Charleston (South Carolina), April 8 (IANS) Former World No.1 Venus Williams lost to Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 6-7 (5), 6-2, 4-6 while top-seeded and defending champion Angelique Kerber advanced to the quarter-finals with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Slovakia's Kristina Kucova in Charleston tennis tournament.
Friday, April 08, 2016 1:10:05 PM
Canberra, April 8 (IANS) Australia's environment minister on Friday said bleaching in the world-famous Great Barrier Reef is "major and significant", after renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough said climate change has put the attraction in "grave danger".
Friday, April 08, 2016 10:10:09 AM
Sydney, April 7 (IANS) An international team of scientists has found evidence of a series of massive supernovae, or explosions after a star runs out of fuels and leads to creation of many radioactive heavy elements, near our solar system which showered the earth with radioactive debris millions of years ago.
Thursday, April 07, 2016 6:52:03 PM
Canberra, April 7 (IANS) Australia should follow Britain's lead and impose a "sugar tax" in order to curb the skyrocketing number of diabetes cases, a leading health expert said on Thursday.
Thursday, April 07, 2016 1:06:05 PM
Sydney, April 7 (IANS) Increasing exposure to outdoor light can significantly reduce short-sightedness in children, a new study has found.
Thursday, April 07, 2016 12:34:04 PM
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 6 (IANS) The West Indies Women team and a few players from the men's champions side arrived to a heroes' welcome as the country celebrated their clean sweep of the World T20 titles.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016 1:58:05 PM
Port Vila, April 6 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale hit 102 km west of Sola, Vanuatu, on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016 1:20:05 PM
Canberra, April 6 (IANS) Australia's football federation has announced a collaboration with the Australian government to provide a number of football-based grassroots development programmes in India.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016 1:18:04 PM
Canberra, April 6 (IANS) Australia's top female cricketers are set to become the nation's highest-paid team sportswomen, after Cricket Australia announced a landmark pay rise in the women's game on Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016 1:14:04 PM
Sydney, April 4 (IANS) Steroids that are generally given to treat inflammatory diseases can slow down calorie burning in brown or "good" fat, finds a study.
Monday, April 04, 2016 2:24:04 PM
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