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Last updated: Friday, October 24, 2014 10:56:19 AM

Australian electric car sets new world speed record
Sydney, Oct 14 (IANS/EFE) An electric car made by Australian engineering students has reached a record speed of 106.9 km per hour (kph) over a distance of 500 km, becoming the fastest car of its type in the world, academic sources reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:44:09 PM

Scientists reveal unprecedented sea level rise
Canberra, Oct 14 (IANS) Australian scientists have made an alarming discovery that sea levels have risen more in the past century than at any other comparable period in the past 6,000 years.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 11:48:08 AM

Australia to relax visa restrictions for skilled migrants
Sydney, Oct 14 (IANS) The Australian government will relax visa restrictions for skilled migrants, in an effort to make the country more competitive.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 10:32:15 AM

Ukranians in Australia oppose Putin's presence at G20
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) An organisation of Ukrainian community living in Australia protested Monday against the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit that will be held next month in Brisbane.

Monday, October 13, 2014 3:52:17 PM

Australian nurse suspected of Ebola tests negative
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) An Australian nurse isolated in a hospital in Cairns in northeastern Australia for exhibiting symptoms of the Ebola virus disease was discharged Monday after testing negative in a second test, local media said.

Monday, October 13, 2014 3:34:03 PM

Crackdown on chucking 20 years late: Darrell Hair
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) should have taken the decision to crackdown on illegal bowling actions 20 years ago, said umpire Darrell Hair, who famously no-balled Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan for chucking in a Boxing Day Test.

Monday, October 13, 2014 2:14:04 PM

Past sex partners may decide looks of your kid: Study
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) Can past sex partners influence the appearance of your child with a different male? Yes, say researchers.

Monday, October 13, 2014 1:28:04 PM

Windies players seek board help, say WIPA not their agent
Bridgetown (Barbados), Oct 12 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies players currently on tour of India say they no longer want to be any part of a Wavell Hinds-led West Indies Players Association (WIPA), and have asked the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to "urgently" intervene in the impasse.

Sunday, October 12, 2014 2:58:03 PM

Australian nurse cleared of Ebola
Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS) The Australian nurse who was rushed to hospital after suffering Ebola-like symptoms has tested negative, a health official confirmed Friday.

Friday, October 10, 2014 4:36:08 AM

'Aid workers creating Ebola risk in Australia'
Sydney, Oct 9 (IANS) Aid workers are creating the risk of Ebola virus disease in Australia, a media report Thursday said citing a federal MP.

Thursday, October 09, 2014 4:02:04 PM

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