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Baggy green is more respected now, asserts Ponting
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting has lashed out at former players, who criticised the team for not wearing the traditional baggy green cap in a tour game in West Indies, saying the symbol of country's cricket pride is more revered now than ever before.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 4:12:50 PM

Sun just another 'ordinary' star, finds study
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) The most comprehensive comparison of the sun with other stars has established its ordinariness - and the possibility that life could be common in the universe.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 3:46:43 PM

Australian officials blames IPL for injuries to players
Melbourne, May 22 (IANS) Half a dozen Australian players are carrying injuries ahead of the gruelling away series against the West Indies and the officials are blaming their participation in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for it.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 3:04:05 PM

Hayden to miss first Test against West Indies
Melbourne, May 22 (IANS) Matthew Hayden will miss the first Test against the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica, starting Thursday, owing to an achilles tendon injury.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 2:54:32 PM

Researchers close to developing vaccine for encephalitis
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) Australian researchers are close to developing a vaccine for the potentially debilitating West Nile virus that causes Japanese encephalitis and dengue.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 2:49:41 PM

No let-up in hard-edged approach: Ponting
Melbourne, May 22 (IANS) Australia might have faced a lot of flak for their brash on-field behaviour during the controversial home series against India, but captain Ricky Ponting is adamant that his side will continue with their aggressive approach in West Indies.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 2:46:28 PM

Australia will consider joining NSG consensus after Indo-US n-deal
Sydney, May 22 (IANS) While Australia stands by its decision not to export uranium to India, it will consider joining any consensus to authorise global nuclear commerce with India if and when the Indo-US nuclear agreement becomes operational, Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith has said.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 10:07:22 AM

India follows China in grab for Australia's minerals
Sydney, May 22 (DPA) India has followed China in making strategic investments in Australian companies to secure long-term supplies of the minerals its factories need.

Thursday, May 22, 2008 7:58:53 AM

Australia to revamp its Big bash into Twenty20 League
Melbourne, May 21 (IANS) Australia is planning to build its own Twenty20 league on the lines of the successful Indian Premier League (IPL) the summer after next but on a less extravagant scale as compared to Indian league, it was reported by the media here Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 4:02:29 PM

Hair admits being nervous on comeback
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) Controversial Australian umpire Darrell Hair has admitted that he will be nervous when he makes his comeback to the Test arena for the second of England's three-match series against New Zealand Friday night.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 3:40:33 PM

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