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Last updated: Friday, July 31, 2015 1:30:04 PM

Five-billion-year-old signal emitted by galaxy detected
Sydney, July 6 (IANS) A powerful Australian telescope detected a radio wave which was emitted by galaxy PKS B1740-517, located near the constellation Ara, five billion years ago, scientific sources reported Monday.

Monday, July 06, 2015 6:24:03 PM

Sydney Opera House bans selfie sticks
Sydney, July 6 (IANS) Australia's Sydney Opera House has joined a growing list of cultural institutions worldwide to crack down on the use of the telescopic camera attachment that gives a wider field of view for "selfie"-style photographs, media reported on Monday.

Monday, July 06, 2015 8:50:03 AM

Electrical stimulation reverse spinal cord injury
Sydney, July 4 (IANS) A short-term electrical nerve stimulation therapy can reverse spinal cord injury-associated nerve damage, potentially improving the benefits of current and emerging rehabilitation treatment.

Saturday, July 04, 2015 11:02:15 AM

Four arrested in Australia over banking fraud racket
Sydney, July 3 (IANS) A routine traffic stop test for alcohol use in Asutralia led to the uncovering of an international fraud syndicate involving a global banking giant.

Friday, July 03, 2015 12:56:10 PM

Sledging crackdown killing excitement in cricket: Warner
Sydney, July 3 (IANS) Australia opening batsman David Warner on Friday insisted that the recent moves by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to crack down on sledging are taking the excitement out of the game.

Friday, July 03, 2015 12:56:09 PM

Charity group accused of raising funds for IS
Canberra, July 3 (IANS) Members of an Australian charity group set up to help Syrian orphans, have been accused of raising funds for Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, a media report said on Friday.

Friday, July 03, 2015 12:32:08 PM

12,000 Sydney dental patients potentially exposed to HIV, hepatitis
Sydney, July 2 (IANS) More than 11,000 dental patients in the Australian city of Sydney may have been exposed to HIV and hepatitis because of unhygienic practices at four clinics across the city.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 11:52:18 AM

Australian rare yellow diamond mine ceases operation
Sydney, July 2 (IANS) A girl's best friend is likely to become more expensive as a Western Australia mine producing almost 50 percent of the world's rare yellow diamonds has suspended operations.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 11:42:18 AM

Australian fighting against IS killed in Syria
Brisbane, July 1 (IANS) An Australian man, fighting alongside Kurdish forces against the Islamic State (IS) terror group, was killed when he stepped on a landmine in Syria, media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 9:56:13 AM

Windies to play tri-series against Zimbabwe, Pakistan
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 30 (IANS) The West Indies will take part in a three-nation series with Zimbabwe and Pakistan in Zimbabwe, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced following its quarterly meeting here.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 7:44:03 PM

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