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Harris considering retirement from Test cricket


February 17th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 17 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris is contemplating retiring from Test cricket as injuries take a toll on his body.Harris, voted one of the best fast bowlers ... Read more...

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Dhoni, Shewag rubbish reports of rifts in Indian dressing room (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Saying that the Australians must be dreaming, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and senior batsman Virender Sehwag Thursday rubbished speculations in the media here of ... Read more...

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No rift in team, Australians must be dreaming: Dhoni


January 12th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday rubbished speculations of a rift in the dressing room saying the Australians must be dreaming."Australians must be dreaming about ... Read more...

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Coach Arthur backs beleaguered Haddin


January 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 10 (IANS) Australia's beleaguered Test vice-captain and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin received the much needed backing from coach Mickey Arthur to fire in the third Test against India ... Read more...

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Australian media accuses Sehwag of creating rift in team


January 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 10 (IANS) The Australian media accused senior batsman Virender Sehwag of creating a rift in the Indian team, which is reeling under the stress of two embarrassing ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell concerned with lack of depth in Australian batting


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 22 (IANS) Former captain Ian Chappell feels that lack of emerging talent in Australian batting was allowing struggling veteran players like Ricky Ponting to prolong their careers."It's an ... Read more...

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Hilfenhaus revives his hope of Test comeback


December 19th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Dec 19 (IANS) Tasmanian fast bowler Ben Hilfenhaus revived his hopes of a Test comeback with a Man of the Match performance in Hobart Hurricanes' 31-run triumph over the ... Read more...

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Fanie de Villiers offers help to struggling Mitchell Johnson


November 20th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 20 (IANS) Former South African swing bowler Fanie de Villiers is ready to help out-of-form Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson.Johnson has hardly troubled the South African batsmen in the ... Read more...

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Investigator’s collect semen samples to probe Roebuck’s death


November 20th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 20 (IANS) Investigators have collected semen samples from a bedsheet at the Southern Sun hotel in Cape Town to determine whether acclaimed cricket journalist Peter Roebuck, who committed ... Read more...

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US cop finds starving, caged 6-yr-old eating her own flesh to live


May 4th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 4 (ANI): A six-year-old US girl, who was kept in a cage almost starved to death by her own parents, was found eating her own flesh to survive.Brian and Shannon ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Nothing natural about ‘Natural Viagra’ being sold online’


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 3 (ANI): Australia's medicines regulator has warned its people against using a herbal erectile dysfunction treatment available over the internet.The Therapeutic Goods Administration said although Natural Vigra VIAGRA tablets ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sexual and violent ads linked to children’s inappropriate behaviour


April 30th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 30 (ANI): Children as old as six years are increasingly displaying inappropriate behaviour due to excessive sexual and violent content being shown in advertisements, video games and music videos.Following a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz teacher banned for telling female student she would be ’spicy in bed’


April 29th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 29 (ANI): A teacher in Australia has been barred from reapplying to teach for three years after he told a student he thought she would be "fiery and spicy in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Regular Internet users are less likely to respect law: Report


April 29th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 29(ANI): A new study has found that frequent Internet users are less likely to respect the law, serve on a jury or do volunteer work.According to an Australian National University ... Read more...

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Two Australian cadets charged for Skype sex scandal


April 29th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Apr 29 (ANI): Two cadets of the Australian Defence Force Academy have been charged for their role in the Skype sex scandal.Nineteen-year-old Daniel McDonald has been charged with causing offence ... Read more...

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Menstruation ups knee injury risks, contraceptive pill protects


April 28th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 28 (ANI): A new research has found that women's menstrual cycles can increase their risk of injuries, but those who take contraceptive pills are more likely to be protected from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Spanish gym offers nude exercise sessions to win back business


April 27th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 27 (ANI): A struggling gym in northern Spain has launched nudist workout sessions in a bid to win back customers.Liberal-minded customers in the northern town of Arrigorriaga are invited to ... Read more...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger to play ‘The Terminator’ again


April 27th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 27(ANI): It has emerged that Arnold Schwarzenegger will return to his iconic role as 'The Terminator' in a new film.The Hollywood star and former politician plans to make ... Read more...

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Male drivers ‘more likely to give way to others than women’


April 25th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 25 (ANI): A new study has found that men are more polite than women when it comes to sharing the road.However the research into driving behaviour also revealed that about ... Read more...

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‘Tough love’ may prevent obese people from exercising!


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Researchers from the University of New South Wales surveyed 111 obese adult men and women about weight discrimination and how it influenced their motivation toexercise.They found that using a "tough love" ... Read more...

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200-yr-old champagne preserved in Baltic Sea shipwreck up for grabs


April 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 21 (ANI): Two bottles of champagne, which were preserved for nearly 200 years in a Baltic Sea shipwreck, is all set to go under hammer.The government of the Aland Islands ... Read more...

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Italian soccer club orders wives, girlfriends to keep players happy


April 21st, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): Italian soccer club Napoli has ordered the wives and girlfriends to keep the players happy as the Serie A season reaches a climax.According to the Gazzetta dello ... Read more...

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Having grey hair is the new hot trend!


April 18th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 18 (ANI): Earlier most women used to try every possible thing to avoid grey hair, but now it's no more the case.In fact, a fashionable few are embracing the once ... Read more...

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Oz man faces jail for having sex with 11-yr-old stepdaughter 15-yrs ago


April 18th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 18 (ANI): A man in Australia, who had sex with his stepdaughter 15-years ago while she was 11-years of age, and had a child with her, could now end up ... Read more...

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US rapper Snoop Dogg ‘keen to become an Aussie citizen’


April 17th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 17 (ANI): American rapper Snoop Dogg may have been denied a visa by the Australian Government in 2007, but that hasn't put him off in his quest to become an ... Read more...

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Katy Perry to perform at Melbourne’s Logie Awards


April 17th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 17 (ANI): Pop star Katy Perry will open the Logie Awards at Crown, Melbourne, with her hit single, 'Firework'.She will be officially announced as the bill-topping guest on Monday ... Read more...

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Working Aussie women refusing to share workload at home


April 17th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 17 (ANI): Working women in Australia are refusing to share household chores because they think they do a better job, according to a new survey.It found 86 percent of ... Read more...

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Onions ‘can control obesity, diabetes and BP’


April 17th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 17 (ANI): A new study shows that onions can be instrumental in regulating weight, besides preventing diabetes and reducing blood pressure.Biomedical scientists at the University of Southern Queensland have ... Read more...

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Oz man’s world’s hottest chillies feel like rubbing soldering iron in mouth!


April 15th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 15 (ANI): Chillies grown by a man in Darwin city have been named as the world's hottest chillies.Grower Craig Zwetsloot, The Narrows, who started competitively producing chillies two years ago, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

50 Oz students suspended for ‘rating female teachers online’


April 13th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 13 (ANI): A Brisbane Catholic school has suspended over 50 students following an investigation, which found students from years 9-12 had been "rating" the attractiveness of their teachers on a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Clarke, a prisoner of Australian public perception


April 9th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 9 (ANI): Public expectations of Australia's 43rd cricket captain Michael Clarke are high and it wouldn't be wrong to say that he is a prisoner of them.According to Australia's best-known ... Read more...

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Oz horse brought back from the dead with XXXX beer after bout of colic


April 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 1 (ANI): A horse in Australia, which suffered from a bout of colic, was brought back from the dead after its owner remembered an old bush tale fed the animal ... 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...

Posted in World |

‘Sexting’ trend becoming increasingly common among teenagers


March 31st, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 31 (ANI): As the trend of sexting becomes increasingly common, teenagers are exchanging naked photos of themselves as a form of "insurance" to prevent their partners forwarding on saucy images.According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rumours of Jackie Chan’s death set Twitterverse ablaze


March 30th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 30 (ANI): Rumours that Jackie Chan has died have set the Twitterverse into overdrive, but the action star is alive and kicking, according to his Facebook page.The bogus news ... Read more...

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