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Tendulkar's return to boost Mumbai Indians (Preview)
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Interest will revolve around the return of Sachin Tendulkar and whether the master batsman can explode into form after sitting out seven games when the Mumbai Indians take on the Chennai Super Kings under lights in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 9:19:27 PM

Woman feigns death in Punjab to make quick buck
Sangrur (Punjab), May 13 (IANS) Claims of a woman that she possessed divine powers that could resurrect her from 'death' were exposed when social activists reached her house in a village near Bhawanigarh town in this district.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 9:19:00 PM

After coalition fireworks, BJP-Akalis reach truce
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) After keeping 'all options open' Tuesday morning, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and ruling alliance partner Akali Dal reached a political truce by evening after poll-related violence Monday between workers of the alliance partners showed signs of rocking the 14-month-old Punjab government.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 9:18:42 PM

Tendulkar banking on Jayasuriya for spin edge
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) With the absence of Harbhajan Singh, Mumbai Indians captain Sachin Tendulkar said he was confident that veteran Sri Lankan Sanath Jayasuriya would fill the gap, continuing to provide his team the much needed thrust in the spin department in their key clash against Chennai Super Kings at the Wamkhede Stadium here Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 9:07:38 PM

Five Knight Riders asked to leave team hotel
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Five players of Kolkata Knight Riders have been asked to leave because coach John Buchanan felt they did not have any realistic chance to play in the Indian Premier League, the team management said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 9:07:16 PM

No fresh oil bonds, but no fuel price rise: Deora
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora Tuesday indicated there will be no hike in petro products prices for now, though the finance ministry had rejected his demand to issue fresh oil bonds to counteract the losses of state oil companies due to global rising oil prices.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 9:06:43 PM

10 killed in Jaipur blasts: police(Second lead)
Jaipur, May 13 (IANS) A series of blasts rocked the old quarters of this historic city Tuesday evening, killing 10 people and injuring scores of others, inspector general of police Pankaj Singh said.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 9:06:26 PM

Aga Khan focuses on madrassa reforms, heritage monuments (Lead)
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims, Tuesday called on President Pratibha Patil and discussed a host of issues, including reforms in madrassa education and the conservation of monuments in India.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 8:52:20 PM

United India to rejig business set up
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) City-based non-life insurer United India Insurance Co Ltd will rejig its business set up to focus on the retail as well as the corporate segment in a structured manner, said a top official.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 8:51:59 PM

Dusk to dawn curfew in Jammu border villages
Jammu, May 13 (IANS) A dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed on all villages along the 187-km India-Pakistan international border in the Jammu region to check infiltration following gun battles with militants over the past two days in which nine people were killed.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 8:48:44 PM

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