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The African Union

The African Union is an international organization consisting of 53 African States. The only African state not in the AU is Morocco. The AU was formed as a successor to the Organization of African Union (OAU).  The goal of the ... Read More »

World Fever – FIFA

It is indeed the 8th wonder of the world, that an entire nation can be gripped by a fever so severe and so furious – that the people afflicted with it become totally oblivious to the existence of routine, mundane ... Read More »

Football World Cup And Hindi Cinema

As the curtain on the Football World Cup has been raised, and there would be frenzy in all forms of media to cover it, the occasion provides an opportunity to interpret it in a different manner. The different manner could ... Read More »

India drop to third place in ICC ODI rankings

Having begun the series with a genuine chance of becoming the top ODI team in the world, India slipped back to third position after going down 2-4 to world champion Australia in the seven-match home series that concluded on Wednesday. ... Read More »

MTN, Bharti Airtel likely to re-start talks

MTN and Bharti Airtel may seek to resolve regulatory hurdles and restart talks after scrapping a proposed $23 billion merger on Wednesday. Bharti and MTN, which abandoned negotiations for the second time in two years, left the door open for ... Read More »

Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupathi injury hurts India

India’s fate in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against South Africa is still hanging in balance as the visitors conceded the doubles rubber owing to Mahesh Bhupathi’s injury here on Saturday. India were trailing 3-6, 6-3, 0-4 when ... Read More »

As border issue hots up, India looks up to China in WTO

Notwithstanding reports of tension along the Indo-China border, the two neighbouring countries need to move hand-in-hand at WTO to protect interest of over 100 developing nations in the Doha trade negotiations, sources said. “China is a critical player and will ... Read More »

Champions Trophy 2009: Team India bank on consistency

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s India will be keen to maintain their consistency to fulfill their fans’ expectations at the Champions Trophy starting in South Africa next week. India disappointed in the tournament’s last edition at home in 2006 when they failed ... Read More »

Oz cricket columnist says Koertzen must retire now

Melbourne, July 20 (ANI): Australia’s premier cricket writer Robert Craddock has said that South African and ICC elite umpire Rudi Koertzen should be asked to retire immediately following several questionable decisions that he took in the ongoing second Ashes Test ... Read More »