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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

Tendulkar eyes night of records Saturday
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) All eyes will be on master blaster Sachin Tendulkar Saturday as India take on Sri Lanka in the cricket World Cup final. The Mumbaikar is one short of completing a record of 100 international centuries as he takes part in what seems to be his last outing in the quadrennial showpiece.

Friday, April 01, 2011 9:57:57 PM

Shunglu committee criticises GoM role in CWG
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The V.K. Shunglu committee, which probed alleged irregularities in the preparations for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, has lambasted the role of the Group of Ministers (GoM) set up by the government to coordinate the megga-event.

Friday, April 01, 2011 9:26:57 PM

Mumbai clubs go for Wankhede ambience
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Set to make match-watching an experience, several clubs in Mumbai have arranged for big screens and free food and drinks for members and their guests for Saturday's India-Sri Lanka cricket World Cup final.

Friday, April 01, 2011 9:26:27 PM

ICC allows channels to cover final, cracks down on guidelines' breach
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Friday decided to begin legal proceedings against Indian news channels for breaching accreditation guidelines but will allow them to cover Saturday's India-Sri Lanka World Cup final.

Friday, April 01, 2011 9:18:48 PM

India have a good chance of winning World Cup: Madan Lal
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Madan Lal, a member of the 1983 World Cup winning team, feels India have a good chance of winning the final against Sri Lanka in Mumbai Saturday and advises the team not to take any pressure.

Friday, April 01, 2011 8:55:31 PM

Cars for every Indian player if team wins the World Cup (Diary)
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) All the members of the Indian cricket team are set to win a brand new car if they can end their 28-year-old wait for the World Cup by beating Sri Lanka in Saturday's final at the Wankhede.

Friday, April 01, 2011 8:49:36 PM

'All the best' for Team India from Meira Kumar
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday wished Team India 'all the best' for the cricket World Cup final against Sri Lanka to be played in Mumbai Saturday.

Friday, April 01, 2011 8:39:34 PM

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