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Robots working in Australian agriculture
Sydney, Aug 17 (IANS) Robots are being used in Australia to improve the production, packaging and processing of fruits and vegetables.

Monday, August 17, 2015 2:24:03 PM

Indian descent man's body found in Fijian river
Suva, Aug 17 (IANS) Fijian police is investigating the cause of death of an Indian descent man whose body was found floating in Labasa River, a report said on Monday.

Monday, August 17, 2015 2:02:17 PM

Gay marriage bill introduced to Australian parliament
Canberra, Aug 17 (IANS) A bill to legalise same-sex marriage in Australia was introduced in parliament on Monday.

Monday, August 17, 2015 2:02:15 PM

Fiji seeks India's support for climate change talks
Suva, Aug 17 (IANS) India should support Fiji and other Pacific island countries at the climate change talks to be held in Paris later this year, the government-owned Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) said on Monday.

Monday, August 17, 2015 11:38:03 AM

Indians in Fiji celebrate I-Day
Suva, Aug 16 (IANS) Fijians of Indian-descent celebrated India's 69th Independence Day at India House here with the Indian envoy spreading the message of peace and friendship, a media report said on Sunday.

Sunday, August 16, 2015 3:16:17 PM

CA names Smith as next Test captain
Sydney, Aug 14 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Friday that all-rounder Steven Smith will takeover as the next captain of the Test team following the retirement of present incumbent Michael Clarke at the end of the ongoing Ashes series.

Friday, August 14, 2015 3:20:03 PM

Indian-origin student in 'future leaders' programme
Auckland, Aug 14 (IANS) An Indian-origin student has been selected to represent New Zealand at the prestigious "Future Leaders from Asia-Pacific" study programme in Taiwan, a media report said on Friday.

Friday, August 14, 2015 2:36:16 PM

Australian cabinet bickers over same-sex marriage
Canberra, Aug 14 (IANS) Divisions within the Australian government were apparent on Friday as senior ministers bickered over whether to send the issue of same-sex marriage to a referendum.

Friday, August 14, 2015 12:40:05 PM

Indian's education organisation lauded in Fiji
Suva, Aug 13 (IANS) An education organisation established in Fiji by a former Indian indentured labourer in 1926 has earned laurels for its contribution to educational development in the South Pacific island-nation, the media reported on Thursday.

Thursday, August 13, 2015 4:54:04 PM

CA discusses batting consultant role with Ponting
Sydney, Aug 13 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA)'s executive general manager of team performance, Pat Howard on Thursday said he "would love" to have former captain Ricky Ponting as a batting consultant with the national side, with discussions between the two parties having already taken place.

Thursday, August 13, 2015 3:56:19 PM

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