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Australian surfer dies of shark attack


July 14th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 24-year-old surfer died Saturday in a shark attack near Wedge Island in Western Australia province, media reports said.According to The West Australian newspaper, the ... Read more...

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Australian Katich retires from first class cricket


June 12th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 12 (IANS) Former Australian Test opener Simon Katich Tuesday announced his retirement from first class cricket at home.In a statement, Robert Joske Management, the agency that manages Katich ... Read more...

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Australian immigration minister under attack for foreign workers’ deal


May 26th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 26 (IANS) Australian trade unions have urged the Labor government led by Prime Minister Julia Gillard to overturn a decision by her immigration minister to allow an iron ... Read more...

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Controversies not new for Pomersbach


May 18th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Australian crickter Luke Pomersbach, who was arrested here Thursday for allegedly molesting an American woman, has had a controversial past. Back home, he has been ... Read more...

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Heartbroken man buys island for £30,000 after wife leaves him


April 12th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) A man, whose wife left him after emigrating from Britain to Australia, shed every part of his old life -- car, home, job and friends on ... Read more...

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Dolphins form close knit ties with kin


March 29th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 29 (IANS) Male dolphins are not only gregarious, they also form complex alliances with their close kin and friends, says a study.Groups of two to three males ... Read more...

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Indian student jailed in Australia in visa scam


March 27th, 2012 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne March 27 (IANS) A Perth-based Indian student will spend 14 months in jail for his involvement in a scam to falsify English test scores to get Australian visas.Rajesh Kumar, ... Read more...

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Food poison scare for Tasmanian cricketers


March 7th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 7 (IANS) Ahead of the final round of Sheffield Shield games, some of the Tasmanian cricketers were down with food poisoning and had to be put on intravenous ... Read more...

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Big pink diamond found, to be cut as single stone


February 21st, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Australia's biggest pink rough diamond has been discovered at Rio Tinto's Argyle mine, the world's largest producer of rare pink diamonds, and is to be cut ... Read more...

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Watson needs another week to recover fully


February 11th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 11 (IANS) Australian cricket all-rounder Shane Watson Saturday said he needs another week to recover fully from his calf injury and is not pushing himself for an international ... Read more...

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Puffing could expose your kid to leukaemia


February 10th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 10 (IANS) Smokers beware. Your heavy puffing around the time of conception greatly increases the chances of your child developing the most common form of childhood cancer, ... Read more...

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Australian players fear state boards may thwart CA reforms


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 3 (IANS) Australian cricketers fear that some of the state boards may block the much needed reforms in Cricket Australia (CA).As CA gears up for its first major ... Read more...

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Lunch scoreboard: India vs. Australia, third Test, Day Three


January 15th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) The scoreboard at lunch on day three of the third cricket Test between India and Australia at the Western Australia Cricket Association Ground here Sunday:India ... Read more...

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Tea scoreboard: India vs. Australia, third Test, Day Two


January 14th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 14 (IANS) The scoreboard of Australia's first innings at tea on Day Two of the third Test at Western Australia Cricket Association Ground here Saturday.India first innings: ... Read more...

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India 161 all out at Perth


January 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) India were bowled out for 161 on the opening day of the third Test against Australia at the Western Australia Cricket Association Ground here Friday.Virat ... Read more...

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WACA curator predicts bouncy Perth track


January 9th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 8 (IANS) Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) curator Cameron Sutherland has warned India to be prepared for a bouncy track for the third Test against Australia beginning at ... Read more...

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Handling injuries Shaun Marsh’s biggest challenge: Moody


December 26th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Former Australian all-rounder Tom Moody, the man who transformed Shaun Marsh's career, feels that the young batsman's biggest challenge after giving up part lifestyle is his ... Read more...

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Retail spending in Australia rises in November


December 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 20 (IANS) Retail spending in Australia rose in November, according to a survey released Tuesday by Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA).The Commonwealth Bank Business Sales Indicator (BSI) rose ... Read more...

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Katich calls up Inverarity to check his name


December 17th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Renegade veteran Simon Katich has called up national selector John Inverarity to check whether his name was mentioned in a selection meeting before the Boxing Day ... Read more...

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Lakshman to lead Indian challenge at Asia-Pacific Senior golf


November 29th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Indian team for the Asia Pacific Senior Amateur Golf Championships will be spearheaded by the 1982 Asian Games gold medalist 'Bunny' Lakshman Singh of ... Read more...

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South African Arthur appointed Australia’s cricket coach


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 22 (IANS) Former South African coach Mickey Arthur has been appointed Australia cricket head coach, Cricket Australia (CA) announced here Tuesday.CA chief executive officer James Sutherland said Arthur ... Read more...

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Australia’s cricket future is in good shape


October 27th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 27 (IANS) Cricket Australia's (CA) chairman Jack Clarke said Thursday that he was retiring confident of Australian cricket's future after key strategic decisions made in the last year. ... Read more...

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Johnson hurts ankle in Sheffield Shield match


October 11th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 11 (IANS) Australia's bowling spearhead Mitchell Johnson injured his left ankle on the opening day of Western Australia's Sheffield Shield clash with Tasmania at the WACA Ground Tuesday.Johnson ... Read more...

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Ponting fine with moving down the batting order


October 10th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS Ricky Ponting is fine with batting at number four in the Australian Test team and reveals that Shaun Marsh's elevation to the number three spot was part ... Read more...

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Hussey relieved of domestic duty ahead of S. Africa tour


October 10th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS) Michael Hussey will not play in the Sheffield Shield this week as Cricket Australia (CA) has advised him rest before the national team leaves for a ... Read more...

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Five Oz players available for Sheffield Shield, Ryobi Cup selection


October 6th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 6 (IANS) Former skipper Ricky Ponting and experienced bastsman Mike Hussey are among five members of the Australian squad for the South Africa series who will be available ... 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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Shark kills surfer at Australian beach


September 4th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 4 (IANS) A man in his early 20s was killed Sunday in a horrifying shark attack at a popular surfing spot of Western Australia.He was bodyboarding, a cut-down ... 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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Sandalwood firm to cash in on Gichrist’s popularity


June 30th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 29 (IANS) Adam Gilchrist will be the face of a Perth-based sandalwood supplier who looks to capitalise on the former Ausralian captain's popularity while entering the Indian market.Gilchrist, ... Read more...

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Incurable mosquito virus hits Australia


May 18th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) A deadly mosquito-borne virus, that reportedly has no cure and no vaccination, has claimed the lives of two Australian people, officials said.The Murray Valley Encephalitis virus ... Read more...

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Male docs 4 times likelier than female counterparts to misbehave


May 1st, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1(ANI): A new study has found that male doctors are four times more likely than their female counterparts to be disciplined for misconduct, and sexual misconduct is the most common ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Australia also needs director of cricket to regain top cricket billing: Buchanan


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr. 23 (ANI): John Buchanan who is about to embark on a four-year stint in control of New Zealand's high-performance program, has said he believes Australia also needs a Director of ... Read more...

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Pregnancy stress ups behavioural risks among kids


April 21st, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Stressful events experienced during pregnancy are associated with higher risk of behavioural problems in children in later years, according to a study.Stressful events include financial and ... Read more...

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Repeated stress in pregnancy ups risk of behavior problems in kids


April 21st, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Experiencing repeated stress during pregnancy increases the risk of behavioural problems in children, according to a new study.Common stressful events included financial and relationship problems, difficult pregnancy, job ... Read more...

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