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Indian missions in Australia outsource visa work
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) The plush new India Passport and Visa Services Centre opened by the Indian consulate here Thursday will provide welcome relief to those who have sweated in long queues to get an Indian passport, visa or Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) card.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 11:43:02 AM

Wounded East Timor president out of com
Sydney, Feb 21 (DPA) East Timor President Jose Ramos-Horta is out of an induced coma and is talking to family members at his bedside, a spokesman said Thursday.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 10:13:42 AM

One cigarette can make teen an addict
Wellington, Feb 21 (DPA) Smoking just one cigarette can make a teenager a nicotine addict, according to a New Zealand study of 100,000 14 and 15-year-olds reported Thursday.

Thursday, February 21, 2008 9:57:00 AM

Milky Way is far fatter, say Sydeney astrophysicists
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) Is our Milky Way galaxy fatter than we thought? A team of astrophysicists from the University of Sydney - including an Indian researcher - have calculated that it is 12,000 light years thick - double the previous estimate.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 4:47:55 PM

Pakistan may delay Australia series till April
Melbourne, Feb 20 (IANS) With a question mark hanging over the cricket series in March as a new government is yet to be formed, Pakistan is set to ask Australia to delay the tour till April and play a shorter series, the media reported here Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 12:38:20 PM

Yuvraj is ninth Indian to play 200 ODIs
Adelaide, Feb 19 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh Tuesday became the eighth Indian to appear in 200 or more One-Day Internationals (ODIs), joining Sachin Tendulkar, Mohammad Azharuddin, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath and Kapil Dev.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 9:56:18 PM

Sangakkara's ton sets many milestones
Adelaide, Feb 19 (IANS) Kumar Sangakkara registered his seventh century in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) - his third against India and his first in Australia - but Sri Lanka still ended up on the losing side here Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 9:55:44 PM

I was hoping for Malinga magic again: Jayawardene
Adelaide, Feb 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawerdena said he was hoping that his trump-card bowler Lasith Malinga would conjure up the World Cup magic that saw him take four Proteas wickets in as many balls, when Tuesday's match against India was well-poised for a thrilling finish.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 9:12:44 PM

Dhoni relieved as Yuvraj rediscovers his form
Adelaide, Feb 19 (IANS) India one-dayer captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni seemed a relieved man after his deputy Yuvraj Singh returned to form with a hurricane 76, and said the left-hander's consistency is an important aspect in building the young team.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 7:07:12 PM

India beat Sri Lanka, stay afloat in triangular series (Lead)
Adelaide, Feb 19 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh roared back into form with a half-century and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni made an unbeaten 50 to help India beat Sri Lanka by two wickets and stay in contention for the finals of the Commonwealth Bank Triangular Series here Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 6:57:14 PM

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