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Last updated: Wednesday, October 07, 2015 12:30:03 PM

Windies cricket board, varsity to raise funds for Dominica
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 22 (IANS) University of the West Indies (UWI) vice-chancellor Hilary Beckles believes it was critical for key institutions like UWI and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to respond quickly to the ongoing crisis in Dominica.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 12:42:07 PM

Australian consumer confidence lifts with new PM in charge
Sydney, Sep 22 (IANS) A change in prime minister has helped boost Australian consumer confidence, a survey said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 10:46:16 AM

Indian woman jailed for compatriot's murder in Australia
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) A court in Australia on Monday sentenced an Indian-origin woman to 18 years in jail for the murder of her ex-lover's fiance out of jealousy and rage, a media report said.

Monday, September 21, 2015 5:02:10 PM

Meat-eater dinosaur with sharp claws unearthed in Australia
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) Palaeontologists have discovered a new carnivorous dinosaur -- the largest carnivorous dinosaur yet known from Australia and only the second known from more than a single bone -- that roamed in Australia about 110 million years ago.

Monday, September 21, 2015 3:30:03 PM

'Unequal access to education drives child labour in India'
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) Despite economic prosperity and dramatic fall in poverty levels, unequal access to education ensures hundreds of millions of children remain trapped in child labour in developing countries including India, says a new study by Indian-origin researchers.

Monday, September 21, 2015 1:18:02 PM

Australia's Great Barrier Reef needs more care
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) Australia's Great Barrier Reef is deteriorating due to human activity, a new report released on Monday on the reef's health has shown.

Monday, September 21, 2015 11:06:15 AM

Australian share market falls
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) The Australian share market fell sharply on Monday following significant falls from the country's big banks and major miners.

Monday, September 21, 2015 8:28:03 AM

Turnbull announces new cabinet
Canberra, Sep 20 (IANS) Australia's new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced a new Cabinet on Sunday, describing the reshuffle as a "process of renewal".

Sunday, September 20, 2015 3:04:03 PM

Ready to curb aggression in Bangladesh: Australia captain Smith
Sydney, Sep 19 (IANS) Australia captain Steve Smith feels that his team must curb its aggressive style and focus on grinding out results during their tour to Bangladesh next month.

Saturday, September 19, 2015 2:44:03 PM

Down time crucial to performance: Windies captain Holder
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 17 (IANS) West Indies Test captain Jason Holder says he used the break from international cricket during the summer to recharge himself and is now looking forward to performing at his optimum on the upcoming tours.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 2:34:03 PM

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