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Australian found guilty of killing three Indian siblings


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 3 (IANS) A 42-year-old Australian faces up to 45 years in jail after a jury Tuesday found him guilty of murdering three siblings of an Indian-origin family in ... Read more...

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Million dollar bridge collapses before its opening


February 17th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) A bridge in Australia that cost local taxpayers one million dollars collapsed before it could be officially declared open. The incident embarrassed the North Burnett regional council in ... Read more...

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Ex-banker fired for being ‘too hot’ may sue new boss


June 8th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 8 (ANI): Former Citigroup banker, Debrahlee Lorenzana, who was fired because she was 'too hot', refused to be tight-lipped about the discrimination against her at the company and threatened to ... Read more...

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Oz model Kristy Hinze eyes IVF to have baby with billionaire hubby, 66


May 30th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 30 (ANI): Australian model Kristy Hinze is considering IVF to have babies with her 66-year-old billionaire husband Jim Clark.The beauty married Clark, the founder of Netscape and Silicon Graphics, last ... Read more...

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Misbehaving kids should be locked in rooms, says expert


May 28th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): Nigel Latta, host of The Politically Incorrect Parenting Show says parents should lock their kids in their rooms, if they misbehave.Latta believes rationalising with naughty toddlers is like ... Read more...

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‘Illustrated lady’, world’s most tattooed woman, has 95pc body covered in ink!


May 28th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): American woman Julia Gnuse has been named the most tattooed woman in the world.She started getting herself inked after doctors diagnosed her with skin condition called porphyria, which ... Read more...

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Indian-origin doc in Australia charged for removing man’s bowels


May 26th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 26 (ANI): Jayant Patel, an Indian origin doctor in Australia, has been charged for removing a man's bowel during an operation.The patient Ian Rodney Vowles claimed that the doctor had ... Read more...

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Brit kids feel safer in mum’s taxi than when dad is behind the wheel!


April 30th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 30 (ANI): Most British children prefer being in mum's taxi than when dad is behind the wheel, says a survey.The British Guild of Experienced Motorists survey found that a lot ... Read more...

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Women, not men, become the new driving force in consumer technology


April 28th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 28(ANI): Men are being elbowed out of the way by women when it comes to consumer technology, a survey has revealed.According to the study, women control 78 per cent of ... Read more...

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Underdeveloped brain makes young drivers more prone to car crashes


April 28th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 28 (ANI): A new study claims to have found the reason as to why young drivers are involved in so many car crashes: underdeveloped brains.According to Dr Lisa Wundersitz, from ... Read more...

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Even men get postnatal depression


April 20th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 20 (ANI): Postnatal depression is not just restricted to women, new dads too get hit with the blues.According to Beyond Blue deputy chief executive Dr Nicole Highet, the growing number ... Read more...

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Workplace smoking can cost you your job


April 17th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 17 (ANI): If you really love your job, then quit smoking, for some employers Down Under are cracking down on "ciggie breaks" and others opting to hire only non-smokers.According to ... Read more...

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Facebook accused of distracting kids from studies


March 25th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 25 (ANI): Popular social networking websites such as Facebook are having a distracting effect on school children and their studies, according to a survey.The poll, headed by Oxygen Factory, ... Read more...

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New DVD filters that block all naughty bits


March 24th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 24 (ANI): Worried parents have good news at hand, courtesy new DVD players that can filter any nasty or naughty bits when watching movies with the kids.New ClearPlay DVD players ... Read more...

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Kelly Brook says ‘hell, yeah’ to naked desert photo shoot


March 23rd, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 23 (ANI): Kelly Brook left little to the imagination after completing her first new "lads' mag" photo shoot.The British model revealed she was happy to drop her layers for US ... Read more...

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Oz retailers to slap cellphone ban in crackdown on loud-talking customers!


February 26th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 26 (ANI): Shoppers in Australia will no longer have the privilege of talking on their mobile phones - as retailers are gearing up to ban mobile phones to keep a ... Read more...

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Girl, 7, becomes Samba Queen at Rio de Janeiro Carnival


February 7th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 7 (ANI): Seven-year-old Julia Lira has become Rio de Janeiro's Carnival queen, a spectacle that has caused an international uproar.Lira is from the Shirley Temple of samba, and her selection ... Read more...

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Aussies love booze more than sex, car, friends!


February 1st, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, February 1 (ANI): Australians love their pints so much that they would rather ditch their car, friends and sex than stay away from alcohol for a month, according to a survey.The ... Read more...

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MJ’s doc ‘to be charged with death’


January 30th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 30 (ANI): Michael Jackson's personal doctor could be charged over the death of the King of Pop, it has emerged.Dr Conrad Murray, who has been at the centre of ... Read more...

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Twitter, MySpace, Facebook revamping dictionaries


January 9th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 9 (ANI): Slang used on social networking websites such as Twitter, MySpace and Facebook will soon enter Australian dictionaries.Words such as noob, pwnd, blag, hashtag, tweet and unfriend with ... Read more...

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Loved up koalas that stole Andy Roddick’s ‘thunder’ were females!


January 8th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 8 (ANI): The two koalas that stole the limelight from tennis ace Andy Roddick with their lovemaking session, are both females, it has emerged.And now, the same-sex marsupial couple, ... Read more...

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Now, log onto Facebook, Twitter for jobs


January 1st, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 1 (ANI): If you're glued to Twitter and Facebook you may soon find a job, suggest media experts.According to consultant Laurel Papworth there were nearly 350million Facebook users across ... Read more...

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Majority of Aussies looking forward to “one-night stand” on NYE!


December 31st, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 31 (ANI): Almost three out of every four Aussies plan to "hook up" with someone on New Years Eve, a poll has revealed.The survey of 1,615 people by adult dating ... Read more...

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Tasmania urges men to help end state’s sperm drought


December 21st, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 21 (ANI): Tasmania's government has appealed the state's men to come forward and help the state's fast depleting sperm stock.According to the Sunday Tasmanian, the state had only four sperm ... Read more...

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Ana Ivanovic spotted cheering golfer beau Adam Scott at Oz PGA tournament


December 11th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 11 (ANI): Serbian tennis player Ana Ivanovic was spotted among the spectators at the Hyatt Regency Coolum where the Australian PGA championship was taking place.Ivanovic, 22, took time out from ... Read more...

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Randy Kiwi dolphin traps young women at sea!


December 9th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 9 (ANI): A randy teenaged Kiwi dolphin has become infamous after it trapped young women in water.According to experts, the hormones of the 250kg dolphin named Moko, living in North ... Read more...

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Indian spends $700k on world tour - returns with ‘world’s most boring pics’!


December 8th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): An Indian businessman is said to have spent nearly 700,000 dollars on a world tour, but failed to capture the beautiful locations on his camera.Kashi Samaddar, 55, who ... Read more...

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Michael Clarke-Lara Bingle relationship on the rocks?


November 29th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 29 (ANI): Michael Clarke's model fiancé Lara Bingle was conspicuous by her absence at Australia's first test against the West IndiesWives and girlfriends of other cricketers cheered them on ... Read more...

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Oz radiographer posed as porn star to get nurse’s nude pics!


November 12th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 12 (ANI): A Gold Coast radiographer, who created a fake identity by using photos of a female porn star, and tricked a nurse into sending him raunchy photos of ... Read more...

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Oz women executives turning to golf to climb up career ladder


November 8th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 8 (ANI): More women executives are turning to golf hoping they could land promotion opportunities while swinging with the best, Australian experts have observed.Brisbane BMW and Westside BMW marketing co-ordinator ... Read more...

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Prince Harry, Chelsy ‘get all chummy’ at London rugby union


November 8th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 8 (ANI): Prince Harry and girlfriend Chelsy Davy appeared to drive their second-time-around relationship into the public eye as they stepped out for a rugby union in London.The couple initially ... Read more...

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Thousands to strip nude for Sydney mass photo shoot


November 5th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 5 (ANI): Thousands of people will drop their layers next year to pose for a mass shoot for the Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival.Renowned New York based photographer ... Read more...

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Cellphone radiation, clock radios can act as “catalysts” for cancer


October 28th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 28 (ANI): An Australian brain cancer surgeon has called upon people to use mobile phones and clock radios with caution as, according to him, they are "catalysts" for cancer."Just to ... Read more...

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Aussie cricketers’ strip for new calendar


October 21st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 21 (ANI): Nathan Bracken, Shane Watson, Mitchell Johnson, Simon Katich and Shaun Tait are set to leave women drooling after stripping off for a new calendar.The Australian cricketers posed for ... Read more...

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Drew Barrymore Goes Behind The Camera For “Whip It”


October 11th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct. 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Drew Barrymore is very much in news these days, in the wake of her latest film hitting the theaters recently. "Whip It," starring the likes ... Read more...

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