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Last updated: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 9:02:04 AM

Australian researchers prevent progression of diabetic kidney disease
Sydney, Feb 10 (IANS) An Australian pharmaceutical company has successfully prevented the progression of Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD) for the first time.

Friday, February 10, 2017 8:16:06 AM

Australian PM slams high CEO salaries
Canberra, Feb 10 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday railed against excessive salaries being paid to the nation's top business leaders and bureaucrats.

Friday, February 10, 2017 8:16:04 AM

Basketball star James slams Trump's travel ban executive order
Cleveland (Ohio), Feb 9 (IANS) Branding Donald Trump's controversial travel ban as 'divisive', basketball star LeBron James has come down heavily on the US President's latest executive order which has created a stir globally.

Thursday, February 09, 2017 5:22:04 PM

Injured Lynn out of Sri Lanka T20I series
Sydney, Feb 9 (IANS) Australia's middle-order batsman Chris Lynn was on Thursday ruled out of the national squad for the upcoming three-match Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka, starting February 17.

Thursday, February 09, 2017 4:08:04 PM

Australia to ratify international torture treaty
Canberra, Feb 9 (IANS) The Australian Federal Government on Thursday announced that it will ratify an international treaty to improve the oversight of the country's prisons and detention centres.

Thursday, February 09, 2017 9:12:04 AM

Australian PM slams state for massive power outages
Canberra, Feb 9 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday slammed authorities of South Australia (SA) state over four massive power outages in five months during a 40 degrees Celsius heatwave.

Thursday, February 09, 2017 8:56:04 AM

Australia considering Elon Musk's Hyperloop for fast travel
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) Billionaire tech giant Elon Musk's Hyperloop was suggested by an Australian parliamentary committee on Wednesday for a viable alternative to high-speed rail.

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 1:08:06 PM

Australia's highest paid official earns 10 times more than PM
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) The highest paid Australian official earned $4.3 million in the last fiscal, 10 times more than the country's prime minister, a Senate committee revealed on Tuesday.

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 11:38:04 AM

Remains of huge undersea landslide found on Great Barrier Reef
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) Scientists have discovered the remnants of a massive undersea landslide on the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia, which occurred more than 300,000 years ago, a media report said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 10:24:03 AM

'Pope John Paul II knew of sexual abuse by priests'
Sydney, Feb 7 (IANS) Late Pope John Paul II was aware of priests sexually abusing children, and of efforts by the Catholic Church to cover up the allegations, an American canon lawyer claimed on Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 1:22:03 PM

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