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Indian student jailed in Australia in visa scam


March 27th, 2012 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne March 27 (IANS) A Perth-based Indian student will spend 14 months in jail for his involvement in a scam to falsify English test scores to get Australian visas.Rajesh Kumar, ... Read more...

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Warner shuns IPL riches for national duty


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 23 (IANS) Australia's dashing opening batsman David Warner has finally chosen national duty over the riches offered by the Indian Premier League (IPL).Warner, an IPL regular, said he ... Read more...

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Ponting chooses rest over county cricket


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 23 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has opted to rest after a demanding home season and will not be playing county cricket in England.Ponting will enjoy a ... Read more...

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Haddin not to return to West Indies, Wade set for Test debut


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 23 (IANS) Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin will not the return the West Indies due to family reasons.Haddin flew back from the Caribbean last week due to personal reasons, ... Read more...

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Button wins Australian GP, Force India’s Di Resta gets a point


March 18th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 18 (IANS) McLaren's Jenson Button stormed to victory in the Formula One's season opening Australian Grand Prix here Sunday while Paul di Resta grabbed 10th place for Sahara ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan fails to qualify for Australian GP


March 17th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 17 (IANS) HRT drivers Narain Karthikeyan and Pedro de la Rosa will not compete in the Formula One season opening Australia Grand Prix here Sunday after failing to ... Read more...

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Nicole back in McLaren paddock


March 17th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 17 (IANS) Pop singer Nicole Scherzinger took her place in the Australian Grand Prix paddock Saturday after she rekindled her love affair with McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton earlier ... Read more...

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Hamilton bags pole in Australia


March 17th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 17 (IANS) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position in the eventful qualifying session of the season opening Australian Grand Prix here Saturday. Nico Hulkenberg of Sahara Force India ... Read more...

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Di Resta predicts tougher fight between midfield teams


March 15th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 15 (IANS) Sahara Force India driver Paul di Resta expects a fierce fight amongst the midfield teams in the 2012 Formula One season and says scoring points in ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan hopes for strongest F1 season (Interview)


March 15th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 15 (IANS) India's Narain Karthikeyan will kick off his third Formula One season in Melbourne Sunday with some trepidation. For the second successive year the qualifying race will ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue teases with new tour poster


March 7th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Kylie Minogue has released titillating artwork for her new concert tour. She has worn just a banner in the ad.The short Australian crooner has worn ... Read more...

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Time for Tendulkar to introspect: Chappell


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 3 (IANS) Former Australia cricket captain Ian Chappell said India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar has to take a look at himself and ask if he is playing ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s thrilling win eliminates India from CB series (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka's thrilling nine-run win over Australia in the last pool match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) eliminated India from the finals of the ... Read more...

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Lee wants to bowl despite broken foot


March 1st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 1 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee wants to continue playing ODIs despite a sore right foot which scans have revealed is still broken.The 35-year-old admitted that the ... Read more...

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‘Least viable’ Australian Grand Prix could be dropped: Ecclestone


March 1st, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 1 (IANS) Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone says Australian Grand Prix is the "least viable" of all the races on the calendar and its organisers must make necessary ... Read more...

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HRT and Narain racing against time for pre-season test drive


March 1st, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Narain Karthikeyan's HRT team is racing against time to get its new car ready so that the Indian driver can test it on the last ... Read more...

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Australians spend about $1bn annually on cosmetic procedures


March 31st, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 31 (ANI): A conference of surgeons has heard that Australians spent about 1 billion dollars a year on cosmetic procedures, including breast augmentation and liposuction.The annual Cosmetex conference, run by ... Read more...

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‘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...

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Lloyd-Webber reveals he is impotent after prostate cancer treatment


March 31st, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 31 (ANI): Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber revealed in a TV show that he 'can't have sex' after his prostate cancer treatment.Webber, whose company, the Really Useful Group, is one of ... Read more...

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Work is good for our health


March 30th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 30 (ANI): Australian and New Zealand physicians have said that work is good for our health and long absences from employment can make us miserable.In a statement about the health ... Read more...

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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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Designer Karl Lagerfeld gives Diet Coke bottle a makeover


March 30th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 30 (ANI): Karl Lagerfeld, designer of fashion house Chanel, has unveiled three new fashionable bottle designs for Diet Coke.The white, pink and black coloured limited-edition bottles, featuring Lagerfeld's signature silhouette, ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey ‘felt a sense of emptiness’ after Oz visit


March 29th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 29 (ANI): TV mogul Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she 'felt a sense of emptiness' following her visit Down Under.The turmoil was revealed on an episode of Winfrey's new ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman slaps ‘no eye contact’ diktat for her stylists!


March 28th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 28 (ANI): Nicole Kidman might like being watched on the big screen, but not in the make-up chair.The Oscar winner has a rule for her make-up artists and stylists ... Read more...

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We don’t have batsmen to match India’s: Herald Sun


March 25th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 25 (IANS) A day after the champions crashed out of the World Cup, an Australian analyst said Friday that Australia simply did not have the batsmen to match ... Read more...

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Ponting faces Aussie media ire


March 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 25 (IANS) With reigning champions Australia making a premature exit from the Cricket World Cup after their comprehensive defeat to hosts India, the debate is raging in the ... Read more...

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Women ‘as likely as men to enjoy casual sexual’


March 24th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 24 (ANI): A Deakin University researcher has said that women are as likely as men to enjoy casual sexual arrangements, but for different reasons.Kylie McCardle, who has been looking for ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey’s Oz visit boosts tourism Down Under


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 23 (ANI): TV mogul Oprah Winfrey's trip to Queensland has boosted tourism in the disaster-ravaged state.For the first time since June 2010, the number of US inbounds passengers increased ... Read more...

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Men are not from Mars, nor are women from Venus: Study


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 23 (ANI): The battle of the sexes could be a myth after all.A study of 75 couples has found no evidence of gender differences, according to the Herald Sun.It seems ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen passes child custody drug test


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 23 (ANI): Charlie Sheen has come up clean in a drug test that he took earlier this month as part of a child custody settlement.Sheen and ex-wife Brooke Mueller had ... Read more...

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Facebook bans 20,000 underage users a day


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 22 (ANI): Facebook has revealed that about 20,000 children are kicked off the social networking site every day for lying about their age to join the site.The social networking ... Read more...

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Sophie Monk reveals why she ended her engagement after 3 months


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 22 (ANI): Australian pop singer Sophie Monk has revealed why her whirlwind engagement ended in a mere three months.Talking on Kyle and Jackie O Show about her engagement breakdown, the ... Read more...

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Dannii Minogue advises women ‘to stop trying and start delegating’


March 21st, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 21 (ANI): 'X Factor' judge Dannii Minogue has advised working women to stop from stressing themselves with household works.She urged them to 'stop trying and - where you can ... Read more...

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Ex- Bollywood star Tania Zaetta vows to fight Oz nightclub charges


March 21st, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 21 (ANI): Former Bollywood actress Tania Zaetta has vowed to fight criminal charges over 'disturbance' on the Gold Coast.A statement released by her management firm said she had retained Byron ... Read more...

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Oz teens ‘too blase’ about online legal dangers: Study


March 20th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 20 (ANI): A Monash University-led study has found that Victorian teenagers are ignorant of the legal pitfalls of using social media - such as posting explicit photographs of themselves ... Read more...

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