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Australia appoints new sports commission chief


September 12th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 12 (IANS) Australian Sports Minister Kate Lundy Wednesday announced that John Wylie will be the new chair of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Board.Lundy said in a statement ... Read more...

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US, Russia conclude Antarctica inspection


January 31st, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) The US and Russia have concluded a joint inspection of foreign research stations, installations and equipment in Antarctica.The six-day inspection that ended Saturday was conducted as ... Read more...

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Adults ‘not losing any sleep’ over computers


December 13th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) The pervasive belief that computers and mobile phones are eating into our sleep has been challenged by researchers.Nicholas Glozier, associate professor of psychological medicine, University of ... Read more...

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Australian actor Bill Hunter dead


May 22nd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) Australian acting legend Bill Hunter has passed away following cancer, his manager Mark Morrissey said. He was 71.He died Saturday in a Melbourne hospital, where ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus not single anymore?


March 31st, 2011 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Actress-singer Miley Cyrus has hinted that she may have found love again after splitting from ex-boyfriend and actor Liam Hemsworth.The 18-year-old star, who is rumoured ... Read more...

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Liz Hurley tweets ’she’s loving Oz’


February 10th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 10 (ANI): They have been uncharacteristically quiet in the 'Twittersphere' during the past few days, but lovebirds Shane Warne and Elizabeth Hurley are back at it.A day after she ... Read more...

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Miranda Kerr gives birth to baby boy


January 8th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 08 (ANI): Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom have reportedly welcomed a baby boy in the US.A family member has confirmed that Kerr gave birth to a boy in Los Angeles ... Read more...

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England calls in ‘yip doctor’ to prevent 2006-style Ashes meltdown


November 10th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.10 (ANI): The England cricket team has a secret Ashes weapon - a self-styled "Yip Doctor" who can help stop the tourists from choking in their biggest moments in the forthcoming ... Read more...

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Andre’s chest infection delays album release


September 4th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Peter Andre's chest infection has caused worry for his management as the singer is unable to record for his new album which is scheduled to release in October. Peter, ... Read more...

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One third of Kiwi kids have seen violent, nude images online


June 16th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 16 (ANI): A survey has found that almost a third of kids in New Zealand have viewed violent or nude images online, despite their parents being the most alert where ... Read more...

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Scantily clad single mums call for help in Melbourne


May 6th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 6 (ANI): Single mothers have taken to Melbourne's Central Business District clad in negligees, pyjamas and dressing gowns to draw attention to their plight in the midst of "mothers' day ... Read more...

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Aussies worry most about weight when it comes to bedroom performance


January 11th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 11 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that Aussies are under constant pressure to stay thin, as they believe excess weight seriously impacts their sex lives.The research has shown that ... Read more...

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Kidman became ‘miraculously’ pregnant after bathing in a waterfall


September 25th, 2008 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman has attributed her "miracle pregnancy" to a dip in a waterfall in Australia's famous remote location Outback. Kidman believes a plunge into the ... Read more...

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Matthew McConaughey wants to plant his son’s placenta


August 9th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey plans to plant the placenta of his month-old son Levi in an orchard. The "Sahara" star's fiancee Camila Alves gave birth to their child ... Read more...

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Ex-Guantanamo imate describes Osama bin Laden as a ‘lovely brother’


December 20th, 2007 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Dec.20 (ANI): Former Guantanamo Bay inmate and supporter of terrorist activities, David Hicks, has described Osama bin Laden as "lovely", and acknowledged that he trained with al-Qaeda a month before the ... Read more...

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Cruise no match for Shah Rukh Khan and Bhansali at Indian Box Office


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
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