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Two powers, which awaits the fight for “to be or not to be”

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June 13, Poland: Netherlands and Portugal began to Euro 2012 from the failures. In the second round of meetings will face Group B, respectively, with Denmark and Germany. For the “Orange” match with Germany, who beat Portugal 1-0, is “to be or not to be” in the tournament. The atmosphere in the Netherlands team is […]

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Obama committed to economic recovery: White House

Obama committed to economic recovery: White House

May 5 (PTI) Washington, US President Barack Obama is committed to economic reforms and recovery, even as if he is focused on other national security matters, the White House has said. “The country is still emerging from the worst recession since the Great Depression. I think that gas prices have weighed heavily on Americans as […]

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Osama story shows changing nature of media

Osama story shows changing nature of media

May 3 (The Hindu) NEW YORK: A soldier in Afghanistan learned about the death of Osama bin Laden on Facebook. A TV producer got a tip from comedian Kathy Griffin on Twitter. A blues musician received an email alert from The New York Times. And a woman found out as she absently scrolled through the […]

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ICC board set to review the composition for 2015 WC: Pawar

ICC board set to review the composition for 2015 WC: Pawar

Apr 19 (PTI) Dubai, The International Cricket Council president Sharad Pawar has requested the members of the Executive Board to review the decision about having only 10 teams for the 2015 edition that will be held in Australia and New Zealand. A media release issued by the ICC states that the ICC Executive Board will […]

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Former UN nuke chief: Japan setback for industry

Former UN nuke chief: Japan setback for industry

Apr 18 (AP) Dubai (UAE), The former head of the UN’s atomic energy watchdog says Japan’s reactor crisis could pose a significant setback to public acceptance of nuclear power. Mohamed ElBaradei called yesterday for a comprehensive safety review of nuclear plants worldwide and urged better planning for seismic risks. But he also told a Dubai […]

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M S Dhoni to get honorary commission in Army

M S Dhoni to get honorary commission in Army

Apr 5 (PTI) New Delhi, M S Dhoni, the captain of the ‘Men in Blue’, will now don the olive greens of the Indian Army as he is being given the honorary rank of an officer as a token of appreciation for his World Cup achievement. Dhoni, along with Suresh Raina, was invited by Army […]

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Sohail slams Afridi for comments against Indians

Sohail slams Afridi for comments against Indians

Apr 4 (PTI) New Delhi, Former Pakistan skipper Aamir Sohail today slammed current captain Shahid Afridi for his comments that Indians are “not as large-hearted as Pakistanis”, saying that the staement was “immaturish and untimely”. Afridi had said after reaching home following Pakistan’s semifinal exit from the World Cup that it would be very difficult […]

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Sachin Tendulkar rules out immediate retirement

Sachin Tendulkar rules out immediate retirement

Apr 4 (PTI) New Delhi, Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar today made it clear that he has no immediate plans of quitting ODIs, saying he was enjoying the game even more now and still has the “desire and the passion” to play for India. Tendulkar said that the thought of retirement had not crossed his mind […]

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ICC confirms 2015 and 2019 WCs will be 10-team affairs

ICC confirms 2015 and 2019 WCs will be 10-team affairs

Apr 4 (PTI) Mumbai, The ICC Executive Board today confirmed that the next two World Cups will be 10-team events and also announced that teams will be relegated and promoted on the basis of performance in the ODI league after the 2019 World Cup in England. The Board had decided in October 2010 to reduce […]

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India still second in ICC rankings but players rise

Apr 4 (PTI) Dubai, The number one tag still eludes them but newly-crowned world champions India have closed the gap on top-placed Australia even as the team’s in-form players moved up in the individual standings of the latest ICC ODI rankings issued here today. India (121) are now just seven points behind Australia, even though […]

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