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Assaulted India-born doctor recovers, attackers still at large
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) India-born doctor and former head of the Australian Medical Association (AMA) Mukesh Haikerwal has almost recovered from the savage bashing by a gang that also attacked four others in a Melbourne suburb last month, but police are yet to find the culprits.

Thursday, October 16, 2008 1:11:01 PM

Emirates jet makes emergency landing in Perth
Sydney, Oct 16 (DPA) An Air Emirates flight to Dubai returned to Perth Thursday and made an emergency landing in the Australian city after experiencing a 'technical issue'.

Thursday, October 16, 2008 12:42:51 PM

India, Australia mull social security agreement
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) Australia and India may soon have a social security agreement that would greatly benefit professionals and businesses in both the countries and strengthen their growing bilateral political and economic ties.

Thursday, October 16, 2008 12:15:29 PM

Skin cancer epidemic will swamp healthcare in Australia
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) Increasing incidence of skin cancer may swamp healthcare facilities every year, causing unsustainable medical costs, says a new report.

Thursday, October 16, 2008 11:09:57 AM

Mice show women can handle stress better
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) Female mice engineered without a neurotransmitter in the lab, known to lower anxiety levels, were less stressed than their similarly configured male counterparts.

Thursday, October 16, 2008 11:08:17 AM

Slight rise in temperature could halve kangaroo population
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) An increase in daily temperature of only two degrees Celsius could wipe out large numbers of kangaroos in Australia, according to a new study.

Thursday, October 16, 2008 10:16:10 AM

Australia imposes fresh sanctions on Iran
Sydney, Oct 15 (IANS) Australia Wednesday imposed new financial and travel sanctions on Iran and expressed serious concerns about Iran's nuclear programme and its failure to abide by binding United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 1:24:47 PM

Broad spectrum drugs spur growth of resistant bugs
Sydney, Oct 15 (IANS) Doctors should avoid prescribing expensive broad-spectrum antibiotics for pneumonia to avert the development of more drug-resistant super bugs, according to a new study.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 11:21:37 AM

Adiga's alma mater in Sydney toasts his success
Sydney, Oct 15 (IANS) Students and teachers at James Ruse Agricultural High in north-west Sydney, the alma mater of Indian-Australian author Aravind Adiga, Wednesday celebrated his Man Booker Prize win.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 11:20:57 AM

Asthma drugs could reverse muscle wasting, weakness
Sydney, Oct 15 (IANS) A group of drugs prescribed for asthma may help reverse muscle wasting and weakness associated with ageing.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 10:38:39 AM

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