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Man of 'Indian appearance' assaults Australian shop assistants
Melbourne, Nov 2 (IANS) A man of 'Indian appearance' assaulted several female clothing shop assistants in Australia's Brisbane city, a police official said.

Monday, November 02, 2009 11:53:58 AM

23 killed as boat sinks in Indian Ocean
Sydney, Nov 2 (DPA) About 23 people were feared drowned Monday after a boat carrying 40 passengers sank in remote waters of the Indian Ocean.

Monday, November 02, 2009 9:02:37 AM

Polio victim dies after 60 years in an iron lung
Sydney, Oct 31 (DPA) An Australian polio victim confined to an iron lung respirator for the past 60 years has died, a spokeswoman for Melbourne's Thornbury nursing home said Saturday.

Saturday, October 31, 2009 3:21:21 PM

New immigration law comes into force in New Zealand
Wellington (New Zealand), Oct 30 (IANS) A new Immigration Act, which includes the use of biometrics and a single independent appeals tribunal, became a law in New Zealand Friday, a minister said.

Friday, October 30, 2009 3:42:41 PM

Dietary fibre can keep diseases at bay
Sydney, Oct 30 (IANS) Insoluble dietary fibre or roughage plays a vital role in the immune system, keeping certain diseases at bay, according to researchers.

Friday, October 30, 2009 2:53:29 PM

Scientists develop method to assess ecological risk
Sydney, Oct 29 (IANS) Scientists have developed a method called ecological risk assessment (ERA) which can identify the dangers of different fishing practices.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 4:10:02 PM

Researchers develop treatment for overactive bladder
Sydney, Oct 29 (IANS) Those who suffer from an overactive bladder have reason to be hopeful. Medical researchers have developed an effective treatment for the embarrassing condition.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 4:04:04 PM

Manou to replace injured Paine for ODIs against India
Melbourne, Oct 29 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) announced Thursday that injured wicket-keeper Tim Paine will be replaced by South Australian captain Graham Manou for rest of the one-day series in India.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 1:37:24 PM

New Zealand retain squad for Bahrain play-off
Wellington, Oct 29 (DPA) New Zealand coach Ricki Herbert has made no changes in the 18-man squad for the critical World Cup qualifying play-off against Bahrain here slated for Nov 14.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 1:13:30 PM

Australian lawmaker for debate on Muslim immigration
Sydney, Oct 29 (DPA) Member of Parliament Kevin Andrews Thursday called for a national debate on whether Muslim immigration to Australia should be curbed.

Thursday, October 29, 2009 1:04:02 PM

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