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Australia rallies for vote for Super Trawler


September 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In Sydney the hopes of stopping a super trawler from fishing in Australia’s water were turned down as those in favor of the fishing expressed their disregard ... Read more...

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Australian consumer confidence rises


September 12th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 12 (IANS) The confidence of Australian consumer has risen slightly but remains weak, a survey released Wednesday by Westpac Banking Corp and the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic ... Read more...

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Mel B wants Australian citizenship


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Spice Girls member Melanie Brown, a.k.a. Mel B, is applying for Australian citizenship for herself and her family, and wants to move permanently to Sydney.The ... Read more...

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Australian capital expenditure goes up


August 30th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 30 (IANS) The rise in capital expenditure (capex) in the June quarter suggests that the mining boom in Australia will continue for the next few years, economists said ... Read more...

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Infants given anaesthesia face learning problems


August 29th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 29 (IANS) Children under three years given anaesthesia may have a higher risk of developing learning difficulties, says an Australian study.The findings are based on an analysis conducted ... Read more...

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Australia’s new home sales fall


August 28th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 28 (IANS) New home sales in Australia posted a weak result in July, giving up much of the strength gained in late 2011-12, according to a report released ... Read more...

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Aussie Scientists Challenge ‘Big Bang’ Theory


August 21st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from Australia have challenged the long lasting “Big Bang” theory. According to the “big bang” theory all the matters in the universe were sparsely populated before ... Read more...

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Hovering moms have anxious kids


August 21st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Parents, especially mothers, who hover nervously over their children and are "over-involved" with them, make kids anxious and lacking in confidence.Psychologists at Sydney's Macquarie University studied ... Read more...

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Australian central bank predicts continued resources boom


August 21st, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) The forecast of continuing resource investment and a period of low inflation were behind the decision of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to leave the ... Read more...

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UBI to seek Rs.1,000 crore from government


August 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Public sector lender Union Bank of India (UBI) will seek capital investment up to Rs.10 billion from the central government to clock around 18-20 percent growth ... Read more...

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Australia’s consumer confidence falls


August 15th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 15 (IANS) The confidence of Australian consumers has fallen despite some positive economic news over the past month, a survey released Wednesday showed.The survey was released by Westpac ... Read more...

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Olympic modern pentathlon: Lithuania’s Asadauskaite wins last gold


August 13th, 2012 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lithuania's Laura Asadauskaite won the last gold medal of the London Olympics in the women's modern pentathlon Sunday.Asadauskaite, the reigning European champion, set an Olympic ... Read more...

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Mother abandons its Dalmatian lamb


August 10th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A lamb which looked like a Dalmatian dog was abandoned by its mother but thanks to Julie Bolton, a local Dalmatian breeder, the lamb has a home. ... Read more...

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Australia’s unemployment rate steady


August 9th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 9 (IANS) Australia's unemployment rate stayed at 5.2 percent in July, the Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS) announced Thursday.The ABS reported that the number of people employed increased ... Read more...

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Australian home loans up


August 8th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) The number of home loans approved in Australia rose 1.3 percent to 46,859 in June 2012, compared to the previous month, data released Wednesday by the ... Read more...

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Schizophrenic brain tries to heal itself


August 6th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) Brains of people who suffer from schizophrenia may attempt to repair damage caused by the disease, suggesting an adult brain's capacity to change and grow.Professor Cyndi ... Read more...

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Olympic triple jump : Kazakhstan’s Rypakova leaps to gold


August 6th, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Olga Rypakova of Kazakhstan took Olympic gold in the women's triple jump Sunday.Rypakova, the world silver medalist, took the title with a third-round jump ... Read more...

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Olympic sailing: Brit Ainslie takes fourth successive gold


August 5th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British sailor Ben Ainslie continued his remarkable run of winning gold at every Olympics since 2000 with victory in the Finn class here Sunday.Ainslie finished ... Read more...

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Ennis captures dream Olympic gold on home soi


August 5th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Jessica Ennis won gold in the Olympic women's heptathlon Saturday, winning the 800 meters race.Ennis had a virtually unassailable lead of 184 points going ... Read more...

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Australia’s new home sales rise


July 30th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 30 (IANS) New home sales in Australia rose for a second consecutive month in June, an association said Monday.The Housing Industry Association (HIA) New Home Sales report showed ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe to direct biopic on Bill Hicks


July 24th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Russell Crowe is all set to make his directorial debut with a biopic on Bill Hicks. Earlier it was being speculated that Russell Crowe would enact ... Read more...

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Man banned from driving for 56 years


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 23 (IANS) An Australian motorist has been banned from driving for 56 years after he was caught driving a stolen car at high speed through Sydney's suburbs and ... Read more...

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Bus driver jailed for filming up skirts of schoolgirls


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 23 (IANS) A 48-year-old Japanese-origin bus driver in Sydney has been sentenced to seven months in prison for secretly filming up the skirts of schoolgirls as they boarded ... Read more...

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Aussies get threatening SMS


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 23 (IANS) People in Australia's New South Wales state are getting a mobile phone text message that warns them they will be killed unless they send $5,000 to ... Read more...

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Australians receive pay up or die death threats text messages


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many Australians received a text message which asked them to pay up $5000 or die. Thousands of people got this message and many of them started panicking ... Read more...

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Nintendo Wii helps stroke patients recover


July 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 20 (IANS) Stroke patients considered too far gone to regain use of affected limbs are now showing signs of recovery because of a new therapy that utilises the ... Read more...

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Madonna cancels Australian tour


July 19th, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Pop star Madonna has called off plans to tour Australia for the first time in nearly 20 years.The 53-year-old had provisionally booked a number of ... Read more...

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Australia’s new vehicle sales down


July 17th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 17 (IANS) Australia's new motor vehicles sales fell by 0.6 percent in June compared to May, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported Tuesday.According to the ABS, 91,375 ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar to be India’s flag bearer at Olympics


July 15th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar would be India's flag-bearer at the London Olympics opening ceremony July 27 Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra ... Read more...

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Lee’s international career in numbers


July 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who announced his retirement from international cricket Friday, played for his country for 13 years.Lee played in 76 Tests, 217 One-Day ... Read more...

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Breast fed kids to develop nut allergies


July 13th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Children breast fed for the first six months of their birth are 1.5 times more likely to develop a nut allergy than those exposed to ... Read more...

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Australia’s unemployment rate rises


July 12th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Australia's unemployment rate rose to 5.2 percent in June, due to the loss of 27,000 jobs, data released Thursday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) ... Read more...

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Want to revive family banner with sensible films: Prateek (With Image)


July 12th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Grandfather Pramod Chakravorty produced "Love In Tokyo" and now Prateek Chakravorty revives the family banner with "From Sydney With Love". He hopes to bring the ... Read more...

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‘Women hunched over desks for long gain weight’


July 11th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Middle-aged working women who spend long hours hunched over their desks are more likely to gain greater weight, say Australian researchers.The study analysed the impact of ... Read more...

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Madonna rents theatre!


July 11th, 2012 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Singer Madonna treated boyfriend Brahim Zaibat to a rare movie experience! She rented an entire theatre in Amsterdam.The 53-year-old took out time from her busy ... Read more...

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