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Retiring Jayawardene puts Sri Lanka on top in Test

COLOMBO - Mahela Jayawardene scored an unbeaten 49 in his last Test innings as Sri Lanka took charge of the second and final match against Pakistan in Colombo on Saturday. The hosts, who trailed by 12 runs on the first innings, put on a strong batting performance to move to 177-2 in their second ...

father smashes baby girl death
August 06, 2014

Father smashes baby girl to death

ISLAMABAD - A 5-month-old girl was allegedly smashed to death by her father in the middle of heated parental quarrel here, reported a private TV channel on Tuesday.“On the face of it the infant succumbed to a seething tiff between two spouses,” sources told media. The tragic news left ...

yusuf smashes fastest power kkr
May 25, 2014

Yusuf smashes fastest fifty to power KKR to second

KOLKATA - Yusuf Pathan smashed the fastest IPL fifty - off 15 balls - as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by fours wickets to register their ninth win and seal the second spot behind Kings XI Punjab on Saturday night. KKR needed to chase SRH's 160 in 15.2 overs and they did it with ...

djokovic williams smashes record
January 18, 2014

Djokovic through as Williams smashes record

MELBOURNE - Defending champion Novak Djokovic charged into the Australian Open fourth round Friday and Serena Williams smashed the 39-year-old record for wins at the tournament as a sweltering heatwave finally eased. Djokovic, gunning for a fourth straight victory at the season's first Grand Slam, ...

mandela movie smashes africa
December 04, 2013

Mandela movie smashes S Africa box office record

OHANNESBURG (AFP): A film based on the life of Nelson Mandela, “Long Walk to Freedom”, has became South Africa’s all-time highest grossing picture after its opening last week, production company Videovision Entertainment said Tuesday. The British-South African co-production, ...

Pakistan cueists stay unbeaten

KARACHI - Defending Champion M Asif conjured up his third victory in the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF) World Snooker Championship in Daugavpils (Latvia) with 4-1 hammering of German cueist Lukas Kleckers with a spectacular break of 127 on Saturday night.Like Asif, his ...

record lap island phillip smashes lorenzo
October 20, 2013

Lorenzo smashes Phillip Island lap record

PHILLIP ISLAND - Defending world champion Jorge Lorenzo shattered the Phillip Island lap record in claiming pole position ahead of championship leader Mark Marquez Saturday for the Australian MotoGP.The Spanish Yamaha racer clocked a best lap of one minute 27.899 seconds, 0.221sec ahead of fellow ...

semi shanghai nadal smashes potro del
October 13, 2013

Del Potro smashes Nadal in Shanghai semi

SHANGHAI - World number one Rafael Nadal was dumped out of the Shanghai Masters on Saturday by inspired Argentine Juan Martin del Potro, who blew the Spaniard away with a relentless display of brutal hitting to set up a final against Novak Djokovic.The giant Del Potro, fresh from winning the ...

cia smashes extortion racket lahore
August 29, 2013

CIA smashes extortion racket in Lahore

LAHORE - The Crimes Investigation Agency (CIA) on Wednesday smashed a racket of extortionists by arresting its three key members during a successful operation, police sources said. The CIA police (city division) have smashed an extortion racket by arresting the ringleader of the gang and his two ...

Psy’s ‘Gentleman’ video smashes YouTube records

SEOUL  - “Gangnam Style” star Psy’s new music video had received more than 50 million views on YouTube by Monday, re-writing the video-sharing site’s records for single-day hits.The dance video to “Gentleman”, the South Korean singer’s long-awaited ...

smashes car showroom
April 13, 2012

Man smashes up car showroom

A Russian doctor lost his temper and destroyed a car showroom in Moscow after being kept waiting to collect his car. The father-of-two, 40, a regular customer, arrived to pick up his newly repaired car in a four-wheel Suzuki Grand Vitara. Car dealer Pelican Cars said the man had a scheduled ...

bruce springsteen smashes 1
March 13, 2012

Bruce Springsteen smashes way to UK No 1

LONDON (Reuters) Bruce Springsteen secured his ninth UK No 1 album on Sunday with “Wrecking Ball,” an often angry look at economic hardship, inequality and the fallout from the financial crisis. The 62-year-old, nicknamed “The Boss,” first topped the UK album charts more ...

cargo ship smashes kentucky bridge
January 31, 2012

Cargo ship smashes through Kentucky bridge

A cargo ship carrying rocket parts ploughed through a bridge in Kentucky, US, leaving a 300-foot gap in the middle of the structure.  The 312-foot-long Delta Mariner struck the Eggner Ferry Bridge in Benton, Kentucky. The ship was too tall to pass under the structure, and destroyed two ...

Typhoon smashes storm-weary Philippines

MANILA (AFP) - Typhoon Mirinae smashed through the Philippines overnight, killing eleven people and worsening floods in areas that were struggling to recover from recent deadly storms, officials said Saturday. The typhoon, packing winds of up to 185 kilometres (115 miles) an hour, was the third ...

Chinese Smashes Ships Sonar
June 14, 2009

Chinese sub smashes US ship's sonar

WASHINGTON (AFP) - A Chinese submarine collided with an underwater sonar array towed by the destroyer USS John S. McCain off the coast of the Philippines, CNN television said, quoting a US official who said it was an inadvertent encounter. The array, used to locate underwater sounds, was damaged in ...

G20 Summit London April British
November 26, 2008, 3:32 pm

Next G20 summit in London on April 2: British PM

The next summit of the Group of 20 countries on the global economic crisis will be held in London on April 2 next year, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Wednesday. "It will deal with the major questions of economic action that are necessary and I've talked to the incoming US administration ...

'Pather Group' smashes heads of two persons

LAHORE - A gang of alleged Pather Group has smashed heads of another two innocent people and killed them at the spot in Gulberg area leaving a big question mark on the identity of the said 'mysterious gang' operating in the provincial capital after many other such serial killing gangs had killed ...

Walle Smashes Competition
July 01, 2008

WALL-E smashes competition in US

ANIMATED movie WALL-E, about a loveable trash compacting robot with a heart of gold, has gone straight to number one in the North American box office chart. The Pixar film, by Finding Nemo writer Andrew Stanton, took $62.5m (31.3m) in its opening weekend. Wanted, starring Angelina Jolie and ...

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