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Last updated: Thursday, January 19, 2017 11:02:04 AM

Lottery windfall stuns office in Australia
Canberra, Jan 6 (IANS) Twenty-one government employees have won a lottery jackpot worth $40.3 in Australia.

Friday, January 06, 2017 2:52:04 PM

Pakistan's Younis Khan becomes first batsman to score Test tons in 11 countries
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Veteran Pakistan batsman Younis Khan on Thursday became the first player in Test cricket to score centuries in 11 countries that have hosted the longest format of the game.

Thursday, January 05, 2017 5:40:22 PM

Pakistan trail by 267 runs against Australia
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Pakistan reached 271/8, still trailing Australia by 267 runs on the rain-affected third day of the third Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Thursday.

Thursday, January 05, 2017 4:14:03 PM

World's smallest jellyfish causes havoc in Australia
Brisbane, Jan 5 (IANS) The world's smallest jellyfish have been causing havoc in Australia's north coast over the festive summer period after a 10th victim was transferred to hospital from a spate of stings.

Thursday, January 05, 2017 2:28:04 PM

Injured W.Indian all-rounder Russell's Big Bash campaign in doubt
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) All-rounder Andre Russells participation in the Big Bash was in doubt after he suffered a hamstring injury in Sydney Thunders six-wicket victory over Melbourne Stars.

Thursday, January 05, 2017 1:42:07 PM

T20s have made the difference, says batting star Smith
Bridgetown (Barbados), Jan 5 (IANS) West Indies Twenty20 batting star Dwayne Smith has hailed the emergence of the game's shortest version, saying it has provided opportunities for those players without extended careers at international level.

Thursday, January 05, 2017 1:30:04 PM

Nearly 76 per cent people are 'overfat' globally: Study
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) With nearly 76 per cent of the world's population becoming 'overfat', it has become the new pandemic that has quietly overtaken the world, a study has showed.

Thursday, January 05, 2017 11:44:04 AM

Australia scrambles to mend ties with Indonesia
Canberra, Jan 5 (IANS) Australia on Thursday scrambled to repair relations with Indonesia, following a decision by the Asian nation to suspend military cooperation between the countries, a media report said.

Thursday, January 05, 2017 10:48:05 AM

Australia endured fourth-hottest year on record in 2016
Canberra, Jan 5 (IANS) Australia experienced the fourth-warmest year on records in 2016, a year which had extreme weather events and was wetter than average overall, an official report revealed on Thursday.

Thursday, January 05, 2017 8:50:04 AM

Williams sisters knocked out of Auckland Classic
Auckland, Jan 4 (IANS) American tennis sisters Serena and Venus Williams were beaten but Danish Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the quarter-finals of the Auckland Classic tennis tournament on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 7:38:03 PM

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