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Australian Olympic Committee sues Telstra over Rio advertisement
Canberra, July 16 (IANS) The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has sued the country's largest telecommunication company Telstra over the latter's "I go to Rio" advertisement in the Federal Court.

Saturday, July 16, 2016 1:22:05 PM

Australia aims at top 5 on Rio Olympic medals tally: Chef de mission
Canberra, July 15 (IANS) Exuding confidence about the Australian contingent putting up a stellar show at the Rio Olympics next month, Chef de mission Kitty Chiller on Friday said the morale was very high.

Friday, July 15, 2016 7:00:04 PM

Smoking rates high in emergency patients
Canberra, July 15 (IANS) A new study has found that patients in the emergency department have significantly higher rates of smoking than the general population.

Friday, July 15, 2016 12:00:04 PM

Harvesting renewable energy from mobile phone base stations
Sydney, July 14 (IANS) A team of Australian researchers has found a way to harvest renewable or ambient energy from mobile phone base stations to power battery-operated wireless sensors.

Thursday, July 14, 2016 1:06:03 PM

Taylor Swift visits sick children in hospital
Brisbane, July 13 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift took a break from a trip with boyfriend Tom Hiddleston in Australia to visit sick patients at a local children's hospital.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 1:46:04 PM

Artificial sweeteners can make you actually eat more
Sydney, July 13 (IANS) Researchers have identified a complex network in the brain that has revealed why artificial sweeteners may not be the best way to slim down.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 1:22:04 PM

Starc can take 300 Test wickets if fit: Lehmann
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Hailing his frontline seamer Mitchell Starc, Australia coach Darren Lehmann on Tuesday said the lanky pacer has the pedigree to take 300 Test wickets, only if his fitness and workload can be properly managed across all three formats.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 5:14:03 PM

Boy babies at greater risk of pregnancy complications
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Boy babies are much more likely to experience potentially life-threatening outcomes at birth than girls, a new research has revealed.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 2:34:05 PM

Australian man found guilty of hiring jihadis for IS
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) An Australian man was found guilty on Tuesday of recruiting seven jihadis in 2013 to fight for the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Syria.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 2:04:03 PM

'Kangaroos cause more road accidents in Australia'
Canberra, July 12 (IANS) Australia's most iconic native animal, the kangaroo, causes more road accidents in the nation than all other animals combined, according to a new data.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 8:18:05 AM

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