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Abolition of child marriage will take another 50 years: UNICEF

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India has witnessed a decline in child marriage in the last two decades, but going by the slow pace it will require another 50 years to abolish the practice from the country, according to UNICEF.

Australia set sights on number one ranking

Mumbai: After receiving a 4-0 drubbing in the Test series earlier this year, Australia are back in India for the one-off Twenty20 and seven match ODI series with a lot at stake. Plenty has happened o

Google launches Street View for over 100 Indian monuments

Washington: Google is all set to roll out Street View in India.
Google has partnered with the Indian Ministry of Culture and the Archeological Survey of India to bring Street View to over 100 monumen

India rides Faiaz's goal to victory

Doha: India rode on a late strike from substitute SK Faiaz to script a well-deserved victory against Nepal in their second Group A match of the AFC U-19 Championship (Qualifiers) here at the Al Arabi

Army officers of India, Pak to discuss terrorism: Khurshid

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Farukhabad,UP: Stating that war was not a solution to any problem, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said Army officers of both India and Pakistan will meet to discuss the issue of terror

Tendulkar reaches 50,000-run landmark across all formats

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New Delhi: Senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar today reached another coveted landmark by completing an astounding 50,000 runs in competitive cricket across all formats.Needing 26 runs on the day to reach

Rahul, Sachin to lock horns one final time

Cricket will be on the poorer side as the two legends of the game will be seen playing against each other one final time in Delhi. Rahul Dravid have bailed India out of trouble many a times and Sachi

Australian cricket team practices at CCI

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Mumbai: The Australian cricket team today sweated it out at the Cricket Club of India in their first training session ahead of the seven-match ODI series against India that will be preceded by the lo

I have been inspired by Tendulkar's exploits: Dravid

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New Delhi: Playing for one last time together in a cricket match, albeit for different teams in the Champions League Twenty20 summit clash here, Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid today heaped encomiu

India ends World Archery Championships without any medal

New Delhi: The Indian archery team ended their campaign in the World Championships empty-handed without any medal after the compound mixed team lost to United States in the bronze medal play-off at B

India’s retail sector is a potpourri of formats.

There was a news report not so long ago that ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics), an international organisation and part of the CGIAR (Consultative Group on Inte