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Last updated: Friday, May 29, 2015 5:46:13 PM

Shuttler Gurusaidutt qualifies for Australian Open
Sydney, May 26 (IANS) Indian shuttler R.M.V. Gurusaidutt qualified for the men's singles main draw of the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 1:04:04 PM

Sydney mother abandons two kids, joins IS in Syria
Sydney, May 26 (IANS) A mother from the Australian city of Sydney has abandoned her two children to join the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, a media report said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 12:24:03 PM

Australian solar company lights up India's slums
Canberra, May 26 (IANS) An Australian company lighting India's slums with solar energy is providing a solution to the problem of deadly air pollution in India's poorest areas, a media report said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 11:42:17 AM

Saina set to defend Australian Open title (Preview)
Sydney, May 25 (IANS) Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal is all set to defend her women's singles title when she takes to the court at the $750,000 Australian Open Superseries, which commences here on Tuesday.

Monday, May 25, 2015 7:12:16 PM

Tridents, Warriors to clash in CPL season opener
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 25 (IANS) A clash between champions Barbados Tridents and Guyana Amazon Warriors will set in motion the 2015 edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) in Bridgetown next month.

Monday, May 25, 2015 6:24:03 PM

Sydney hostage taker was prone to grandiose claims, court told
Sydney, May 25 (IANS) Man Horan Monis boasted he was well connected in Iran, but was "prone to grandiose claims", the inquest into last year's Sydney siege incident heard on Monday.

Monday, May 25, 2015 5:48:03 PM

Chanderpaul axed from Windies squad
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 25 (IANS) Veteran left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul's illustrious 21-year career appeared all but over after he was dumped from the West Indies Test squad for the upcoming two-match series against Australia, starting next month.

Monday, May 25, 2015 5:26:11 PM

Watson's wife gives birth to daughter
Sydney, May 24 (IANS) Australian cricketer Shane Watson arrived back here from the West Indies for the birth of his daughter.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 6:18:04 PM

Chanderpaul's career up in the air
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 24 (IANS) Uncertainty continues to hang over the career of Shiv Chanderpaul with media reports indicated the veteran left-hander has already been chopped from the squad for the upcoming Australia series.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 3:46:18 PM

Australian to introduce tougher measures on IS fighters
Canberra, May 24 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Sunday said the government is scheduled to introduce tougher measures on Australian citizens who joined the Islamic State (IS) terror group.

Sunday, May 24, 2015 2:38:03 PM

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