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Australian tree species threatened by rising CO2
Canberra, June 23 (IANS) The iconic Australian river red gum tree is under threat from rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the atmosphere, researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) said on Friday.

Friday, June 23, 2017 11:30:04 AM

Australia to deploy reconnaissance aircraft in Philippines
Canberra, June 23 (IANS) Australia will deploy military reconnaissance aircraft in the Philippines to assist it in its fight against militant groups, Defence Minister Marise Payne said on Friday.

Friday, June 23, 2017 11:22:04 AM

Hollywood to honour Australian wildlife conservationist
Sydney, June 23 (IANS) Australia's most famous wildlife conservationist "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin will be honoured with his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Friday, June 23, 2017 10:28:08 AM

Good day for Indian shuttlers at Australia Open
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) It was a good day for Indian shuttlers as defending champion Saina Nehwal, Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Sai Praneeth advanced at the $750,000 Australia Open Superseries here on Thursday.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 5:38:04 PM

Scientists pave way for breakthrough in 'carbon neutral' cars
Canberra, June 22 (IANS) Carbon neutral cars have moved a step closer to reality after Australian scientists developed a new way to successfully use solar energy to turn naturally-occurring carbon dioxide (CO2) into a "clean" synthetic form of natural gas.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 2:36:04 PM

Sai Praneeth to take on Srikanth in Australian Open quarters
Sydney, June 22 (IANS) Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth will take on compatriot Sai Praneeth in a Australian Open quarter-final here later in the week.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:36:04 PM

Australia to resume airstrikes in Syria
Canberra, June 22 (IANS) The Australian Defence Forces (ADF) on Thursday said that it would resume airstrikes in Syria after it announced a temporary halt of all air operations in the war-torn country.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 9:54:09 AM

Indian-origin cabbie charged over fatal crash in Australia
Canberra, June 21 (IANS) An Indian-origin taxi driver in Australia has been charged with dangerous driving causing a fatal crash in which a woman was killed and 12 people were injured.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 6:36:04 PM

Mixed day for Indian shuttlers at Australia Open
Sydney, June 21 (IANS) It was a mixed day for Indian shuttlers as defending champion Saina Nehwal, P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and B. Sai Praneeth advanced while Parupalli Kashyap, Ajay Jayaram and H.S. Prannoy bowed out of the $750,000 Australia Open Superseries here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 5:54:04 PM

Indian-origin couple fined for exploiting Indian worker
Canberra, June 20 (IANS) An Indian-origin couple, former owners of a Brisbane cafe, have been fined over $180,000 after illegally forcing an Indian employee in Australia to hand back his wages and threatening to have his 457 visa cancelled unless he complied.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 7:18:04 PM

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