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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

Harbhajan ready to talk peace with Hayden
Melbourne, March 18 (IANS) Mathew Hayden's regret on the 'obnoxious weed' remark against Harbhajan Singh seemed to have worked wonders towards improving their relationship. The Indian off-spinner finally said that he is ready to sit with the Australian opener to sort out their differences which cropped during the acrimonious series Down Under.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:13:45 PM

CA invites PCB to discuss new tour dates
Sydney, March 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has invited Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Nasim Ashraf to Melbourne to discuss dates for Australia's new tour after its postponement last week following bomb blasts.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 6:19:04 PM

No more Australian troops to Afghanistan unless NATO reforms
Canberra, March 18 (Xinhua) Australia Tuesday said it would not consider sending more troops to Afghanistan until NATO adopts a winning strategy.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 6:01:35 PM

Australia denied visa to Indian n-officials: report
Sydney, March 17 (IANS) Two Indian nuclear officials were last year refused short-stay business visas by Australia's former John Howard government which feared they would have access to information that could assist 'India's weapons of mass destruction programme', a media report said here Monday.

Monday, March 17, 2008 6:10:34 PM

IPL may take a toll on Windies, Kiwi boards
Sydney, March 17 (IANS) West Indies and New Zealand cricket boards have expressed strong fears that the Indian Premier League might derail their upcoming international schedules.

Monday, March 17, 2008 3:22:33 PM

Haneef to seek compensation from Australian government
Sydney, March 17 (IANS) Indian doctor Muhammad Haneef will seek compensation and wants the Australian government to broaden the powers of the judicial inquiry into his bungled terrorism case, according to his lawyers.

Monday, March 17, 2008 10:21:20 AM

Australians find wreck of German giant-killer
Sydney, March 17 (DPA) It's almost 70 years since the pride of the Australian navy was sunk in an Indian Ocean gunbattle by a smaller, older, slower German warship dressed up to look like a harmless freighter.

Monday, March 17, 2008 7:39:05 AM

Kiwis to decide on IPL players soon
Wellington, March 16 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) will take a decision next week on whether to allow its five players to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) which coincides with New Zealand's tour of England.

Sunday, March 16, 2008 9:13:46 PM

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