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Morning light exposure may lead to weight gain in kids
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) While adults who take in more morning light are slimmer, pre-school children exposed to more light earlier in day tend to weigh more, says a study.

Saturday, October 24, 2015 3:44:03 PM

Concerns over pink ball lasting in Tests
Canberra, Oct 24 (IANS) The main talking point in the aftermath of New Zealand's 102-run win over Prime Minister's XI here was the condition of the balls used in the 50-over fixture which prompted concern among both teams as to how it might withstand the required 80 overs in the Test arena.

Saturday, October 24, 2015 3:26:17 PM

Single blood test to predict premature death risk
Sydney, Oct 23 (IANS) With identification of a biomarker, researchers have found that a single blood test could reveal whether an apparently healthy person is likely to die of pneumonia or sepsis within the next 14 years.

Friday, October 23, 2015 10:24:03 AM

Glowing fingerprints to help nail criminals
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) An Australian scientist has developed a liquid adding a drop of which to a surface can make invisible fingerprints glow in about 30 seconds.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 3:48:03 PM

Vanuatu jails 15 politicians for corruption
Port Vila, Oct 22 (IANS) A court in the South Pacific Ocean nation of Vanuatu on Thursday sentenced 14 politicians, including Deputy Prime Minister Moana Carcasses and Parliament Speaker Marcellino Pipite, to prison on charges of corruption.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 1:58:02 PM

YouTube videos give insight into sleepy driving
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) YouTube videos of drowsy drivers give useful insights into how people perceive sleepy driving as a common yet controllable behaviour, according to a new study.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 5:16:13 PM

Australian shares open lower
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Australian shares opened lower on Wednesday, weighed by the banks, while BHP Billiton has risen from the commodity rout after posting a bumper production for the September quarter.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 8:54:03 AM

Australian model says Kendall blamed her for backstage bullying
Canberra, Oct 21 (IANS) Australian model Madison Stubbington appeared to confirm rumours of backstage bullying of reality star-turned-model Kendall Jenner when she opened up about her experience of meeting the star.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 2:40:23 AM

Ex-Australian PM to pay for broken table
Canberra, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has promised to pay for a marble table in his old office that was found broken a day after he lost an internal party ballot for leadership within his party and in the government.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 4:28:03 PM

Window cleaners survive 10-storey fall in Sydney
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Two window cleaners on Tuesday fell more than 10 storeys down the side of a building in Australia's Sydney city after the cable on the cage snapped.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 3:36:20 PM

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