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Fossils of bird-like dinosaurs discovered in Australia


May 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Seven different killer dinosaurs once inhabited what is now southeastern Australia, ranging in size from cat-sized killers to a nine-metre-long T. Rex-like predator. The discovery represents ... Read more...

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Nazi victims’ items to be displayed in Australia


April 14th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 14 (IANS) Over 3,000 personal items - mostly wallets, photos and wristwatches - that were stripped from prisoners on their way to Nazi concentration camps in Germany will ... Read more...

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US marines arrive in Australia


April 4th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 4 (IANS) The first batch of about 200 US marines have arrived in Australia's Darwin city as part of a defence deal, Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith announced ... 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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Indian billionaires jostle for coal in Australia


March 4th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 4 (IANS) Driven by an insatiable demand for energy back home, a number of Indian billionaires are jostling to get their hands on Australian coal mines.G.V.K. Reddy-led and ... Read more...

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Adani’s plan $10-bn coalmine, railroad project in Australia


February 14th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 14 (IANS) India's Adani Group has hit the Australian headlines with their $10-billion mega plan to build Queensland state's largest coalmine, a 500-km railroad, a new township and ... Read more...

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World’s first hybrid shark found in Australia


January 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are anxiously monitoring the first hybrid shark found in the Australian waters. Marine scientists say the animal is a result of inbreeding between the Australian blacktip ... Read more...

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India 72/4 at lunch against Australia


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) India were 72 for four in the first innings at lunch on the first day of the second cricket Test against Australia at the Sydney ... Read more...

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World celebrates arrival of 2012


January 1st, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) People in different parts of the world took to revelry as they celebrated the end of 2011 and ushered in the New Year 2012 at midnight.The ... Read more...

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Indian cricket team arrives in Australia


December 13th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) The Indian cricket team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni arrived here Tuesday for a gruelling tour of Australia that comprises four Tests, a tri-nation ODI ... Read more...

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Apple wins battle to block Samsung tablets in Australia


October 13th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) Apple won a victory Thursday in its global patent battle with rival Samsung when an Australian federal court judge granted a temporary injunction blocking the sale ... Read more...

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India to play extra warm-up game in Australia


October 5th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 5 (IANS) The Indian cricket team will play two warm-up matches ahead of the Test series in Australia.Cricket Australia (CA) and the Board of Control for Cricket in ... Read more...

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Alert train driver saves 300 lives in Australia


August 1st, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) An alert train driver in Australia averted a disaster and saved at least 300 lives when he stopped the train just 20 metres ahead of a ... Read more...

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Dog bites shark in Australia


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One brave dog in Australia swam straight into a school of sharks and bit one of them. The canine’s action scared the sea monsters who fled away ... Read more...

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Wombat fossil unearthed in Australia


July 7th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have unearthed a car-sized wombat in the northern part of Australia. The discovery which was made on Wednesday is the most complex of its kind that ... Read more...

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Coin minted in 1789 auctioned in Australia


July 5th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS/EFE) A coin minted in Spain in 1789 for Britain, and which was in circulation during the first years of the British colony in Australia, has been ... Read more...

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Tourist dies of mosquito-borne virus in Australia


May 26th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 26 (IANS) A 19-year-old Canadian woman has died after contracting a rare and incurable mosquito-borne virus while on holiday in Australia's northern region, officials said.The department of health ... Read more...

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Child porn website mastermind held in Australia


May 21st, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) Australian Police have arrested an alleged mastermind of one of the world's largest child pornography websites, a media report said Saturday.Four children from New South Wales ... Read more...

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Incurable mosquito virus hits Australia


May 18th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) A deadly mosquito-borne virus, that reportedly has no cure and no vaccination, has claimed the lives of two Australian people, officials said.The Murray Valley Encephalitis virus ... Read more...

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Temple attacked in Australia


March 30th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 30 (IANS) One of Australia's oldest Hindu temples located here was attacked by two men in balaclavas who fired eight bullets, a media report said Wednesday.Sydney Morning Herald ... Read more...

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Indian-origin student sexually assaulted, murdered in Australia


March 14th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 14 (IANS) The body of a 24-year-old Indian-origin student, who was murdered after being sexually assaulted, was found stuffed in a suitcase in a park in Sydney, a ... Read more...

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TVs for prisoners in Australia


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 3 (IANS) Authorities in South Australia want to provide 1,500 television sets for prisoners.But the move has evoked sharp criticism, ABC news reported Thursday.Inmates currently must save for ... Read more...

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Racial harassment complaints on the rise in Western Australia


February 17th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 17(ANI): Figures released by Western Australia's Equal Opportunity Commissioner show that racial harassment complaints have increased considerably in the state.According to WA Today, there have been 23 formal complaints so ... Read more...

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Single punch kills man in Australia


February 7th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 7 (IANS) A single punch in the face during a "chance meeting" killed a 48-year-old man in a town in the Lake Macquarie region of Australia's New South Wales state. ... Read more...

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Man takes fire truck for joyride in Australia


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 2 (IANS) A man in Australia allegedly stole a fire truck and took it for a joy ride. Having enjoyed his time driving the truck around for a long time, ... Read more...

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Worker survives five-storey fall in Australia


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) A construction worker at Caringbah in Sydney's south survived a fall off a five-storey building site by stroke of luck. The man was on scaffolding stripping materials from ... Read more...

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Steve Waugh still waiting for call from Cricket Australia


January 16th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 16(ANI): Former Australian captain Steve Waugh has said that he is yet to be approached by Cricket Australia (CA) over his offer to accept the role of mentor to the ... Read more...

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Megan Gayle to host 3rd season of Project Runway Australia


January 10th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 10 (ANI): Model turned fashion designer Megan Gayle has revealed that she is ecstatic to have been chosen to host the third season of Project Runway Australia.Gayle, will replace Kristy ... Read more...

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Opener Hughes now a fill-in player for Australia


January 4th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan. 4 (ANI): Australian and New South Wales opener Phil Hughes is in danger of being left behind as a Test player.Once touted as a wunderkind of Australian cricket, Hughes is ... Read more...

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Haneef to get ’substantial’ compensation from Australia


December 21st, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 21 (IANS) Indian-origin doctor Mohamed Haneef, wrongly accused of being involved in terrorism, will receive a "substantial" and confidential payout from the Australian government, a media report said Tuesday.Haneef returned ... Read more...

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Warne’s private life is his business: Cricket Australia


December 14th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 14(ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) has said it has no interest in former leg-spinner Shane Warne's private life, and his dalliance with British actress-cum model Liz Hurley would not threaten his ... Read more...

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‘Taxi driver test’ hinting towards great crowd attendance during Ashes: Cricket Australia


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 22(ANI): Cricket Australia is confident that despite the abysmal early season crowds, the upcoming Ashes series would prove to be successful.Australia has witnessed horrid attendances for the ODI series ... Read more...

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Botham backs England to ‘dish out an emphatic defeat’ for Australia


November 20th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 20(ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham is tipping the Andrew Strauss-led England team to score an "emphatic" first away Ashes series win in more than two decades.England has not won ... Read more...

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Sangakkara wants team to improve after miraculous win over Australia


November 5th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 5 (ANI): Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara wants the team to show considerable improvement after their miraculous one-day cricket win over Australia.Sri Lamka pulled off one of the all-time ... Read more...

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Blast in fast food outlet in Australia


October 25th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) A home-made device exploded in the rest room of a fast food outlet in this Australian city. No one was injured in the blast, police said Monday.The device ... Read more...

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