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Sydney Opera House lights up for Diwali
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) The Sydney Opera House was lit up in a vibrant orange colour to celebrate Diwali, the Indian festival of lights.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:52:20 PM

WICB forms task force to probe India tour pull-out
Bridgetown (Barbados), Oct 22 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has decided to establish a task force to probe the circumstances leading to the dramatic pull out by its cricketers from an ongoing tour of India.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:12:14 PM

Eating fruit and vegetables makes you happy
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Australian researchers said Wednesday that eating large amounts of fruit and vegetables can make you happier.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:36:10 PM

Cheika named new Australian rugby union team coach
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Michael Cheika was Wednesday named the new coach of Qantas Wallabies, the Australian rugby union team which will leave Friday for a tour of Europe.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 11:10:04 AM

Grenada PM willing to act as mediator between WICB, players
Bridgetown (Barbados), Oct 21 (IANS/CMC) Grenada Prime Minister Keith Mitchell has said he is prepared to act as a mediator in the ongoing pay dispute between the cricketers, West Indies Players Association (WIPA) and West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) that led to abandoning of the India tour by the team last week.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 4:30:08 PM

Australian nurse discharged after Ebola scare
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) An Australian nurse, who was admitted to a hospital in Cairns for symptoms of the Ebola virus, is set to return to lead normal life after three weeks in isolation, Brisbane Time reported.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:22:16 PM

Australian jihadi warns PM Abbott
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) A teenager who ran away from his home in Australia in June has threatened Prime Minister Tony Abbott in a Islamic State (IS) video posted on internet.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 1:56:13 PM

Former Australian PM Whitlam dies at 98
Canberra, Oct 21 (IANS) The former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam died Tuesday at the age of 98 here, media reported.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 1:04:15 PM

Primed for huge summer of cricket: Shane Watson
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson Tuesday said after battling five months with a calf injury he is now primed for a huge summer of international cricket.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:40:04 PM

Marsh, O'Keefe to herald new dawn in Australian cricket
Canberra, Oct 21 (IANS) On the eve of a new Test series against Pakistan, the Australian cricket team is on the verge of a major makeover.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:34:05 PM

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