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Chennai Super Kings set 206-run target for Kings XI Punjab
Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings made a mammoth 205 for four in 20 overs against Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here Friday.

Friday, April 18, 2014 5:48:04 PM

Super Kings elect to bat against Kings XI
Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here Friday.

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:46:20 PM

Nigerian filmmakers seek tie-ups with Indians to take on Hollywood
Accra (Ghana), April 18 (IANS) Nigeria, one of Africa's largest nations and its most populous, is keen to collaborate with the over $2-billion Indian film industry to promote better understanding between the two countries and provide competition to Hollywood.

Friday, April 18, 2014 2:58:04 PM

UN calls for ceasefires in South Sudan
Nairobi, April 18 (IANS) The UN humanitarian agency Thursday called for an immediate cessation of hostilities in South Sudan where a three month conflict has killed thousands of people and displaced over a million others.

Friday, April 18, 2014 2:16:15 AM

10 killed in South Africa accident
Cape Town, April 18 (IANS) Ten people were killed in a crash involving a taxi and a truck loaded with potatoes in South Africa's Free State Thursday, police said.

Friday, April 18, 2014 1:58:04 AM

Kenya bid for 2017 World Youth Athletics Championships
Nairobi, April 17 (IANS) After staging the successful 2007 World Cross Country Championships in Mombasa, Kenya is bidding to stage the 2017 World Youth Championships here.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 7:42:17 PM

Algerians vote to elect new president
Algiers , April 17 (IANS) Some 23 million registered voters cast their ballots to elect their next president in Algeria's fifth presidential election.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 5:56:14 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

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