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Gloss rubs off Australia's shiny economy
Sydney, March 22 (DPA) Unemployment at a 33-year low, a debt-free government, inflation in check and the best-ever terms of trade for Australia's minerals delivering a 16th year of economic growth.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 7:46:22 AM

Ranatunga wants Hair to umpire
Sydney, March 21 (IANS) Sri Lankan Cricket Board chairman Arjuna Ranatunga might have had problems with controversial umpire Darrell Hair during his playing days but now he is ready to accept the Australian in the matches involving Asian teams.

Friday, March 21, 2008 8:50:37 PM

Decision on IPL's New Zealand cricketers next week
Auckland, March 21 (IANS) A decision on five New Zealand cricketers who are scheduled to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and also tour England with their national team next month is expected to be made next week.

Friday, March 21, 2008 2:04:21 PM

ICC to sign contract with BCCI over IPL
Melbourne, March 20 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICL) will sign a contract with the Indian board, which owns the Indian Premier League (IPL), to protect international cricket schedule.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 5:49:23 PM

I have a broader understanding now: Darrell Hair
Sydney, March 20 (IANS) Controversial umpire Darrell Hair, who is back in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) elite panel, says he will begin a new innings with a broader understanding.

Thursday, March 20, 2008 3:37:34 PM

India's Champagne Indage to buy Australian winery for over $54 mn
Sydney, March 20 (IANS) India's leading winemaker Champagne Indage is set to buy Australian Vintage's Loxton winery for 60 million Australian dollars ($54.6 million).

Thursday, March 20, 2008 11:02:36 AM

Pakistan to host Bangladesh
Sydney, March 19 (IANS) Pakistan will make up for the postponement of the Australia's scheduled tour in March by hosting Bangladesh next month.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 5:36:19 PM

US economist calls financial crisis worst since 1930s
Wellington, March 19 (DPA) The current financial crisis is the worst the world has seen since the Great Depression of the 1930s and the US Federal Reserve move to cut interest rates will not make much difference, the Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 5:31:09 PM

Soon in Bangalore, an Australian varsity with Brett Lee connection
Melbourne, March 19 (IANS) With pace bowler Brett Lee as its brand champion, Deakin University in Victoria will become the first Australian varsity to set up an independent research institute in Bangalore.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 9:02:17 AM

India will not run ICC: Bindra
Sydney, March 18 (IANS) India will not run the International Cricket Council (ICC) by proxy, says Inderjit Singh Bindra who has been elevated to the position of principal adviser to the world cricket governing body.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:14:38 PM

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