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Cricketers happy as World Cup warm-up ties begin
Kingstown (St. Vincent & the Grenadines), March 5 (IANS) As the cricket World Cup warm-up matches began Monday, officials at the three venues hosting them declared that players were happy with the facilities offered.

Monday, March 05, 2007 5:56:41 PM

Make special effort to welcome World Cup visitors: Jamaica PM
Kingston (Jamaica), March 5 (IANS) Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has called upon all Jamaicans to make a special effort to welcome all visitors to the country during the ICC Cricket World Cup being held in the West Indies for the first time.

Monday, March 05, 2007 5:52:56 PM

Thanking god for cricket's gift to Caribbean
Bridgetown (Barbados), March 5 (IANS) A spiritual session was held here seeking god's blessings for the ensuing ICC World Cup 2007 being held in the West Indies for the first time.

Monday, March 05, 2007 4:48:07 PM

West Indies can win World Cup: Lara
Montego Bay (Jamaica), March 5 (IANS) West Indies captain Brian Lara is confident that his team would reach the World Cup final - and win it too. He points to the West Indies' current fine form in one-day cricket for his conviction and belief in his players.

Monday, March 05, 2007 4:47:21 PM

Nicole Richie hospitalised
Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) TV actress Nicole Richie was taken to hospital after falling ill on the sets of her reality series 'Simple Life'.

Monday, March 05, 2007 4:44:23 PM

Around 20,000 Caricom visas issued for World Cup
Bridgetown (Barbados), March 5 (IANS) Around 20,000 Caricom (Caribbean Community and Common Market) visas were issued till last Friday for the ensuing ICC World Cup in the West Indies with 1,625 of them issued from New Delhi, India, alone.

Monday, March 05, 2007 4:42:44 PM

Hindu reform organisation slams Jagannath temple priests
New York, March 5 (IANS) A US-based Hindu reform organisation has criticised the destroying of huge quantities of food at the Jagannath temple in Orissa by the temple authorities because an American had entered the complex - an act seen as defiling the 12th century Hindu-only premises.

Monday, March 05, 2007 2:22:18 PM

Hindu community to lobby for sacred river site
Toronto, March 5 (IANS) The Hindu religious practice of scattering ashes of departed souls into the river is leading people living in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) of Canada to worry about the potential environmental impact.

Monday, March 05, 2007 1:11:40 PM

Obese girls could face early puberty
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Girls who are obese at the age of three may reach puberty when they are nine, according to a study that says childhood obesity could be causing earlier puberty in girls.

Monday, March 05, 2007 12:45:09 PM

Severe stress could damage child's brain
New York, March 5 (IANS) Traumatic stress could damage the brain of a child, says a study.

Monday, March 05, 2007 12:44:28 PM

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