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Last updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014 9:06:12 PM

Kallis shines as Knight Riders start IPL with a big win
Abu Dhabi, April 17 (IANS) Former champions Kolkata Knight Riders rode on the brilliance of veteran all-rounder Jacques Kallis to start their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign with a thumping 41-run win over holders Mumbai Indians in the opening match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here Wednesday.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:18:04 AM

Knight Riders set Mumbai Indians 164-run target
Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS) Jacques Kallis made 72 and Manish Pandey 64 as Kolkata Knight Riders reached a competitive 163 for five in 20 overs against Mumbai Indians in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:42:13 PM

Egyptian court jails former presidential candidate for seven years
Cairo, April 16 (IANS) An Egyptian court Wednesday jailed a controversial Islamist leader and former presidential candidate for seven years for falsifying his nomination papers.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 8:46:09 PM

120 Egypt Muslim Brotherhood supporters get 3 years in jail
Cairo, April 16 (IANS) An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced 120 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood group to three years in jail each over riotous acts in October last year.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 8:36:09 PM

Knight Riders bat against Mumbai Indians in IPL opener
Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat against defending champions Mumbai Indians in the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 8:04:06 PM

Liberia steps up measures to control Ebola virus
Monrovia, April 16 (IANS) The government of Liberia has announced that measures have been stepped up to contain the Ebola outbreak in the West African country.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:58:04 AM

Egypt bans Muslim Brotherhood from elections
Cairo, April 15 (IANS) An Egyptian court Tuesday banned members of the Muslim Brotherhood from running in the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections, state media reported.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:50:04 PM

Salgaocar hold Sporting in six-goal I-League thriller
Margao, April 15 (IANS) Salgaocar football club and Sporting Clube de Goa played an entertaining 3-3 draw in an Airtel I-League clash at the Nehru Stadium here Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 7:42:19 PM

IPL kicks off in UAE under shadow of graft (Preview)
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS) The seventh edition of the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) gets underway here Wednesday night with allegations of corruption and spot-fixing looming over it.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 7:20:04 PM

Jordanian envoy kidnapped in Libya
Tripoli, April 15 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen kidnapped Jordan's ambassador to Libya here Tuesday morning, a Libyan government spokesperson said.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 5:34:03 PM

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