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Another Indian student attacked, Australia plans tougher law
Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) Another Indian student was attacked by a group of men here Tuesday even as the provincial government of Victoria pushed for a plan that would entail tougher sentences for hate crimes.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 5:38:15 PM

Another Indian student attacked in Australia
Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) Yet another student from India was attacked by a group of men after they stopped him and demanded cigarettes and money, the police said Tuesday. This incident took the number of such assaults on Indian students in Australia to six in over three weeks.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 4:47:46 PM

Tai Chi seems to ease pain of arthritis
Sydney, June 2 (IANS) Tai Chi seems to ease pain caused by arthritis and improves overall physical health and satisfaction.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 2:23:56 PM

Hush-hush bullying in schools more damaging to the mind
Sydney, June 2 (IANS) As many as one in six high school students experience underground or hush-hush bullying regularly, according to a new study.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 11:28:19 AM

Australian province to toughen law against hate crimes
Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) The string of attacks on Indian students in this Australian city has led the provincial government of Victoria to push for a plan that would have tougher sentences for hate crimes. The damage control action comes within months of Australia launching a multi-million dollar effort to woo Indian students.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 11:23:50 AM

Alcohol, cigarettes can cause bowel cancer
Sydney, June 2 (IANS) Beware of alcohol and cigarettes, they can cause bowel cancer, says a new study.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 11:12:04 AM

Australian brothels miss out on stimulus packages
Sydney, June 2 (DPA) Brothels hit by the economic downturn are not getting the breaks that other hard-pressed businesses enjoy, a lobbyist for the Australian sex industry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009 8:02:41 AM

Australian PM promises action over attacks on Indians
Sydney/New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Monday vowed to punish attackers of Indian students as the police freed 18 students detained following massive anti-racism protests.

Monday, June 01, 2009 4:32:16 PM

Shaun Tait in Australia A squad to play Pakistan
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Fast bowler Shaun Tait, who was stopped from playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) by Cricket Australia (CA), has been included in the Australia A squad to play a home series against Pakistan A in June-July.

Monday, June 01, 2009 2:25:52 PM

Arrange housing for Indian students, expat group tells varsities
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Authorities in various Australian universities should arrange housing Indian students in safe areas, at least for the first six months, an expat group formed in the wake of a spate of attacks on Indian students here and in Melbourne said Monday.

Monday, June 01, 2009 2:19:58 PM

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