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Wednesday, February 12, 2003
Shane Warne fails dope test, out of World Cup
JOHANNESBURG, FEB. 11. Defending champion Australia's World Cup preparation received a setback on Monday night, before its crucial Cup opener against Pakistan, when legspinner, Shane Warne, "stepped down" from the 15-member squad, leaving skipper ...
Australia beats Pak.
JOHANNESBURG, FEB. 11.The Aussies made a remarkable recovery from 52 for 3 to smash their way to an imposing 310 for eight, largely due to an unbeaten 143 in 125 balls by Symonds. They then bundled out Pakistan for 228 in 44.3 overs. ...
`Chicago' tops nominations
BEVERLY HILLS, FEB. 11.``Chicago,'' the musical adapted from the stage-hit about two murderous women competing for tabloid celebrity, led Academy Award contenders on Tuesday with 13 nominations, including best picture. Other best picture ...
NATO fails to agree on Iraq
BRUSSELS, FEB. 11.The NATO ambassadors today failed to resolve a damaging crisis over Iraq and would reconvene tomorrow, the alliance spokesman, Yves Brodeur, said.
3 Indians among 14 killed in Haj stampede
MANAMA (BAHRAIN), FEB. 11.Three Indians were among 14 pilgrims killed during a stampede near Mecca, nearly two kilometres away from the site where the "Stoning of Satan" ritual is performed. ``Fourteen pilgrims died and others were slightly ...
AI, IA plan to evacuate Indians
NEW DELHI, FEB. 11. The Ministry of Civil Aviation has asked Air India and Indian Airlines to prepare a contingency plan for airlifting Indian workers from the Middle East in the event of war in the region. Although there has been no "abnormal" ...
Five-year jail for accused in Kanishka bombing case
VANCOUVER, FEB. 11.A Sikh activist, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 1985 bombing of an Air India flight, Kanishka, was sentenced to five years in prison in a plea agreement between the Crown and defence lawyers. Until the September ...
Two killed in police firing
VADODARA, FEB. 11.Two persons were killed and seven injured in police firing after a group of tribals attacked a police station at Kawant village in Vadodara district late last night, police said here today. The tribals attacked the station ...
AHMEDABAD, FEB.11.Moulana Hussain Umaraji, moulvi of the local mosque in Godhra and accused of plotting the Sabarmati Express train carnage in which 58 "Ram sevaks'' were burnt alive on February 27 last year, was today remanded to police custody ...
JAMMU, FEB. 11. Altaf Hussain, one of the suspects in the Rajiv Nagar carnage in which 29 persons were killed by two terrorists on July 13 last year, today gave the slip to the police in Surankote tehsil of Poonch district of Jammu region. The ...
Harare match called off
CAPE TOWN, FEB. 11. The World Cup match between Zimbabwe and England scheduled for Thursday in Harare was called off today when organisers were told that the English players refused to play there. The International Cricket Council announced ...
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