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Last updated: Friday, September 04, 2015 2:52:15 PM

Hugh Jackman announces 'Broadway to Oz' national tour
Sydney, Aug 24 (IANS) Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman has announced a national concert tour based on his sold out Broadway show "Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway".

Monday, August 24, 2015 11:36:20 AM

Australians urge to cull crocodiles
Sydney, Aug 24 (IANS) There are calls for a review of crocodile management in the Kimberley region of Australia with some locals saying culling needs to be done around towns before there is another fatality, the media reported on Monday.

Monday, August 24, 2015 9:22:10 AM

Solo travellers are not lonely people
Sydney, Aug 23 (IANS) Are solo travellers lonely people who are deprived of a suitable company and forced to go alone? No, says a study, adding that they are actually the most fun-loving people who want to enjoy it alone.

Sunday, August 23, 2015 3:50:03 PM

In a first, Indian-origin choir performs at Fiji festival
Suva, Aug 22 (IANS) For the first time in 50 years, members of an Indian division of the Methodist Church in Fiji performed at the "Festival of Praising God with Hymns and Gifts" this week, a media report said.

Saturday, August 22, 2015 5:38:03 PM

Australia's 1948 Ashes hero Morris dies
Sydney, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Australia Test cricket captain Arthur Morris, who was the leading run-scorer in the famous 1948 Ashes series in England, died on Saturday at the age of 93.

Saturday, August 22, 2015 2:36:17 PM

Warne slams CA's team selection
Sydney, Aug 20 (IANS) Legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne on Thursday criticised Cricket Australia for their team selection during the ongoing Ashes series in England.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 6:32:14 PM

Hussey to captain Australian PM's XI
Canberra, Aug 20 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday launched the Prime Minister's XI match in the Bradman Room at Manuka Oval here where it was announced that former cricketer Mike Hussey will again captain and that a pink ball will be used.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 3:32:18 PM

Sao Paulo coach fears Pato departure
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 20 (IAN) Sao Paulo coach Juan Carlos Osorio fears Alexandre Pato will leave the club amid mounting interest for the striker in Europe.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 1:18:04 PM

Qantas announces annual profit, orders new Dreamliners
Canberra, Aug 20 (IANS) Australia's national airline Qantas on Thursday unveiled a pre-tax profit of more than $718 million for 2014-15, a dramatic $1.18 billion turnaround from the previous year's disastrous result.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 1:18:03 PM

Seven jihadis stopped from leaving Australia
Sydney, Aug 20 (IANS) Seven young Australian jihadis on their way to enlist with terrorists in the Middle East were intercepted at the Sydney airport, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton announced on Thursday.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 1:16:10 PM

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