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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Manou to replace injured Paine for India ODI series

Graham Manou will replace injured wicketkeeper Tim Paine for Australia’s One-day series in India, Cricket Australia said on Thursday.  Paine fractured the ring finger of his right hand during Wednesday’s second ODI against India in Nagpur. Manou, who acted as ... Read More »

India to retain same squad in next two ODIs

The Cricket Board on Wednesday announced that the same Indian squad will be retained for the next two ODIs of the seven-match series against Australia. National selection panel chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth announced here after India’s 99-run victory in the second ... Read More »

40 deemed varsities don’t meet norms

The reason why HRD ministry and even the otherwise forthcoming minister Kapil Sibal do not want to talk about the report on deemed universities by its own review committee is because the panel has said that over 40 universities, most ... Read More »

Michael Jackson earned $90 million after death

Late pop legend Michael Jackson has earned $90 million since his death. The singer, who died June 25, came third in’s annual top earning dead celebrities list with a huge financial haul, said a report. Jackson earned enormous sum ... Read More »

Big B in fresh trouble over Barabanki land

The Daulatpur ghost has returned to haunt Amitabh Bachchan. The superstar finds himself in a spot after one Avanendra Singh, son of Daulatpur woman gram pradhan Rajkumari Singh, got her mother to move an application in Mohammadpur Khala police station ... Read More »

CBSE makes it tough to fail in Classes IX & X

Students in a CBSE school can forget about failing in classes IX or X. Besides altering several evaluation methods, the CBSE board will now allow students who do not clear classes IX and X three more attempts to make the ... Read More »

Marginal hike in petrol, diesel prices

Petrol will be costlier by seven paise per litre and diesel by four paise as the oil ministry has raised dealer margins on these motor fuels. The new rates came into effect from midnight Monday, Federation of All India Petroleum ... Read More »

Russia, India, China trilateral meet starts in Bangalore

The ninth trilateral meeting between Russia, India and China (RIC) begins here Tuesday to explore business opportunities in key sectors, including infrastructure and energy. Bangalore, is holding such a major international meeting 23 years after it played host to the ... Read More »

IT Jobs: iGate to hire 300 by December

Nasdaq listed Software company iGate will hire 300 people by December as the company sees rebound in contract and demand picking up gradually by that time. “We will hire 200 people for our software services and 100 for BPO by ... Read More »