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Police looking for 'Superman' in Australia
Sydney, Sep 28 (IANS) A man whom the media have dubbed "Superman" in Australia is being sought by police - they want to award him for rescuing a man from a burning house.

Monday, September 28, 2015 11:17:32 AM

English pace-bowling legend Tyson dies
Brisbane, Sep 27 (IANS) England Test legend Frank Tyson has passed away on Sunday, aged 85.

Sunday, September 27, 2015 6:00:03 PM

Sinkhole near Australia beach swallows vehicles
Brisbane, Sep 27 (IANS) A massive sinkhole discovered near a beach in Australia's Queensland state has swallowed vehicles overnight, the media reported on Sunday.

Sunday, September 27, 2015 1:38:03 PM

To Mars and back on one tank of fuel
Sydney, Sep 27 (IANS) A student from University of Sydney claims to have created a technique that has the potential to take humans to Mars and back on a single tank of fuel.

Sunday, September 27, 2015 1:24:03 PM

Australian teen urges new PM to draw meagre salary
Brisbane, Sep 26 (IANS) A petition started by a Brisbane teenager urging the new Australian premier to consider reducing his salary drastically or donating it to charity has gathered more than 1,800 signatures, the media reported on Saturday.

Saturday, September 26, 2015 4:44:03 PM

Irate Simmons slams 'outside interference' for Bravo, Pollard omission
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 26 (IANS) West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has courted controversy by slamming "interference from outside" for the omission of Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard from the one-day squad for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka.

Saturday, September 26, 2015 1:22:10 PM

Fish too look after their mates!
Sydney, Sep 25 (IANS) When it comes to helping each other out, it turns out that some fish are better at it than previously thought as researchers have found that pairs of rabbitfish cooperate and support each other while feeding.

Friday, September 25, 2015 5:26:18 PM

Australian PM's residence listed on rental website
Sydney, Sep 25 (IANS) Australian accommodation website has listed the prime minister's official Sydney residence as a luxurious getaway destination "fit for a king or PM", local media reported on Friday.

Friday, September 25, 2015 2:28:03 PM

Japan willing to build Australia's submarines
Canberra, Sep 25 (IANS) Japan is willing to build the Royal Australian Navy's next-generation submarines in Australia, if awarded the federal government contract, the country's ambassador said on Friday.

Friday, September 25, 2015 1:48:05 PM

Brathwaite readying for Windies' tough Sri Lanka tour
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 25 (IANS) West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite expects a challenging tour of Sri Lanka and wants to be prepared both physically and mentally if he gets his first call-up to the Test side.

Friday, September 25, 2015 1:24:03 PM

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