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    Pick Your all-time World XI !!!!!

    As some of you might now, Cricinfo is picking an All Time World XI test team. The nominees are chosen from the All Time XI for each test playing nation. Here are the All-Time XI for each nation: All-time XI | Cricinfo Magazine | Cricinfo.com - Australia All-time XI | Cricinfo Magazine |...
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    Please donate generously for Leh floods

    Much of the news these days have covered the massive humanitarian crisis in Pakistan, and rightly so. However a much smaller tragedy has been almost completely overlooked my the world: the floods in Leh They have claimed more than 150 lives and several hundred are injured. Thousands have lost...
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    Indian aid to Palestine

    Earlier I saw a thread on Israeli occupation of Palestine. I have neither the knowledge nor the inlination to comment on that thread. But while that thread was about cruelty and violence, I thought I would open a thread about humanity and helping others. This is not a thread for flaming. I am...
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    Viv Richards offers batting consultant role for India

    After India's early exit from the ICC World Twenty20, the former West Indies legend Vivian Richards has offered his services as a batting consultant to help the the team deal with their weakness against the short ball. Richards, one of the most destructive hitters in the game, said he would like...
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    China earthquake kills hundreds in Qinghai

    BBC News - China earthquake kills hundreds in Qinghai Some 400 people have died and thousands are feared injured after a magnitude-6.9 quake hit western China's Qinghai province, officials say. The powerful tremor struck remote Yushu county, 800km (500 miles) south-west of the provincial...
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    If cricketers were politicians

    Interesting article i saw The Index: Cricketers as politicians | Page 2 | Cricinfo.com The year is 2035. Over the last 25 years several international cricketers have shaped the world by taking up affairs of government. Starting with Sanath Jayasuriya's political debut in 2010, these are their...
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    Exclusive: When Sachin played for Pakistan

    The blue part is the authors view on India-Pak cricket and Green part is recounting the personal experience of watching Sachin play for Pakistan. Exclusive: When Sachin played for Pakistan February 28, 2003 India is playing Pakistan once again and I'm licking my chops. My cool blue...
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    Pakistan day parade cancelled (2010)

    I think it might have been cancelled due to threat of terrorist attack. A bomb going off during such an event will not only cause a large number of civillian casualities, but would severely dent the morale of the armed forces, and affect the pride of the nation. usually, only the worst kind of...
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    Ligers

    I just watched a program on national geographic about big cats, and towards the end they showed the ultimate big cat, a liger. This was the frst time i ever heard of them, so i decided to check it up. its prettyu fascinating and i thought i'd share it with everyone here: Ligers are the...
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    S Asia in climate change 'crisis'

    A Greenpeace report on climate change says that if greenhouse gas emissions grow at their present rate, South Asia could face a major human crisis. "More than 120 million people from India and Bangladesh alone will become homeless by the end of this century," the report says. It...
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    Indian Navy Faces Fighter Aircraft Numbers Shortage

    The Indian Navy is facing shortage of Sea Harrier aircraft. The ongoing upgrade of Sea Harrier programme has also temporarily affected the availability of the aircraft. Contract for the limited upgrade of Sea Harrier aircraft was concluded with M/s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited in March 2005...
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    IPL - what are your views?

    Everything you wanted to know about the Indian Premier League Cricinfo Staff What is the Indian Premier League? The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a franchise-based Twenty20 competition organised by the BCCI, and it has official sanction since it has the backing of the ICC. It features the...
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    Pakistan nuclear staff go missing!

    Two employees of Pakistan's atomic energy agency have been abducted in the country's restive north-western region abutting the Afghan border, police say. The technicians went missing on the same day as Pakistan's ambassador to Afghanistan, Tariq Azizuddin, was reportedly abducted in the same...
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    India tiger population declines

    India's tiger population has fallen drastically during the past five years, according to a new government census. The increasingly endangered animals' numbers have fallen to 1,411, down from 3,642 in the last major survey in 2002. Wildlife activists blame poaching and urbanisation for the...
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    Is the right equipment being bought?

    Now we have all seen how india and pakistan are acquiring new fighters, submarines, frigates, tanks and other defence equipment. Whenever i see news or proposal of some new acquisition by either country, i always wonder, "Why are they buying all this when their soldiers are fighting terrorists...
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    MiG SKAT UCAV - awesome war machine

    First Look At MiG Skat UCAV Alexey Komarov and Douglas Barrie/Moscow MiG today revealed a full-scale engineering mock-up of its unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) design, nicknamed Skat (Skate). Work on the low-observable design began over two years ago, and MiG will produce a flight...
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    Which faction of the armed forces would you join?

    If you were to join the armed forces of your country, which faction would you choose? and what exactly would you want to be in that faction? State your country, the faction you want to join, the field in which you want to work in in that faction, and the reason you want to join that...

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