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Last updated: Sunday, June 17, 2018 6:52:06 PM

How dry riverbeds contribute to climate change
Sydney, June 17 (IANS) Dry riverbeds are contributing more carbon emissions than previously thought, says a study that could help scientists better understand how to fight climate change.

Sunday, June 17, 2018 6:52:06 PM

World's steepest football stadium under construction in Australian city
Sydney, June 15 (IANS) With an upper tier perilously tilted at a 34 degree angle, a new football stadium in Australia's Western Sydney is continuing to take shape on Friday, as the steepest allowable trajectory in the world, local media reported.

Friday, June 15, 2018 1:48:05 PM

Of films, depression, marriage and pregnancy: Ileana D'Cruz opens up
Savusavu (Fiji), June 15 (IANS) She was all of 18 when her acting career took off, landing her in the cobweb of celebrityhood.

Friday, June 15, 2018 12:32:03 PM

Australia pledges apology to child abuse victims
Canberra, June 13 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull said on Wednesday that his government would issue a national apology to the victims of institutional child abuse.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 2:50:06 PM

Australian lottery winner had ticket on fridge for 38 days
Canberra, June 13 (IANS) An Australian man has claimed a multi-million lottery win, after discovering that the winning ticket had been stuck to his fridge for almost six weeks after the May 5 draw.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 11:16:04 AM

Australia offers to help verify North Korea's denuclearisation
Sydney, June 13 (IANS) Australia on Wednesday offered its help to verify that the process of denuclearisation of North Korea is genuine, a day after the signing of an agreement between the United States and the Pyongyang regime.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 8:02:04 AM

Fiji Indians: For whom Bollywood acts as cultural bridge
Savusavu (Fiji), June 11 (IANS) "Laakhon hain yahan dilwale...". That evergreen Mahendra Kapoor number from the 1960s played on at a boutique island resort here -- bringing smiles to a group of Indian tourists.

Monday, June 11, 2018 4:16:06 PM

Ex-Aussie spy chief to lead inquiry into war crimes allegations
Canberra, June 10 (IANS) The former head of Australia's spy agency will investigate the Defence Force's handling of accusations that Australian soldiers committed war crimes in Afghanistan.

Sunday, June 10, 2018 5:38:04 PM

Fiji's pearl pioneer leads the way in sustainable luxury (June 8 is World Oceans Day)
Savusavu (Fiji), June 8 (IANS) From the serene environs of the country's second largest island Vanua Levu, Justin Hunter's uniquely hued pearls in green, blue, chocolate, aubergine, gold, burgundy and more, are not just selling Fiji's story to the world, but setting an example for promoting sustainable luxury among ethical consumers, thereby giving a push to the global blue economy.

Friday, June 08, 2018 6:44:05 PM

Tonsil removal in childhood may increase asthma risk
Sydney, June 8 (IANS) Removing tonsils and adenoids in childhood increases the long-term risk of respiratory disorders such as asthma and influenza, as well as allergic and infectious diseases, says a study of nearly 1.2 million children.

Friday, June 08, 2018 6:06:03 PM

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