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Last updated: Monday, May 30, 2016 4:08:05 PM

Windies coaches complete workshop to spot suspect bowling action
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 11 (IANS) West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) director Richard Pybus has said a weekend workshop which attracted about 25 coaches from around the region is expected to help identify players with suspect bowling actions.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 1:56:05 PM

Aussie cricketer Phil Hughes' tragic on-field death unavoidable: Report
Canberra, May 11 (IANS) An independent review into the tragic passing of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes has found even the latest safety equipment would not have prevented his death, but new measures could prevent a similar tragedy from occurring in the future.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 12:38:03 PM

Australia arrests five over alleged plans to join IS
Brisbane, May 11 (IANS) Five men were arrested in Australia's Queensland state over an alleged plan to take a boat to Indonesia and join the Islamic State (IS) terror group, police said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 8:34:03 AM

Australia to further cut Antarctic research funding
Canberra, May 9 (IANS) Australia's national scientific agency will cut further funding and jobs from its Antarctic research field, in a move that scientists warn would ruin Australia's key partnerships in the region.

Monday, May 09, 2016 5:26:04 PM

Advances in medical care linked to Type-1 diabetes boom
Sydney, May 9 (IANS) Although it may sound counterintuitive, researchers from the University of Adelaide say that the global increase in Type-1 diabetes is directly linked to advances in medical care that has significantly increased the life expectancy of people.

Monday, May 09, 2016 12:48:04 PM

Australian PM starts campaign post election announcement
Canberra, May 9 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull commenced his federal election campaign on Monday, following his announcement that the general elections would take place on July 2.

Monday, May 09, 2016 8:48:06 AM

Turnbull announces double dissolution election in Australia
Canberra, May 8 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Sunday announced a double dissolution election to be held on July 2.

Sunday, May 08, 2016 4:38:04 PM

Newborns can't actually copy our gestures
Sydney, May 7 (IANS) If you thought human babies are capable of imitating facial gestures, hand gestures, facial expressions, or vocal sounds right from their first weeks of life after birth, think again! New research suggests that just is not so.

Saturday, May 07, 2016 2:18:04 PM

Australia deports asylum seekers to Sri Lanka
Canberra, May 6 (IANS) Australian authorities deported to Sri Lanka a group of asylum seekers who were intercepted earlier this week near the Coco Islands in the Indian Ocean, sources said on Friday.

Friday, May 06, 2016 3:28:04 PM

'Starving' cancer cells key to new tumour treatments
Canberra, May 6 (IANS) A study believes "starving" cancer cells could be the key to prevent the growth of tumours, paving the way for the development of new cancer-beating drugs.

Friday, May 06, 2016 8:46:04 AM

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