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ICC U-19 World Cup: Australia march into semis

August 19th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) Australia pulled off a clinical five-wicket victory over Bangladesh Sunday to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the ICC under-19 cricket World Cup. Bangladesh, ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Australia beat England by six wickets

August 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 11 (IANS) Australia had an ideal start in their defence of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup here Saturday when they beat arch-rivals England by six wickets. Australian ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes central Australia, no damage

March 24th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by BNO News
ERNABELLA, Australia (BNO NEWS) -- The central region of Australia was struck by the country's largest earthquake in nearly 15 years on Friday evening, seismologists said, but there were no reports of ... Read more...

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Batsmen struggle as India reach 73/4 at lunch (Lead)

January 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) India's batting line-up continued to falter in the series Down Under with Australia taking four wickets for 73 at lunch on the opening day of ... Read more...

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Ankle scare for Ishant as Indians toil hard

December 15th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 15 (IANS) Fast bowler Ishant Sharma could bowl just 5.3 overs as the Indians had a hard day on field on the first day of their first practice ... Read more...

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Panesar could play in Australia’s Sheffield Shield, Big Bash

October 4th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 4 (IANS) England left-arm spinner Monty Panesar could feature in Australia's premier domestic tournament Sheffield Shield and Big Bash T20 League besides playing grade cricket in Sydney.Panesar, who ... Read more...

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Sydney Thunder laps up Gayle for Big Bash

June 30th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) Big Bash team Sydney Thunder Thursday bought West Indies opener Chris Gayle. The New South Wales team spent almost half its salary cap on the explosive ... Read more...

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Shell to build world’s largest, heaviest oil rig

May 22nd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A nearly half-kilometre long floating rig will be the world's heaviest and largest, weighing 600,000 tonnes or as much as much as six aircraft carriers. Shell ... Read more...

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Australian man not convicted, jailed nine years!

March 17th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 17 (IANS) West Australia's attorney-general has defended a decision to keep an intellectually disabled man in prison for over nine years, without being convicted or standing trial.Marlon ... Read more...

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Australia must go for pace rather than spin in World Cup: Border

January 31st, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.31 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captain and now Fox Sports cricket expert Allan Border believes that the best chance for his country to nail the ICC cricket World Cup for the ... Read more...

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Curtin Singapore offers business courses for Indians

October 26th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Curtin Singapore, a unit of Australia's Curtin University, has launched three post-graduate business courses for Indian students in Singapore.The programmes launched here Monday are master of international ... Read more...

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Dolphins learning to ‘walk’ on water ‘just for fun’

October 23rd, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Biologists have claimed that dolphins in the wild are learning to 'walk' with their tails along the surface of water.According to the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society ... Read more...

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Bollinger and Hussey to miss third ODI, head back home

October 21st, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In another setback for the already struggling Australian cricket team, batsman Michael Hussey and fast bowler Doug Bollinger have been ruled out of the third and final ... Read more...

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Hopes likely to be 12th man for Australia in first ODI against Pakistan

January 21st, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 21 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has hinted that all rounder James Hopes could be 12th man with Shaun Marsh opening the innings with Shane Watson in the first ODI ... Read more...

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Clarke, Haddin, Ferguson and Bracken will miss India series

October 9th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 9 (IANS) Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke, Brad Haddin, Callum Ferguson and Nathan Bracken have been omitted, due to injuries, from the 15-member squad for the seven-match One-day series against India. Announcing ... Read more...

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Australian woman finds $13-mn lottery ticket in drawer

May 29th, 2009 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Perth, May 28 (RIA Novosti) A 30-year-old woman from Perth in West Australia came across a lottery ticket worth $13 million after she decided to check a bundle of old lottery tickets ... Read more...

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Australia’’s North has announced his coming on international stage

February 24th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Feb.24 (ANI): For too long it''s been Marcus Who? When Marcus North came on to bowl his first ball for Australia in Potchefstroom this week the ground announcer said it ... Read more...

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Orissa police file charges in paedophilia case

January 12th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 12 (IANS) Police have filed charges against an Australian doctor accused of sexually abusing 11 boys in an orphanage in Orissa's Puri town, officials said Monday.Alan Herbert Rose alias Paul ... Read more...

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Smith to play in Melbourne Test despite injury

December 23rd, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Dec 23 (IANS) Despite a nagging elbow injury sustained in India, South African cricket captain Graeme Smith will play in the second Test against Australia in Melbourne as his side looks ... Read more...

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Cause unclear of frightening Qantas ‘altitude change’

October 8th, 2008 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 8 (DPA) It would take a month to find out why a Qantas flight dropped altitude dramatically, injuring at least 36 passengers before it made an emergency landing, investigators said ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman believes Australian “fertility waters” helped her conceive

September 24th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 24 (ANI): Aussie actress Nicole Kidman credits the waters of the Kununurra for her pregnancy, and calls it the fertility waters.Kidman, 41, and six other women had become pregnant ... Read more...

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Lillee hails IPL and Twenty20 as a ‘fantastic concept’

April 17th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Some greats have dubbed Twenty20 and Indian Premier League (IPL) as a joke in the name of cricket. But legendry Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee is in ... Read more...

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