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ICC official booked for insulting tricolour
Mohali, April 2 (IANS) A woman International Cricket Council (ICC) official has been booked for showing disrespect to the Indian flag by stomping on it and some balloons that had the tricolour printed on them, police said Saturday.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:35:09 AM

Mumbai now also becomes nation's cricket capital
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) After being acknowledged as the country's commercial capital and entertainment hub, Mumbai has at last found international recognition as the nation's cricket capital by getting to host Saturday's World Cup final which is being played in India for the second time.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 9:59:26 AM

Sun shines over Mumbai for World Cup final
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) A bright, sunny day greeted Mumbai Saturday as the whole nation held its breath for the World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka. The met office has predicted clear skies with no rainfall.

Saturday, April 02, 2011 9:50:20 AM

Vardhan bags title in Chennai tourney
Chennai, April 1 (IANS) Top seed Vishnu Vardhan won the MCC SR Subramaniam Memorial AITA men's tennis tournament here on Friday.

Friday, April 01, 2011 11:46:56 PM

Sri Lankan president prays at Tirupati temple for team's victory
Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), April 1 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the renowned Tirupati temple here Friday evening and prayed for the success of his country's cricket team in Saturday's World Cup final against India at Mumbai.

Friday, April 01, 2011 11:46:31 PM

Tax exemption: Pawar shouldn't have attended cabinet meet, says BJP
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said that due to a conflict of interest, International Cricket Council chief and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar should not have participated in the cabinet meeting which approved tax exemption for the 2011 World Cup.

Friday, April 01, 2011 11:45:54 PM

Deity draped in cricket T-shirt, devotees angry
Ahmedabad, April 1, (IANS) The priests of a well-known temple here landed in trouble Friday when worshippers found the idol of the deity draped in a blue T-shirt - the colour of the Indian cricket team.

Friday, April 01, 2011 11:29:45 PM

Ghosal makes last 4 at Kolkata squash meet
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) National champion and India No.1 Saurav Ghosal entered the semifinals of the Kolkata International squash tournament when his opponent, Egypt's Amr Khale Khalifa retired due to chest congestion with the home player leading 11-8, 6-2, here on Friday.

Friday, April 01, 2011 11:19:03 PM

Advani, Rahul likely to watch World Cup final
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will watch the cricket World Cup final in Mumbai Saturday while Congress president Sonia Gandhi is unlikely to attend.

Friday, April 01, 2011 11:07:34 PM

Only pot-full of money can get ticket for Wankhede final
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) There is a last minute scramble for that elusive ticket for the World Cup final featuring India and Sri Lanka here Saturday but only a pot-full of money can get you the prized possession, to go by what many hopefuls say.

Friday, April 01, 2011 10:05:37 PM

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