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Last updated: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:08:04 PM

Mothers best role models for daughters
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Dear moms, please note! Always practice what you preach as for your daughter, you are the best role model in her life.

Sunday, July 12, 2015 1:30:03 PM

Why Indians at higher risk of diabetes
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Compared to those in the developed world, middle classes in India and other developing countries are more susceptible to Type-2 diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular diseases, thanks to their undernourished ancestors, says a study.

Saturday, July 11, 2015 12:32:06 PM

Indian man escapes Australian immigration detention centre
Canberra, July 9 (IANS) An Indian man facing deportation has escaped from an Australian immigration detention centre in Melbourne by climbing over a fence, a media report said on Thursday.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 6:52:18 PM

Two Indonesian pilots pose security threat: Australian authorities
Sydney, July 9 (IANS) Australian authorities believe two Indonesian pilots radicalised by pro-Islamic State (IS) forces may pose an international security threat, according to a leaked intelligence report.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 5:26:11 PM

Now, find out about love lives of koalas!
Sydney, July 9 (IANS) A team of international scientists working in Australia have tracked the love lives of koalas, uncovering some curious behaviour and discovering that male koalas make their distinct bellows to avoid confrontation with competitors looking for a mate to breed with.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 2:14:04 PM

Australian opposition leader facing corruption test
Sydney, July 9 (IANS) Australia's opposition leader had his credibility and reputation questioned by one of the country's most senior judicial figures at a major investigation into corruption on Thursday.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 2:02:12 PM

Volcanic ash strands Aussie holidaymakers in Bali
Canberra, July 9 (IANS) Thousands of Australian holidaymakers, who had come upto Bali, have had their travel plans thrown into chaos, as the ash cloud from a volcanic eruption on the Indonesian island of Java continued to affect air services.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 7:48:03 AM

Depp visits kids' hospital as Jack Sparrow
Brisbane, July 9 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp managed to put smiles on children's faces when he visited a hospital dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow, his famous character from "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 3:42:17 AM

Women's Big Bash League cricketers to be unveiled on Friday
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA), in a historic move, will announce details of the inaugural Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) at the iconic Luna Park here on Friday.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 2:16:15 PM

A device to detect diseases faster
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Researchers are developing a laser system for a non-invasive, on-site breath analysis that can screen various diseases including diabetes, infections and cancer in a moment.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 11:08:03 AM

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