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Last updated: Friday, April 24, 2015 2:36:15 PM

Australian woman, unborn child die for religion
Sydney, April 7 (IANS) An Australian woman and her unborn child died when she refused to accept a blood transfusion due to her religious beliefs, media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 2:12:13 PM

Fish oil helps unborn children develop immunity: Study
Sydney, April 7 (IANS) An Australian study has found evidence that women taking fish oil capsules during pregnancy help their babies develop strong immunity when they are born.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 2:00:04 PM

Probe sought against suspected Australian anti-IS fighter
Canberra, April 7 (IANS) A former official of Australia's Labour Party, who is believed to have fought for Kurdish forces against the Islamic State (IS), should be investigated, leader of opposition said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:46:12 PM

Anti-Islamist rally in Australia faces counter protest
Canberra, April 4 (IANS) An anti-Islamist rally held in Australia's capital city of Canberra on Saturday met with a counter protest which led to a stand-off in front of Parliament House.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 2:30:03 PM

Australia Test return main goal for Faulkner
Hobart, April 4 (IANS) Australia's World Cup final hero James Faulkner on Saturday said he wasn't surprised he missed selection in the Ashes squad but pointed out that his main goal is to get back into the Australian Test squad.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 2:12:13 PM

Indian techie dies in Sydney after fall
Sydney, April 3 (IANS) An Indian IT analyst has died after falling off the balcony of a third-floor apartment in Sydney, the media reported on Friday.

Friday, April 03, 2015 1:34:03 PM

Indian dies in Australia after falling from balcony
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) An Indian IT professional died on Thursday after falling from the third-floor balcony of an apartment in this Australian city, police said.

Thursday, April 02, 2015 6:18:03 PM

Vettori named coach of Big Bash League team Brisbane Heat
Auckland, April 2 (IANS) Retired New Zealand spin great Daniel Vettori on Thursday replaced Australia's Stuart Law as coach of Twenty20 Big Bash League franchise Brisbane Heat for the next three seasons.

Thursday, April 02, 2015 3:42:18 PM

Special needs child put in 'cage' in Australian school
Canberra, April 2 (IANS) Investigations are underway into a school in Australia that placed a child with special needs and behavioural issues in a cage-like withdrawal space, media reported on Thursday.

Thursday, April 02, 2015 3:28:03 PM

McCullum named New Zealand's 'Cricketer of the Year'
Auckland, April 1 (IANS) New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum was named "Cricketer of the Year" at the New Zealand Cricket Awards here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 01, 2015 4:32:07 PM

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