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Australian media scathing of Ponting's men
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) 'Outbatted, Outbowled, Outcaptained', 'Era of domination at an end' - the Australian media was scathing Wednesday in its criticism of the world champions' dismal show Tuesday at the second Test against India at Mohali on the outskirts of Chadigarh. Having been 'humbled, it's time to be humble', one paper wrote.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 10:49:16 AM

Australians warm to prime minister going khaki amid crisis
Sydney, Oct 22 (DPA) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd needed something to give his poll ratings a pep and it came in the ghastly form of a stock market meltdown that wilted the pension plans of millions of Australians.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 8:58:39 AM

Cricket fans bemused as Australians crumble
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) As India trounced the once invincible Australia to stage a historic victory in Mohali, cricket fans here were bemused to see their heroes crumble with such ease.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 6:38:10 PM

Australia opens exam centres in India to recruit doctors
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Australia is set to open five examination centres in India to recruit overseas trained doctors, desperately needed to meet the acute shortage of medical professionals in the country.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 11:31:22 AM

Australia in Diwali mood with lights, Bollywood and Indian food
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Thousands of people, including many members of the Indian diaspora, gathered in Sydney and Melbourne over the weekend to usher in Diwali festivities that coincide with the flowering of jacarandas and ripening of mangoes in Australia.

Monday, October 20, 2008 4:14:00 PM

Too fat? Too thin? It depends on the measure
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) More than four in 10 parents with underweight and overweight children think they are in the average range.

Monday, October 20, 2008 10:45:53 AM

New gear will help save divers
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) An electronic dive buddy built by University of Auckland engineering students could help save divers and make scuba diving a much safer sport.

Monday, October 20, 2008 8:53:13 AM

5.6 magnitude earthquake hits New Zealand
Wellington, Oct 19 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale struck New Zealand's Bay of Plenty region Sunday, the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS) said.

Sunday, October 19, 2008 11:56:56 AM

Indian parents relieved as grammar returns to Australian classrooms
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Indian origin parents, for whom grammar books were part and parcel of the school curriculum back home, have welcomed the news of grammar being re-introduced in Australian classrooms after 30 years.

Saturday, October 18, 2008 9:33:58 AM

Quantum whirlpools can help explain how Big Bang formed universe
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Discovering exactly how the Big Bang created the universe may now be a step closer - thanks to the combined efforts of physicists.

Friday, October 17, 2008 11:09:52 AM

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