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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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New Zealand consumer prices fall

January 19th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 19 (IANS) A sharp drop in the price of vegetables caused a dip in prices for New Zealand consumers in the last quarter, according to figures from the ... Read more...

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Adani Group acquires port in Australia

May 3rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 3 (IANS) Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (MPSEZL), the port arm of Adani Group's flagship company Adani Enterprises Ltd (AEL), Tuesday announced its acquisition of a ... Read more...

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Cyclone Yasi Strikes Australia’s Queensland, No Casualties Reported

February 3rd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The state of Queensland was hit by a massive category 5 cyclone, Cyclone Yasi, on Thursday which caused widespread destruction in regions across the state. Although ... Read more...

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Oz PM slaps levy on taxpayers to pay for 5.6 billion dollar flood bill

January 27th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27(ANI): Australian taxpayers earning over 50,000 dollars a year will be hit with a new levy to help pay the estimated 5.6 billion dollar bill for flood devastation in the ... Read more...

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Queensland floods: Eerie calm as Brisbane braces for worst

January 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Jan.12 (ANI): An eerie calm prevails in Brisbane, the capital of the Australian state of Queensland, as it braces for an expected devastation of life and property through floods.According to ... Read more...

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Pietersen bats for Queensland flood victims

January 11th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) England batsman Kevin Pietersen Tuesday decided to auction his bat and shirt he used during the Ashes series to raise money for the Queensland flood victims.The state of ... Read more...

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World welcomes New Year amid blizzard, flood and blasts (Lead)

January 1st, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York/Sydney/London, Jan 1 (IANS) Revellers embraced the New Year with high spirit and parties across the globe amid bad weather as well as threat of terror strikes and bomb blast in ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey offered $14K luxury Aussie tour

October 18th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 18 (ANI): Tropical North Queensland are reported to have offered Winfrey to use a luxury yacht worth 10,000 dollars a day and accommodation worth 4,000 dollars a night for ... Read more...

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Oz Crocodile Dundee outback pub up for grabs

October 13th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): The Australian outback pub that was made famous by the 1980s film Crocodile Dundee is up for sale.The Walkabout Creek Hotel, in the small town of McKinlay in ... Read more...

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Oz elections still up for grabs, though Labor is ahead

August 20th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.20 (ANI): A poll has found that the elections in Australia are still up for grabs, with Labor just ahead of the coalition with 51-49 on a two-party preferred basis.The Essential ... Read more...

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Australia to hold elections August 21

July 17th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 17 (DPA) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Saturday announced general elections to be held August 21. After a week of mounting speculation she met with Governor General Quentin Bryce Saturday ... Read more...

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Australia experienced hottest decade on record due to global warming

January 5th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Australia had experienced its hottest decade on record due to global warming, the nation's bureau of meteorology revealed on Tuesday.The average temperature in Australia from 2000 to ... Read more...

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Queensland declares emergency following wildfire scare

October 19th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Oct. 19 (ANI): The Australian state of Queensland has declared a state of emergency after at least 40 wildfires destroyed several properties and forced residents of the area to flee.According ... Read more...

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Hot, wet and wild weather makes Australia what it is

February 8th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 8 (DPA) In Australian poet Dorothea Mackellar's famous homage to her "wilful, lavish land", she extols a weather trifecta of "floods and fire and famine" that "pays us back threefold". Cattle ... Read more...

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Water storage may lead to spread of dengue

January 27th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 27 (ANI): A team of Australian researchers has found that human behaviour, in the form of storing water to deal with shortages, will be the main factor in the ... Read more...

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Scientists may have found Australias first T-Rex

September 13th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 13 (ANI): Scientists might have found the skeletal evidence of Australias first Tyrannosaurus Rex, a ferocious dinosaur, in the outback of the state of Queensland.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Australia concerned at trafficking in Indian children

August 23rd, 2008 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 22 (IANS) Australia Friday expressed concern at and offered to assist with investigations into claims that "pretty" children kidnapped from Indian slums have been adopted by families in this country."I ... Read more...

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Australian court rules in favour of mosque in Cairns

June 27th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 27 (IANS) Upholding the right to freedom of religion as an integral part of the Australian community, the Queensland Planning and Environment Court has cleared the way for ... Read more...

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Australia appoints first woman governor-general

April 13th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
DPA Sydney, April 13 (DPA) Australia is to have its first woman governor-general, the official representative of Queen Elizabeth, who remains head of state of the former British colony, the government said Sunday. ... Read more...

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Terri Irwin loses fight in multimillion-dollar lawsuit

March 5th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne , Mar 5 (ANI): Celebrity naturalist Terri Irwin has failed in her bid to have a multimillion-dollar lawsuit she is fighting moved to her home state of Queensland .The widow of ... Read more...

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Man slept off croc attack after downing 12 cans of beer!

November 14th, 2007 - 2:31 am ICT by admin

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