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'Om Shanti Om' amongst 5 Indian films nominated for Asia Pacific awards
Sydney, Oct 1 (IANS) 'Om Shanti Om', 'Jodha Akbar' and 'Taare Zameen Par' are amongst five Indian films nominated Wednesday for the 2008 Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), the highest accolade for film in the region.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 8:55:12 AM

Charlesworth new coach of Australian men's hockey team
Melbourne, Sep 30 (IANS) Ric Charlesworth, whose tenure with Indian hockey ended abruptly in a controversial manner, is the new coach of the Australian men's hockey team.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 7:56:39 PM

India-born doctor beaten by gang in Melbourne starts recovery
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Prominent India-born doctor Mukesh Haikerwal, who was savagely beaten with a baseball bat and kicked by a gang in an alleged armed robbery attack Saturday night, is expected to make a full recovery.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 5:59:57 PM

Ponting confident of ending his Indian jinx
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Ricky Ponting's record against India is not commensurate with the kind of player he is and the Australian captain is determined to end his jinx in the upcoming Test series.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 4:47:38 PM

Female fans encouraging predatory sex among soccer players
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Over-enthusiastic female fans are to be blamed for encouraging predatory instincts among footballers, according to a study.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 11:59:32 AM

One in 10 Australians racist, says study
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Racism is waning but it still exists in Australia, one of the most multicultural countries in the world, say researchers.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 10:32:45 AM

Female fans encourage predatory sex among soccer players
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Some of the female fans have blamed a section of such women for encouraging predatory instincts among footballers, according to a study.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 10:21:25 AM

Australian stocks slide on US rescue delay
Sydney, Sep 30 (DPA) Australian stocks slid 3.8 percent Tuesday on news that the US Congress had voted down the long-awaited bail-out package for Wall Street.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 9:16:49 AM

Strong earthquake rocks New Zealand Islands
Wellington, Sep 29 (Xinhua) A strong undersea quake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale jolted the Kermadec Islands in New Zealand, the US Geological Survey reported.

Monday, September 29, 2008 11:43:51 PM

India-born former Australian Medical Association head assaulted
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) India-born doctor and former Australian Medical Association (AMA) head Mukesh Haikerwal is recovering in hospital after being brutally assaulted and mugged in Melbourne, an attack that has shocked the country's medical authorities.

Monday, September 29, 2008 5:23:37 PM

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