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Coal India to assess extent of illegal coal mining


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Coal India Limited (CIL), the country's largest coal miner, has commissioned Jamshedpur-based Xavier Labour Research Institute and Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, for undertaking ... Read more...

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Sporting notches seventh consecutive win in Europe


March 30th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, March 30 (IANS) Sporting Lisbon added another victory to their streak of seven wins in European competitions as the Portuguese team defeated Metalist Kharkiv from Ukraine 2-1 in the ... Read more...

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We will have a couple of tricks up our sleeve: Arthur


March 7th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Australia coach Micky Arthur Wednesday promised that his team will have some tricks up its sleeves to defeat Sri Lanka in Thursday's tri-series decider.The South African ... Read more...

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US charges hackers in high-profile cyber attack


March 7th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 7 (IANS) Six hackers have been charged of computer crimes affecting over one million victims, the US Attorney's Office in New York said in a statement Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Australia edge Sri Lanka by five runs


February 10th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 10 (IANS) Angelo Matthew's valiant 50 went in vain as Australia scored a five-run victory over Sri Lanka in the third match of the ODI tri-series here Friday.Sri ... Read more...

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Civil society groups field four candidates in Goa polls


January 10th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 10 (IANS) Coming together, Goa's civil society groups have thrown their hat in the electoral ring, announcing four candidates for the March 3 assembly elections.The four will be ... Read more...

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Doherty spins Hobart to victory in Big Bash League


December 28th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Dec 28 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty starred with the ball in Hobart Hurricanes's 14-run win over Adelaide Strikers in the Twenty20 Big Bash League here Wednesday.Travis Birt's whirlwind ... Read more...

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Tilda Swinton worries about kids


November 30th, 2011 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) British actress Tilda Swinton has confessed that when she is away from her children she ends up worrying about them.The 51-year-old actress raises 14-year-old twins, Honor ... Read more...

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Hussey relieved of domestic duty ahead of S. Africa tour


October 10th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS) Michael Hussey will not play in the Sheffield Shield this week as Cricket Australia (CA) has advised him rest before the national team leaves for a ... Read more...

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French woman, four children found buried in garden


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Police in France are hunting a man who shot dead his wife and four children and then buried the bodies in the garden, it was reported ... Read more...

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Hussey’s selection in Oz World Cup squad will undermine faith in batsmen: Shipperd


February 27th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 27(ANI): Victorian coach Greg Shipperd believes that including batsman Michael Hussey in Australia's 15-man World Cup squad in place of injured fast bowler Doug Bollinger would skew the balance of ... Read more...

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Krejza facing David and Goliath showdown on Indian subcontinent


February 9th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.9 (ANI): When Australia's World Cup campaign gets underway, Tasmanian off-spinner Jason Krejza will face a David and Goliath showdown on the Indian subcontinent.According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Australia ... Read more...

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Injured Hussey, Hauritz ruled out of Oz World Cup squad


February 8th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 8(ANI): Australian batsman Mike Hussey and off-spinner Nathan Hauritz have been ruled out the 15-man national squad for the upcoming World Cup due to injury.The duo will be replaced by ... Read more...

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Doherty to replace injured Hauritz for next two ODIs against England


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): Tasmanian spinner Xavier Doherty will replace injured Nathan Hauritz for the next two one-day internationals against England.Doherty will join the Australian squad in Sydney on Saturday evening ... Read more...

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Doherty ‘basically shafted’ by selectors despite being economical: Bailey


January 18th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 18 (ANI): Tasmanian captain George Bailey has said spinner Xavier Doherty has been "basically shafted" by national selectors, being more economical in domestic one-day cricket this season.The left-arm tweaker was ... Read more...

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MacGill favours Hauritz, says Beer clearly not the best spinner


January 6th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 6 (ANI): Former spinner Stuart MacGill, who in 2004 bowled alongside Shane Warne, has said that Michael Beer is clearly not the best spinner the country has to offer, and ... Read more...

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Peter Taylor backs Beer to succeed in Sydney Test


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Jan 3(ANI): Former Australian off-spinner Peter Taylor has backed left-arm spinner Michael Beer to succeed where Xavier Doherty and the eight other spinners selected since spin legend Shane Warne's retirement have ... Read more...

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Swann questions Oz selectors decision to sack Nathan Hauritz


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 2 (ANI): England spinner Graeme Swann has questioned the Australian selectors decision to sack Nathan Hauritz.Swann, the highest wicket-taker last year, was so impressed by Hauritz that he studied ... Read more...

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Ponting may be axed as captain if Australia loses Ashes


December 16th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 16 (ANI): Ricky Ponting has said he may have to step down as Australian skipper if the Ashes series is lost.Defeat in Perth, would force Ponting and selectors to face ... Read more...

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Peter Taylor backs ‘Oz Ashes surprise select’ Beer to succeed in Perth Test


December 14th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Dec 11(ANI): Former Australian off-spinner Peter Taylor has backed left-arm spinner Michael Beer to succeed where Xavier Doherty and the eight other spinners selected since leg-spin legend Shane Warne's retirement have ... Read more...

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Hodge slams Oz selectors for picking ‘out-of-form’ Johnson for Perth Test


December 14th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 14(ANI): Australian batsman Brad Hodge has ridiculed the national selectors for considering out-of-form left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson for the third Ashes Test, starting in Perth from Thursday.Johnson, who was ... Read more...

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Hodge slams Oz selectors for ‘giving Baggy Greens for free’


December 14th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 14(ANI): Australian batsman Brad Hodge has accused the national selectors of giving away Baggy Greens "for free".Hodge said he was glad to have played his six Tests in a ... Read more...

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‘Dumped’ Doherty warns Beer to be ready for an English onslaught in Perth


December 13th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 13(ANI): Dumped Australian left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty has warned his successor Michael Beer to expect a baptism of fire from an England line-up ready to attack him from the first ... Read more...

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Spinner Doherty blames his axing on selectors’ panic


December 11th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 11 (IANS) After being dropped from the third Ashes Test in Perth, Australian left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty insinuated panic in the minds of the selectors and said he would have ... Read more...

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‘Panicked’ Oz selectors have no idea of country’s No.1 spinner: Doherty


December 11th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 11 (ANI): Australian spinner Xavier Doherty, who has been axed from the squad for the Perth Test, has said that there is a hint of panic in selections and the ... Read more...

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Arthur backs ‘exceptional’ Beer to succeed in Perth Test


December 11th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Dec 11(ANI): Former South Africa and Western Australia coach Mickey Arthur has backed left-arm spinner Michael Beer to succeed where Xavier Doherty and the eight other spinners selected since leg-spin legend ... Read more...

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Hauritz, Australia’s best hope of regaining Ashes: Jenner


December 7th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 7 (ANI): Australia's best hope of regaining the Ashes is to recall off-spinner Nathan Hauritz for next week's third Ashes Test in Perth, according to Shane Warne's mentor Terry Jenner.Warne's ... Read more...

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Pietersen’s double ton puts England on top in second Ashes Test


December 5th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec 5(ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen struck an unbeaten double century on Sunday as England built a massive 306-run lead against Australia on day three of the second Ashes Test in ... Read more...

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We got the best possible start, says England’s Swann


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Dec 3 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann was delighted after Australian were all out for 245 in the first innings on the opening day of the second Ashes Test here Friday.Australia, ... Read more...

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Winning Adelaide Test will be Ponting’s greatest challenge: Warne


December 1st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Dec.1 (ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne believes that the host team's bid to win the second Ashes Test in Adelaide will be skipper Ricky Ponting's greatest challenge.According to Warne, ... Read more...

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Much bragged about powers of the baggy green down to only Warne, McGrath: Hussain


November 30th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30(ANI): Former England captain Nasser Hussain reckons that the drawn Ashes opener in Brisbane establishes that Australia's perpetually bragged about special powers of the baggy green had more to do ... Read more...

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Angry Ponting slams ‘technology-deficient’ TV referral system as ‘blight on game’


November 30th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 30(ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has branded the TV referral system as 'a blight on the game' after being denied what he considered was a fair catch in the drawn ... Read more...

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Brisbane Ashes Test: England take up Oz challenge, end Day 4 on 309 for 1


November 28th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov.28 (ANI): England on Sunday responded strongly to Australia in their second innings in the first Ashes Test here, scoring 309 for the loss of skipper Andrew Strauss's wicket.Their openers Strauss ... Read more...

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Ponting backs Doherty to deliver in Ashes


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 23 (ANI): Despite Australian spinner Xavier Doherty's dreadful first-class average at the Gabba (two wickets at 78), skipper Ricky Ponting has indicated he had more faith in his fellow Tasmanian ... Read more...

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Being axed “was definitely devastating, but I’ve moved on”: Hauritz


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 23 (ANI): Australian spinner Nathan Hauritz has admitted it was 'devastating' for him to absorb the news of his removal from the Test squad for the Ashes, but added that ... Read more...

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