The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Pakistan shines, too, only five less
Last evening, shadow-batting in his Sheraton room, Sourav Ganguly hoped that Team India would begin the competitive part of this tour with a “bang”. ...  | Read.. 
TV scores at party office, plaza
As Team India pulled the chain on the Rawalpindi Express in Karachi’s National Stadium, life slowed down on the streets of Calcutta. ...  | Read.. 
Chain pulled in Karachi, city stops
The wildly fluctuating fortunes in the India-Pakistan cliffhanger in Karachi kept the bookies busy in and around the city through the day. ...  | Read.. 
Boys in blue strike stars and pinstripes
If the India-Pakistan match stopped a few hearts, the sensitive index of the entertainment and corporate worlds also saw a significant drop in activities. ...  | Read.. 
Blow after blow, the first & fast fifteen
Shoaib Akhtar — who told Ian Chappell before the match “I feel like a superman” against India, or some such thing — reaches 90-plus mph with the third ball of his first over. ...  | Read.. 
Power takes slice of victory
The 11 were playing out of their skins, the thousands were screaming their lungs out, the millions were glued to their television sets… before erupting in celebrations. Wha ...  | Read.. 
Matched on perfect 10 in last 10 overs
“I heard (Javed) Miandad bit off half his finger nails, but I nearly bit off my entire finger,” exclaimed a top Mumbai-based bookie after the needle finish in Karachi. ...  | Read.. 
Cricket connects, with thrills & spills
Hearts skipped beats as India clinched a cliffhanger. But in the end, cricket — the great connector — was the clear winner. ...  | Read.. 
Indians can ‘roam’ in Pakistan
The Centre will allow Indian mobile phone users roaming facility in Pakistan — for a four-month period initially — to continue the thaw in bilateral relations. ...  | Read.. 
Pakistani youths cheer their team at Karachi’s National Stadium on Saturday. (AFP)
It did become very close for comfort

One Rahul roots for another
For a while this morning, the Rahul Dravids were upstaged by siblings Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka. Th ...  | Read..
Cheers for cricket, eye on polls
When the target is “young India”, cricket has to be the link. ...  | Read..
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Mayavati deals alliance blow to Cong
Mayavati today dealt Sonia Gandhi the sledgehammer blow she had been d ...   | Read.. 
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‘Mix-up’ hits board exams
Faulty stapling caused a mix-up of the Bengali and English versions of ...   | Read.. 
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Two Indians held for blasts
Three Moroccans and two Indians were arrested in Madrid as part of the inv ...   | Read.. 
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Bridge too far across line of control
When did one last see the Indian and Pakistani flags flutter together' ...   | Read.. 
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Patient check for hospital health
Eleven deaths in three days, three in the last 24 hours, have prompted the ...   | Read.. 
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Imperial legacies
“The Japanese don’t care to, the Chinese wouldn’t dare to,/ Hindus and Arg ...   | Read.. 
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Most ONGC bids at higher end
The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) public issue, which closed to ...   | Read..