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Cricket Australia plans smaller board


April 24th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 24 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) said Tuesday it would seek the approval of the state associations for a smaller board.CA needs a majority of 11-14ths to be passed ... Read more...

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Law to be head coach at Australia’s Centre of Excellence


April 17th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 17 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Stuart Law, who stepped down as the Bangladesh coach, will now take over as the Cricket Australia Centre of Excellence (COE) High Performance ... Read more...

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Afghan jailed for raping two women in Australia


April 14th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 14 (IANS) An Afghan asylum seeker in Australia, who said he did not understand the concept of consensual sex, has been jailed for nine years for brutally ... Read more...

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I’m not a good worker: Hemsworth


April 7th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 7 (IANS) Actor Liam Hemsworth has done several odd jobs but says he is not a good worker and that he hates waking up early.The 22-year-old actor took ... Read more...

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Dannii Minogue miserable after split


April 5th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 5 (IANS) Singer Dannii Minogue has been spotted looking lonely and miserable following her split from rugby player Kris Smith.The singer-turned-fashion designer, who confirmed the end of their ... Read more...

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India to make maiden appearance at World Cycling Championships


April 1st, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India have qualified for the World Track Cycling Championships for the first time.O. Bikram Singh from BSNL, Amrit Singh from Railways and Amarjit Singh of ... Read more...

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Web full of free programs to hack sites, bank details ‘at click of a button’


April 30th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 30 (ANI): IT experts have warned that easy-to-use programs that can access bank details and crash websites are multiplying online, resulting in an increase in attacks during the past year."The ... Read more...

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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 |

Now, ‘Social Vending System’ to help you socialise with strangers


April 29th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 29 (ANI): A new "Social Vending System" has been developed by Pepsi that lets people pay it forward by buying a drink for someone else.You can send one to a ... Read more...

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Dogs compete for status ‘peeing over pee’


April 28th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 28 (ANI): A new study has found that both female and male dogs compete for status using the height, leg-lift angle, location and quality of their pee.The study also found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Twitter banned at Wills-Kat royal wedding


April 28th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 28 (ANI): Twitter has been banned at the wedding venue of Prince William and his bride-to-be Kate Middleton.The social networking site has effectively been barred from the royal wedding ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Birds living in cities have larger brains


April 28th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 28 (ANI): A new study has found that birds living in cities have larger brains while species with smaller brains are found almost exclusively in rural locations.Researchers at Sweden's ... 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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Katy Perry sues mag for jeopardizing marriage over affair allegations


April 27th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 27 (ANI): Pop star Katy Perry has filed a lawsuit against the publishers of NW Magazine over a story that claimed she had an affair with her record producer, ... Read more...

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Running barefoot better for health than with shoes


April 27th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 27 (ANI): Barefoot running can be beneficial while heavily cushioned running shoes may be leaving the foot prone to injury, according to a US sports medicine expert.Irene Davis of Harvard ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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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Cary Grant ‘enjoyed being called a gay’


April 27th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 27 (ANI): Hollywood icon Cary Grant enjoyed being called a gay, says a new memoir penned by his only daughter.Jennifer, now 45, has admitted that her famous father was always ... Read more...

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Titan may harbor huge ocean beneath its frozen surface


April 26th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that Titan, Saturn's largest moon, might have a huge liquid ocean below its frozen dune covered surface.Researcher Rose-Marie Baland and colleagues from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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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‘Harry Potter’ stars Carter, Fiennes to star in ‘Great Expectations’?


April 25th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 25 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' stars Ralph Fiennes and Helena Bonham Carter will reportedly team up again in a film adaptation of Charles Dickens novel 'Great Expectations'.According to the Daily Mail, ... Read more...

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Frog embryos may harbour human heart health secrets


April 24th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 24 (ANI): Research on frog embryos has shed new light on the process of tissue formation in the human heart, which can help understand cardiac diseases like DiGeorge syndrome.The study ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen launches new ‘epic’ mobile app


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 23 (ANI): Looks like Charlie Sheen is trying his hand at new things these days.The former 'Two And a Half Men' star has released a new mobile app, dubbed as ... Read more...

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Australian man shoots son while hunting birds


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 23 (IANS) A quail shooting trip in Victoria's northwest turned tragic for a father and son duo after the boy was struck by his dad's bullet.It is believed ... Read more...

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Aussies want to cheat on partners with Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Hawkins


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 23 (ANI): Hugh Jackman and Jennifer Hawkins are the celebrities most Australians would like to have an extra-marital affair with, reveals a study.Infidelity website, AshleyMadison.com, surveyed more than 10,000 married ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie signs $10mn Louis Vuitton endorsement deal


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 23 (ANI): Hollywood beauty Angelina Jolie has reportedly signed a worldwide endorsement deal with Louis Vuitton.Sources close to the agreement told E! Online that the Oscar-winning actress will ... Read more...

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Joel Edgerton considered for next ‘Bourne’ film


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 23 (ANI): Aussie actor Joel Edgerton is being considered to star in the next 'Bourne' film following Matt Damon's departure.According to New York Magazine, the film's writer/director Tony Gilroy is ... Read more...

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Men are scared of women’s health products


April 21st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 21 (ANI): A new marketing research from the Queensland University of Technology has found that men are so petrified of women's health products that they avoid supermarket aisles that house ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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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I’m pure filth in bed, says Peter Andre


April 21st, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 21 (ANI): Peter Andre has revealed in an interview that he is a 'pure filth' in bed.Speaking to Heat magazine, the Australian-raised singer also said that he is a 'bad ... Read more...

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‘Single’ Peter Andre says he’s over ex Katie Price, Elen Rivas


April 21st, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 21 (ANI): Australian singer Peter Andre has revealed in an interview that he is over former wife Katie Price and girlfriend Elen Rivas, insisting that he is now 'a single ... Read more...

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Pink, orange balls likely choice for day-night Tests


April 20th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 20 (IANS) Pink and orange balls are the likely options for a day-night Test cricket while the International Cricket Council (ICC) continues its search for the elusive orbs.Cricket ... Read more...

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Here’s the eligibility for Jolie-Pitt nanny job


April 20th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 20 (ANI): Getting a nanny job for Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's brood, for which the couple spend 1million dollars every year, is not an easy task.According to gossip ... Read more...

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Marion Cotillard to act in new ‘Batman’ flick


April 20th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 20 (ANI): French actress Marion Cotillard has been cast to play high-powered socialite Miranda Tate in the latest Batman flick.Initial speculations suggested Cotillard would portray Talia Al-Ghul and her ... Read more...

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Assange’s urinating into hat with US flag painting wins Bald Archy prize


April 19th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 19 (ANI): A painting of WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, has won this year's Bald Archy prize.The caricature by French artist Xavier Ghazi has portrayed Assange with his trousers around his ... Read more...

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Lara Bingle to use her own make-up artist in ‘Dancing With The Stars’?


April 19th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 19 (ANI): Lara Bingle has apparently been given permission to use her own make-up artist in the Channel 7's new series of 'Dancing With The Stars'.It's understood Bingle, signed for ... Read more...

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