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Seven Seas Strikers crush Ibsons

Deadly opening spells by Shafaqat Ali, Salman Khan and Naveed Haider of Seven Seas Strikers stunned recent Al Aqili Cup runners-up Ibsons Cricket Club, bowling them out for a meagre total of 69 runs in 16 overs which Seven Seas Strikers easily rattled off in 16 overs in the 2nd Interface Ramadan Cup 2012 tournament conducted by Dubai Cricket Council at the ICC Global Cricket academy.

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BJP bows to Modi; Joshi quits party

NEW DELHI — Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi, a bitter foe of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, resigned from the party on Friday, exposing simmering divisions within its ranks.

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Mamata bent on dumping Trivedi over rail budget

NEW DELHI — The row over rail fare hikes and speculation about Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi’s resignation on Thursday rocked both house of parliament, with the government deferring the resolution of the crisis till after Friday’s budget and attributing it to the pulls of coalition politics.

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Indian state in great laptop giveaway

CHENNAI, India — The southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Thursday began a $2 billion giveaway of free laptops to every student in state-run schools and colleges over the next five years.

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