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Kolkata zoo to get kangaroos


May 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) Two pairs of kangaroos, the Australian national animal, will be housed soon in Alipore Zoological Garden here, a West Bengal forest official said. The four kangaroos ... Read more...

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What puts the spring in a kangaroo’s step


March 10th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study from the Royal Veterinary College, London, the University of Idaho, the University of Queensland, and the University of Western Australia, is trying to find what ... Read more...

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Confident Brett Lee defends pace-dominated Oz attack for World Cup


February 19th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Feb 19 (ANI): Australian pace spearhead Brett Lee emphases that their fast bowlers will be effective even on spin-friendly pitches of Indian Subcontinent during the cricket World Cup, beginning on Saturday ... Read more...

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Frogs re-evolved ‘lost’ lower teeth after more than 200mn yrs


February 1st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): New research suggests that frogs re-evolved 'lost' bottom teeth after more than 200 million years.Tree-dwelling Gastrotheca guentheri are the only frogs with teeth on both their upper and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bryan Mazon’s restaurant offers lion tacos


January 20th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tucson, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A restaurant in Tucson has rather unusual items on its menu.The restaurant, Boca Tacos y Tequila, has already offered its customers turtle, kangaroos, rattlesnakes, elk, alligator and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vaughan: Cocky England took foot off the gas at Perth


December 20th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan believes that Andrew Strauss's boys took their foot off the gas to let Australia run away with the Perth Test.He believes that ... Read more...

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Second repeat ton by Cook helps England to tighten grip on Adelaide Test


December 4th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Dec.4 (ANI): A second consecutive Test hundred by opener Alastair Cook helped England to tighten its grip on proceedings against Australia in the second Ashes Test on Saturday.Ably assisted ... 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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Australian bowling lacks talent: Murali


November 5th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka spin king Muttiah Muralitharan feels the current Australian bowling attack lacks talent but tipped the team who wins the first Ashes Test to seal the series. ... Read more...

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Gatting inspired Swann believes England will retain Ashes Down Under


October 23rd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 23 (ANI): England off-spinner Graham Swann believes the Poms will retain the Ashes when they take on the Kangaroos Down Under from November 25.In an article for the Sun, Swann ... Read more...

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Former Pak crickters welcome Younus Khan’s return to national squad


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct. 22 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers such as Zaheer Abbas, Mohsin Khan, Rasid Latif and Basit Ali have welcomed the return of former skipper Younus Khan to the national squad, and ... Read more...

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Better bowling attack will win Australia the Ashes, says Lillee


October 21st, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Former fast bowler Dennis Lillee believes a stronger bowling attack will win Australia the forthcoming Ashes series against arch-rivals England.Lillee, who took 355 wickets in ... Read more...

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India sniff win against Kangaroos in final Test (Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 13 (IANS) India were 134 runs away from another thrilling victory over a demoralised Australia at lunch Wednesday, as opener Murali Vijay and Test debutant Cheteshwar Pujara steered the ... Read more...

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Failed to stop ‘thorn in the side’ Laxman despite ‘analyzing him inside out’: Ponting


October 6th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 6 (ANI): Ricky Ponting's dreams of wining a Test on Indian soil as skipper was again in tatters, with the Australian skipper admitting that VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar ... Read more...

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Indian cricketers display new kit ahead of Oz series


September 29th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh/Mohali, Sep. 29 (ANI): Members of the Indian cricket team displayed their new one-day kit here on Wednesday ahead of the ODI series to be played against Australia.The new kit ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

American Millionaire donates $8 million for Australian wombats


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) America’s mystery donor has given $8 million to save the Australian wombats. The volunteers at the wombats are shocked by the bequest from a multi-millionaire.The report states that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

The environment affected Murali’s performance: Buchanan


August 10th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 10 (IANS) Former Australian coach John Buchanan feels that Muttiah Muralitharan's record is less impressive against Australia because of the constant criticism he faced during the tours down under. Buchanan, who ... Read more...

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Butt aims at exploiting “flaws” to help Pak beat Australia at Headingly


July 21st, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Newly-appointed Pakistan Test skipper Salman Butt is beaming with confidence ahead of the second Test against Australia starting Wednesday (today) at Headingly, and believes that the Kangaroos are ... Read more...

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Scientists Discover 15 Million Year Old Marsupial Fossils In Outback


July 19th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Researchers have discovered the fossils of 15-million-year-old prehistoric marsupials in a cave in the Outback. This discovery is a rare one and the fossils ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

15 Million Year Old Fossils Found In Outback Cave


July 19th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have discovered a cave in the Outback which has beautifully preserved fossils of marsupials almost 15 million years old. The discovery has been called a ... Read more...

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No replacement for Afridi as of now: Pak team manager


July 18th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Pakistan team manager Yawar Saeed has said that the team management, including the newly appointed captain Salman Butt, has decided not to seek any replacement for Shahid Afridi, ... Read more...

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Akram says youngsters not to blame for failure in ‘testing’ English conditions


July 16th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram has stressed that experience is the key in England's testing conditions, and criticised the country's cricketing pundits for blaming youngsters for the poor ... Read more...

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For fans, Pak-Australia test series is like Ashes before Ashes


July 15th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): The Ashes is still months away, but the rivalry and the excitement that the historic Test series between England and Australia arouses is being witnessed in the ongoing ... Read more...

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Teen pace sensation Mohammed Aamer says ‘dawn of new era’ in Pak cricket looming


July 13th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): Young Pakistan pace sensation Mohammed Aamer is raring to go against Australia in the first Test match at Lord's starting today (Tuesday), and believes that the match, which ... Read more...

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Best time to defeat ‘less dangerous’ Australia: Afridi


July 13th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi is confident that his young squad can surprise Australia in the first Test here at the Lord's starting today (Tuesday), as he believes that ... Read more...

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Waqar yet to finalise openers for first Test against Australia


July 10th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): With just a couple of days to go for the first Test against Australia at Lord's, Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has plenty to think about the batting order, ... Read more...

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Waqar backs ‘unimpressive’ Asif ahead of first Test against Australia


July 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Asif has received coach Waqar Younis' backing despite his lacklustre performance in the two-day practice game against Leicestershire, ahead of the first Test against ... Read more...

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Afridi asks team for more consistency to make winning a habit


July 8th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 8 (ANI): After pocketing the T-20 series against Australia 2-0, Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has demanded more consistency from his team, saying it was important to make winning a habit ... Read more...

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Back-to-back T20 wins over Aussies will help Pak in Tests: Waqar


July 8th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Birmingham, July 8 (ANI): Pakistan's morale boosting 2-0 win over Australia in the T20 series has delighted coach Waqar Younis, who believes the two back-to-back victories against the formidable Kangaroos would certainly ... Read more...

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Pakistan should not get carried away by T20 triumph over Oz, say former greats


July 8th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 8 (ANI): Pakistan should not get carried away by their T20 series sweep over Australia, as Ricky Ponting's men would be a hard nut to crack during the upcoming Test ... Read more...

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Amazed Clarke says ‘neutral’ Edgbaston just as partisan’ as venue in Pak


July 6th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Birmingham, July 6 (ANI): Australia T20 skipper Michael Clarke was shell shocked by the overwhelming support for Pakistan during the first T20 international, which the Kangaroos lost by 23 runs, at ... Read more...

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Afridi confident of ending Australia’s winning streak against Pakistan


June 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 27 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi is confident of ending Australia's winning streak against his squad when the two teams meet in the first match of the two T20 international ... Read more...

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Switching to Test mode against Australia would be difficult: Afridi


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 23 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi believes that his squad would have a tough time getting into the Test mode after playing a lot of limited over cricket in the ... Read more...

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Pak almost beat Australia in their own ‘bullying’ game in T20 WC: Akmal


June 12th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.12 (ANI): Its been nearly two months since Australia defeated Pakistan in the semi-final of the World T20 Championship in West Indies, but for wicket keeper Kamran Akmal the memories of ... Read more...

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‘Chaotic’ situation ahead of final, reason behind Pak’s 1999 World Cup loss: Pybus


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.3 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket coach Richard Pybus has blamed the 'chaotic' situation ahead of the 1999 World Cup final for the loss against Australia in the all important match.Pybus, who ... Read more...

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