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Australia's koala clinic a big tourist draw
Port Macquarie (Australia), March 19 (DPA) Among the many images from the bush fires that recently swept through the Australian state of Victoria was one of a koala bear being rescued by a fireman. Sam, as the bear became known, had pink-coloured bandages on its paws and was handed over to a carer.

Thursday, March 19, 2009 7:26:10 AM

India lose Sehwag, go to lunch at 108 for one
Hamilton, March 19 (IANS) India lost the wicket of explosive batsman Virender Sehwag on their way to a lunch score of 108 for one in reply to New Zealand's first-innings score of 279 on the second day of the first cricket Test here at Seddon Park Thursday.

Thursday, March 19, 2009 7:01:15 AM

Vettori, Ryder revive New Zealand
Hamilton, March 18 (IANS) Centuries from skipper Daniel Vettori and Jesse Ryder guided New Zealand to a modest first innings total of 279 after Indian fast bowlers ran through the top-order on the first day of the first Test here Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 1:50:58 PM

Australia outlaws golden handshakes, beyond a point
Sydney, March 18 (DPA) Severance payments worth more than a year's base salary would need shareholder approval under proposed changes outlined Wednesday by Australian officials.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 1:05:04 PM

Scoreboard: India vs. New Zealand, Day 1, First Test
Hamilton, March 18 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard at the end of first day's play of the first cricket Test between India and New Zealand at the Seddon Park here Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 12:51:54 PM

India trail New Zealand by 250 runs
Hamilton, March 18 (IANS) India ended the first day's play at a 29 without loss after bowling out New Zealand for 279 in the first Test here Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 11:08:30 AM

Australia launches campaign to ensure arrival of Indian students
Melbourne, March 18 (IANS) With global recession biting hard, Australia has launched a multi-million-dollar campaign to ensure that Indian students continue to come here for higher studies, as they have been doing in large numbers in recent years.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 10:39:32 AM

Bugatti marks 100th birthday with Veyron Bleu Centenaire
Geneva, March 18 (DPA) Bugatti celebrated its 100th birthday by unveiling a Bugatti Veyron Bleu Centenaire special edition at the Geneva Motor Show, taking a cue from the traditional Bugatti with an exclusive colour combination.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 10:33:03 AM

Ryder, Vettori hit tons as New Zealand make 279
Hamilton, March 18 (IANS) Twin centuries from skipper Daniel Vettori and Jesse Ryder helped New Zealand reach 279 before being all out in the first innings against India on the first day of the first Test match here wednesday. The Kiwis made a grand recovery after going to lunch at 61 for 6.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 10:31:25 AM

Cyclist killed in New Zealand near end of round-world trip
Wellington, March 18 (DPA) A German tourist died when he was hit by a truck in New Zealand a week before flying home after a three-year cycling trip around the world, according to news reports Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 10:16:34 AM

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