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Cricket Australia wants Warne to play in Big Bash

September 8th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief James Sutherland has exhorted spin legend Shane Warne to play in the revamped edition of the Big Bash League, saying his participation ... Read more...

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Oz cricketers Clarke, Hughes were ‘out on town’ drinking before losing Ashes

January 18th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.18 (ANI): Australian cricketers Michael Clarke and Phil Hughes were 'out on the town' drinking the night before Australia lost the Ashes on home soil.The Telegraph quoted witnesses as claiming that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Oz school defends ban on lesbian students from dance

November 10th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 10 (ANI): A school in Australia has defended its decision to ban a female student from bringing her girlfriend to a school dance, saying that it was not done because ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Foreign couple survive 150m-cliff fall Down Under

August 5th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 5 (ANI): A German tourist and his Japanese wife have both miraculously survived after their car went over a cliff and plunged 150 metres down a ravine in Victoria's west.Steffen ... Read more...

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Teen sailor turns down $250K b’day pics offer

May 17th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 17 (ANI): The Australian teenager, who sailed solo around the world, has turned down an offer of 250,000 dollars to let photographers take pictures of her 17th birthday party.Jessica Watson, ... Read more...

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Australia condemns Indian cartoon on racist attacks row

January 8th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 8 (IANS) Australia Friday condemned as "deeply offensive" a caricature, published in an Indian newspaper, depicting Victoria police as members of the racist Ku Klux Klan. The cartoon, published in Delhi's ... Read more...

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Axing Symonds for being `too Australian” wrong, says former cricketer Jones

June 5th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 5 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has criticized Cricket Australia and the team management for axing Andrew Symonds, and suggested that he has paid a price for being "too ... Read more...

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Ex-Australian judge relives Taj Hotel terror drama

November 28th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.28 (ANI): A former Australian judge and three-time Olympic rower has said that it was a bloody nightmare to be cornered at gunpoint inside the Taj Hotel in Mumbai. Reliving the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Stabbed Indian taxi driver in critical condition in Melbourne hospital

April 29th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Apr.29 (ANI): Police have released images of a Indian-born taxi driver, who received multiple stab wounds and was left by the roadside for two-and-a-half hours this morning. The taxi driver, a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

`Musharraf may have bumped off Benazir, claims Imran

January 1st, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Jan.1 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain and politician Imran Khan is of the view that President Pervez Musharraf may have had a say in the elimination of former premier Benazir Bhutto. "Either ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |