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'Beijing not seeking to militarise South China Sea'
Canberra, March 24 (IANS) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday said his country is not seeking to militarise the South China Sea and its presence in the area is only to maintain freedom of navigation.

Friday, March 24, 2017 2:22:06 PM

Video shows rapid deterioration of Great Barrier Reef
sydney, March 24 (IANS) Environmental organisation Greenpeace on Friday released a video showing the "silent and high-speed destruction" of the Great Barrier Reef, caused by coral bleaching that has occurred for two years in a row.

Friday, March 24, 2017 12:38:04 PM

Waugh finds elements of himself and Ponting in Kohli's captaincy
Sydney, March 23 (IANS) A day after his successor Michael Clarke slammed the Australian media for "tarnishing" India skipper Virat Kohli's image, former Australia captain Steve Waugh on Thursday went one step ahead in complimenting the Indian, saying he sees a bit of Ricky Ponting and himself in the way Kohli goes about his business.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 6:16:04 PM

Native Australian bird spotted after 100 years
Sydney, March 23 (IANS) A group of birdwatchers spotted an Australian night parrot, once thought to be extinct, for the first time in 100 years.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:00:05 PM

Adele enjoys record-breaking tour of Australia
Canberra, March 23 (IANS) Grammy winning singer Adele broke records in every city she visited during her eight-concert tour in Australia.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 8:00:04 AM

Moody's affirms negative outlook on Adani Abbot Point Terminal
Sydney, March 22 (IANS) US rating agency Moody's on Wednesday maintained the Adani Group-run Abbot Point Terminal Ltd's Ba2 bank credit facility rating, saying its outlook is negative.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 6:56:03 PM

Medicine to prevent maternal deaths shows promise
Sydney, March 22 (IANS) The inhaled form of a medicine may help prevent mothers from dying in childbirth due to more bleeding than normal, show results of a human trial.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 4:58:04 PM

Scientific breakthrough to aid malaria vacccine research
Canberra, March 20 (IANS) Australian scientists have discovered a "key molecule", which can kill microbes that infect the human liver, a breakthrough experts believe could bring a malaria vaccine one step closer.

Monday, March 20, 2017 9:28:03 AM

'Conservative' Australians back same-sex marriage
Canberra, March 20 (IANS) A majority of Australians in some of the nation's most conservative electorates have backed the same same-sex marriage movement, a new poll revealed on Monday.

Monday, March 20, 2017 9:18:03 AM

Maternal Vitamin D levels may prevent autism in kids
Sydney, March 18 (IANS) Intake of Vitamin D supplements during the first trimester of pregnancy is likely to prevent the development of autism traits in children, researchers found in a study on mice.

Saturday, March 18, 2017 11:52:05 AM

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