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Turn waste into assets, says study
Sydney, Oct 5 (IANS) Millions of tonnes of waste generated by power stations, mineral processing plants and municipalities can be re-used to create fertility, health, wealth and beauty, a new study says.

Monday, October 05, 2009 1:27:35 PM

Australian premier criticised for snubbing Dalai Lama
Sydney, Oct 3 (DPA) Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was Saturday accused of kowtowing to China over his decision not to meet the Dalai Lama when the exiled Tibetan leader visits Australia in December.

Saturday, October 03, 2009 1:30:24 PM

Another Indian attacked in Australia
Melbourne/New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) A 28-year-old Indian student was attacked in the north-west of Melbourne, adding one more to the series of recent attacks on Indians in Australia over the past few months, a report said Friday.

Friday, October 02, 2009 6:28:07 PM

Another Indian attacked in Australia
Melbourne, Oct 2 (IANS) A 28-year-old Indian student was attacked in the north-west of Melbourne, adding one more in the series of recent attacks on Indians in Australia, a report said Friday.

Friday, October 02, 2009 5:39:49 PM

New Zealander of British ancestry sponsors Bhagat Singh memorial
Hamilton (New Zealand), Oct 2 (IANS) A mega function would be held here Saturday by the Indian community in New Zealand to mark the birth anniversary of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh. And a New Zealander of British ancestry will be one of the sponsors of the programme.

Friday, October 02, 2009 5:36:52 PM

Two more big earthquakes shake Pacific Ocean
Wellington, Oct 2 (DPA) Two more large earthquakes -- of magnitude 6.3 and 5.1 -- were recorded in the Pacific Ocean Friday, the US Geological Survey reported.

Friday, October 02, 2009 11:17:57 AM

Laser tweezers build super-fast computers more easily
Sydney, Oct 1 (IANS) Building super-fast computers has just become easier, thanks to a breakthrough that lets researchers grab hold of tiny components and probe their inner structure using only a beam of light.

Thursday, October 01, 2009 4:04:44 PM

Alcoholism affects sleep during sober periods
Sydney, Oct 1 (IANS) Long-term alcoholism affects sleep even after long periods of abstinence, impacting men and women similarly, says a new study.

Thursday, October 01, 2009 2:45:43 PM

Pacific quake toll rises to 110
Wellington, Oct 1 (DPA) More than 6,000 people were reported homeless Wednesday in South Pacific island states as the official toll from the huge earthquake and tsunami that ravaged the region climbed past 110.

Thursday, October 01, 2009 8:22:59 AM

More than 120 killed in Pacific island tsunami
Wellington, Sep 30 (DPA) The Pacific island death toll from Tuesday's tsunami, which was triggered by a 8.0-magnitude undersea earthquake, continued to rise as more bodies were recovered from the debris of villages and tourist resorts and was set to reach at least 120, reports from the region said.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 7:31:33 PM

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