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Last updated: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 11:38:03 AM

Environment groups attack Australian PM for defending Adani project
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) Even though the mining pundits are convinced that India's Adani Group is all set to quit Australia because of a chain of delays, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has come out openly to support the proposed mega coal mine project owned by Gautam Adani-led Indian conglomerate.

Saturday, August 08, 2015 1:14:03 PM

Australian camel meat heads for China
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) Australian camel farmers are preparing to export boxed camel meat to China following an industry conference in Kazakhstan in June.

Saturday, August 08, 2015 12:32:06 PM

Australian recalls China's vital role in WWII
Canberra, Aug 8 (IANS) Australian Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull has reminded fellow Australians of China's vital role fighting against Japanese forces during the World Word Two, saying it should not be forgotten that China was Australia's "longest ally".

Saturday, August 08, 2015 6:46:14 AM

English footballers Phil, Gary bereaved
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) Father of former Manchester United footballers Phil and Gary, Neville Neville passed away here on Friday.

Friday, August 07, 2015 7:04:03 PM

Australian central bank upbeat on economy
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) appears likely to hold off on another interest rate cut, issuing an upbeat assessment of the Australian economy on Friday.

Friday, August 07, 2015 12:48:04 PM

Rare rock-wallaby joeys sighted in Australia
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) Two rare rock-wallaby joeys emerged from their mother's pouches at Sydney's Taronga Zoo, continuing its successful breeding programme for the endangered species, it was announced on Friday.

Friday, August 07, 2015 9:42:11 AM

'MH370 wreckage to be found in Aussie search area'
Canberra, Aug 7 (IANS) Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Friday said that the wreckage from missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 will be found in Australia's search zone in the southern Indian Ocean.

Friday, August 07, 2015 9:12:10 AM

'Up to 10 percent Australian children suffering mental health problems'
Canberra, Aug 7 (IANS) A ground-breaking Australian study has revealed as many as 10 percent of children suffer a mental health disorder during childhood, with up to one in 13 children considering suicide.

Friday, August 07, 2015 7:34:03 AM

Adanis to withdraw from mega Australian coal mine project?
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) With Australia's Federal Court declaring invalid the approval of the Adani Group's $16 billion coal mine in central Queensland, there is speculation that the Gautam Adani-led Indian conglomerate may decide to walk away from the controversial project.

Thursday, August 06, 2015 5:56:13 PM

Former WICB president Peter Short dies
Bridgetown (Barbados), Aug 6 (IANS) Former West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Peter Short has passed away, according to media reports in Barbados.

Thursday, August 06, 2015 12:32:06 PM

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