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Injuries a factor for Australia's bad run: Ponting
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Australian Skipper Ricky Ponting believes the cluttered international scheduling is a contributing factor to the debilitating run of the World Champions.

Monday, February 16, 2009 2:12:56 PM

New Zealand teen criminals to be sent to army-style boot camps
Wellington, Feb 16 (DPA) Hardcore teenage criminals in New Zealand will be sent to military-style boot camps under a new law announced by the centre-right government Monday.

Monday, February 16, 2009 11:43:41 AM

Australia's most wanted arson suspect was volunteer firefighter
Sydney, Feb 16 (DPA) A court Monday identified Brendan Sokaluk as the 39-year-old man facing arson charges over a forest fire in his hometown of Churchill north of Melbourne that killed 21 people and burned out 36,000 hectares.

Monday, February 16, 2009 11:22:04 AM

Australia may face more fire risk next summer: Scientist
Canberra, Feb 16 (Xinhua) Australia may face even higher risk of fire next summer due to extreme temperatures, a professor told ABC Radio's A.M. programme Monday.

Monday, February 16, 2009 11:05:14 AM

Woman rescued from dangerous Internet contact
Wellington, Feb 16 (DPA) Armed officers rescued a German woman who flew to Dunedin to meet a man she befriended online from what the New Zealand police described as a 'dangerous situation', a newspaper reported Monday.

Monday, February 16, 2009 10:10:08 AM

Voges stars in Australia's T20 win against New Zealand
Sydney, Feb 15 (IANS) Adam Voges took a spectacular catch to remove dangerous Brendon McCullum as Australia sneaked past New Zealand by just one run in the Twenty20 clash at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here Sunday.

Sunday, February 15, 2009 6:37:03 PM

Sania falters at Pattaya Open final
Pattaya, Feb 15 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza gave World no.5 and top seed Vera Zvonareva some tense moments but made far too many errors to lose the $220,000 Pattaya Open tennis final 5-7, 1-6 here Sunday.

Sunday, February 15, 2009 5:53:22 PM

India beat Queensland-New South Wales in hockey
Brisbane, Feb 15 (IANS) Skipper Sandeep Singh sank in three penalty corners as India routed the Queensland-New South Wales State combine 7-0 at the State Hockey Centre here Sunday.

Sunday, February 15, 2009 2:57:43 PM

Forest fire has big carbon footprint
Sydney, Feb 15 (DPA) Australians are already doing more than their share of heating up the world, with average greenhouse gas emissions near the top of the table. Now the continent's worst forest fires on record have bumped up the size of Australia's carbon footprint.

Sunday, February 15, 2009 8:09:59 AM

India drub Australian state team 8-1
Brisbane, Feb 14 (IANS) Rajpal Singh scored four goals including a hat trick as India whipped the Queensland and New South Wales State 8-1 at the State Hockey Centre here Saturday.

Saturday, February 14, 2009 6:36:20 PM

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