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The Economic Times
Electricity prices at power trading exchanges drop below Re 1 for off-peak demand periodsKOLKATA: Electricityprices at power trading exchanges have dropped below Rs 1 f
Electricity prices at power trading exchanges drop below Re 1 for off-peak demand periods
The Economic Times / Posted 2 hours ago
KOLKATA: Electricityprices at power trading exchanges have dropped below Rs 1 for off-peak demand periods in areas with excess power generation. In some areas, prices have dipped to 50 paise per unit while at others it is hovering at around 80 paise... Read more
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The Economic Times
ITC appoints R Sridhar as new HR headKOLKATA: ITC has appointed R Sridhar as the new head of human resources, contin
ITC appoints R Sridhar as new HR head
The Economic Times / Posted 2 hours ago
KOLKATA: ITC has appointed R Sridhar as the new head of human resources, continuing the process of appointing second-generation executives to key positions that the conglomerate kicked off three months ago. Sridhar was earlier executive... Read more
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The Telegraph
No state to nurture IshansRajendra Nagar teenager Ishan Kishan could hit the ball over the ropes but drea
No state to nurture Ishans
The Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
Rajendra Nagar teenager Ishan Kishan could hit the ball over the ropes but dreams of many an Ishan have been nipped in the bud. Off-field cricket red tape and internal conflicts in the state associations have led to migration of youngsters to other... Read more
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The Economic Times
Private players may reap Rs 1.5 lakh crore revenue bonanza from BharatNet by 2020KOLKATA | NEW DELHI: Private sector players could be in for a Rs 1.5 lakh crore
Private players may reap Rs 1.5 lakh crore revenue bonanza from BharatNet by 2020
The Economic Times / Posted 4 hours ago
KOLKATA | NEW DELHI: Private sector players could be in for a Rs 1.5 lakh crore revenue bonanza by 2020 if the government accepts the telecom regulator's proposals on implementing the national broadband project, BharatNet. They, however, are... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Culinary student tops at India OlympiadFrom learning at her chef-father’s side, Daniella Germond has risen to the top
Culinary student tops at India Olympiad
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 5 hours ago
From learning at her chef-father’s side, Daniella Germond has risen to the top ranks of upstart chefs. Germond, a recent graduate of Niagara College’s Canadian Food and Wine Institute, was recently named overall champion in the 2016 Young Chef... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Culinary student tops at India OlympiadFrom learning at her chef-father’s side, Daniella Germond has risen to the top
Culinary student tops at India Olympiad
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 5 hours ago
From learning at her chef-father’s side, Daniella Germond has risen to the top ranks of upstart chefs. Germond, a recent graduate of Niagara College’s Canadian Food and Wine Institute, was recently named overall champion in the 2016 Young Chef... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Culinary student tops at India OlympiadFrom learning at her chef-father’s side, Daniella Germond has risen to the top
Culinary student tops at India Olympiad
Welland Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
From learning at her chef-father’s side, Daniella Germond has risen to the top ranks of upstart chefs. Germond, a recent graduate of Niagara College’s Canadian Food and Wine Institute, was recently named overall champion in the 2016 Young Chef... Read more
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New Kerala
Pro Kabaddi: Bengal Warriors beat Puneri Paltan 33-28Kolkata, Feb 7 : Bengal Warriors pulled off a win in their very first outing at
Pro Kabaddi: Bengal Warriors beat Puneri Paltan 33-28
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
Kolkata, Feb 7 : Bengal Warriors pulled off a win in their very first outing at home in season 3 of the Pro Kabaddi League as they beat Puneri Paltan 33-28 at the Netaji Indoor Stadium here on Sunday. Nitin Tomar emerged hero for the hosts as he... Read more
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The Hindu
BCCI to issue notice for SGMThe BCCI is all set to issue notice for a special general body meeting (SGM) to
BCCI to issue notice for SGM
The Hindu / Posted 8 hours ago
The BCCI is all set to issue notice for a special general body meeting (SGM) to its 30 full members in order to deliberate the Justice R.M. Lodha committee recommendations, note its observations on a number of issues and present it to the Supreme... Read more
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New Kerala
CPI says yet to receive proposal on alliance with CongressKolkata, Feb 7 : The Communist Party of India was yet to receive any proposal f
CPI says yet to receive proposal on alliance with Congress
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
Kolkata, Feb 7 : The Communist Party of India was yet to receive any proposal from the CPI-Marxist regarding any tie-up with the Congress for the upcoming West Bengal assembly polls, a senior CPI leader said on Sunday. Gurudas Dasgupta, a former CPI... Read more
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New Kerala
Man shoots daughter's teenage lover deadKolkata, Feb 7 : In what appears to be an act of honour killing, a man in West
Man shoots daughter's teenage lover dead
New Kerala / Posted 9 hours ago
Kolkata, Feb 7 : In what appears to be an act of honour killing, a man in West Bengal's Nadia district allegedly shot dead a teenager for being in a relationship with his daughter, police said on Sunday. Rafiqul Sheikh has been arrested in... Read more
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asianage
�...govt knew things could go wrong'N.V. Rakhunath, former chief planner with the Chennai Metropolitan Development
�...govt knew things could go wrong'
asianage / Posted 13 hours ago
N.V. Rakhunath, former chief planner with the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority — E.K. Sanjay In the wake of the flood that rocked Chennai, urban planning, or the lack of it, is being pinpointed as one of the main culprits. N.V. Rakhunath,... Read more
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New Kerala
Will run in marathon at Rio Olympics: Sudha SinghKolkata, Feb 7 : Ending all speculation, Indian long distance runner Sudha Sing
Will run in marathon at Rio Olympics: Sudha Singh
New Kerala / Posted 14 hours ago
Kolkata, Feb 7 : Ending all speculation, Indian long distance runner Sudha Singh has said she will compete in the marathon at the 2016 Rio Olympics in August. Sudha won the Tata Steel 25 km run held here in December and finished seventh in the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Franchises place economics ahead of big names at IPL 2016 auctionThe fact that it was a ‘mini-auction’ seemed to have helped keep prices down on
Franchises place economics ahead of big names at IPL 2016 auction
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 hours ago
The fact that it was a ‘mini-auction’ seemed to have helped keep prices down on Saturday. As teams looked more at finding the right combination than just splurging on big names, there were no bids of more than Rs 9.50 crore. Most franchises have... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Marriage licensesMadonna Ann Adams, 44, Ricky Allen Woodby, 47, Knoxville Michael Eugene Britt,
Marriage licenses
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
Madonna Ann Adams, 44, Ricky Allen Woodby, 47, Knoxville Michael Eugene Britt, 55, Mima Gilbert Mode, 56, Knoxville Christopher Albert Chandler, 18, Knoxville, Elizabeth Ann Towner, 16, Clinton Marvyl Ann Cockrell, 25, Eric Paul Triscritti, 27,... Read more
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New Kerala
Underground music scene in India has expanded: Guitarist BraniganNashik, Feb 7 : London-based guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Rodney Braniga
Underground music scene in India has expanded: Guitarist Branigan
New Kerala / Posted 15 hours ago
Nashik, Feb 7 : London-based guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Rodney Branigan, who has toured India frequently and collaborated with musicians from bands like Shaa'ir and Func and Pentagram, says that the underground movement in India has... Read more
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New Kerala
Bangla pacer Mustafizur delighted to be drafted into IPLDhaka, Feb 7 : Bangladesh pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman is happy to get the
Bangla pacer Mustafizur delighted to be drafted into IPL
New Kerala / Posted 15 hours ago
Dhaka, Feb 7 : Bangladesh pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman is happy to get the opportunity to play in the India Premier League (IPL). Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise drafted the young seamer for Rs.1.40 crore ($208,000) in the IPL auction in Bengaluru... Read more
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The Economic Times
Indian Motorcycle eyes 15% market share, 12 showrooms this yearNEW DELHI: Polaris India, which sells the luxury American bike brand Indian Mot
Indian Motorcycle eyes 15% market share, 12 showrooms this year
The Economic Times / Posted 15 hours ago
NEW DELHI: Polaris India, which sells the luxury American bike brand Indian Motorcycle, aims to clock 50 per cent growth in sales this year and corner 15 per cent market share in the 1,200cc-plus segment, apart from doubling the sales network. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian Motorcycle eyes 15% market share, 12 showrooms this yearPolaris India, which sells the luxury American bike brand Indian Motorcycle, ai
Indian Motorcycle eyes 15% market share, 12 showrooms this year
Business Standard India / Posted 16 hours ago
Polaris India, which sells the luxury American bike brand Indian Motorcycle, aims to clock 50% growth in sales this year and corner 15% market share in the 1,200cc-plus segment, apart from doubling the sales network. The company sells six models of... Read more
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dna
Onida aims for nearly Rs 6,700 crore in sales by 2020Home-grown consumer electronics brand Onida is aiming to join the billion dolla
Onida aims for nearly Rs 6,700 crore in sales by 2020
dna / Posted 16 hours ago
Home-grown consumer electronics brand Onida is aiming to join the billion dollar club in the next four years with a six-fold jump in revenue on the back of 'smart products' targeting youth, besides focusing on expansion in non-metro markets. Mirc... Read more
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The Economic Times
Onida aims to be $1 billion company by 2020NEW DDELHI: Home-grown consumer electronics brand Onida is aiming to join the b
Onida aims to be $1 billion company by 2020
The Economic Times / Posted 16 hours ago
NEW DDELHI: Home-grown consumer electronics brand Onida is aiming to join the billion dollar club in the next four years with a six-fold jump in revenue on the back of 'smart products' targeting youth, besides focusing on expansion in non-metro... Read more
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New Kerala
Ghulam Ali all set to perform in LucknowLucknow, Feb 7 : Ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali will perform at the Lucknow Mahotsav
Ghulam Ali all set to perform in Lucknow
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
Lucknow, Feb 7 : Ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali will perform at the Lucknow Mahotsava on Sunday night, and officials said they were taking no chances on the security front. The ghazal maestro arrived in the Uttar Pradesh late on Saturday. He is here... Read more
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New Kerala
DNA barcoding can lower bird strikes, enhance safety: Indian scientistsKolkata, Feb 7 : Picture this: A bird strikes an aircraft and all that is left
DNA barcoding can lower bird strikes, enhance safety: Indian scientists
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
Kolkata, Feb 7 : Picture this: A bird strikes an aircraft and all that is left is a mass of feathers. What can you do to identify the vulnerable species, save it and ensure safe air travel at the same time? Zooming in on unique genetic labels through... Read more
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New Kerala
I am a foodie but gorge on Chinese: Raima SenKolkata, Feb 7 : Actor Raima Sen gorges on Chinese food but likes munching othe
I am a foodie but gorge on Chinese: Raima Sen
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
Kolkata, Feb 7 : Actor Raima Sen gorges on Chinese food but likes munching other delicacies including the Mexican and Lebanese. My personal favourite is Chinese, my all time personal favourite. But I simply love the aroma of Mexican dishes and the... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Pawan Negi biggest uncapped buy everThe all-important numbers from the IPL 2016 auction Pawan Negi attracted Rs 8.
Pawan Negi biggest uncapped buy ever
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 17 hours ago
The all-important numbers from the IPL 2016 auction Pawan Negi attracted Rs 8.5 crore in the auction, the most by an uncapped player in IPL history *INR 1 crore = INR 100 lakh = INR 10000000 = USD 148 thousand approx INR 1 lakh = INR 100 thousand... Read more
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New Kerala
Hero 420 my first 'commercial' film in Bengali: Riya SenKolkata, Feb 7 : While elder sister Raima Sen is firmly entrenched in Tollywood
Hero 420 my first 'commercial' film in Bengali: Riya Sen
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
Kolkata, Feb 7 : While elder sister Raima Sen is firmly entrenched in Tollywood, Riya Sen, who is not seen too much in Bengali movies, says Hero 420, where she is pitted against upcoming hero Om and Bangladeshi actress Nusraat Faria, is her debut... Read more
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The Economic Times
West Bengal facing challenges in curbing crimes against women with lack of basic infrastructureKOLKATA: Facing the ignominy of having the second largest number of cases of cr
West Bengal facing challenges in curbing crimes against women with lack of basic infrastructure
The Economic Times / Posted 18 hours ago
KOLKATA: Facing the ignominy of having the second largest number of cases of crime against women, West Bengal is facing a big challenge to tackle the issue as it lacks basic infrastructure including protection officers. The state has only 21 women... Read more
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The Economic Times
Bajaj Capital open to selling upto 26% stakeKOLKATA: Financial services major Bajaj Capital is open to selling upto 26 per
Bajaj Capital open to selling upto 26% stake
The Economic Times / Posted 18 hours ago
KOLKATA: Financial services major Bajaj Capital is open to selling upto 26 per cent stake to raise resources to fuel growth, a top official said. "We are open to selling upto 26 per cent of our stake to raise funds to fuel our growth plans in the... Read more
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The Economic Times
FCM Travel Solutions eyes 5 new cities, to add more workforceThe company is into corporate travel services and retail and expects the latter
FCM Travel Solutions eyes 5 new cities, to add more workforce
The Economic Times / Posted 18 hours ago
The company is into corporate travel services and retail and expects the latter to contribute almost equally to the overall business in India from the current 20 per cent going forward. "We are aiming to add five more cities in India by the end of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Quick Heal to hit markets tomorrow with Rs 451-cr IPOThe company has fixed the price band at Rs 311-321 for the offer, which will cl
Quick Heal to hit markets tomorrow with Rs 451-cr IPO
Business Standard India / Posted 19 hours ago
The company has fixed the price band at Rs 311-321 for the offer, which will close on February 10The company has fixed the price band at Rs 311-321 for the offer, which will close on February 10... Read more
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New Kerala
WB: Youth held for FB post against TMC leader, granted bail laterKolkata/Jalpaiguri, Feb 7 : A youth was allegedly arrested on Friday for postin
WB: Youth held for FB post against TMC leader, granted bail later
New Kerala / Posted 19 hours ago
Kolkata/Jalpaiguri, Feb 7 : A youth was allegedly arrested on Friday for posting a Facebook status against local Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader at Malbazar in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district. The youth- Rohit Pashi- reportedly posted a Facebook... Read more
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dna
Quick Heal Technologies to enter markets on Monday with Rs 451 crore IPOSoftware provider Quick Heal Technologies will hit the capital markets on Monda
Quick Heal Technologies to enter markets on Monday with Rs 451 crore IPO
dna / Posted 19 hours ago
Software provider Quick Heal Technologies will hit the capital markets on Monday to raise Rs 451 crore through an initial public offering (IPO). The IPO consists of fresh issue of Rs 250 crore and an offer for sale (OFS) of about 62.70 lakh equity... Read more
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The Economic Times
Free Basics a tariff issue, Trai looking at it: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at HarvardKOLKATA: The telecom regulator is looking at Facebook's Free Basics issue, whic
Free Basics a tariff issue, Trai looking at it: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at Harvard
The Economic Times / Posted 19 hours ago
KOLKATA: The telecom regulator is looking at Facebook's Free Basics issue, which is a tariff matter, and the government would take a call considering "India's best interest," Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said at the annual India 2016... Read more
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The Economic Times
Glenmark introduces EMI scheme for cancer treatment drugsThe Mumbai-based company has included its two drugs -- Abirapro prescribed for
Glenmark introduces EMI scheme for cancer treatment drugs
The Economic Times / Posted 19 hours ago
The Mumbai-based company has included its two drugs -- Abirapro prescribed for prostate cancer and Evermil, indicated for different cancers, such as breast and renal cell carcinoma -- under the scheme. Currently, Abirapro 250 mg in 120 pack size is... Read more
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Business Standard India
Glenmark introduces EMI scheme for cancer treatment drugsAbirapro prescribed for prostate cancer and Evermil, indicated for different ca
Glenmark introduces EMI scheme for cancer treatment drugs
Business Standard India / Posted 20 hours ago
Abirapro prescribed for prostate cancer and Evermil, indicated for different cancers, such as breast and renal cell carcinoma, are included under the schemeAbirapro prescribed for prostate... Read more
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The Economic Times
Free Basics a tariff issue, Trai looking at it: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Prasad at HarvardKOLKATA: The telecom regulator is looking at Facebook's Free Basics issue, whic
Free Basics a tariff issue, Trai looking at it: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Prasad at Harvard
The Economic Times / Posted 20 hours ago
KOLKATA: The telecom regulator is looking at Facebook's Free Basics issue, which is a tariff matter, and the government would take a call considering "India's best interest," Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said at the annual India 2016... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Brathwaite lands big payday with DaredevilsBENGALURU, India—Rising West Indies star Carlos Brathwaite made headlines at th
Brathwaite lands big payday with Daredevils
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 22 hours ago
BENGALURU, India—Rising West Indies star Carlos Brathwaite made headlines at the Indian Premier League auction yesterday when he was snapped up by Delhi Daredevils for US$626 000. The 27-year-old, who made a huge impact with his power-hitting on the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The staggering money Aussies will make in IPLIPL 2106 auction: Who signed where, who was the most expensive Australian and S
The staggering money Aussies will make in IPL
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
IPL 2106 auction: Who signed where, who was the most expensive Australian and Shane Watson’s huge contract for the Indian Premier League | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
IPL 2106 auction: Who signed where, who was the most expensive Australian and Shane Watson’s huge contract for the Indian Premier LeagueSO ends another crazy IPL auction which saw seven players earn contracts worth
IPL 2106 auction: Who signed where, who was the most expensive Australian and Shane Watson’s huge contract for the Indian Premier League
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 23 hours ago
SO ends another crazy IPL auction which saw seven players earn contracts worth in excess of $1 million. Within those seven were two Australians, with Shane Watson and Mitchell Marsh collecting seven-figure contracts. 13 Australians earned IPL... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
More than 150 people missing after Taiwan earthquakeHundreds of Taiwanese firefighters and military personnel raced throughout the
More than 150 people missing after Taiwan earthquake
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Hundreds of Taiwanese firefighters and military personnel raced throughout the night Saturday in frigid temperatures looking for survivors trapped in collapsed buildings after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southern Taiwan. At least 14 people,... Read more
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dna
CID: The wacky world of fan fiction based on India's longest-running TV showIsha and Sunita were walking pin cushions. Or so deduces Dr Salunkhe. Their res
CID: The wacky world of fan fiction based on India's longest-running TV show
dna / Posted yesterday
Isha and Sunita were walking pin cushions. Or so deduces Dr Salunkhe. Their respective causes of death were electrocution and being pushed off a terrace, but it's a wonder they'd survived this long. A carpenter had rendered them unconscious a day... Read more
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asianage
IPL Auction: Bowlers call the shotsOn a day Indian Premier League franchisees took a conservative approach at the
IPL Auction: Bowlers call the shots
asianage / Posted yesterday
On a day Indian Premier League franchisees took a conservative approach at the players’ auction on Saturday, team managements splurged on strengthening the bowling department, especially adding specialists to their roster. A tug of war ensued... Read more
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asianage
IPL Auction Bowlers call the shotsOn a day Indian Premier League franchisees took a conservative approach at the
IPL Auction Bowlers call the shots
asianage / Posted yesterday
On a day Indian Premier League franchisees took a conservative approach at the players’ auction on Saturday, team managements splurged on strengthening the bowling department, especially adding specialists to their roster. A tug of war ensued... Read more
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asianage
IPL bonanza for Shane Watson and Pawan NegiUnlike auctions in the past, the IPL-9 didn’t reach feverish levels on Saturday
IPL bonanza for Shane Watson and Pawan Negi
asianage / Posted yesterday
Unlike auctions in the past, the IPL-9 didn’t reach feverish levels on Saturday. The eight franchisees, including the two newbies in the cash-rich league were prudent and tight-fisted; the purse was small and the strings were firmly in place given... Read more
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The Hindu
Sayeed Shah picks Pesi’s filly and coltNibbling a cut dosa, seasoned campaigner — as jockey and trainer — at the Mahal
Sayeed Shah picks Pesi’s filly and colt
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Nibbling a cut dosa, seasoned campaigner — as jockey and trainer — at the Mahalaxmi Race Course, Shah, says confidently that the filly and colt, in which the legendary Pesi Shroff has a hand, is his favourite at the Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby to... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Bowlers call shots at IPL auctionBengaluru: On a day when the Indian Premier League franchisees made a conservat
Bowlers call shots at IPL auction
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Bengaluru: On a day when the Indian Premier League franchisees made a conservative approach at the players’ auction on Saturday, the team management splurged heavily on strengthening their bowling department especially adding specialists to their... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Guptill overlooked in IPL auctionThe Indian Premier League auction again proved its unpredictability last night.
Guptill overlooked in IPL auction
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
The Indian Premier League auction again proved its unpredictability last night. Martin Guptill, listed as one of eight marquee players on the back of his limited overs performances in the past year, was overlooked by the IPL franchises. His reserve... Read more
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New Kerala
U Mumba's unbeaten streak against Patna Pirates breaks in BengaluruBengaluru, Feb 6 : Defending champions U Mumba were given a rude awakening in S
U Mumba's unbeaten streak against Patna Pirates breaks in Bengaluru
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Bengaluru, Feb 6 : Defending champions U Mumba were given a rude awakening in Season 3 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi as they lost 26-40 to Patna Pirates in their final game of the Bengaluru leg. Former Pirates captain Rakesh Kumar was part of U Mumbas... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
IPL bonanza for Shane Watson And Pawan NegiBengaluru: Unlike auctions in the past, the IPL-9 didn’t reach feverish levels
IPL bonanza for Shane Watson And Pawan Negi
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Bengaluru: Unlike auctions in the past, the IPL-9 didn’t reach feverish levels on Saturday. The eight franchisees, including the two newbies in the cash-rich league were prudent and tight-fisted; the purse was small and the strings were firmly in... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
The most expensive uncapped Indian playersA quick look at all the uncapped India players who fetched the top bids at the
The most expensive uncapped Indian players
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
A quick look at all the uncapped India players who fetched the top bids at the IPL 2016 auction Kishore Kamath Kishore Kamath, a legspinner and handy middle-order batsman, was watching the auction unfold on TV, least expecting a bid, until Mumbai... Read more
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