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Boat with 200 asylum seekers capsizes off Australia


June 21st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 21 (IANS) A boat carrying around 200 asylum seekers capsized Thursday in Indonesian waters off Australia's Christmas Island, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said.The boat capsized about ... Read more...

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Indian taxi drivers scared to drive in Australia


June 19th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 19 (IANS) Indian-origin taxi drivers in Melbourne, whose vehicles were attacked by a gang wielding baseball bats, say they are so scared they don't want to drive at ... Read more...

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Tight British visas driving Indian students to Australia


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 22 (IANS) In a classic reversal of a situation a few years ago, Australian universities now stand to benefit from the recent tightening of student visa ... Read more...

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Indian students once again head for Australia


May 9th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 9 (IANS) Indian students are once again heading to Australia, along with a rise in international students, with the perceived threat of physical violence having receded to a ... Read more...

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Indian family of four found dead in Australia


May 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 1 (IANS) A young Indian family, including two children aged five and three, was found dead Tuesday in their home in this Australian city.The bodies of accountant Nilesh ... Read more...

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Afghan jailed for raping two women in Australia


April 14th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 14 (IANS) An Afghan asylum seeker in Australia, who said he did not understand the concept of consensual sex, has been jailed for nine years for brutally ... Read more...

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Hamilton bags pole in Australia


March 17th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 17 (IANS) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position in the eventful qualifying session of the season opening Australian Grand Prix here Saturday. Nico Hulkenberg of Sahara Force India ... Read more...

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Sachin’s 100 international hundreds


March 16th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the list of 100 international centuries hit by Sachin Tendulkar. Tendulkar has 51 Test centuries.List of Test centuries: 1.119n.o. vs.England, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, Aug 14, 1990 2.148n.o. vs. ... Read more...

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Storms cause havoc in Australia


November 10th, 2011 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 10 (IANS) A series of wild storms that swept across Australia's Victoria state have damaged many homes, brought down trees and caused flash flooding.The State Emergency Service (SES) ... Read more...

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Committed to eradicate match-fixing: Cricket Australia


November 2nd, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 2 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland says administrators need to step up their effort to make cricket corruption free in the wake of the conviction ... Read more...

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Indian students continue to shun Australia


October 27th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 27 (IANS) Even while the number of international students coming to Australia continues to fall, Malaysia has replaced India as the second largest source of students in the ... Read more...

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Lee happy that Twenty20 is taken seriously in Australia


August 4th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 4 (IANS) Speedster Brett Lee is happy that Australian players and cricket fans are taking the Twenty20 format seriously.Australia have come a long way since playing their first ... Read more...

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Rise in Indian students opting for Australia


July 5th, 2011 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 5 (IANS) After two years of tumbling fortunes, the tide seems to be turning in favour of Australian universities, as more and more Indian students are opting to ... Read more...

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Clarke vows not to repeat ‘mistakes’ when India tours Australia


June 11th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 11 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has vowed not to repeat the mistakes committed during the controversial 2008 Sydney test against India when the World Champions tour ... Read more...

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Universities reel as Indian students ditch Australia


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) Australian universities and vocational training providers are in serious worry mode. More dismal international student enrolment figures are coming out, with the number of Indians in ... Read more...

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‘Slut walk’ protests begin in Australia


May 28th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 28 (IANS) Thousands of women dressed in fishnet stockings and stiletto heels took part in the "SlutWalk" movement in Brisbane and Melbourne Saturday protesting the culture to ... Read more...

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UAE seeks to strengthen ties with Australia


May 6th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 5 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates is keen on developing its bilateral relations with Australia, UAE State Minister Reem Ibrahim Al Hashimi here said.Al Hashimi is heading the ... Read more...

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Russell Brand, Katy Perry plan ’second honeymoon’ in Australia


March 9th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 9 (ANI): Russell Brand and Katy Perry have apparently planned a romantic reunion in Australia next month as a solution to their conflicting schedules.The comedian is said to have ... Read more...

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Dr Haneef’s lawyer Rod Hodgson receives justice award in Australia


February 18th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 18 (ANI): The lawyer who led Indian doctor Dr Mohamed Haneef's compensation claim has been recognised for his efforts in the successful campaign.Rod Hodgson, who leads the Queensland practice ... Read more...

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Cyclone hits northern Australia


February 16th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 16 (IANS) A tropical cyclone Wednesday hit Australia's northern city of Darwin, prompting authorities to issue evacuation notices and close the airport, a media report said.People have been told to ... Read more...

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Man survives shark attack in Australia


February 13th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 13 (IANS) A 59-year-old man was attacked by a shark in western Australia's Exmouth town, but lived to tell the tale. After Saturday's attack, the man received at ... Read more...

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10 yr-olds seek rehab for alcohol addiction in Australia


February 12th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 12 (ANI): Children as young as 10 are seeking treatment for alcohol addiction in Australia, it has emerged.Five Oz teens and youths die a week in incidents tied to binge ... Read more...

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Demand to clear dues of Indian students in Australia


January 27th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) Thousands of Indians are still waiting for a refund of their tuition fees following the closure of several colleges in Australia, said an official of an Indian ... Read more...

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Is Elizabeth Hurley falling for Australia?


January 25th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 25 (ANI): It looks like Elizabeth Hurley has fallen for Australia, as well as the country's most famous spin bowler.Hurley, who was recently snapped kissing cricket legend Shane Warne, has ... Read more...

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G-20 had a vital role to play in India, Australia


January 20th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20 (ANI): Noting that India and Australia have resilient and strongly performing economies, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and his Australian counterpart Kevin Rudd on Thursday stressed that the ... Read more...

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Arthur firming up as favourite to coach Australia


January 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20 (ANI): Mickey Arthur's probability as the Australian coach-in-waiting has increased with Cricket Australia wanting the South African to join its elite coaching set-up.CA backed Arthur in landing the head ... Read more...

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Entry requirements changed for students wanting to study in Australia


December 20th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 20 (ANI): Australian universities have welcomed the federal government's decision to lower entry requirements for overseas students applying to take courses in Australia.The decision is in response to collapsing ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man jailed over sex with 14-year-old girl in Australia


December 17th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 17 (ANI): An Indian-origin man living in Australia has been jailed after he had sex with a 14-year-old girl during an afternoon of drinking.A man named Steven Handros, 19, had ... Read more...

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Global financial crisis sees divorce rate going up in Australia


December 4th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 4 (ANI): The global financial crisis is affecting people's lives at a big scale in Australia, with the national divorce rate spiking 5 percent during the crash.Australian Bureau of Statistics ... Read more...

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Kangaroo meat to help fight obesity epidemic in Australia


November 29th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 29 (ANI): An industry leader in Australia has said that kangaroo meat can help in fighting the obesity epidemic and that more homes should have it on their dinner table.Sharyn ... Read more...

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Indian student recalls stabbing horror in Australia


November 29th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 29 (IANS) An Indian student in this Australian city shuddered as he recalled the November night he was viciously stabbed in the stomach, with 26 stitches needed to sew up ... Read more...

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Beckham confirmed for Jets match in Australia


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.22 (ANI): Former England football star David Beckham has been named in the LA Galaxy squad to play A-League side Newcastle Jets on November 27.According to Fox Sports, Beckham ... Read more...

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Indian-origin doctor jailed for rape in Australia


November 17th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 17 (IANS) An Indian-origin doctor has been jailed for six years in Australia for raping a woman seven times in one night and taking photographs, a media report said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Illegal brothels sprouting across Australia


November 15th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 15 (ANI): Illegal brothels are flourishing across NSW with at least 500 undercover sex shops in the state, outstripping legal brothels by at least two to one, according to experts.But ... Read more...

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It’s official! Sydney is the sex capital of Australia


November 12th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 12 (ANI): Sydney has more than double the number of legal brothels than in the whole of Victoria and Queensland combined.A confidential NSW Government document revealed that in Sydney there ... Read more...

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