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ICC names cricket legend Tendulkar as ambassador for 2015 WC   Dec 22, 3:34 pm
Dubai, Dec 22 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has named cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar as the ambassador for its pinnacle tournament for the second consecutive time, scheduled to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from 14 February to 29 March.
Saudi Arabia Grand Mufti says nothing wrong with underage marriage  Dec 22, 2:19 pm
Dubai, Dec 22 (ANI): Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti has said that there was nothing wrong with girls below 15 getting married.
Pak TTP chief Mullah Fazlullah reportedly killed in air strike in Afghanistan  Dec 22, 11:28 am
Dubai, Dec 22 (ANI): Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah, the man behind the Peshawar school carnage, has reportedly been killed in an air strike in Afghanistan.
Oz fined for slow over-rate, Ishant found guilty of ICC Code of Conduct breach in Brisbane Test  Dec 22, 11:17 am
Dubai, Dec 22 (ANI): Australia has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during the Brisbane Test, while Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma has been found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the same match, won by the home side by four wickets.
ICC launches fans' chance to select their Greatest World Cup XI squad  Dec 20, 1:14 pm
Dubai, Dec 20 (ANI): With less than two months to go for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which begins on February 14, ICC has launched 'Your Greatest XI', which would allow fans a unique chance to pick their greatest all-time Cricket World Cup XI from the previous 10 editions of the event.
Saudi veil debate intensifies as more scholars voice concern  Dec 19, 6:02 pm
Dubai, Dec 19 (ANI): A debate revolving around a fatwa allowing Muslim women in Saudi Arabia to walk in public without the traditional niqab- a veil to cover the face area- is growing louder with more scholars arguing against it.
Saudi women on mission to persuade authorities to quash driving ban  Dec 18, 3:19 pm
Dubai, Dec 18 (ANI): Women in Saudi Arabia are reportedly resorting to different ways to persuade authorities from lifting a driving ban imposed on them since 1957.
Proven formula proposed for ICC Champions Trophy 2017  Dec 18, 11:44 am
Dubai, Dec.18 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have recommended that the ICC Champions Trophy in 2017 follow the successful formula of the 2013 event with The Oval, Edgbaston and Cardiff being the venues proposed.
Lord's set to stage record fifth ICC Cricket World Cup final  Dec 18, 11:44 am
Dubai, Dec.18 (ANI): The Lord's Cricket Ground in London has been proposed as the venue for the ICC Cricket World Cup final when the tournament is staged in England and Wales in 2019 - and will also host the ICC Women's World Cup final in 2017.
Woods to design new 18-hole championship golf course in Dubai  Dec 16, 5:07 pm
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods would design the new 18-hole championship golf course in Dubai to be built by luxury real estate developers, DAMAC Properties and operated by The Trump Organization.
Eva Longoria says she relates to struggle of Arabs  Dec 15, 4:40 pm
Dubai, Dec 15 (ANI): Eva Longoria has revealed that that she can relate to struggle faced by the Arabs.
Ex Egyptian minister says Muslim Brotherhood 'godfather' of IS, Al Qaeda  Dec 15, 12:58 pm
Dubai, Dec 15 (ANI): A former Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs who served under ousted President Hosni Mubarak has reportedly said that the Muslim Brotherhood is the "godfather" of several Islamist terror groups operating in the Middle East like, Islamic State (IS), Al Nusra and Al Qaeda.
Sangakkara fined for breaching ICC code of conduct  Dec 15, 11:59 am
Colombo/Dubai, Dec.15 (ANI): Prolific Sri Lankana batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent at an Umpire's decision during the sixth One-Day International against England in Pallekele on Saturday.
Kuwait may impose ban on recruitment of Indian domestic helps, labourers   Dec 12, 5:38 pm
Dubai, Dec 12 (ANI): Kuwait is reportedly imposing a ban on the recruitment of Indian domestic helps and private sector workers which would be a setback to Indians going to Gulf for employment.
Pak SC stays Veena Malek's execution in blasphemy case  Dec 11, 3:39 pm
Dubai, Dec 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has stayed the execution of actress Veena Malek, who was convicted along with her husband, TV host Shaista Lodhi and leading media group owner Mir Shakeelur Rehman on charges of blasphemy.
Hawk-eye officials admit error in Massod's dismissal review in second Pak-Kiwi Test   Dec 11, 11:52 am
Karachi, Dec 11 (ANI): Cricket's Hawk-eye officials have reportedly accepted that the judgement of the review system in the dismissal of Pakistan batsman Shan Masood in the second Test against New Zealand in Dubai last month was erroneous.
Newcomer Sohail confident of 'cementing' all-rounder spot in Pak squad   Dec 10, 12:36 pm
Karachi, Dec 10 (ANI): Pakistan newcomer Haris Sohail feels confident that his all-rounder performance would help him cement his place in the squad after he displayed confidence that he could help his team's bowling.
ICC clears Sri Lankan spinner Senanayake to resume bowling  Dec 9, 1:29 pm
Colombo/Dubai, Dec.9 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that, following remedial work and a re-test, the bowling actions of Sri Lanka's Sachithra Senanayake are legal and he can now resume bowling in international cricket.
Newcomer Sohail knocks maiden ODI 50 to steer Pak to three-wicket win over Kiwis  Dec 9, 10:35 am
Karachi, Dec 09 (ANI): Pakistan's newcomer Haris Sohail displayed maturity as he knocked his maiden ODI half-century to steer his side to a three-wicket win over New Zealand in the first day-night international in Dubai on Monday.
Younis Khan says 'is a happy man' post ODI recall against Kiwis  Dec 8, 3:19 pm
Karachi, Dec 08 (ANI): Pakistan veteran batsman Younis Khan expressed his delight after being recalled to the ODI squad, that has raised his hopes of a final campaign in next year's World Cup.
'Web is designed without an attitude of what it should be used for': Tim Berners  Dec 8, 12:58 pm
Dubai, Dec 08 (ANI): The inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners Lee has said, at the first Knowledge Conference on Sunday, that the web is "designed without any attitude of what it should be used for".
Federer says IPTL doesn't sit easy with his 'traditional' views on tennis  Dec 8, 11:25 am
London, Dec 08 (ANI): 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has said that he is unconvinced by the new and innovative International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), admitting that the tournament doesn't sit easily with his traditional views on the sport.
Waqar Younis credits 'Stroke-maker' Sarfraz for Pak's recent stellar run   Dec 6, 12:35 pm
Karachi, December 6 (ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has applauded wicket-keeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmad for coming out of his shell and playing his own game following Pakistan's seven wicket T20 victory against New Zealand in Dubai.
Kiwis win second T20 to level series 1-1 against Pak   Dec 6, 12:04 pm
Johannesburg, Dec 06 (ANI): New Zealand battled hard to win the second Twenty20 international in Dubai by 17 runs against Pakistan to level the two-match series 1-1 on Friday.
Abu Dhabi inaugurates 5th edition of India Fest with Indian art, music display  Dec 5, 2:10 pm
Dubai, Dec 05 (ANI): As Abu Dhabi hosts the fifth edition of India Fest, a vast ground in Al Mina area of the city has transformed itself into a colorful hub of attractive art, music, cuisine and dance of India and other parts of the world at the beginning of a three-day festival.
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