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Vintage biplane with 6 onboard goes missing in Australia


October 2nd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by BNO News
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- A search-and-rescue operation continued Tuesday for a vintage 1930s biplane carrying six people which went missing in a huge stretch of bushland in the southeastern region of ... Read more...

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Man facing 99 child sex charges gets bail


October 25th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) An elderly Australian, charged with 99 child sex offences including obtaining under-age prostitution, has been granted bail. Richard Paul Baxter,63, of the Brisbane riverside suburb of ... Read more...

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Child porn website mastermind held in Australia


May 21st, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) Australian Police have arrested an alleged mastermind of one of the world's largest child pornography websites, a media report said Saturday.Four children from New South Wales ... Read more...

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Queensland army barracks raided over drug trafficking claims


March 28th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Mar. 28 (ANI): Queensland Police and Australian Defence Force (ADF) investigators have raided an army base in the northern part of the state following claims of drug trafficking and abuse ... Read more...

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Teen’s ‘hacked’ Facebook page leads to fake ‘open house’ party


February 27th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 27 (ANI): About 4,000 people responded to an open house party invitation in South Brisbane after a teenager's Facebook account was hacked, prompting police to issue a warning about ... Read more...

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Aussies take to Facebook amid disaster


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) Australians shared real-time experiences on Facebook and Twitter as a devastating cyclone hit the northeastern coast.A total of 23,141 tweets from 10,000 people were posted in the ... Read more...

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Twitter, Facebook act as saviours during Australia floods


January 20th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) Social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook have become instrumental in bringing relief to the floodhit Queenslanders in Australia. Queensland's emergency services and the people took advantage ... Read more...

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Oz police expose paedophile parents network, with arrests in US, UK


December 31st, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 31 (ANI): An investigation by Australian police has unravelled an international network of paedophile parents, which has led to arrests in the US and Britain.The operation by Queensland police, Task ... Read more...

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Elite Queensland police officers disciplined for nude romp on public road


September 8th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 8 (ANI): Six elite Queensland police officers, who were caught taking an off-duty nude romp on a public road, have been disciplined.The officers, from the special emergency response team, were ... Read more...

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Oz prisoner escapes as he ‘wanted to see his mum’


August 25th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 25 (ANI): A Queensland prisoner, who was being extradited to Melbourne over the killing of another man, is said to have escaped from the police, as he "wanted to see ... Read more...

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Police, immigration officers crackdown on Brisbane taxi drivers


June 11th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), June 11 (ANI): Police in the Ann St, Fortitude Valley of Brisbane have launched a major crackdown on taxis and their drivers, most of them of Indian origin.According to The ... Read more...

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Facebook asked to ban teens from setting up tribute pages


June 5th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 05 (ANI): Australian police wants Facebook to prohibit teens from setting up tribute pages after a Brisbane man was accused of posting pornography on online memorials to murdered children.Bradley ... Read more...

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HIV positive Oz circus acrobat may have had ‘hundreds of partners’


May 26th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 26 (ANI): An Australian circus acrobat, who is HIV positive and who has been accused of knowingly spreading the disease, may have had hundreds of sexual partners.The case has sparked ... Read more...

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Queensland Police accused of keeping knife attack on Indian under wraps


April 3rd, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Apr.3 (ANI): Queensland Police has been accused of keeping a serious knife attack on an Indian at one of the busiest train stations under wraps.The Courier-Mail has learnt that 34-year-old ... Read more...

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India dismayed over fresh attacks in Australia


January 28th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) India Thursday voiced "dismay" over fresh assaults on four Indians in two separate incidents in Australia and reminded Canberra of its responsibility to immediately bring to justice ... Read more...

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Dumbest criminals of 2009, by Aussie cops


December 29th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 29 (ANI): Queensland Police says not all criminals are masterminds, in fact, some can be very dumb.The Aussie cops have even listed some of the dumbest criminals of 2009, reports ... Read more...

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Singh family sues accused murderer for trespass


March 27th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Mar.27 (ANI): Indian Australians Vijay and Shirley Singh have decided to sue the man accused of brutally killing their three children almost six years ago - for trespass.According to the ... Read more...

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Burping before cops can land you in the slammer!


September 4th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, September 4 (ANI): A 19-year-old Australian man has landed himself into trouble by burping in a police station in Tully, south of Cairns, Queensland. A Queensland police spokesman alleged that the ... Read more...

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Upkeep of Dr. Death costing Queenslanders 109 dollars a day


August 20th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug.20 (ANI): Queensland taxpayers are forking out 109 dollars a day for the upkeep of Dr. Jayant Patel, even as his case is in court. Queensland Police Minister Judy Spence today ... Read more...

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Haneef case: Oz detective who interviewed him to give evidence


August 4th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.4 (ANI): A police officer who interviewed terrorism suspect Mohamed Haneef after his arrest last July will this week give evidence at the inquiry into the bungled case. According to news.com.au, ... Read more...

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Ticking promotional gift causes hospital clear-out Down Under!


July 22nd, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 22 (ANI): A full-scale emergency clear-out took place in a hospital Down Under after a "ticking" kitchen timer was mistaken for a bomb.The promotional gift, from a medical company, ... Read more...

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Oz taxpayers to foot Dr. Deaths bills while he is on bail


July 22nd, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 22 (ANI): Australian taxpayers will have to foot the bill for Indian born surgeon Jayant Patels living costs while he is on bail, Queensland Liberal Leader Mark McArdle has ... Read more...

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‘Dr Death’ to be extradited to Australia by Monday


July 18th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York/Sydney, July 18 (IANS) Indian American surgeon Jayant Patel has been moved to a federal jail in Los Angeles on his way to Australia, where he faces numerous criminal charges, and ... Read more...

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US warrant surrendering Dr. Death to Oz Police imminent


July 18th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 18 (ANI): Ending a three-year quest to bring controversial Indian-born surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel to justice over the deaths of former patients in Bundaberg, a US warrant surrendering the ... Read more...

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Dr. Deaths extradition to Australia still in doubt


July 17th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 17 (ANI): Confusion surrounds the extradition of Dr Jayant Patel, a doctor of Indian origin who acquired the sobriquet Dr Death for botching several surgeries resulting in his patients ... Read more...

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‘Dr Death’ Jayant Patel expected in Australia by weekend


July 16th, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, July 16 (IANS) Justice seems closer home for former patients of India-born American citizen Jayant Patel, who is expected to be in Australia by this weekend to face charges ... Read more...

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Oz police terrorism charges against Haneef were politically motivated


July 10th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): The lawyer of Indian born doctor Mohamed Haneef has said that terrorism charges against Haneef were politically motivated because the Australian Federal Police went ahead in the ... Read more...

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Rudd may be called upon to seek `Dr. Deaths quick extradition to Australia


June 28th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 28 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd may be approached to speed up the extradition process of controversial Indian-born surgeon Dr. Jayant Patel, who has been charged with manslaughter ... Read more...

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Australians unhappy with Dr Patel’s extradition delay (Lead)


June 3rd, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York/Sydney, June 3 (IANS) The hearing of Indian-born American doctor Jayant Patel's extradition to Australia, where he faces manslaughter charges, has been delayed by three weeks in a US court even ... Read more...

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Dr Deaths extradition delayed by three weeks


June 3rd, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 3 (ANI): Dr Jayant Patel, a doctor of Indian origin who acquired the sobriquet Dr Death for botching several surgeries resulting in his patients deaths, has successfully delayed his ... Read more...

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Extradition hearing of Dr Patel delayed in US


June 3rd, 2008 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 3 (IANS) The hearing of Dr Jayant Patel's extradition to Australia, where he faces manslaughter charges, has been delayed by three weeks in a US court. The district court ... Read more...

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U.S. court ruling could lead to fresh bail bid by Dr. Death


May 31st, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 31 (ANI): A ruling by a U.S. judge on Monday, is likely to help Dr Jayant Patel to file a fresh bid for bail against moves to have him ... Read more...

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Queensland Premier denies Oz police bungle in Dr Deaths case


May 29th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 29 (ANI): Despite allegations of a police bungle, Queensland Premier Anna Bligh today said that lawyers have provided all the necessary legal documents to extradite Dr Jayant Patel, a ... Read more...

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Dr Deaths lawyer seeks bail after bungle by Oz police


May 29th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 29 (ANI): The lawyer for Dr Jayant Patel, a doctor of Indian origin who acquired the sobriquet Dr Death for botching several surgeries resulting in his patients deaths, is ... Read more...

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Investigation of Haneef case has cost Oz exchequer over eight million dollars


May 26th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 26 (ANI): Investigations into the bungled Mohammed Haneef terrorism-support case has cost the Australian exchequer 8.2 million dollars so far. According to a news.com.au report, the hefty bill for ... Read more...

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