Confident India set sights on U-19 WC final – Times of India

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ESPNcricinfo.com Confident India set sights on U-19 WC finalTimes of IndiaTOWNSVILLE (AUSTRALIA): Their confidence at an all time high after the narrow win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the quarterfinals, India would look to carry on the good show against New Zealand in the semifinals of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World […]

"Carrie’s War" author Nina Bawden dies aged 87

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LONDON (Reuters) – British author Nina Bawden, who wrote novels for adults and children and was shortlisted for the coveted Booker Prize in 1987 for “Circles of Deceit”, died on Wednesday. She was 87. Her agent said she passed away at her home in north London surrounded by family, and […]

Merkel tops Forbes list of powerful women; Clinton No. 2

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Forbes magazine ranked German Chancellor Angela Merkel the most powerful woman in the world for the second year in a row in the annual list dominated by politicians, businesswomen and media figures. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton placed second, followed by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, […]

Watching cricket, tennis-style – ESPNcricinfo.com

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ESPNcricinfo.comWatching cricket, tennis-styleESPNcricinfo.comTwo matches on at the same time: India-Papua New Guinea and West Indies-Zimbabwe, on adjacent grounds. Imagine two circles drawn next to each other with a ten-metre gap between the closest p…