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Dhoni climbs to 11th spot in ICC ODI rankings
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) India's one-day captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni climbed up seven positions to 11th while Sachin Tendulkar slipped by one spot to ninth in the International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day rankings announced here Thursday.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 6:53:28 PM

Iran calls for Vatican intervention against blasphemy
Tehran, Feb 7 (IANS) Iran has called on the Vatican to intervene and stop the ugly phenomenon of blasphemy the world is witnessing currently.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 6:52:46 PM

Rescued sailors back in India from Bahrain
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) All the 17 Indian sailors who were rescued from a ship that had capsized off the Bahrain coast last week are now back in India.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 6:25:54 PM

Workers in Bahrain firm end strike, rejoin duties
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) Around 700 overseas workers of a Bahrain construction company who went on strike demanding higher pay have resumed duties after an agreement with the company authorities.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 5:53:20 PM

Ras Al Khaimah half marathon to witness stiff competition
Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), Feb 7 (IANS) The Ras Al Khaimah International Half Marathon 2008 is set to witness fierce competition with the world's best runners participating in the event to be held Feb 8, WAM news agency reported.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 5:52:35 PM

India fixes minimum salary for unskilled workers in Bahrain
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) Employers in Bahrain will have to pay a minimum salary of 100 Bahraini Dinars ($266) a month to unskilled workers from India across all sectors.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 4:30:50 PM

Iran's Khatami terms election process 'catastrophe'
Tehran, Feb 7 (DPA) Former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami termed the election process and widespread disqualifications of reformist candidates for next month's parliamentary elections a 'catastrophe,' Tehran media reported Thursday.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 2:52:11 PM

Chinese motorcycles fill streets of impoverished Gaza
Gaza, Feb 7 (Xinhua) Many people in the Gaza Strip can't afford to buy motorbikes as the cheapest cost is around $800. But, suddenly, Chinese-made ones are filling the streets as they are being auctioned in the public square of the poverty-stricken city.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 8:55:11 AM

UAE rejects major price hike in poultry products
Abu Dhabi, Feb 6 (IANS) Authorities in the UAE Wednesday rejected requests by poultry companies for a major hike in prices of their products due to a shortage in supplies following bird flu fears.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 9:41:23 PM

U-19 World Cup: India face challenge from South Africa, Windies (Group B preview)
Dubai, Feb 6 (IANS) Last time's losing finalists India are expected to face tough challenge from West Indies and South Africa, if not greenhorns Papua New Guinea (PNG) in Group B of the under-19 World Cup, beginning in Malaysia Feb 17.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008 5:41:17 PM

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