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Vintage biplane with 6 onboard goes missing in Australia


October 2nd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by BNO News
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- A search-and-rescue operation continued Tuesday for a vintage 1930s biplane carrying six people which went missing in a huge stretch of bushland in the southeastern region of ... Read more...

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Extreme heat, cold can trigger fatal heart attacks


September 19th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 19 (IANS) Extremes of temperatures during heat waves or cold spells could trigger premature deaths from heart attacks, according to a new study by Australian researchers.The findings are ... Read more...

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Game show winner meets son after 45 years


August 14th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A British mother won a 75,000-pound jackpot at a TV game show and used the amount to be reunited with her son who remained untraced for ... Read more...

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Atom’s shadow clicked for first time


July 4th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 4 (IANS) Scientists have been able to click the shadow of a single atom for the very first time -- an unprecedented feat crowning efforts lasting more than ... Read more...

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Good design can slash energy consumption


April 5th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 5 (IANS) Clever, inexpensive design can slash energy consumption in new homes by up to 80 percent, says a new study. Wendy Miller from Queensland University of Technology ... Read more...

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Australian retailer placed in administration after 93 years


December 8th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane (Australia), Dec 8 (IANS) Australian clothing retailer Fletcher Jones has been put in administration after 93 years in business, becoming the latest victim of the national retail gloom, the ... Read more...

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Cancer research finds two genetic variants


October 10th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane (Australia), Oct 10 (IANS) Scientists have discovered two new genetic variants that increase the risk of melanoma skin cancer.The variants were discovered in the study of the DNA of ... Read more...

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Australian man dies after ‘planking’


May 16th, 2011 - 3:41 am ICT by BNO News
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- An Australian man fell seven storeys to his death when participating in the internet craze of "planking," The Australian reported on Sunday.The 20-year-old was in a unit ... Read more...

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Adani Group acquires port in Australia


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 3 (IANS) Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (MPSEZL), the port arm of Adani Group's flagship company Adani Enterprises Ltd (AEL), Tuesday announced its acquisition of a ... Read more...

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Oz teen jailed for shouting ‘I am a penis’ has jail sentence reduced


March 31st, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 31 (ANI): A teenager in Brisbane, Australia, who was jailed for seven days for walking through a busy inner city street chanting "I am a f****** penis", has had his ... Read more...

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Three-cheese pizza with Jesus’ face up for grabs on eBay in Oz


March 30th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 30 (ANI): The face of Jesus Christ is said to have appeared on a three-cheese pizza that was made at an eatery in Brisbane, Australia.The shop, Posh Pizza in ... Read more...

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Queensland army barracks raided over drug trafficking claims


March 28th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Mar. 28 (ANI): Queensland Police and Australian Defence Force (ADF) investigators have raided an army base in the northern part of the state following claims of drug trafficking and abuse ... Read more...

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Looking into eyes may help predict amputation risk in diabetics


March 27th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): A simple eye test can be used to diagnose nerve damage associated with diabetes - the most common cause of foot ulcers and amputations.Nerve fibre damage is typically ... Read more...

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Kids as young as 5 can learn to use computer mouse


February 17th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children as young as 5 years old can learn how to use a computer mouse.While age is an important component in determining ... Read more...

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Lawson calls for Cricket Australia clean up


February 12th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Feb.12 (ANI): Former Test fast bowler Geoff Lawson has called for a cleanout of Cricket Australia stables to revive the nation's miserable cricket fortunes, especially in Tests.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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Lawson doesn’t regret being character witness for cricket cheat Butt


February 12th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Feb.12 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler and ex-Pakistan cricket team coach Geoff Lawson has said he does not regret being one of the five witnesses for former cricket captain Salman ... Read more...

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Cyclone Yasi worse than any in Queensland’s recent history: Premier Bligh


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Feb.2 (ANI): Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has described Cyclone Yasi as the most devastating storm to ever hit the state.The Herald Sun and the Courier Mail quoted Bligh, as warning ... Read more...

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Brisbane floods: Oz Foreign Minister Rudd treated for foot injury


January 16th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Jan.16 (ANI): Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has been treated in hospital for a foot infection after he spent hours helping Brisbane residents during the ongoing flood crisis. Rudd, ... Read more...

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Death toll rises to 15 in Australia flooding


January 14th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by BNO News
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll in Australia's Lockyer Valley flash flooding has now risen to 15 after rescue workers recovered more bodies on Thursday, local media reported.The bodies were ... Read more...

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Queensland floods: Eerie calm as Brisbane braces for worst


January 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Jan.12 (ANI): An eerie calm prevails in Brisbane, the capital of the Australian state of Queensland, as it braces for an expected devastation of life and property through floods.According to ... Read more...

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Australia floods: Brisbane residents urged to evacuate


January 11th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Jan.11 (ANI): Authorities in Queensland are urging people to leave parts of Brisbane, the country's third largest city, Brisbane, in the wake of floods said to be one of the ... Read more...

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Pastor says Oz FM Rudd to blame for floods


January 11th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Jan.11 (ANI): A Christian pastor has blamed Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd for the floods devastating Queensland.Daniel Nalliah from the Catch the Fire Ministries wrote on his website that ... Read more...

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Torrential rain raises flood alarm in Queensland


January 10th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Jan.10 (ANI): Flood waters have cut the southeastern Queensland city of Gympie in two, with about a dozen businesses already under water.According to the Courier Mail, the Bureau of Meteorology ... Read more...

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At least 2 dead in Australia’s latest flash floods


January 10th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by BNO News
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 2 people have died in the latest flash floods that have struck Australia's Queensland area, local media reported Monday.Queensland Fire and Rescue Service Assistant Commissioner ... Read more...

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Exposure to death and dying can have positive effects


December 7th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Professionals who are constantly surrounded by death or dying people have a better understanding of the meaning of life, says a new study."Participants reported that their work provided ... Read more...

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‘Burnt-out’ Johnson needs a month off, says mentor Mortimer


December 1st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Dec. 1 (ANI): A plumbing van driver who once saved Mitchell Johnson's cricket career, has warned Australia that the quick is burned out, and needs at least a month off ... Read more...

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Ponting to be tested over Johnson’s poor form


November 29th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.29 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting could face an intriguing test of loyalty when it comes to left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson, who has been in poor form with ... Read more...

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Aussies have lost their aura


November 29th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.29 (ANI): If England cricket captain Andrew Strauss is to be believed, the Australian team is on its last legs.Strauss and most of his team-mates are convinced that the Australians ... Read more...

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Sports marketing guru Migala sold on Oz Big Bash concept after watching Ashes


November 27th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.27 (ANI): American sports marketing guru Dan Migala is convinced the Twenty20 Big Bash concept can be a booming success after being suitably immersed by the Super Bowl-style atmosphere of ... Read more...

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Ashes: Siddle helps Australia bundle out England for 260 in Brisbane Test


November 25th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.25 (ANI): The first Ashes Test of 2010 between Australia and England got off to an exciting start with the hosts bundling out the visitors for 260 on the first ... Read more...

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Barmy Army trumpeter returns to Gabba to blow his Ashes horn


November 25th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.25 (ANI): Genteel Barmy Army trumpeter Billy Cooper will lead England's clarion call as an official Ashes entertainer.The classically trained musician returned to the Brisbane Cricket Ground today where he'll ... Read more...

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Ashes: England target Australia’s fortress at Brisbane


November 24th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.24 (ANI): England has set their sights on targeting the Australian fortress at Brisbane.The Poms last victory was at the Gabba in 1986 when Mike Gatting led England to a ... Read more...

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Hussey says he’s motivated by pre-Ashes taunts


November 24th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.24 (ANI): Embattled Australian middle order batsman Michael Hussey is determined to enjoy this Ashes series, and claims that he is quite motivated by the pre-series taunts.The 35-year-old knows the ... Read more...

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Warne predicts cracker of an Ashes series as England is not intimidated by Australia


November 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.24 (ANI): Former Australian leg spinner Shane Warne believes that a cracker of an Ashes Test series is likely between England and Australia, as the Poms no longer fear the ... Read more...

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‘I want to leave a great legacy for Australian cricket,’ says Ponting


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov. 23 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has said that he is concerned and worried about the legacy that he leaves behind once he decides to hang up his ... Read more...

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