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Gillespie slams BCCI for treating ICL players as pariahs
Melbourne, Dec 13 (IANS) Former Australian pacer Jason Gillespie has slammed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for ill-treating Indian Cricket League (ICL) players and closing the door on several talented youngsters.

Saturday, December 13, 2008 6:15:13 PM

What it costs a turtle hatchling to dash to sea
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) A turtle hatchling's first swim is the most critical of its life. Having run the gauntlet of air and land predators to make it to the sea, the tiny voyager must also evade hungry fish patrolling the beaches in its bid for freedom.

Friday, December 12, 2008 3:47:53 PM

Sarcasm can aid early diagnosis of dementia: study
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) Patients of dementia have trouble reading emotions, little realising whether their care givers are angry, sad or depressed. Some are also not able to detect whether a person is being sarcastic, according to a new study.

Friday, December 12, 2008 1:37:45 PM

Researchers create world's first diamond laser
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) Researchers in Australia have built the world's first diamond laser, harnessing its capability to transmit heat and light very effectively.

Friday, December 12, 2008 12:33:29 PM

Vital virus molecule could lead to cure dengue fever
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) A small molecule produced by all viruses could open the way to the development of potential cure for west Nile virus and dengue fever.

Friday, December 12, 2008 12:33:06 PM

Modern koalas not descended from giant koalas
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) Modern koalas are a separate species in their own right, not a tinier version of their giant counterparts, according to the latest findings.

Friday, December 12, 2008 11:58:06 AM

Donald tips Morne Morkel to be the new 'White Lightning'
Melbourne, Dec 11 (IANS) Former South African tearaway Allan Donald sees in Morne Morkel the potential to become a devastating bowler who would dominate world cricket.

Thursday, December 11, 2008 3:54:51 PM

Be wary of Aussie pace attack: Johnson
Sydney, Dec 11 (IANS) Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson has warned South Africa to be wary of his side's pace attack on the bouncy Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) wicket in the first Test starting Dec 17.

Thursday, December 11, 2008 3:43:15 PM

McGrath predicts an Aussie whitewash against South Africa
Melbourne, Dec 11 (IANS) Former Australian pacer Glenn McGrath has predicted a 3-0 whitewash for his side in the upcoming Test series against South Africa.

Thursday, December 11, 2008 3:42:44 PM

Australian players apprehensive about touring India
Melbourne, Dec 11 (IANS) Australian players are apprehensive about touring India for next year's Indian Premier League (IPL) after the Mumbai attacks but those among them who know the country say that India is a 'very resilient place'.

Thursday, December 11, 2008 2:38:12 PM

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