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Australia the team to beat at World Cup: Vaughan

London, Nov 23 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan Sunday said that having hit upon a rich vein of form against South Africa, Australia have emerged as the front-runners and will be the team to beat at the World Cup in their own backyard, starting Feb 14 next year. Australia thrashed South Africa 4-1 in a five-match ODI series, which concluded Sunday, serving a warning to rival...

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Pleasant Sunday in Delhi, Monday morning to be misty

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) A misty, nippy morning gave way to a sunny, pleasant Sunday in the national capital and the maximum temperature settled a notch above the season's average at 27.8 degrees Celsius. The weather is likely to be similar Monday, the Met Office said. According to the India Meteorological Department, Monday morning will see light mist early morning but the day will rema...

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Minor's killing: Protestors block India-Bhutan road link

Siliguri, Nov 23 (IANS) Protesting against the alleged rape and murder of a teenage girl, local residents Sunday blocked the SAARC Road in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, snapping the Indo-Bhutan road link, police said. The body of 16-year-old girl, who had gone to Bhutan to work as a maid, was found Saturday night in Samtse district in Bhutan. The Bhutan Police later contacted the vi...

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Taylor Swift to receive Dick Clark Award

Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift has been named as the first recipient of Dick Clark Award For excellence at 2014 American Music Awards (AMAs). The 24-year-old, who is enjoying a great year with her latest album 1989 selling more than a million copies in a week, will receive the new honour at the award ceremony, reports contactmusic.com. In a statement released on A...

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Australia displace India as top ODI team

Dubai, Nov 23 (IANS) Four-time World Champion Australia Sunday returned to the top of the One-Day International (ODI) Team Rankings, displacing India, after defeating South Africa 4-1 in a five-match series, as per the latest International Cricket Council release. Australia started the series in third position on 114 ratings points but equalled India's 117 points, claiming the top spot b...

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Seven killed in Himachal bus accident

Shimla, Nov 23 (IANS) Seven people, including two women, were killed Sunday when a privately-owned mini-bus rolled down a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district, police said. The bus rolled down a 500-feet gorge. The bus driver was among the dead, police said. Nine people were also injured in the accident which took place near Haripurdhar in Sangrah, one of the remotest are...

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India does not rule out Modi-Sharif meet at SAARC

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India Sunday did not rule out a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the SAARC Summit, saying that he is keen to have meaningful dialogues with as many south Asian leaders as possible. Answering queries from mediapersons here, external affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin sa...

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Iraqi court sentences Sunni politician to death

Baghdad, Nov 23 (IANS) An Iraqi court Sunday sentenced a former Sunni lawmaker to death on a criminal charge, an official said. The Central Criminal Court issued today a verdict of death penalty for the former parliament member Ahmad al-Alwani in accordance with the Iraqi Penal Code, Xinhua quoted Abdul-Sattar al-Biraqdar, spokesperson of the judicial authority, as saying in a statement....

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SRK sends out audio message to his 10 mn Twitter followers

Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has treated his over 10 million followers on Twitter, thanking them for their love. He has even intended that he may start voice blogging soon. Shah Rukh has used an Audio Card to send the message to his fans. In the message, he says: Hi everybody, I am Shah Rukh Khan. Why I'm introducing myself is because some of you may have heard ...

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Campaigning for first phase polling in Jharkhand ends

Ranchi, Nov 23 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi addressed two election rallies in Jharkhand Sunday, the last day of campaigning for the first phase of polls in the state. Besides Sonia Gandhi, her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi also addressed two rallies Saturday. Polling will be held in the state in five phases. In the first phase Nov 25, voting will be held for 13 ...

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Haryana ministers assure toll fee exemption in Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Nov 23 (IANS) Haryana cabinet minister Rao Narbir Singh and Minister of State Vikram Thekedar Sunday assured the local populace here of exemption from toll charges for their vehicles passing through Kherki Daula on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway. Narbir Singh said: We will ensure that people from villages near Kherki Daula gate should be exempted from toll charges. We will speak t...

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Kalyani Group unveil football club 'Bharat FC'

Pune, Nov 23 (IANS) The Kalyani Group Sunday launched their football club 'Bharat FC' with an aim of performing well in their maiden appearance in the I-league staring in January next year. The Pune-based will be playing its home games at the Balewadi stadium here. We will focus on all aspects of football and going forward we will look at further enhancing the youth development a...

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BJP responsible for spread of Maoism in Jharkhand: Sonia Gandhi

Ranchi, Nov 23 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the spread of the Maoist problem in Jharkhand. Due to wrong policies of the BJP government in Jharkhand, the Maoist menace spread from two-three districts to the entire state, Gandhi said while addressing an election rally in Gumla district ahead of the state assembly polls. T...

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Messi delighted with new La Liga scoring record

Madrid, Nov 23 (IANS) Lionel Messi has made footballing history, scoring a hat-trick against Sevilla which made him the highest scorer in the history of the Spanish La Liga. Messi's 252nd, 253rd and 254th goals Saturday saw him beat the record set by Telmo Zarra, the legendary Athletic Club Bilbao striker during the 1950s, reports Xinhua. Although Messi failed to speak to the pre...

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Apologetic Sarita should be pardoned by AIBA: Vijender

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Suspended boxer L. Sarita Devi should be pardoned after apologising to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for her conduct during the Incheon Asian Games medal ceremony, 2008 Olympic bronze medallist Vijnder Singh said here Sunday. The Indian boxer's refusal to accept the bronze medal after controversially going down in a last four bout at the Asiad saw h...

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Q3 manufacturing growth may moderate: FICCI

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India's manufacturing sector is likely to experience moderate growth in the third quarter of the current fiscal, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) said here Sunday. According to the chamber's latest quarterly survey, industrial production grew at a three-month high of 2.5 percent in September owing to better mining and manufacturi...

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Modi's Sydney show host denies claiming to be Miss India Australia

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) In the light of a controversy over the alleged claim that she was Miss India Australia, the host of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Sydney show has clarified she never claimed to the title-holder for grabbing the event's anchoring. The Indian Australian Community Foundation (IACF) organised the community reception programme for Modi Nov 17 at Sydney's AllPhones Ar...

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Indian women's hockey team to tour Italy

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team will visit Italian capital Rome for training and to play test matches Dec 1-12 to prepare for the World League Round 2. Hockey India (HI) selectors Surinder Kaur, Harbinder Singh, Mamta Kharab, director high performance Roelant Oltmans, chief coach Neil Hawgood and coach N.S. Saini selected the 18-member team on the basis of the tri...

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Celebrities cheer Delhi at Half Marathon

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) More than 31,000 people and a host of celebrities from the field of sports and entertainment thronged Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Sunday morning to participate in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon. While business tycoon Anil Ambani and Bollywood stars Rahul Bose and Gul Panag made their presence felt by participating in the race, sidelined Indian cricket team left-hand...

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Afghan lower house approves US, NATO agreements

Kabul, Nov 23 (IANS) The lower house of Afghanistan's parliament Sunday approved a Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the US and Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) with NATO. In an extra-ordinary session, attended by 172 members of the house and broadcast live on a local television, both security agreements were approved with voice majority and only five lawmakers expressed their opp...

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