international border, returned to India Thursday afternoon, happy but ... Read more...

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Indian prisoner returns from Pakistan after 27 years (Lead, Changing dateline)


April 7th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 7 (IANS) Gopal Dass, an Indian prisoner who had been in a Pakistani jail for 27 years, returned home Thursday afternoon.Dass, 50, who had been arrested ... Read more...

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