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The questions that Unmukt Chand raised (Comment)


September 2nd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
On Aug 26, at 12.47 on the Sunday afternoon, Udit Bhatia, an old student of St. Stephen's College, became the first man on the planet to link Unmukt Chand, the ... Read more...

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Pakistan will return empty-handed from Olympics: Experts


July 30th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Pakistan's Olympic delegation will most likely return without winning a single medal at the London Games as there is no potential team or individual that can ... Read more...

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Kapil ashamed but says time to back India team (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev Friday said he was ashamed with the cricket team's performance Down Under but felt that under-fire captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni ... Read more...

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We should support Dhoni and team, says Kapil


January 20th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev said Friday that under-fire cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni deserves to be backed as long as he leads the side."Dhoni ... Read more...

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Dhoni, Bindra to don olive green from Tuesday


October 31st, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra will officially don the olive green uniform and be conferred the ... Read more...

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Dhoni, Raina help India reach 300 (Lead)


October 14th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) A captain's knock by Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped India set an imposing target of 301 before England in the first One-Day International here Friday.Giving the ... 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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India beat Sri Lanka to win Lawyers’ World Cup


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Aug 22 (IANS/CMC) In a repeat of the ICC World Cup victory earlier this year back home, India demolished Sri Lanka by 22 runs to win the Lawyers' World ... Read more...

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‘71 series triumphs inspired India to win overseas more often: Bedi


July 19th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Any path-breaking triumph will inspire future generations and so did the historic 1971 series victories over the West Indies and England, says former India captain ... Read more...

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Captains for different formats a positive step: Kirsten


June 7th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 7 (IANS) New South Africa coach Gary Kirsten said he will have no problem in working with two captains -- AB De Villiers and Graeme Smith -- in ... Read more...

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Not yet ready for a full-time coaching job: Fleming


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming, whose name is doing the rounds as a possible candidate for the Indian cricket team's coaching job, says he has ... Read more...

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Husband held for killing wife


April 20th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A man who killed his wife here because she would not give him enough money to buy liquor has been arrested, police said Wednesday.Parvesh Tyagi ... Read more...

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Indian women’s cricket team also deserves an IPL: Anjum Chopra


April 18th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Indian women's cricket team also needs an Indian Premier League (IPL) like their male counterparts, says Anjum Chopra, former captain and a member ... Read more...

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Kirsten’s successor will have a tough act to follow: Pybus


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 13(ANI): India's retiring coach Gary Kirsten's empathy, kindness and inspiration have left an indelible mark on the Indian cricket team, and his successor will have a tough act to follow, ... Read more...

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NRIs in Canada throw weight behind Anna Hazare


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 7 (IANS) Non-resident Indians in Canada have come out in support of Gandhian leader Anna Hazare for his fast unto death demanding the enactment of a comprehensive ... Read more...

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Ranchi disappointed as Dhoni skips home city


April 6th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 6 (IANS) India's World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's home town of Ranchi is disappointed its local hero is giving the city as miss because of the ... Read more...

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More money, more matches in IPL-IV


April 6th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Even as the country rejoices over the World Cup victory top players from all over the cricketing globe are here to play in the fourth ... Read more...

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BJP supports demand to confer ‘Bharat Ratna’ to Sachin


April 5th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday supported the demand to confer 'Bharat Ratna' to batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar in view of his outstanding contribution to ... Read more...

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Lucknow clerics condemn Afridi’s remarks


April 5th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) Muslim clerics here have taken strong exception to Pakistani cricket skipper Shahid Afridi's remark about his countrymen being "more large-hearted" than Indians, terming him a ... Read more...

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It’s been one of the hardest good byes to say: Kirsten


April 5th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 5 (ANI): The outgoing coach of Team India, Gary Kirsten, appeared emotional on Tuesday as he bid adieu, saying it is one of the hardest goodbyes he has ever had ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Govt. to recommend Sachin’s name for ‘Bharat Ratna’


April 5th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 5 (ANI): Following Team India's historic win in the 2011 World Cup, theMaharashtra Government is going to recommend to the Centre that batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar should be given ... Read more...

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Kirsten bids emotional farewell to India


April 5th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) South African Gary Kirsten Tuesday bid an emotional farewell after his three-year tenure as India's cricket coach, saying it was one of the hardest goodbyes ... Read more...

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Cinema, cricket will always be a unifier: Amitabh


April 5th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The euphoria around India's World Cup victory has still not sunk in, says Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who believes that there is no greater ... Read more...

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Dhoni to fly in frontline Sukhoi fighter


April 5th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India's cricket captain M.S. Dhoni is all set to fly on a frontline Sukhoi fighter soon with the Indian Air Force (IAF) making him an ... Read more...

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People hailed India, not only World Cup: Advani


April 4th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday contended the countrywide jubilation following India's victory in the cricket World Cup was a reflection ... Read more...

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Obama hails India’s victory in World Cup: envoy


April 4th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama congratulated the Indian cricket team - "Kings of Cricket" - for bringing back the World Cup to the country ... Read more...

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US applauds cricket diplomacy, Dhoni and Sachin


April 4th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India, Timothy J. Roemer, on Monday congratulated the leaders of both India and Pakistan for a very successful dialogue on the sidelines of ... Read more...

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India’s World Cup victory a team effort: Raina’s family


April 4th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 4 (IANS) Two days after India's World Cup victory, visitors haven't stopped pouring into the house of all-rounder Suresh Raina, while his family is still overjoyed but ... Read more...

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South India heralds New Year, north ushers Navratri (Roundup)


April 4th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Chennai/Hyderabad/New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) With the joyful spirit of the World Cup win still lingering, it was time Monday to herald the New Year in Maharashtra with Gudi ... Read more...

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Mumbai MP wants Team India felicitated in parliament


April 4th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Following India's cricket World Cup victory, senior Congress MP from north Mumbai Sanjay Nirupam Monday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh requesting him to honour ... Read more...

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Dhoni is the best captain I have played for, says Sachin


April 4th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 4 (ANI): Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who is on cloud nine after India's win in the 2011 cricket World Cup, on Monday said Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the best ... Read more...

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Dhoni is the best captain: Tendulkar


April 4th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Expressing his gratitude to his teammates for dedicating the cricket World Cup to him, Sachin Tendulkar said that it was a great gesture and that ... Read more...

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Harvest festival adds to World Cup joy in Maharashtra


April 4th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Celebrations for the World Cup victory blended with gaiety over the harvest festival of Gudi Padwa, which marked the Maharashtrian New Year and was observed across ... Read more...

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Australian media lauds India’s World Cup win


April 4th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 4 (IANS) The Australian media Monday described India's thrilling World Cup victory as "a superb contest full of twists and turns". It lauded skipper M.S. Dhoni for ... Read more...

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Rs.10 lakh Kanshi Ram sports award for Raina, Chawla


April 4th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has honoured two Indian cricketers from the state, Suresh Raina and Piyush Chawla, with the Kanshi Ram International Sports Award which ... Read more...

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