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Jharkhand police seek custody of man caught in Orissa for threatening Dhoni
Ranchi, March 6 (IANS) A team of policemen left here for Bhubaneswar Friday to take into custody Mohammad Taslim, who was arrested in the Orissa capital for having allegedly sent an extortion letter to Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's family in December last year, police said.

Friday, March 06, 2009 12:02:22 PM

Sehwag and Tendulkar give India rollicking start
Wellington, March 6 (IANS) India got off to a flier after winning the toss in the second One-Day International against New Zealand, racing to 130 one in 19 overs before rain stopped play here at the Westpac Stadium Friday.

Friday, March 06, 2009 8:41:41 AM

Man detained for trying to extort from Dhoni's family
Bhubaneswar, March 5 (IANS) A man was detained here Thursday on suspicion of sending threatening letters to the family of the Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and demanding an extortion of Rs.5 million from them last year.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 9:25:44 PM

Government awaits response of states before deciding IPL dates
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The government is waiting for the response of states hosting the games of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as well as the Election Commission after which it will decide whether the popular cricket matches can go ahead at about the same time as the coming general elections this April and May.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 5:51:06 PM

Security personnel injured in attack on Congress office dies
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) A special police officer (SPO), who was injured when protesters tried to set afire the Congress party office here last week, succumbed to burns Wednesday, police said.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 8:25:46 PM

Cannot provide security to IPL during polls: Kolkata police chief
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) Kolkata Police Commissioner Gautam Mohan Chakraborty Wednesday said it would not be possible to provide adequate security for the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches during the Lok Sabha polls.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 7:34:17 PM

Pakistan has become 'Talibanised': BJP
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The terrorist attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore proves that Pakistan has become 'Talibanised' and a failed state, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 4:16:06 PM

Dalmiya condemns attack on Sri Lankan cricketers
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Jagmohan Dalmiya Tuesday night condemned the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan players in Pakistan and hoped the authorities in the sub-continent would take measures so that the sport was not affected.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 11:53:15 PM

Separate politics from sports: Omar Abdullah
Jammu, March 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday called for separating sports from politics and asked Pakistan to see reason and 'correct the damage caused to it by the forces it had promoted and protected at one point in time'.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 9:33:48 PM

Full security for IPL, Commonwealth Games: Delhi police chief
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Taking note of terror attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan, Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. Dadwal Tuesday said his force would provide full security to matches of the Indian Premier League and the Commonwealth Games scheduled in the national capital.

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 8:36:13 PM

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