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Amla, du Plessis help Proteas thrash Ireland by 201 runs
Canberra, March 3 (IANS) Top order batsmen Hashim Amla (159) and Faf du Plessis (109) cracked centuries to help South Africa thrash minnows Ireland by 201 runs in a World Cup Pool B game at the Manuka Oval here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 5:30:03 PM

Amla, du Plessis help Proteas post 411/4
Canberra, March 3 (IANS) Top order batsmen Hashim Amla (159) and Faf du Plessis (109) cracked centuries to help South Africa post 411/4, the highest total of the current World Cup, in 50 overs against Ireland in a Pool B game at the Manuka Oval here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 1:18:04 PM

Australian school principals suffer food poisoning
Canberra, March 3 (IANS) Australian health authorities were on Tuesday investigating a mass poisoning of 164 school principals who attended a conference in Brisbane over the weekend.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:38:03 AM

Bali to prepare two convicted Australians for execution
Canberra, March 3 (IANS) An Indonesian prosecutor on Tuesday said that he would transfer two Australian convicts out of Bali prison in preparation for their execution.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:34:04 AM

Researchers discover milk protein critical for survival of species
Sydney, March 3 (IANS) Australian researchers have discovered that the protein MCL-1 is critical for keeping milk-producing cells alive and sustaining milk production in the breast.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 9:52:13 AM

Australia to send 300 additional troops to Iraq
Canberra, March 3 (IANS) Australia will send an additional 300 troops to Iraq to train specialist Iraqi soldiers in the fight against Islamic State (IS) militants, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 8:50:03 AM

Shaun Pollock expects De Villiers to fire against Ireland
Canberra, March 2 (IANS) Former South Africa cricket captain Shaun Pollock on Monday said current skipper A.B. de Villiers could produce "something really special" in their World Cup Pool B match against Ireland at the Manuka Oval on Tuesday, having seen both of the South African captain's destructive innings in the last month.

Monday, March 02, 2015 7:26:20 PM

Shami, Ashwin move up, Kohli, Dhoni drop in ICC rankings
Sydney, March 2 (IANS) Indian pacer Mohammad Shami and off-spinner Ravichandaran Ashwin moved up while Virat Kohli dropped a place to fourth with 847 points in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) rankings released on Monday.

Monday, March 02, 2015 7:26:18 PM

Australia to continue searching for missing MH370 jet
Sydney, March 2 (IANS/EFE) Australia has no plans to discontinue its underwater search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 which went missing on March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board somewhere in the Indian Ocean, said a government official on Monday.

Monday, March 02, 2015 4:02:03 PM

Australians banned from travelling to Mosul in Iraq
Sydney, March 2 (IANS) The Australian government on Monday banned its citizens from travelling to Mosul in northern Iraq without a "legitimate" reason.

Monday, March 02, 2015 2:30:06 PM

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