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Last updated: Thursday, May 26, 2016 1:02:50 PM

Australian Uber driver sues company for deactivating account
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) A Perth Uber driver has sued the ride-sharing company for terminating his account without notice and leaving him with 80,000 Australian dollars worth of car loans, the media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 3:08:04 PM

Australian minister warns against 'illiterate' immigrants
Canberra, May 18 (IANS) Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton on Wednesday warned that accepting "illiterate" immigrants would threaten social services and the country's job market.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 1:58:04 PM

Australian researchers set new solar cell efficiency record
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Australian researchers have created a device that has set a new world record for solar efficiency, the media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 12:56:04 PM

Artificial intelligence boosts key Bose-Einstein experiment
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) In a first, a team of physicists is using artificial intelligence (AI) to run a complex experiment to create an extremely cold gas trapped in a laser beam known as a Bose-Einstein condensate -- thus replicating the experiment that won the 2001 Nobel Prize.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 4:34:04 PM

Australia coach recalls China-based footballers for friendlies
Canberra, May 17 (IANS) Australia head coach Age Postecoglou on Tuesday recalled a number of experienced footballers for his 23-man squad to face Greece in a two-match friendly series in Australia next month.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 2:28:04 PM

Teen suspected of planning terror attack arrested in Australia
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) An 18-year-old, suspected of planning a terror attack, was arrested by Australian police in an operation in Sydney that was held alongside other police raids in Melbourne.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 11:26:03 AM

Coal dust risk to Australia's Great Barrier Reef
Sydney, May 17 (IANS) A study released on Tuesday has found that a high concentration of coal dust can quickly kill coral on Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 11:14:04 AM

Australian Olympians to receive anti-Zika condoms
Sydney, May 16 (IANS) Australian Olympic athletes will be given Zika virus-proof condoms for the Rio Games to help fight against the spread of the virus.

Monday, May 16, 2016 1:40:04 PM

Scammers tricked Australians over $160 million in 2015
Canberra, May 16 (IANS) A rise in the sophistication of scammers trapping victims into bogus investment schemes tricked Australians to lose over $160 million to scams in 2015.

Monday, May 16, 2016 9:02:45 AM

Ancient Irish musical traditions thriving in India
Sydney, May 14 (IANS) Iron-age Irish musical traditions, thought to be long dead, are still thriving in Kerala, shows an archaeological study of musical horns in India and Europe.

Saturday, May 14, 2016 3:42:05 PM

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