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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

I am not an Ashes traitor: Buchanan
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Former Australian coach John Buchanan last night denied suggestions he had sold out Australian cricket by meeting English officials last week.

Monday, June 01, 2009 1:39:12 PM

Australia apologises to India for attacks on students
Sydney, June 1 (DPA) The government was in damage control Monday after a spate of attacks on Indians studying in Australia.

Monday, June 01, 2009 12:54:19 PM

Finger-prick enough to detect presence of HIV
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Scientists have developed the prototype of a low-cost HIV monitoring test that requires only 30 minutes to produce results.

Monday, June 01, 2009 12:09:44 PM

Green tea can reduce stroke risk
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Drinking a cup of green tea once a week can significantly cut down the risk of stroke, says a new study.

Monday, June 01, 2009 12:02:07 PM

Indian students should have own ombudsman: expat group
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Indian students in Australia should have their own ombudsman to whom they can go in times of trouble and the universities that admit them should arrange their accommodation for the first six months, says a committee formed after a spate of attacks on Indian students here and in Melbourne.

Monday, June 01, 2009 11:24:42 AM

15 Australians picked up in global paedophile swoop
Sydney, June 1 (DPA) Fifteen Australian men have been arrested in a global swoop on those who downloaded a film clip of the rape of an 8-year-old Russian girl, police said Monday.

Monday, June 01, 2009 9:31:17 AM

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