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Rocket failed after 45 seconds, says ISRO
Sriharikota, Dec 25 (IANS) The rocket carrying an Indian communication satellite launched from here Saturday began failing after some 45 seconds, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.

Saturday, December 25, 2010 7:27:47 PM

I would love to score a century in my hometown: Amla
Durban, Dec 25 (IANS) South African batsman Hashim Amla is bracing up for his maiden century at his home ground here to celebrate his 50th Test appearance.

Saturday, December 25, 2010 5:56:22 PM

Zaheer's return to boost India's chances in Durban Test (Preview)
Durban, Dec 25 (IANS) Speedster Zaheer Khan's return will bolster the Indian pace attack and their chances in the second cricket Test against South Africa starting here Sunday at the Kingsmead Stadium.

Saturday, December 25, 2010 5:40:36 PM

Seven killed in Nigeria bomb attacks
Nairobi/Lagos, Dec 25 (DPA) A series of bomb attacks on Christmas eve left at least seven people dead in Nigeria, a news report said Saturday.

Saturday, December 25, 2010 11:36:26 AM

Kirsten has not applied for South Africa coach job, says Majola
Durban, Dec 24 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief Gerald Majola Friday dismissed reports that India coach Gary Kirsten is interested in replacing South African coach Corrie Van Zyl, who is all set to quit after the 2011 World Cup in the sub-continent.

Friday, December 24, 2010 8:19:27 PM

Our bowlers have the ability to pick 20 wickets, says Kirsten
Durban, Dec 24 (IANS) India coach Gary Kirsten Friday said his bowlers can pick up 20 wickets in a match and they have to prove it again in the Boxing Day Test against South Africa starting Sunday.

Friday, December 24, 2010 8:06:48 PM

Yellow fever epidemic kills 45 in Uganda
Kampala, Dec 24 (DPA) At least 45 people have died from yellow fever in northern Uganda since early November, the Health Ministry said in a statement Friday.

Friday, December 24, 2010 7:04:51 PM

Amla to improve his Durban record in his 50th Test
Durban, Dec 24 (IANS) All eyes will be on Hashim Amla who will be making his 50th Test appearance in the Boxing Day Test match against India at the Kingsmead Stadium here Sunday.

Friday, December 24, 2010 7:04:18 PM

Kingsmead track will help our fast bowlers, says Smith
Durban, Dec 24 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith said Friday the grassy top at the Kingsmead Stadium will help his fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel in the Boxing Day Test against India starting Sunday.

Friday, December 24, 2010 6:21:46 PM

Don't like comparison between Sachin and Don, says Dhoni
Durban, Dec 24 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that he doesn't like any comparisons between batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar and the legendary Don Bradman.

Friday, December 24, 2010 3:51:37 PM

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